IP Networking CourseAuthor: Brian Rhodes, Published on Jul 14, 2016
The reason for its popularity is that it is the only networking course designed specifically for video surveillance professionals plus it includes live training, personal help and certification, all for just $299 for members.
What the IPVM IP Networking Course Covers
In 10 sessions, using our industry-leading 2016 IP Networking Book, we cover the fundamentals of IP networking as it impacts video surveillance.
The course starts with bandwidth, one of the key challenges of running IP video over networks, breaking down what drives camera bandwidth consumption and the ranges of network speeds available.
Teaches network discovery and setup of IP camera addresses, choosing between dynamic and static, public and private IP addresses.
(3) Network Hardware
Explains how network hardware including switches, routers, extenders NICs and CPEs are used in IP video surveillance systems.
(4) PoE, VLANs and QoS
(6) Network Cabling
Explains the different forms of network cabling, the practical tradeoffs between UTP and STP, and best practices in cabling IP networks connected to IP cameras and recorders.
(7) BICSI and Installation
Learn how IT organization BICSI's standards apply to video surveillance projects, including key installation issues of cabling and equipment.
(8) Network Security
All new for 2016, learn what are the major cybersecurity risks, issues, including problems with Hikvision. We cover different password approaches, HTTPS, 802.1x, the use of Shodan for hacking, cyberhardening and physical security measures to secure video surveillance equipment.
Explains how wireless is used in video surveillance, looking at frequency ranges, bandwidth constraints and tradeoffs of topologies (PTP, PTMP, Mesh, Cellular).
(10) Managed Networks
To cap off the course, IPVM shows and explains a live IP video surveillance system, configuring a managed switch and connecting IP cameras, including VLANs, QoS, bandwidth management, network security and more.
Who Should and Should NOT Take this Course
If you have IT networking expertise / knowledge (e.g., have or could pass the CCNA or Network+ certifications), you should not take this course. The better course for you is our January 2016 camera course.
This IP networking course is for those with limited training in IT networks and limited experience managing them.
The IP Networking course will meet live online, starting July 19th for 10 times over 5 weeks (Tuesday and Thursday at 11am - 12pm ET / 15:00 - 16:00 UTC).
The course schedule is listed below:
Recorded Class Videos
Additionally, all classes are recorded so you can watch on-demand on-line anytime.
At the end of classes, you will take a comprehensive final exam including multiple choice and essay questions. If you pass, you will become IPMVU IP Networking certified (see list of IPVM Certified Professionals)
Registration is now closed.
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