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Networking and Operating Systems Fundamentals

This MCIT Certificate course on  Networking Components and Operating Systems provides a comprehensive understanding of networking technologies and operating systems used in cloud computing environments. Students will explore the key networking components, protocols, and architectures involved in cloud computing, as well as gain practical knowledge of operating system concepts and their implementation in cloud environments. The course aims to equip students with the necessary skills to design, configure, and manage networking components and operating systems within cloud infrastructures.

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Networking and Operating Systems Fundamentals

In the Networking Fundamentals module, participants delve into foundational concepts, including network architectures, protocols, and device configurations. Practical exercises enhance understanding, covering network topologies and troubleshooting techniques to build essential networking skills.

In the module on Virtual Networking in the Cloud, participants explore the principles and practices of creating and managing virtual networks within cloud environments. The focus is on understanding virtualization technologies, network configurations, and the integration of cloud services for scalable and flexible networking solutions.

This module covers Cloud Networking Services, providing participants with insights into the diverse services offered for networking in cloud environments. Topics include virtual private clouds, load balancing, and content delivery networks, empowering participants to leverage these services for efficient and secure cloud networking architectures.

In the Network Connectivity in the Cloud module, participants learn about establishing and managing network connectivity in cloud environments. Topics include VPNs (Virtual Private Networks), Direct Connect services, and interconnecting cloud regions, enabling participants to design robust and secure cloud network architectures.

This module focuses on Network Monitoring and Optimization in cloud environments. Participants gain skills in implementing effective monitoring strategies, utilizing tools for performance analysis, and optimizing network configurations for efficiency and reliability within the cloud infrastructure.

In the Operating System Fundamentals module, participants receive a comprehensive introduction to core concepts such as process management, file systems, and multitasking. This hands-on module provides essential skills for understanding and navigating various operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and macOS.

This module on Virtualization in the Cloud explores the principles and implementation of virtualization technologies within cloud environments. Participants learn about virtual machines, containers, and hypervisors, gaining skills to create, manage, and optimize virtualized resources for efficient cloud computing.

In this module, participants delve into Containerization and its integration with operating systems. The focus is on understanding container technologies like Docker, container orchestration with tools like Kubernetes, and their interaction with different operating systems. Participants gain practical skills in creating and managing containerized applications across diverse operating environments.

This module addresses Operating System Security in the Cloud, covering best practices, tools, and techniques to ensure secure operating system configurations within cloud environments. Participants learn to implement security measures, manage access controls, and address vulnerabilities, emphasizing the critical aspects of securing operating systems in cloud-based infrastructures.

In this module on Emerging Trends and Future Directions, participants explore the latest developments and prospective directions in the networking and operating systems landscape. Topics may include edge computing, serverless architectures, artificial intelligence integration, and evolving security paradigms, providing participants with insights into the dynamic and evolving nature of the field.

This module focuses on User and Permission Management in Operating Systems, covering Active Directory for Windows environments and Identity and Access Management (IAM) for broader user identification and authorization in cloud and hybrid environments. Participants gain skills in creating and managing user accounts, setting permissions, and implementing secure access controls within operating systems.

In this module on Monitoring and Performance Optimization, participants learn strategies for effectively monitoring operating systems and optimizing their performance. Topics include utilizing monitoring tools, analyzing system metrics, and implementing performance tuning techniques to enhance the efficiency and reliability of operating systems in various environments.

This module combines Cloud Networking and Operating System Best Practices, providing participants with comprehensive insights into optimizing the interaction between cloud networks and operating systems. Topics cover efficient communication, security considerations, and performance optimization strategies, offering best practices for seamless integration and reliable performance in cloud-based operating environments.

This module addresses Security and Patch Management in operating systems, covering best practices for securing and keeping systems up-to-date. Participants learn about vulnerability assessments, patch deployment strategies, and implementing security measures to protect operating systems from potential threats and vulnerabilities.
Implementing security best practices for cloud operating systems.

In this module participants acquire skills in identifying and resolving common issues in operating systems. Topics include diagnostic techniques, recovery strategies, and backup methodologies, empowering participants to troubleshoot and restore system functionality efficiently.



The Networking and Operating System Fundamentals certification course is aimed to give the fundamental concepts of networking and OS. Though this being an intensive program, we aspire to keep the sessions inclusive to a wide range of applicants.
Cloud Computing is a prominent domain in IT, this introductory course is aimed to give users the fundamentals concepts of the networking and OS.
Academic achievers who are just out of universities. This program will help add competencies to their portfolio.
Professionals seeking an increase in salary in the long run. In a similar survey done among employers, statistics indicate that a recruit feels more comfortable hiring a certified professional than recruiting a non-certified professional.

Eligibility and Requirements

Learners need to possess an undergraduate degree or a high school diploma. No need of any professional experience is required as this course just makes you to introduce to the fundamentals of the Amazon cloud.



Cloud Computing Fundamentals is a prerequisite for this course.

Networking and Operating System Fundamentals Certification.


Upon completing this cerification course you will:

  • Receive an industry-recognized certificate from MCIT.
  • Be prepared for the official Networking and Operating System Fundamentals Certification.



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All of our exceptionally skilled instructors have a decent experience of training and industry experience and are AW certified in the respective field. Each of them through a rigorous selection procedure that included profile screening, technical examination, and a training demo. 
Definitely. Please feel free to contact our office, we will be more than happy to work with you to meet your training needs.
Upon completion of the certification course classes you will be provided with an MCIT certificate.
Yes. Each participant receives a Certificate of Completion in the end.