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2407 Introduction to Datacom and Networking

In this course, we'll begin by establishing a model for a data communications circuit, the components of the model, and what each does to move bits from one device to another. Then, we'll explore different circuit configurations including LANs MAC addresses, and WANs of routers, circuits and IP addresses.

Course Lessons
1. Data Circuit Model
2. Data Terminal Equipment (DTE)
3. Analog and Digital Data Circuits
4. Data Circuit Terminating Equipment (DCE)
5. Configuration Example: Point-to-Point
6. Multidrop Circuits
7. LANs
8. Wide Area Networks

Based on Teracom’s famous Course 101, tuned and refined over the course of 20 years of instructor-led training, we’ll cut through the jargon to demystify telephony and the telephone system, explaining the jargon and buzzwords, the underlying ideas, and how it all works together… in plain English.