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Home > Training > Mainframe > Data Communications Fundamentals Training

Data Communications Fundamentals Training

Course#: WA2034

This course is designed to provide system programmers, administrators, operators, managers, support personnel and application programmers with a basic understanding of data communications concepts and terminology. Topics to be discussed include Network Components, LAN Components, Link Level Protocols, Systems Network Architecture (SNA), SNA Software and Network Management Systems.


This course is designed for system programmers, administrators, operators, managers, support personnel and application programmers.


By the end of the course, you will be able to...

  • Develop an extensive networking vocabulary
  • Identify the basic hardware and software components of a data communications network
  • Understand data transmission concepts
  • Evaluate major network architectures, including X.25, OSI and TCP/IP with emphasis on SNA


A basic understanding of data processing is needed and can be satisfied by taking our "MVS Concepts and Facilities" course.

  • z/OS Fundamentals


2 Days

Outline of WA2034 Data Communications Fundamentals Training

  • Network Components
  • Local Area Network Components
  • Link Level Protocols
  • Remote Link Alternative
  • System Network Architecture
  • SNA Software
  • TCP/IP
  • Network Management Systems
We regularly offer classes in these and other cities. Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Calgary, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, Houston, Jacksonville, Miami, Montreal, New York City, Orlando, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Seattle, Toronto, Vancouver, Washington DC.
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