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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 18, 2021

This was really time-consuming but it was really worth learning. Although in the end, it seems to be very basic things, they would be essential through whatever you want to accomplish in the IT field.


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 Tevin J

Oct 28, 2020

Great, really gets into the starting level of networking that will help any Entry level Tech troubleshoot network issue at the lower level.

By 細井裕喜

Oct 9, 2020

I've achieved this course! But it took more time than the previous course because it was difficult for me to understand networking systems.

By Deleted A

Apr 7, 2020

Really a very good knowledge providing course and Instructor's method and examples are very very good to understand any topic of networking

By Alphonce O B

Apr 5, 2020

It gave me an over view understanding of Networking and how to navigate through it. i now have a basic understanding of computer networking

By Ritik K

Mar 23, 2020

It's a tough one but with so good teacher and mentor, i get through it and feeling awesome. I really want to thank for such a great course.

By Theodore B

Mar 27, 2019

I learned a ton about the computer networking process and i'm interested in looking to that direction if a begin a successful career in IT.

By Chetkar K

Jul 5, 2018

All the basics about networking in a simple and detailed manner. Everything is from very basic and is explained in easy and elaborated way.

By Thomas M

Mar 7, 2018

Excellent course. It included some challenging and complicated IT concepts that were covered in a clear and comprehensive way. Thank you!

By Toby N

Feb 2, 2018

Lots of good stuff here, including a near byte by byte breakdown of how packets are created. It is an excellent introduction to networking.

By Daniel R (

Sep 6, 2022

Really liked the way in which the course was presented, very interactive and engaging. Also, the stories shared motivate me to keep going.

By Nehal P

Aug 15, 2022

Ya, It's Gret feeling to learn this course. It's amazing though it's difficult to understand But keep to continue reading and revision.

By Aliasgar

Feb 11, 2021

The course was amazing and taught me many concepts that had improved my existing knowledge and had also provided me with valueable skills.

By krishna r

Dec 4, 2020

This really a great class- This has really helped in understanding some of the very necessary computing technologies and refreshing some.

By Kyle W

Oct 5, 2020

really enjoyed this course. Im amazed how much information was packed in and the way that it was presented really helped me to process it.

By Makasi P K

Sep 10, 2020

This course is very useful to learn how layers work and how to troubleshoot,IPv6 adresses.The course is very useful and enjoying to learn.

By Casey M K

Aug 20, 2020

this is a hard course but i feel like i understand a lot more the functions that make computers work and communicate Thanks Coursera!!!!!!

By Harold C ( ́

Jul 30, 2020

Excelente curso, pude alcanzar logros en conocimiento de redes y tipos de conexiones que no conocía hasta que estudie este magnifico curso

By Jason S

Jun 21, 2020

Phenomenal course. Great information about the ins and outs of networking. Good points made on where to direct my learning moving forward.

By Caleb H

Aug 27, 2019

The instructor is great at putting technical into laymen's terms, and provides great examples, to help you fully understand the material.

By Kenneth M J

Feb 20, 2018

This was a challenging course. It was presented very well. My only complaint is the quizzes at the end of each week. They are very touchy.

By Cassidy N

Mar 24, 2023

I learned a lot in this course! A lot of information is in this course but it's given in easy to comprehend pieces. Well done! Thank you!

By Carl C

Jun 13, 2022

omg that ipv6 compression activity is awfulllllll. Please more resources for ipv6 compression. Other than that, it was very informative.

By Victor M

Mar 28, 2022

Amazing information, thet test are very good indeed, you need to know the entire course information and do the test with practice to pass

By bc200412241 M U

Feb 3, 2022

Amazing, Very useful, and informative course. A little bit technical but give me very basics and necessary information about networking.

By James R M

Oct 14, 2021

I am enjoying these courses and will be taking the rest of them. I Just wish the videos would go into a little more detail on the topics.