Computer Network is a set of hardware components and computer connected by communication channel for sharing of information. Computer Networks can be used in many ways and include different types of network.
Computers Networks can be found everywhere- networked in businesses, corporations, internationally or at home. Now days, technology has become the basic need of our day to day life. Professionals with experience in computer networking are best suited to handle the latest advancements in a fast-evolving industry.
Career in Computer Networking are for those who enjoy working with computers, solve technology related problems, troubleshoot issues.
Some of the computer networking specialties is listed below.
As a network engineer, a person requires creativity and technical skill so as to find solution that allow company to have maximum network uptime with minimal disruption. Network Engineers are involved in setting up of the network communication link, installing and configuring communication hardware, troubleshooting operations to ensure continuous network availability, installing and configuring application software and offering technical support and assistance.
Network Analyst is responsible for layout, installation and maintenance of network software and training the user in new applications. Network Analysts are responsible to plan, design analyse enhancements between the software and hardware, documenting procedures, and producing policies and procedures.
For an organization, role of Network administrators include supporting of daily operation of computer systems and networks throughout an organization, ensuring reliable performance and data integrity in LANs, WANs, and organization intranets.
Information Systems Administrator
In any organization, Information systems administrator role is the design, delivery, and maintenance of an information technology infrastructure. Information System administrator should have the ability to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. IT System Administrator should have in-depth knowledge computer software, hardware and networks.
More Computer Networking Career
Some other computer-related specialties that involve networking skills are:
- Computer Engineer
- Computer-Operations Researcher
- Web Master
- Computer Programmer
- Computer Repair Specialist
- Database Administrator
- Systems Analyst
Many companies seek computer networking specialists, certified in specific computer programs or operating systems.
Written by Prof. Yashvardhan Soni, Faculty Member, CSE Department