2021-2022 College Catalog

CIST 2444 Design&Support CompNetworks

This course introduces students to network design processes using two examples; a large stadium enterprise network and a medium-sized film company network. Students follow a standard design process to expand and upgrade each network which includes requirements gathering proof-of-concept and project management. Lifecycle services including upgrades competitive analyses and system integration are presented in the context of pre-sale support. In addition to the Packet Tracer and lab exercises found in the previous courses there are many pen-and-paper and role laying exercises that students complete while developing their network upgrade proposals.