In this course, students discuss the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students will learn to configure various WAN protocols, such as HDLC, Point-to-Point Protocol, PPoE, and GRE tunnels. This course is part of the CISCO networking curriculum at WCC and helps students prepare for a portion of the CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification examination. This course was previously CNT 245. The title of this course was previously Internetworking IV-WANs.
Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; CNT 226 minimum grade "C-", may enroll concurrently