This specialization gives participants broad study of core infrastructure and networking options on Google Cloud Platform. Through recorded lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on labs, participants explore and deploy GCP networking technologies, such as Google Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) networks, subnets, firewalls; interconnection among networks; load balancing; Cloud DNS; Cloud CDN. The specialization will also cover common network design patterns and automated deployment using Deployment Manager. This class is intended for the following participants: ● Network Engineers and Admins who are either using Google Cloud Platform or are planning to do so ● Individuals who want to be exposed to software-defined networking solutions in the cloud. To get the most out of this course, participants should have: *Prior understanding of the OSI 7-layer model *Prior understanding of IPv4 addressing *Prior experience with managing IPv4 routes COMPLETION CHALLENGE Complete any GCP specialization from November 5 - November 30, 2019 for an opportunity to receive a GCP t-shirt (while supplies last). Check Discussion Forums for details.