Networks are continually evolving which is something that you need to embrace. Embracing these evolutionary changes will help you implement the most secure, scalable, highly-available, and cost efficient networks. In this course you will be introduced to various methods that are available to improve network security, and monitor the devices in the network. You will also examine how stacking and cloud computing can greatly enhance your networks. The course introduces Software Defined Networking (SDN) with a focus on Cisco's options that are available. Lastly, you will explore the need for QoS, and the various features, tools, and mechanisms that it offers. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2 (200-105 ICND2). This exam counts toward the CCNA Routing and Switching certification.
Anyone who is looking to expand their knowledge and skills of routing and switching with Cisco IOS products and/or needs to prepare for the Cisco ICND2 v3.0 certification exam