CSCI 5160 - Introduction to Enterprise Networks uri icon



  • Provides direct experience with networking functions and equipment through experiments and demonstrations. Students learn the fundamental principles and techniques of voice and data switching and routing within an enterprise environment. Procedures require the use of actual commercial equipment (including Cisco, Juniper, and Arista) plus network services and observation using packet analyzers. Weekly experiments and exams are designed to reflect real-world networking scenarios and require an additional hours of lab work. Most lab exercises involve activities which require physical access to the hardware and cannot be done remotely. Students are expected to spend 6 hours per week in the lab. In addition to the lab time, students should also anticipate up to 6 additional hours of time for homework, reading, lab preparation and studying for exams. Recommended restriction: students are expected to know the OSI Model, principles of Ethernet Switching, IP Addressing and operation of protocols such as ARP, DHCP, DNS, STP, and SSH. Recommended prerequisite: CYBR 5010 or CSCI 4273. Formerly CYBR 5160.