Information Tech Network (ITNW)
High level approach to network planning and design. Topics include gathering, interpreting and evaluating customer requirements; defining the scope of work and analyzing resource and technology constraints and system inter- dependencies; analyzing facilities bandwidth requirements and capacity planning; researching product and vendor architecture and equipment specifications and limitations; finally, preparing an overall integration plan for new processes, protocols and equipment.
Topics include hardware and software diagnostic tools and utilities, LAN's MAN's, WAN's and the Internet, OSI protocol stack, flow control, switching, data compression, application program-network interface, and security issues. Also included are basic electronic topics such as electrical measurements, DC and AC circuits, diodes, transistors and OP amps, digital electronics and microprocessors.