Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    Feb 05, 2023  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog
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NWIT 204 - Network Virtualization and System Administrator

Introduces concepts and skills necessary to install, configure, manage and support a virtual network infrastructure. Students will learn why companies are steadily virtualizing, the differences between technical alternatives, and how to optimize a virtualized environment. Lecture topics will be reinforced through hands-on exercises involving the installation, configuration, and management of both virtual workstations and servers. PREREQUISITE(S): NWIT 200  or NWIT 203  or consent of department. Four hours each week.

4 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Describe where virtualization fits into cloud architecture.
  • Identify devices and services used to support communications across networks.
  • Analyze the needs of an organization and identify opportunities to utilize virtualization.
  • Design, implement, manage, and maintain a virtual storage system.
  • Install, configure and manage virtual workstations and virtual servers. 
  • Use a packet capturing tool to manage and monitor resources.
  • Configure high availability and fault tolerance in a virtual environment.
  • Recognize common security attacks on virtual environments and describe one or more measures to secure a virtual server environment.

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