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Cleveland State University Course Info

Cleveland, Ohio


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IST 341

Management of Business Networks

Basic knowledge of data communications and networking requirements, including appropriate technologies. Emphasis on analysis and design of networking applications in organizations. Management of telecommunications networks, cost-benefit analysis, and evaluation of connectivity options are also covered. Students learn to evaluate, select, and implement different communications options within an organization. Contents: telecommunication devices, media systems, network hardware and software: network configurations; network applications; acquisition of network resources; distributed vs. centralized systems; architectures, topologies and protocols; installation and operations of bridges, routers and gateways; network administration; performance analysis; privacy, security, reliability; Installation and configuration of LAN and WAN; Internet and intranet.

Units: 3.0

IST 221 - Information Systems in the Organization
IST 211 - Fundamentals of Systems Development