Enterprise Infrastracture & Networks (IT 520A)

Marymount University | Spring 2018

Class Details

Time:   Tuesdays 6:30pm - 9:15pm, Ballston 6088

Email:   [email protected] [marymount affiliates only]

Office Hours:   (after class) or by appointment

Syllabus:   [PDF]

Course Description

This course covers the technology and management of the various components of today's enterprise IT infrastructure, including hardware, software, and networks. The course examines network architectures, network protocols, network management, IT support models, performance metrics, and operating systems. It also considers data communication and messaging in a global context.

Prerequisite(s): IT 515

Official Syllabus [PDF]

University Statement:

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Textbook

Text: Computer Networking: A Top Down Approach - 7th Edition.

Author(s):   Kurose & Ross;

ISBN-13:   9780133594140-7

ISBN-10:   0133594149

Grading

All grades will be posted on Canvas

  • Wireshark Labs: 45%
  • Midterm: 10%
  • Finals Part 1 (labs): 25%
  • Finals Part 2: 15%
  • Class Participation: 5%
  • Lecture Slides & Assignments

    All assignments are to be handed in at the BEGINNING of the class period, in the classroom, on the specified due date unless states otherwise.

  • Week 1 - 01/06: Introduction - Review of Syllabus
  • Week 2 - 01/23: Computer Networks and the Internet - [slide] [lab 1]
  • Week 3 - 01/30: Application Layer - [slide] [lab2]
  • Week 4 - 02/06: Transport Layer - [slide] [lab3]
  • Week 5 - 02/13: The Network Layer: Data Plane - [slide] [lab4]
  • Week 6 - 02/20: The Network Layer: Control Plane - [slide]
  • Week 7 - 02/27: Midterm [lab5]
  • Week 8 - 03/06: No class - Conference
  • Week 9 - 03/13: Spring Break
  • Week 10 - 03/20: Chapter 6: The Link Layer & LANs - [slide] [lab6]
  • Week 11 - 03/27: No class - Easter Break
  • Week 12 - 04/03: Chapter 7: Wireless and Mobile Network - [slide] [lab7]
  • Week 13 - 04/10: Chapter 8: Security in Computer Networks - [slide] [lab8]
  • Week 14 - 04/17: Chapter 9: Multimedia Networking - [slide] [lab9]
  • Week 15 - 04/24: Final Review
  • Week 16 - 05/01: Finals (Part 1: Wireshark)
  • Week 17 - 05/08: Final Exams
  • Schedules

  • Lab is due at the beginning of every class
  • 02/27 - Midterm.
  • 04/24 - Finals Review.
  • 05/01 - Finals (Part 1: Wireshark Labs)
  • 05/08 - Final Exams