Industrial Visit to Network Bulls
3rd March 2016
An Industrial Visit to Network Bulls, Gurgaon was organised by Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurgaon on 3rd March 2016. A total of Forty three students from IT, CSIT and CSE Departments, along with Mr. Amitesh Kumar, from IT Department went to Network Bulls for visit.
Network Bulls, a leading Cisco organization based in India introduces Asia’s biggest Cisco labs. Mr. Damanpreet Singh,Network Consultant, Network Bulls delivered the welcome speech and gave the basic introduction about networking and also brief the importance of Computer Networking. He discussed various hybrid network devices such as multilayer switches, protocol converters, bridge routers, proxy servers, firewalls, network address translators, multiplexers, network interface controllers, wireless network interface controllers, modems, ISDN terminal adapters, wireless access points, networking cables and other related hardware used in networking.
The students visited the labs of Network Bulls, which encompassed fully dedicated racks and devices, CCNA R&S, CCNA Security and CCNA Voice racks and devices, CCNP R&S, CCNP Security, CCNP Voice, CCIE R&S V5, CCIE Security V4 and CCIE Voice tracks.
A hands on session was conducted in the lab by Mr. Singh, in which he demonstrated that the usage of routers, different kinds of cables and ports. He also created a virtual network on Cisco Packet Tracer simulator and illustrated the sending and receiving of the packets over the network. Mr. Singh also explained the concept of firewall and proxy servers to the students so that students can utilize its concept in their practical life.
A detailed introduction about Internet protocols and component of network was given by Mr Singh in the last session, through which students got an idea about how actually an IP address works. The technical topics were also covered during the session such as OSI layer, connectivity of two different computer networks and copper - based Ethernet adapter. Finally he discussed the advantages of being in network centric world and explained the benefits of being Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). With facts and figure, Mr. Singh anticipated the current market scenario and requirement for a network engineer.
In the end, there was a doubt clearing session. The industrial visit proved to be beneficial for the students interested in the field of networking and gave them the industrial exposure.