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About the Course

This course is designed to provide a full overview of computer networking. We’ll cover everything from the fundamentals of modern networking technologies and protocols to an overview of the cloud to practical applications and network troubleshooting. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: ● describe computer networks in terms of a five-layer model ● understand all of the standard protocols involved with TCP/IP communications ● grasp powerful network troubleshooting tools and techniques ● learn network services like DNS and DHCP that help make computer networks run ● understand cloud computing, everything as a service, and cloud storage...

Top reviews


Jan 25, 2018

A lot of information, but i feel like i fully understand core networking concepts. A lot of this info has helped me comprehend what will be required for me when I take my Network + certification exam.


Mar 29, 2020

what an amazing course, so much information and yet so easy to understand, would recommend going over a few of the videos and supplemental reading a few times, take the time needed, it'll be worth it.

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By Alex H

Feb 15, 2022

This course is a gem! The instructor is fantastic and the jokes really keep you engaged. It is packed with lots of information and very well explained! I loved it!

By nahomy e s v

Nov 16, 2021

If you don't like the topic of networking or find it too complicated, this course is gonna make you love to learn all about networking. The instructor was amazing.

By Pah R

Jul 18, 2021

Learned how to shorten IPV6. Cloud Computing Basic.

Learn is what it says "Bits and bytes" is what you're going to learn. How network travel and how it is received.

By Camp H

May 12, 2021

This course, and this whole adventure with the program has been incredible, and has improved things for me, both in the office and with my home network. Thank you.

By Andrew W

May 5, 2021

This was a lot of information to take in but it was well worth it. I would recommend this course to anyone looking to learn the nitty gritty details of networking.

By Vasiliy P

Nov 2, 2020

The course was very informational and it made sure that you understood the content with plenty of checkpoints. I highly recommend taking it and good luck to those!

By Soumyadeep P

Nov 1, 2020

It was a great course. I must say Google has nailed it properly.Got motivation,got information,got the insight how an IT support specialist operates inside Google.

By King F

Jul 11, 2020

On this course I was challenged EVERY step of the way and i liked having that challenge while enjoying learning about all of the intricate subjects of this course.

By Aftab A

Jul 4, 2020

This is amazing way for online learning and i love coursera way of explain by teachers. i would like to say thanks to coursera that help me to complete the course.

By Ameya N D

Jun 3, 2020

The content in this course was really helpful to me as a newbie to networking. Verifying the concepts taught here and checking them in Wireshark was even more fun.

By Heather K B

Feb 24, 2020

This is an amazing course! It has been difficult at times, but i am learning valuable tools. And I am so proud of myself for coming this far. Thank you Google !

By Nafiz U R

Oct 3, 2022

I wish i could rate this course as 6 star ! yes it's that much great to give you the base on leaning computer networking. Just dive in and you will realize it !!

By Khaled A

Mar 12, 2022

I am very happy with this course and its successful passing, and thanks to everyone for what they have given us. I have benefited greatly.I wish everyone success.

By Lisa T

Aug 14, 2021

This course was so informative and so exciting to learn the intricate details involved in Networking and everything that surrounds it. I've enjoyed it very much.

By Benjamin P

Jun 30, 2021

The course was quite interesting - I found it interesting to learn more about all the command-line-tools which are available to test my LAN here at home myself...

By Briley M

Apr 26, 2021

Networking was definitely a struggle point for me. If you like to challenge yourself and improve on your weakest areas then this course will be just right for you

By Marcos S

Oct 3, 2020

Really enjoyed how the entire course has been broken down to make it easier to understand the basic components of how computers and networks function! Thank you!

By Michael T

Jul 11, 2020

Very enlightening course about the way we interact via (and alongside) technology! Complicated at first, but the concepts build and make for very rewarding study.

By Okurut M

Dec 7, 2019

This a very wonderful course . I love the instructor who uses the easiest language to explain the concepts. i highly recommend everybody to enroll for this course

By Frank L E

Apr 17, 2019

I think understanding how computers and networks work is the most crucial part of being an I.T. Support. This course breaks down everything that you need to know.

By Zizhen F

Sep 29, 2018

Hope to see more materials helping us diving deeper. It would also be great if there are some assignments putting command lines like traceroute and ping into use.

By Margaretha V L

Mar 2, 2023

Very interesting, and full of challenges because there are so many modules and also the assignments given are very challenging and also full of emotions to do it

By Darnel M

Jul 4, 2022

Very informative also difficult but thats what make me want to learn more I even took extra steps to get more matirials for me to learn while not on the computer

By Mynul H

Jan 27, 2022

what an amazing course, so much information and yet so easy to understand, Quizzes are very useful for learning process, take the time needed, it'll be worth it.

By Scott L

Dec 13, 2020

This is an excellent review course for basic IT networking and diagnostic skills. The lectures are very well organized. I highly recommend students take notes.