Enables students to learn networking concepts and practice gradually, one step at a time.
Provides constant feedback and reinforcement to ensure that students understand the material they are learning.
Shows students what its like to be a working system or network administrator.
Gives students practical insights they would otherwise have to learn from experience.
Enables students to perform every step involved in building a network.
Helps students choose and implement the most appropriate network operating systems and services for their environments.
Build a network from the ground up in just 24 hours! Sams Teach Yourself Networking in 24 Hours is written in a unique task-oriented, step-by-step guide that allows you to learn the essentials of networking from beginning to end. Chapters are broken out into hour-long lessons, each one focusing on a specific topic, beginning with a basic overview of networking. After 24 one-hour lessons, you will have an understanding of the concepts, hardware and software that are needed to build a network, as well as wireless networks, SSID broadcast, security and anti-spam technologies. Rome may not have been built in a day, but a network could be!
I. WHAT EXACTLY IS NETWORKING?Hour 1. An Overview of Networking.
II. THE BASICS.Hour 3. Getting Data from Here to There: How Networking Works.
III. BUILDING NETWORKS.Hour 8. Network Criteria.
IV. NETWORK OPERATING SYSTEMS AND PROVIDING NETWORK-WIDE SERVICES.Hour 14. TCP/IP.
V. INTRODUCTION TO NETWORK ADMINISTRATION.Hour 18. What is a Network Administrator?