Network technologies resource library

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Network technologies resource library

Everything you need to know about networking technologies and best practices is at your fingertips in our resources directory. Here we've compiled our best guides and learning tools and organized them by technology and job function. Whether you're a network architect, engineer, or on the operations team, you'll easily find the information you need on topics like network management, network security, routing and switching, VPNs, wireless networking, and network design.

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  • Network Design

    Designing a network architecture that meets business needs is crucial. Learn about planning and designing a network architecture that meets your business and technology roadmap, developing cost-efficient networks, and disaster recovery planning.

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  • Network Management

    Network management is more important today than ever before, due to the complexity of modern networks and the addition of networked applications. Learn about network management topics like performance management, network monitoring, applications management, protocol analysis, selecting network management software and tools, and change and configuration management.

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  • Network Security

    Network security is a critical aspect of building and maintaining enterprise networks. Ensure secure networks with strategies including authentication and encryption, firewall and packet filtering, network access control, intrusion detection and prevention, wireless security, and how to choose and deploy network security products.

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  • Networking Careers

    Networking careers can be challenging and rewarding. In this section you'll learn about salaries, network certifications, training programs, and project management strategies to further your networking career.

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  • Routing & Switching

    Routing and switching and the hardware that supports them form the core of any network. Learn about network routers and switches, including choosing hardware, router and switch configuration, working with IOS, IP addressing, and cabling and supporting infrastructure.

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  • VPNs

    Virtual private networks (VPNs) provide connectivity between offices and remote access for users in far-flung locations. Here we cover VPN architecture, VPN troubleshooting and management, and selecting VPN equipment and services, as well as remote access and protocols like IPsec and SSL.

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  • Wireless Networking

    Wireless networks and mobility are proliferating in the corporate network and enabling many vertical applications. Networking professionals need to know about wireless LAN (WLAN) equipment, WLAN implementation, wireless security, managing wireless networks, wireless standards, wireless WANs, and voice over WLAN -- and they'll find it here.

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