• Unit 7: Multimedia, Security, and Cloud Computation over the Internet

    Multimedia over the Internet becomes more and more popular. This unit guides you through the protocols for transmitting multimedia content, such as voice and video, over the Internet, and discusses security, reliability, and fault tolerance issues related to Internet applications. You will also be introduced to one of the most recent Internet-based technologies: cloud computation, and we will briefly discuss network remote access and directory services.

    Completing this unit should take you approximately 13 hours.

    • 7.1: Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)

    • 7.2: Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)

    • 7.3: TCP/IP Security

    • 7.4: Cloud Computing

    • 7.5: AAA Protocol, Network Remote Access, and Directory Services

      • 7.5.1: Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS)

      • 7.5.2: Terminal Access Controller Access-Control System Plus (TACACS+)

      • 7.5.3: Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) and Directory Services

    • 7.6: Network Reliability and Fault Tolerance

    • 7.7: Practice Exercises

    • Unit 7 Assessment