Ferreira Logo

Ferreira's Gentle Sailing Web Site

BCC Logo Home CIS132 CIS134 CIS158 CIS271 CIT150


CIS134 - Networking Technologies

Network Plus Image
Welcome to Networking+

Returned Assignments


January 20, 2019, 8:00 am


January 20, 2019, 8:00 am
Look Around

Everything that you need to know about this course is on this site.  This includes policies, assignments, quizzes, and much more information. Look around and get to know it well.

This course will also make use of eLearning. Please make sure you visit it regularly.



Network+ Guide to Networks

Eighth Edition
by Jill West, Jean Andrews, and Tamara Dean
Course Technology, Cengage Learning
ISBN-13: 978-1-337-56933-0
ISBN-10: 1-337-56933-X

Please note that I use Cengage texts for CIS134 and CIT150. Cengage Unlimited is a subscription option that could reduce your cost.

Microsoft Imagine

Microsoft Imagine (formally Dreamspark) accounts have been created for CIS134 Students. Students should have receive an invitation to Microsoft Imagine via Office 365 BCC email. The login page for Microsoft Imagine is available on CISWEB under the Software menu option. If you have not received notification, please contact Eric Oldford at eric.oldford@bristolcc.edu to have your account activated.

Amazon’s Cloud Computing

Inside Amazon’s Cloud Computing Infrastructure
      By Rich Miller - September 23, 2015

Takes a "look at Amazon’s mighty cloud infrastructure, including how it builds its data centers and where they live (and why).."

Facebook building a 100-gigabit open-source switch

"Facebook is more than doubling the speed of its Wedge open-source network switch, which is good news both for Facebook users and for anyone who may want to build a 100-gigabit switch. The Wedge sits at the top of a rack of servers to connect them to Facebook's network. It was announced in June 2014, and thousands are already deployed in the company. Plus, the social network made the design of the Wedge open source so other manufacturers could build switches like it." By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service - Read More

Take a look. What do you think? Come prepared to discuss.

Remember, this is a dynamic website.  Visit often.