Network+ Guide to Networks

Author: Tamara Dean

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 128541490X

Category: Computers

Page: 896

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The completely updated NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 6th Edition gives students the technical skills and industry know-how required to begin an exciting career installing, configuring, and troubleshooting computer networks. The text also prepares students for CompTIA's Network+ N10-005 certification exam with fundamentals in protocols, topologies, hardware, and network design. After exploring TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, and security concepts, as well as an all-new chapter on virtual networks, students can increase their knowledge with the practical On-the Jobstories, Review Questions, Hands-On Projects, and Case Projects. NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 6th Edition also includes reference appendices, a glossary, and full-color illustrations. The features of the text combined with its emphasis on real-world problem solving, provides students with the tools they need to succeed in any computing environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Network+ Guide to Networks

Author: Tamara Dean

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133608191

Category: Computers

Page: 896

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The completely updated NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 6th Edition gives students the technical skills and industry know-how required to begin an exciting career installing, configuring, and troubleshooting computer networks. The text also prepares students for CompTIA’s Network+ N10-005 certification exam with fundamentals in protocols, topologies, hardware, and network design. After exploring TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, and security concepts, as well as an all-new chapter on virtual networks, students can increase their knowledge with the practical On-the Jobstories, Review Questions, Hands-On Projects, and Case Projects. NETWORK+ GUIDE TO NETWORKS, 6th Edition also includes reference appendices, a glossary, and full-color illustrations. The features of the text combined with its emphasis on real-world problem solving, provides students with the tools they need to succeed in any computing environment. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Network+ Guide to Networks

Author: Tamara Dean

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1423902459

Category: Computers

Page: 1024

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Knowing how to install, configure, and troubleshoot a computer network is a highly marketable and exciting skill. This book first introduces the fundamental building blocks that form a modern network, such as protocols, topologies, hardware, and network operating systems. It then provides in-depth coverage of the most important concepts in contemporary networking, such as TCP/IP, Ethernet, wireless transmission, and security. After reading the book and completing the end-of-chapter exercises, you will be prepared to select the best network design, hardware, and software for your environment. You will also have the skills to build a network from scratch and maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot an existing network. Finally, you will be well prepared to pass CompTIA’s (the Computing Technology Industry Association’s) Network+ certification exam. This book explains concepts logically and in a clear, approachable style. In addition, concepts are reinforced by real-world examples of networking issues from a professional’s standpoint. Each chapter opens with an On the Job story from a network engineer. These real-world examples, along with Hands-on Projects and Case Projects in each chapter, make this book a practical learning tool. The numerous tables and illustrations, along with the glossaries, appendices, and study questions make the book a valuable reference for any networking professional Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Lab Manual

Author: Todd Verge

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 113360823X

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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The lab manual provides the hands-on instruction necessary to prepare for the certification exam and succeed as a network administrator. Designed for classroom or self-paced study, labs complement the book and follow the same learning approach as the exam. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Guide to Networking Essentials

Author: Greg Tomsho

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305480848

Category: Computers

Page: 688

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GUIDE TO NETWORKING ESSENTIALS provides students with both the knowledge and hands-on skills necessary to work with network operating systems in a network administration environment. By focusing on troubleshooting and computer networking technologies, this book offers a comprehensive introduction to networking and to advances in software, wireless and network security. Challenge Labs and Hands-On Projects are directly integrated in each chapter to allow for a hands-on experience in the classroom. Updated content reflects the latest networking technologies and operating systems including new Ethernet standards, cloud computing, Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, and recent Linux distributions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Network+ lab manual for guide to networks

Author: Todd Meadors

Publisher: Course Technology Ptr

ISBN: 9780619015213

Category: Computers

Page: 207

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The "Network+ Guide to Networks Lab Manual" presents extensive hands-on exercises and case studies to practice concepts learned on the way to obtaining Network+ certification. Designed as a complement to "Network+ Guide to Networks," this manual also stands alone as an excellent resource for practical, hands-on, independent study.

The Complete Guide to Networking and Network+

Author: Michael Graves

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781401833398

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 620

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Clear-cut and easy to read, The Complete Guide to Networking and Network+ prepares readers for CompTIA's Network + Exam. Ideal for aspiring information and electronics technicians, this text teached readers how to install, configure, and troubleshoot computer networks. Topics match Network + exam objectives and each OSI layer is given its own chapter covering protocols and hardware. Real-world situations are presented to show how networking professionals solve common networking problems. This book is suitable for classes specializing in certification preparation, and also for use as a standard textbook and reference on basic networking technology.

Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals

Author: Mark Ciampa

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111640122

Category: Computers

Page: 608

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Reflecting the latest trends and developments from the information security field, best-selling Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals, Fourth Edition, provides a complete introduction to practical network and computer security and maps to the CompTIA Security+ SY0-301 Certification Exam. The text covers the fundamentals of network security, including compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data, and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography. The updated edition includes new topics, such as psychological approaches to social engineering attacks, Web application attacks, penetration testing, data loss prevention, cloud computing security, and application programming development security. The new edition features activities that link to the Information Security Community Site, which offers video lectures, podcats, discussion boards, additional hands-on activities and more to provide a wealth of resources and up-to-the minute information. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

CompTIA Network+ Study Guide

Exam N10-006

Author: Todd Lammle

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111902126X

Category: Computers

Page: 960

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Covers 100% of exam objectives, including explaining the functions and applications of various network devices, using appropriate monitoring tools, implementing network hardening techniques, troubleshooting and resolving common wireless issues, and much more... Includes interactive online learning environment and study tools with: + 2 custom practice exams + More than 100 Electronic Flashcards + Searchable key term glossary Your complete guide to preparing for CompTIA Network+ Exam N10-006 The CompTIA Network+ Study Guide, 3rd Edition is your one-stop resource for complete coverage of Exam N10-006. This Sybex Study Guide covers 100% of all exam N10-006 objectives. You'll prepare for the exam smarter and faster with Sybex thanks to superior content including, assessment tests that check exam readiness, objective map, real-world scenarios, hands-on exercises, key topic exam essentials, and challenging chapter review questions. Reinforce what you have learned with the exclusive Sybex online learning environment and test bank, accessible across multiple devices. Get prepared for the CompTIA Network+ exam with Sybex. Coverage of 100% of all exam objectives in this Study Guide means you'll be ready for: Comparing and contrasting the use of networking services and applications Installing and configuring network services/applications Analyzing metrics and reports from monitoring and tracking performance tools Using appropriate resources to support configuration management Comparing and contrasting common network vulnerabilities and threats Installing and configuring a basic firewall Summarizing basic forensic concepts Implementing network troubleshooting methodology Troubleshooting and resolving common copper cable issues Troubleshooting and resolving common network issues Analyzing and determining the correct OSI layer Explaining the basics of network theory and concepts Summarizing safety practices Installing and configuring equipment in the appropriate location using best practices Interactive learning environment Take your exam prep to the next level with Sybex's superior interactive online tools. To access the learning environment, simply visit: http://sybextestbanks.wiley.com, type in your unique PIN and instantly gain access to: Interactive test bank with 2 practice exams. Practice exams help you identify areas where further review is needed. Get more than 90% of the answers correct, and you're ready to take the certification exam. 100 questions total! More than 100 Electronic Flashcards to reinforce learning and provide lastminute prep before the exam Comprehensive glossary in PDF format that gives you instant access to the key terms so you are fully prepared

The Human-Powered Home

Choosing Muscles Over Motors

Author: Tamara Dean

Publisher: New Society Publishers

ISBN: 0865716013

Category: House & Home

Page: 272

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What if I could harness this energy? An unusual question for anyone putting in a long stint on a treadmill perhaps, and yet human power is a very old, practical and empowering alternative to fossil fuels. Replacing motors with muscles can be considered a political act -- an act of self-sufficiency that gains you independence. The Human-Powered Home is a one-of-a-kind compendium of human-powered devices gathered from a unique collection of experts. Enthusiasts point to the advantages of human power: Portable and available on-demand Close connection to the process or product offers more control Improved health and fitness The satisfaction of being able to make do with what is available This book discusses the science and history of human power and examines the common elements of human-powered devices. It offers plans for making specific devices, grouped by area of use, and features dozens of individuals who share technical details and photos of their inventions. For those who want to apply their own ingenuity, or for those who have never heard of human-powered machines, this book is a fine reference. For those who are beginning to understand the importance of a life of reduced dependency on fossil fuels, this book could be a catalyst for change.

Networks on Networks

The Physics of Geobiology and Geochemistry

Author: Allen G. Hunt,Stefano Manzoni

Publisher: Morgan & Claypool Publishers

ISBN: 1681741598

Category: Science

Page: 177

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Order from chaos is simultaneously a mantra of physics and a reality in biology. Physicist Norman Packard suggested that life developed and thrives at the edge of chaos. Questions remain, however, as to how much practical knowledge of biology can be traced to existing physical principles, and how much physics has to change in order to address the complexity of biology. Phil Anderson, a physics Nobel laureate, contributed to popularizing a new notion of the end of “reductionism.” In this view, it is necessary to abandon the quest of reducing complex behavior to known physical results, and to identify emergent behaviors and principles. In the present book, however, we have sought physical rules that can underlie the behavior of biota as well as the geochemistry of soil development. We looked for fundamental principles, such as the dominance of water flow paths with the least cumulative resistance, that could maintain their relevance across a wide range of spatial and temporal scales, together with the appropriate description of solute transport associated with such flow paths. Thus, ultimately, we address both nutrient and water transport limitations of processes from chemical weathering to vascular plant growth. The physical principles guiding our effort are established in different, but related concepts and fields of research, so that in fact our book applies reductionist techniques guided by analogy. The fact that fundamental traits extend across biotic and abiotic processes, i.e., the same fluid flow rate is relevant to both, but that distinctions in topology of the connected paths lead to dramatic differences in growth rates, helps unite the study of these nominally different disciplines of geochemistry and geobiology within the same framework. It has been our goal in writing this book to share the excitement of learning, and one of the most exciting portions to us has been the ability to bring some order to the question of the extent to which soils can facilitate plant growth, and what limitations on plant sizes, metabolism, occurrence, and correlations can be formulated thereby. While we bring order to the soil constraints on growth , we also generate some uncertainties in the scaling relationships of plant growth and metabolism. Although we have made an first attempt to incorporate edaphic constraints into allometric scaling, this is but an initial foray into the forest.

High Performance Browser Networking

What every web developer should know about networking and web performance

Author: Ilya Grigorik

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449344720

Category: Computers

Page: 400

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How prepared are you to build fast and efficient web applications? This eloquent book provides what every web developer should know about the network, from fundamental limitations that affect performance to major innovations for building even more powerful browser applications—including HTTP 2.0 and XHR improvements, Server-Sent Events (SSE), WebSocket, and WebRTC. Author Ilya Grigorik, a web performance engineer at Google, demonstrates performance optimization best practices for TCP, UDP, and TLS protocols, and explains unique wireless and mobile network optimization requirements. You’ll then dive into performance characteristics of technologies such as HTTP 2.0, client-side network scripting with XHR, real-time streaming with SSE and WebSocket, and P2P communication with WebRTC. Deliver superlative TCP, UDP, and TLS performance Speed up network performance over 3G/4G mobile networks Develop fast and energy-efficient mobile applications Address bottlenecks in HTTP 1.x and other browser protocols Plan for and deliver the best HTTP 2.0 performance Enable efficient real-time streaming in the browser Create efficient peer-to-peer videoconferencing and low-latency applications with real-time WebRTC transports

Packet Guide to Core Network Protocols

Author: Bruce Hartpence

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 1449313248

Category: Computers

Page: 264

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Take an in-depth tour of core Internet protocols and learn how they work together to move data packets from one network to another. With this updated edition, you’ll dive into the aspects of each protocol, including operation basics and security risks, and learn the function of network hardware such as switches and routers. New chapters examine the transmission control protocol (TCP) and user datagram protocol in detail. Ideal for beginning network engineers, each chapter in this book includes a set of review questions, as well as practical, hands-on lab exercises. You’ll explore topics including: Basic network architecture: how protocols and functions fit together The structure and operation of the Ethernet protocol TCP/IP protocol fields, operations, and addressing used for networks The address resolution process in a typical IPv4 network Switches, access points, routers, and components that process packets TCP details, including packet content and client-server packet flow How the Internet Control Message Protocol provides error messages during network operations How network mask (subnetting) helps determine the network The operation, structure, and common uses of the user datagram protocol

SDN and NFV Simplified

A Visual Guide to Understanding Software Defined Networks and Network Function Virtualization

Author: Jim Doherty

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional

ISBN: 0134307372

Category: Computers

Page: 320

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A Visual Guide to Understanding Software Defined Networks and Network Function Virtualization The simple, visual, at-a-glance guide to SDN and NFV: Core concepts, business drivers, key technologies, and more! SDN (Software Defined Networks) and NFV (Network Function Virtualization) are today’s hottest areas of networking. Many executives, investors, sales professionals, and marketers need a solid working understanding of these technologies, but most books on the subject are written specifically for network engineers and other technical experts. SDN and NFV Simplified fills that gap, offering highly visual, “at-a-glance” explanations of SDN, NFV, and their underlying virtualizations. Built around an illustrated, story-telling approach, this answers the questions: Why does this technology matter? How does it work? Where is it used? What problems does it solve? Through easy, whiteboard-style infographics, you’ll learn: how virtualization enables SDN and NFV; how datacenters are virtualized through clouds; how networks can also be virtualized; and how to maximize security, visibility, and Quality of Experience in tomorrow’s fully-virtualized environments. Step by step, you’ll discover why SDN and NFV technologies are completely redefining both enterprise and carrier networks, and driving the most dramatic technology migration since IP networking. That’s not all: You’ll learn all you need to help lead this transformation. Learn how virtualization establishes the foundation for SDN and NFV Review the benefits of VMs, the role of hypervisors, and the management of virtual resources Discover how cloud technologies enable datacenter virtualization Understand the roles of networking gear in virtualized datacenters See VMWare VMotion and VXLAN at work in the virtualized datacenter Understand multitenancy and the challenges of “communal living” Learn how core network functions and appliances can be virtualized Ensure performance and scalability in virtualized networks Compare modern approaches to network virtualization, including OpenFlow, VMWare Nicera, Cisco Inseieme, and OpenStack Walk through the business case for SDN, NFV, and the Cloud Discover how the Software Defined Network (SDN) solves problems previously left unaddressed Understand SDN controllers–and who’s fighting to control your network Use SDN and NFV to improve integration and say goodbye to “truck rolls” Enforce security, avoid data leakage, and protect assets through encryption Provide for effective monitoring and consistent Quality of Experience (QoE) Learn how SDN and NFV will affect you–and what’s next

Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Network+ Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks Lab Manual, Fifth Edition (Exam N10-007)

Author: Mike Meyers,Jonathan S. Weissman

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

ISBN: 9781260121209

Category: Computers

Page: 512

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Practice the Skills Essential for a Successful IT Career •80+ lab exercises challenge you to solve problems based on realistic case studies •Lab analysis tests measure your understanding of lab results •Step-by-step scenarios require you to think critically •Key term quizzes help build your vocabulary Mike Meyers’ CompTIA Network+® Guide to Managing and Troubleshooting Networks Lab Manual, Fifth Edition covers:•Network models•Cabling and topology•Ethernet basics and modern Ethernet•Installing a physical network•TCP/IP•Routing•Network naming•Advanced networking devices•IPv6•Remote connectivity•Wireless networking•Virtualization and cloud computing•Mobile networking•Building a real-world network•Managing risk•Protecting your network•Network monitoring and troubleshooting

Networking For Dummies

Author: Doug Lowe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119257778

Category: Computers

Page: 456

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The #1 bestselling beginner's guide to computer networking—now in a new edition Need networking know-how, but don't know where to turn? Run—don't walk—to the no-nonsense networking guidance offered in this friendly guide! Whether you're a networking administrator or an everyday computer user looking to set up a network in your home or office, Networking For Dummies seamlessly gets you connected with the basics and gives you the knowledge to work out whatever kinks may come your way—in no time. A network can make everything in your home or office run more smoothly and easily, but setting one up can be challenging for even the most computer-savvy people. Well, relax—this bestselling guide has you covered! Inside, you'll find step-by-step instructions on setting up and maintaining a network, working with broadband and wireless technologies, ensuring you're following best practices with storage and back-up procedures, building a wired or wireless network, and much more. Set up a network for all major operating systems Secure, optimize, and troubleshoot your network Create an intranet and use the Cloud safely Make sense of the latest updates to Windows 10 Don't let a thorny networking issue get the best of you! Heed the simple guidance in this friendly guide and effectively network your way to more effective shared data and resources.

Networking Essentials

A CompTIA Network+ N10-007 Textbook

Author: Jeffrey S. Beasley,Piyasat Nilkaew

Publisher: Pearson IT Certification

ISBN: 013486610X

Category: Computers

Page: 768

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Thoroughly updated to reflect the CompTIA Network+ N10-007 exam, Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition is a practical, up-to-date, and hands-on guide to the basics of networking. Written from the viewpoint of a working network administrator, it requires absolutely no experience with either network concepts or day-to-day network management. Networking Essentials, Fifth Edition guides readers from an entry-level knowledge in computer networks to advanced concepts in Ethernet and TCP/IP networks; routing protocols and router configuration; local, campus, and wide area network configuration; network security; wireless networking; optical networks; Voice over IP; the network server; and Linux networking. This edition contains additional coverage of switch security, troubleshooting IP networks, authorization and access control, best practices for disaster recovery, network infrastructure configuration and management, data traffic network analysis, network security, and VoIP. It also covers approximately 250 new terms now addressed by CompTIA’s N10-007 exam. Clear goals are outlined for each chapter, and every concept is introduced in easy-to-understand language that explains how and why networking technologies are used. Each chapter is packed with real-world examples and practical exercises that reinforce all concepts and guide you through using them to configure, analyze, and fix networks. KEY PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES NET-CHALLENGE SIMULATION SOFTWARE provides hands-on experience with entering router and switch commands, setting up functions, and configuring interfaces and protocols WIRESHARK NETWORK PROTOCOL ANALYZER presents techniques and examples of data traffic analysis throughout PROVEN TOOLS FOR MORE EFFECTIVE LEARNING AND NETWORK+ PREP, including chapter outlines, summaries, and Network+ objectives WORKING EXAMPLES IN EVERY CHAPTER to reinforce key concepts and promote mastery KEY TERM DEFINITIONS, LISTINGS, AND EXTENSIVE GLOSSARY to help you master the language of networking QUESTIONS, PROBLEMS, AND CRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONS to help you deepen your understanding

Introduction to Networks v6 Companion Guide

Author: Cisco Networking Academy

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 0134655613

Category: Computers

Page: 704

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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Introduction to Networks Companion Guide v6 is the official supplemental textbook for the Introduction to Networks course in the Cisco® Networking Academy® CCNA® Routing and Switching curriculum. The course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, you will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. The Companion Guide is designed as a portable desk reference to use anytime, anywhere to reinforce the material from the course and organize your time. The book’s features help you focus on important concepts to succeed in this course: Chapter Objectives—Review core concepts by answering the focus questions listed at the beginning of each chapter Key Terms—Refer to the lists of networking vocabulary introduced and highlighted in context in each chapter. Glossary—Consult the comprehensive Glossary with more than 250 terms. Summary of Activities and Labs—Maximize your study time with this complete list of all associated practice exercises at the end of each chapter. Check Your Understanding—Evaluate your readiness with the end-ofchapter questions that match the style of questions you see in the online course quizzes. The answer key explains each answer.

The Art of Network Architecture

Business-Driven Design

Author: Russ White,Denise Donohue

Publisher: Cisco Press

ISBN: 0133259218

Category: Computers

Page: 352

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The Art of Network Architecture Business-Driven Design The business-centered, business-driven guide to architecting and evolving networks The Art of Network Architecture is the first book that places business needs and capabilities at the center of the process of architecting and evolving networks. Two leading enterprise network architects help you craft solutions that are fully aligned with business strategy, smoothly accommodate change, and maximize future flexibility. Russ White and Denise Donohue guide network designers in asking and answering the crucial questions that lead to elegant, high-value solutions. Carefully blending business and technical concerns, they show how to optimize all network interactions involving flow, time, and people. The authors review important links between business requirements and network design, helping you capture the information you need to design effectively. They introduce today’s most useful models and frameworks, fully addressing modularity, resilience, security, and management. Next, they drill down into network structure and topology, covering virtualization, overlays, modern routing choices, and highly complex network environments. In the final section, the authors integrate all these ideas to consider four realistic design challenges: user mobility, cloud services, Software Defined Networking (SDN), and today’s radically new data center environments. • Understand how your choices of technologies and design paradigms will impact your business • Customize designs to improve workflows, support BYOD, and ensure business continuity • Use modularity, simplicity, and network management to prepare for rapid change • Build resilience by addressing human factors and redundancy • Design for security, hardening networks without making them brittle • Minimize network management pain, and maximize gain • Compare topologies and their tradeoffs • Consider the implications of network virtualization, and walk through an MPLS-based L3VPN example • Choose routing protocols in the context of business and IT requirements • Maximize mobility via ILNP, LISP, Mobile IP, host routing, MANET, and/or DDNS • Learn about the challenges of removing and changing services hosted in cloud environments • Understand the opportunities and risks presented by SDNs • Effectively design data center control planes and topologies