Internet of Things

Introduction to IoT

By Cisco Networking Academy


Start Your IoT Journey Here

Invest in learning IoT (Internet of Things) skills and you can transform any business in any industry, from manufacturing to saving endangered species. Imagine 26 billion people, systems, and physical objects connecting and sharing data seamlessly over the internet. This isn't a what-if scenario, it's real-life and it’s coming together all around us right now. Learn how IoT is changing the world and the IoT skills you will need to land a well-paying job. No prerequisites required.

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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Length: 
20 hours
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Cost: 
Free*
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Level: Beginning
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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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