This Scaling Networks course is the third semester of Cisco's CCNA Routing and Switching Essentials course.

Before undertaking this course, you will need to have completed the first two semesters - Introduction to Networks and Cisco Routing and Switching as underpinning skills.

Please see your lecturer if you feel you have these underpinning skills already.

ICANWK501A     Plan, implement and test enterprise communication solutions

ICAICT511A        Match IT needs with the strategic direction of the enterprise

5ECS focuses on two major aspects:

1.  Deploying software to facilitate cooperation between colleagues

2.  Introducing business elements to IT people, for a better understanding of how market and business elements influence organisations' strategic planning.

ICTNWK504 Design and implement an integrated server solution

ICTNWK505 Design, build and test a network server

This subject will require students learn to be effective users of Linux systems,
acquiring skills and understanding of command line functions, file systems,
users and groups, bash shell, process management, text editors, network
applications, searching and organizing data, and graphical applications.
Students learn to be effective administrators of Linux systems, mastering tasks
such as hardware and device configuration, file system management, user
administration, network configurations, kernel services, attaching new Linux
systems to a corporate network, configuring the new systems for end-users, and
troubleshooting.

ICTSUS5187A Implement server virtualisation for a sustainable ICT system

This subject will introduce students to the skills and knowledge required to install and integrate a virtual server in a network to replace physical servers using Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2