Multilayer Switching

The Open University

Course Information

In the Multilayer Switching module at The Open University, you will be provided with the knowledge, understanding and skills to deploy reliable, scalable and secure multilayer-switched campus LANs using Cisco equipment. You will also be expected to undertake individual research to contextualise Cisco in the broader networking environment. You will be provided with hands-on lab experience via NETLABSâ„¢.

Cisco Systems are worldwide market leaders, supplying networking equipment for the internet, large, medium and small organisations, as well as the home user. They also have a long-established international networking academy programme aimed at educating networking professionals. Cisco qualifications are highly regarded in the networking industry, offering certification holders and their employers a commercial and technical advantage.

Support from your tutor

You will have a tutor who will help you with the study material, mark and comment on your written work and whom you can ask for advice and guidance. Your tutor is the first point of contact for any queries on the module.

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