September IP Networking Course

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Sep 14, 2017

LAST Chance - Registration is ending. Register now.

This is the only networking course designed specifically for video surveillance professionals plus it includes live training, personal help and certification.

What the IPVM IP Networking Course Covers

In 12 sessions, using our industry-leading 2017 IP Networking Book, we cover the fundamentals of IP networking as it impacts video surveillance.

(1) Bandwidth

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.

(2) Addressing

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.

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(4) PoE, VLANs and QoS

Breaks down the key issues and options in using PoE to power IP cameras and the use of VLANs and QoS with network switches.

(5) Protocols

Covering TCP/UDP, Unicast/Multicast, NTP and SNMP, we explain the tradeoffs of each of these for using IP cameras.

(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) NEW Remote Access

Contrast and understand the tradeoffs between VPNs, DDNS / port forwarding, P2P, cloud and more.

(9) Network Security

We cover different password approaches, HTTPS, 802.1x, the use of Shodan for hacking, cyberhardening and physical security measures to secure video surveillance equipment.

(10) NEW Hacking

With hacking, vulnerabilities and backdoors increasing significantly, this session examines in-depth the biggest issues impacting Hikvision, Dahua, Axis and more.

(11) Wireless

Explains how wireless is used in video surveillance, looking at frequency ranges, bandwidth constraints and tradeoffs of topologies (PTP, PTMP, Mesh, Cellular).

(12) 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 July 2017 camera course.

This IP networking course is for those with limited training in IT networks and limited experience managing them.

Course Calendar

The IP Networking course will meet live online, starting September 19th for 12 times over 6 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.

Certification

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)

LAST CHANCE - Register Now

Register now for the course, member's price $299 including classes, private discussions, help, exams and certification.

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