SIT277 - Enterprise Network Management

Year: 2019 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: SIT377
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Shang Gao

Prerequisite: SIT272


Incompatible with:

SIT377 and SIT702

Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week


This unit examines the management of modern computer networks and the application of WAN technologies for interconnecting networks.  Topics studied include redundancy, aggregation, monitoring, security, and troubleshooting aspects for network management. Students will also learn how to interconnect networks using WAN technologies including point-to-point, frame relay, and broadband connections.  Students will learn how to manage and interconnect such networks by undertaking a study of the Cisco Academy CCNA curriculum.


Two supervised multiple choice tests (15% each) 30%, two practical tests (35% each) 70%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must complete all CISCO unit requirements.

Prescribed texts

Cisco Networking Academy, 2017, Scaling Networks V6 Companion Guide, 1st edition, Pearson Education

Cisco Networking Academy, 2017, Connecting Networks V6 Companion Guide, 1st edition, Pearson Education

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