CCNA (200-301) Cert Prep: Network Fundamentals and Access

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  • Course details

    The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification has been updated to reflect the latest technologies and job roles. The revised exam tests IT professionals' understanding of foundational networking topics in six domains, including the two covered in this course: network fundamentals and network access. Join instructor Greg Sowell for this comprehensive review, designed to refresh your skills on topics such as network components and architecture, IP addressing, routing, switch configuration, and virtualization. Greg also reviews connectivity and access-related topics such as VLANs and wireless architectures. The lessons are full of diagrams and demos on real routers and switches, so you can develop the skills you need to pass the exam and have a more successful career.

    Note: A complete overview of the exam and registration instructions can be found at


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      Greg Sowell

      Greg Sowell provides networking advice to datacenters, banks, municipalities, ISPs, and even NBA franchises.

      Greg has been routing globally for over a decade. He has worked and consulted for datacenter groups, banking institutions, municipalities, VoIP providers, ISPs, WISPs, MSPs, and even NBA franchises. He studied computer science in college, but the builder in Greg led him to networking. He holds certifications from Cisco in security, VoIP, and routing/switching, including CCIE candidate status. Greg runs his own networking/project blog,, and organizes a regular podcast called TheBrothersWISP, which focuses on the wireless ISP industry. He has also been featured on the cover of the Circuits section of the New York Times and in several other publications, and speaks regularly at networking conferences. A lifelong maker, Greg is obsessed with LEDs and microcontrollers, and enjoys building light suits. A man of many talents, Greg enjoys hacking, and learning anything he can get his hands on.

    Skills covered in this course

  • Get prepared for CCNA 200-301

    - [Greg] The CCNA is often the most difficult certification in any network engineer's career to obtain. This course provides many of the core components required to be successful at the test but also successful in the networking career. I'll be covering the basics of CLI through adding IP's to router interfaces and basic switch configuration. We're going to attack these topics with diagrams and a lot of demonstrations of real routers and switches. Hi, I'm Greg Sowell, and I've been building networks worldwide for over 16 years. I'm ready to rock, so grab your laptop and console cable and let's go connect the world.

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