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15-1143.00 — Computer Network Architects

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Access servers
  • Lightweight directory access protocol LDAP servers
  • Remote access servers
Broadband aggregators
  • Broadband aggregation equipment
Computer servers
  • Backup servers
  • Domain name servers DNS
  • File servers
  • High-end database servers
  • Mail transport servers
  • Network-attached storage NAS equipment
Desktop computers
Digital telephones
  • Voice over internet protocol VoIP systems
Digital testers
  • Bit error rate testers BERT
Firewall network security equipment
  • Firewall equipment
Frequency analyzers
  • Spectrum analyzers
Hard disk arrays
  • Redundant array of independent disks RAID systems
High end computer servers
  • Workstations
Integrated services digital network ISDN testers
  • Integrated services digital network ISDN analyzers
  • Optical spectrum analyzers
Mainframe computers
  • Network multimeters
Network analyzers
  • Asynchronous transfer mode ATM analyzers
  • Cable analyzers
  • Cable qualification testers
  • Link analyzers
  • Local area network LAN analyzers
  • Network connectivity testers
  • Synchronous optical network SONET analyzers
  • T-Birds
  • Wide area network WAN analyzers
Network cable management panel assembly
  • Network cabling systems
Network channel or data service units
  • Channel banks
  • Network channel service units CSU or data service units DSU
Network management or monitoring device
  • Packet analysis equipment
Network routers
  • Computer network routers
Network service concentrators or hubs
  • Intelligent hubs
Network switches
  • Computer network switches
  • Local area network LAN switches
  • Voice switches
  • Wide area network WAN switches
Network traffic controller
  • Wireless network controllers
Notebook computers
  • Laptop computers
Personal computers
Personal digital assistant PDAs or organizers
  • Personal digital assistants PDA
Power meters
  • Fiber optic power meters
Protocol analyzers
Radio frequency data communication equipment
  • Radio frequency RF antennas
  • Time domain reflectometers
Server load balancer
  • Load balancers
  • Network server load balancers
Storage area network SAN switch
  • Storage area network SAN switches
Tablet computers
Videoconferencing systems
  • Videoconferencing equipment
Voice data video cable tester
  • Communication cable testers
WLAN wireless access network equipment and components
  • Wireless access points WAP
  • Wireless local area network WLAN controllers


Access software
  • Access management software
  • Remote access software
Administration software
  • Aruba Networks AirWave
  • Asset management administration software
  • Cisco Systems CiscoWorks software
  • Cisco Systems Wireless Control System WCS
  • Element management software
  • Infoblox software
  • Lucent VitalSuite
  • NetIQ software
  • Netreo OmniCenter
  • Network documentation software
  • Riverbed Technology software
  • Simple network management protocol SNMP software
  • SolarWinds software
Analytical or scientific software
  • Discrete event simulation software
  • Root cause analysis software
Application server software
  • Apache HTTT Server
  • Citrix XenApp
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Oracle WebLogic
  • Solaris Containers
Authentication server software
  • Microsoft Forefront Identify Manager
Backup or archival software
  • Backup and archival software
  • Computer Associates ArcServ Backup
  • System and data disaster recovery software
Bridge software
  • Network bridge software
Charting software
  • Microsoft Office Visio
Communications server software
  • Email management software
Computer aided design CAD software
  • Autodesk AutoCAD software
Computer based training software
Configuration management software
  • Application management software
  • Automated installation software
  • Logical partition LPAR software
  • Patch and update management software
  • Software distribution software
  • VMWare software
Data base management system software
  • MySQL software
Data base reporting software
  • Network reporting software
Data base user interface and query software
  • Database software
  • Oracle software
  • Structured query language SQL
Desktop communications software
  • BroadSoft BroadWorks
Development environment software
  • C
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Visual Basic
  • Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition VBScript
  • Oracle Java EE
  • Ruby
  • Systems and applications migration software
Electronic mail software
  • Email software
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
Enterprise application integration software
  • Extensible markup language XML
  • IBM WebSphere
  • IBM WebSphere MQ
Helpdesk or call center software
  • Help desk software
  • Ticket information tracking software
Internet browser software
  • Web browser software
Internet directory services software
  • Domain name system DNS software
  • Microsoft Active Directory
Internet protocol IP multimedia subsystem software
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching MPLS
  • Open Shortest Path First OSPF
  • Session Initiation Protocol SIP
  • Voice over internet protocol VoiP system software
LAN software
  • Local area network LAN software
Network monitoring software
  • AirMagnet Enterprise
  • Compaq Insight Manager
  • Ethereal
  • Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
  • Multi-router traffic grapher MRTG software
  • NetScout InfinitiStream Console
  • Network and application load and performance testing software
  • Network and component performance analysis software
  • Network availability monitoring software
  • Network modeling, mapping, and analysis software
  • Network traffic flow monitoring and analysis software
  • Network traffic probe software
  • Online traffic calculator software
  • Packet analysis software
  • Packet tracing software
  • Symantec Intruder Alert
  • Tcpdump software
Network operating system enhancement software
  • Cisco Systems CiscoWorks LAN Management Solution
  • Compuware dynaTrace
  • EMC Smarts Network Protocol Manager
  • Infoblox NetMRI
  • Network, server and operating system optimization software
  • OPNET APMXpert
  • Silver Peak software
  • Wide area network WAN optimization software
Network operation system software
  • Novell network software
Network security and virtual private network VPN equipment software
  • Computer intrusion detection systems
  • Content filter software
  • Firewall software
Network security or virtual private network VPN management software
  • Internet Protocol Security IPSEC
  • Intrusion prevention system IPS software
  • LogRhythm software
  • Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway
  • Network and system vulnerability assessment software
  • Network intrusion detection software
  • Risk assessment software
  • Security incident management software
  • Virtual local area network management software
  • Virtual private network VPN software
  • Websense Data Loss Prevention
Object or component oriented development software
  • C++
  • Oracle Java
  • Practical extraction and reporting language Perl
  • Python
Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office software
Operating system software
  • Android
  • Linux
  • Mac OS
  • Microsoft operating system software
  • Oracle Solaris
  • Simple mail transfer protocol SMTP
  • UNIX
Optical network management software
Pattern design software
  • Diagramming software
Presentation software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
Program testing software
  • Mercury Interactive LoadRunner
  • Mercury Interactive WinRunner
  • Segue SilkPerformer
  • System testing software
Project management software
  • Microsoft Project
Requirements analysis and system architecture software
  • Capacity planning software
  • Network architecture design software
  • Requirements management software
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Storage networking software
  • Network storage software
  • Storage area network SAN software
  • Storage management software
Switch or router software
  • Border Gateway Protocol BGP
  • Cisco Systems Cisco Web Cache Communication Protocol WCCP
  • Cisco Systems Gateway Load Balancing Protocol GLBP
  • Cisco Systems Hot Standby Router Protocol HSRP
  • Cisco Systems IOS software
  • Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol EIGRP
  • Intermediate System to Intermediate System IS-IS
  • Transparent Interconnection of Lots of Links TRILL
  • Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol VRRP
Time accounting software
  • Time reporting software
Transaction security and virus protection software
  • CA eTrust
  • Encryption software
  • McAfee VirusScan
  • Packet filter software
  • Penetration testing software
  • Ping Identity software
  • Virus scanning software
Video conferencing software
  • Videoconferencing software
WAN switching software and firmware
  • Wide area network WAN software
Word processing software
  • Microsoft Word

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