Jul 31, 2021  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EETS 7301 - Introduction to Networks


Credits: 3

A comprehensive overview of network technologies, structures, and industry participants. Core concepts such as network protocols, modulation, multiplexing, and virtualization are introduced and then applied to technologies including MPLS and SDN. Network devices including switches and routers are discussed. Voice, packet, wireless, and satellite network structures, and organization are examined. Internet and “cloud” applications are covered in detail. Industry participants including enterprises, Internet Service Providers (ISP’s), traditional network providers, as well as cloud service providers and equipment manufacturers are surveyed. Network operation, management, automation, Quality of Service (QoS) and analytics are reviewed. Network security challenges and solutions are highlighted. Network industry trends including Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications are also discussed. Prerequisite: Graduate standing.



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