IT 520 – Management of Networks
IT 520 Management of Networks (3) Prerequisite: IT 500 (may be taken concurrently with permission of instructor). The course includes discussions and readings on conceptual and practical foundations providing a comprehensive overview of network software and hardware selection considerations including routers, hubs, and couplers from a conceptual, needs-oriented perspective. Also included is an extensive discussion of network design concentrating on the physical environment and influences on design of applications goals. The focus is on PC networks within the wider context of mainframe connectivity, local-area and wide-area networking.