Network Architect’s Handbook

Network Architect’s Handbook

eBook Details:

  • Paperback: 418 pages
  • Publisher: WOW! eBook (January 31, 2024)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1837637830
  • ISBN-13: 978-1837637836

eBook Description:

Network Architect’s Handbook: Follow a step-by-step roadmap to developing essential competencies in network architecture design, relationship management, systems, and services, coupled with certification guidance and expert tips

Becoming a network architect is challenging-it demands hands-on engineering skills, encompassing hardware installation, configuration, and fabric layout design. Equally crucial, it involves collaboration with internal teams and C-Suite stakeholders, and adeptly managing external entities like vendors and service providers. The Network Architect’s Handbook comprehensively covers these vital aspects, guiding you to evolve into an effective network architect within an organization, fostering seamless communication with leadership teams and other stakeholders.

Starting with a clear definition of a network architect’s role, this book lays out a roadmap and delves into the attributes and mindset for success. You’ll then explore network architect design, physical infrastructure routing and switching, and network services such as DNS, MLAG, and service insertion. As you progress, you’ll gain insights into the necessary skills and typical daily challenges faced by network architects. And to thoroughly prepare you to advance in your career, this handbook covers certifications and associated training for maintaining relevance in an organization, along with common interview questions for a network architect’s position.

  • Examine the role of a network architect
  • Understand the key design makers in an organization
  • Choose the best strategies to meet stakeholder needs
  • Be well-versed with networking concepts
  • Prepare for a network architect position interview
  • Distinguish the different IT architects in an organization
  • Identify relevant certification for network architects
  • Understand the various de facto network/fabric architect models used today

Armed with essential concepts, techniques, and your newfound skills, by the end of Network Architect’s Handbook you’ll be well-prepared to pursue a career as a network architect.


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