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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...

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Feb 23, 2021

This course was amazing and helped me understand so much more about networking, things I never thought I would know or understand. Very fulfilling and I can't wait to use this knowledge going forward.


Aug 5, 2019

This was a very fun course! I really enjoyed the style and pace of the information given. A lot of technical information was given while the course made it easy to take in and comprehend the material!

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By Thomas V

Oct 9, 2020

Tons of Great information! I'm absolutely amazed with the amount of thought and time that went into making the internet work. Truly and amazing accomplishment.

By Duncan K

May 6, 2020

Very interesting. This course explains many aspects of how the internet works. When learning, it is helpful to keep a glossary of difficult words and acronyms.

By Kanish K

Dec 29, 2019

Best MOOC on computer networks please go through all the material and you will find yourself a lot more confident in setting up network and troubleshooting it.

By Md G A

Dec 10, 2019

I must have to say - this course is perfectly designed for the next entry level Pros. I enjoyed so much. Well instructed by the pros. Thanks Google & Coursera.

By Mario E

Mar 24, 2019

Great course, very interesting. When you finished, you will learn how works networking and how computers, mobiles, laptops, tablets talked with others devices.

By Devin A

Aug 16, 2022

tough work. persistance and dedication and passion is all it takes to make it through the course at your own pace. coming from someone who struggled in school


Jul 9, 2022

Loved this course. So much useful information and it has helped me tremendously! Thank you Coursera and Google for all of the information you have provided.

By Tim S

Oct 22, 2021

Overall an excellent course that really assisted with understanding how to convert binary. This will help me a lot when taking my A+ certification next month!

By neil c b

Jul 15, 2021

If you are intimidated by Networking, then you should take this course. It is challenging but worth the effort. It's nice to know the how and why things work.

By Robert C

Jun 15, 2021

The course was tough, but I really learned a lot about networking and troubleshooting. I'm definitely looking forward to the next course on operating systems.

By Rhenado S B

Aug 22, 2020

The Bits and Bytes of Computer module started by building from the foundation by introducing the TCP/IP module which entails every aspect of computer network.

By Tahsin Z

Jul 10, 2020

I believe this course would be one of the best courses. The trainer was very friendly and appropriate for teaching all the difficult topics so easily. Thanks!

By Cherise L

Feb 11, 2020

Awesome course! Awesome teacher! I've learned so much throughout my time with this course and I can honestly say it has changed the way I looked at computers!

By felipe g c

Oct 13, 2019

Buen contenido , un poco confuso en cierta manera debido al alto contenido teorico ,pero en gran medida se pudo lograr comprender la mayoria de los conceptos.

By Hunter V

May 29, 2019

A lot of information, a lot! But how it was presented and sectioned off made it digestible. I would have loved to see a lab actually configuring a DNS server.

By Penny S P

Jul 17, 2018

This course was a lot of work but you informed us all along that it would be so I prepared. I really enjoyed it for all of the information that is imperative.


May 7, 2018

Yes, I learned a lot of new things in this course the critical element in this course is troubleshooting. I will keep going for the next class. Thanks for all

By Wilfredo C

Apr 12, 2018

I've done IT work for a while, and I still learned more than enough from this material that was new to recommend it highly. Excellent instructor and content.

By Sheldon W

Mar 28, 2018

Very good overwiew of the fundamentals of how networks work. Good job to all the presenters for their excellent explanations. I really enjoyed this dourse!!

By Jonathan E

Mar 11, 2018

A lot of knowledge provided here and a good refresher for anyone in IT at any level. If you are new I do advise taking your time and taking notes this is gold

By Sherif A

May 23, 2022

Overall I really like this class because all lectures, assignments, and tests are straight forward. A couple things I dislike about the class are that there.

By Shaun M

Sep 7, 2021

It's a tough subject for me, but I don't believe it to be the fault of the presentation. The presenter was great and I enjoyed his enthusiasm for networking.

By Md K

Aug 14, 2021

It is an excellent course. I have learnt many things in this course from networking protocols like TCP/IP, OSI to IPV4, IPV6 addresses and their compression.

By Assia Z

Jun 5, 2021

Great course and great instructor. Thank you Victor and many thanks to Coursera and Google for giving me such a fantastic opportunity to learn more and more!

By Dakota A P

Apr 13, 2021

An extremely fun course that contains just about everything you need to know when it come to networking. I thoroughly enjoyed my time completing this course!