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Introduction to IoT

By Cisco Networking Academy


Start your IoT journey here

Those who invest in learning IoT (Internet of Things) skills can help transform any business in any industry, from manufacturing to saving endangered species. The combination of increased global Internet access and a growing number of devices designed to connect is creating endless opportunities. Imagine 26 billion people, systems, and physical objects connecting and sharing data seamlessly over the internet by the year 2020. This isn't a what-if scenario, it's real-life and it’s coming together all around us right now. Learn how the Internet of Things is changing the world and the skills needed to land a well-paying job. Take your first step now!

Length: 
20 hours
Cost: 
Free*
Level: Beginning
Learning Type: Instructor-led, Online self-paced
*Self-paced classes at NetAcad.com are free. Cost for Instructor-led classes is determined by the institution.
You'll learn these core skills

Learn how the current digital transformation is creating unprecedented economic opportunity.

Understand how the IoT is bridging the gap between operational and information technology systems.

Discover how standard business processes are being transformed.

The security concerns that must be considered when implementing IoT solutions.

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