Designed for beginners, this course is for anyone new to networking and storage. Kickstart an IT Support role or network technician role, or enhance your base knowledge for system administration. Videos, practice activities, and virtual hands-on labs will help you develop and apply the skills you need to diagnose and repair basic networking and storage issues so you can keep users connected. you'll learn about network types, topologies, and models, see how data travels across a network, and discover how protocols and standards enable all network activity. Then, you’ll learn how to set up and configure devices and cables for both wired and wireless networks. And then you’ll learn to diagnose and troubleshoot network connectivity issues and discover how to use command line utilities and network tools in Windows Settings. After that, you’ll identify different types of storage drives and discover the difference between short-term and long-term memory. Lastly, you’ll find out the features of local, offsite, and cloud storage and when to use each. And you’ll investigate file, block, and object storage and work out which cloud provider solutions work best for different networking scenarios.