This topic introduces the fundamentals, standards, protocols and techniques for designing, building and managing computer networks. The topic will present the OSI model, data transmission protocols, circuit, packet and switching fundamentals, network topologies, network and data security, network design, optimisation, performance monitoring and measurement and an overview of the issues involved in the design and implementation of such systems. The topic will present the general principles of networked systems with contemporary examples such as web based multimedia content, portable and distributed computing, and how networked communications and devices are informing business practice.
This topic aims to:
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