Robert J. Danielson

Residential Faculty - Computer Information Systems

Computer Information Systems

480-461-7725

Classes Taught

Summer 2020

CIS197 VMware ESXI Server Enterprise 3 Credits
Introduction to vSphere and VMware ESXI server in the enterprise. Covers many aspects of virtualization for VMware ESXI server administration. Designed to develop knowledge and skills required to install, configure and troubleshoot a VMware ESXI Server (vSphere) including basic network functions. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [CIS105 and (BPC270 or MST150++) and (CIS126DL or CIS126RH) and (CIS190 or CNT140AB)] or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17665
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
05/28/2020 - 07/16/2020

Class Ended

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

Class 17665 does not meet on campus and is totally self-paced but has due dates for assignments and activities submissions. The class will cover vSphere 6.7 and has many hours of recorded discussion, lecture and demonstrations to help you with learning the content of the class. You will have access to live labs that relate to course content. This class is intended to help prepare you for the “VMware vSphere 6.7 Foundations” exam which is one of the exams required for the VCP-DCV 2020 certification. Upon passing the class you will receive a discount voucher to be used towards this exam and also provides the requirement to “attend one of the required training courses” for the VCP certification. Your instructor is a VMware Certified Instructor with many years of experience with many vSphere products.

Fall 2020

CIS197 VMware ESXI Server Enterprise 3 Credits
Introduction to vSphere and VMware ESXI server in the enterprise. Covers many aspects of virtualization for VMware ESXI server administration. Designed to develop knowledge and skills required to install, configure and troubleshoot a VMware ESXI Server (vSphere) including basic network functions. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in [CIS105 and (BPC270 or MST150++) and (CIS126DL or CIS126RH) and (CIS190 or CNT140AB)] or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33502
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
08/27/2020 - 10/15/2020
Th
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Open

7 of 16
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33502 This class is one of two classes that help prepare you for the VMware Certified Professional Datacenter Virtualization (VCP-DCV) certification. These classes should be taken in the following order: CIS197 (related to the vSphere Foundations Exam) CIS198 (related to the VCP-DCV Exam) After successfully receiving a passing grade, you can receive a voucher which provides proof that you attended a certified course, which meets the VCP certification requirement to “Attend one of the required training courses”. After successfully completing these two certification tests using at least one of the vouchers provide with the course, you will earn the current VCP-DCV certification. The vouchers also provide the student with a discount on the cost of the exam. Students may contact robert.danielson@mesacc.edu for more information about the class.

CIS270 Essentials of Network and Information Security 3 Credits
Threats to security of information systems; responsibilities and basic tools for information security, including communication security, infrastructure security, organizational security and basic cryptography. Introduction to the language of network security and hardware, software and firmware components of an information security system for local, metropolitan, enterprise, and wide area networks. Helps prepare participants for the Comptia Security+ exam and the GIAC Security Essentials Certificate (GSEC). Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in BPC270 or CIS190 or CNT140AB or MST150++ or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33396
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 10/16/2020

Open

4 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: This is an On Your Time Online class that does not meet at specific class times. Students are required to have access to a computer or mobile device, and Internet access, unless otherwise specified. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33396 Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

MST155DC Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server 4 Credits
This course focuses primarily on the installation, storage, and compute features and their functionality that is available within Windows Server. As Information Technology pushes towards more cloud based solutions and makes our classic approach obsolete, this course will help students prepare for a career within an Information Technology enterprise and help distinguish themselves in today's competitive job market. This course covers various topics like Windows Server installation, Hyper-V deployments and storage options in relation to this new cloud based reality. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MST150++ or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36469
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 09/11/2020

Open

10 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Class 36469 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

Class 36469 Students will have 14 weeks from their start date to complete the class. OEE students may work at the open labs at Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain. OEE students must have the appropriate software to complete assignments at home and in the labs. Go to www.mesacc.edu/elearning for additional information.

Class 36469 This class is one of three classes that help prepare you for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA). These classes should be taken in the following order: MST155DC (help prepare you for the 70-740 certification test) MST157DC (help prepare you for the 70-741 certification test) MST158DC (help prepare you for the 70-742 certification test) after successfully completing these three certification tests related to these classes, you will earn the MCSA certification. The certification tests are not included as part of this class. Students may contact robert.danielson@mesacc.edu for more information about the class.

MST157DC Networking with Windows Server 4 Credits
This course focuses on the networking features and their functionality available within Windows Server. It builds upon the skills from the Installation, Storage, and Compute with Windows Server course (MST155DC) and will develop skills related to Software-Defined Networking (SDN) solutions within Hyper-V, remote connectivity with VPN and Direct Access, and providing Internet connectivity with Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), and Internet Protocol Address Management (IPAM). This course helps prepare for the 70-741 industry certification test. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in MST155DC or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36329
Dobson Campus
Lecture/Lab
08/24/2020 - 09/11/2020

Open

25 of 25
Seats Available

Notes: Class 36329 Online classes are conducted exclusively via the Internet. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on www.mesacc.edu/elearning/get-started for additional information. Students may contact instructor at: robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

Class 36329 Students will have 14 weeks from their start date to complete the class. OEE students may work at the open labs at Southern & Dobson and Red Mountain. OEE students must have the appropriate software to complete assignments at home and in the labs. Go to www.mesacc.edu/elearning for additional information.

Class 36329 This class is one of three classes that help prepare you for the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA). These classes should be taken in the following order: MST155DC (help prepare you for the 70-740 certification test) MST157DC (help prepare you for the 70-741 certification test) MST158DC (help prepare you for the 70-742 certification test) after successfully completing these three certification tests related to these classes, you will earn the MCSA certification. The certification tests are not included as part of this class. Students may contact robert.danielson@mesacc.edu for more information about the class.

Fall Flex Start 2020

CIS198 VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale 3 Credits
VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale is designed for experienced VMware vSphere users. It teaches advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will configure and optimize the vSphere features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure and discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. It enables you to understand vSphere at a deeper level and how to use advanced features and controls. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS197.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
36225
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
10/22/2020 - 12/18/2020
Th
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Open

13 of 16
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 36225 Every student needs to have a headset with a built-in microphone or a phone with which to call in order to participate in this class. The students will have the opportunity to interact live with the instructor and all other students during this online class meeting. There are assignments and activities that are required outside of class time. This class is one of two classes that help prepare you for the VMware Certified Professional Datacenter Virtualization (VCP-DCV) certification. These classes should be taken in the following order: CIS197 (related to the vSphere Foundations Exam) CIS198 (related to the VCP-DCV Exam) After successfully receiving a passing grade, you can receive a voucher which provides proof that you attended a certified course, which meets the VCP certification requirement to "Attend one of the required training courses." After successfully completing these two certification tests using at least one of the vouchers provide with the course, you will earn the current VCP-DCV certification. The vouchers also provide the student with a discount on the cost of the exam. Students may contact robert.danielson@mesacc.edu for more information about the class.

CIS200 VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage 3 Credits
This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX. This course covers NSX as a part of the software-defined data center platform, implementation use cases along with features of NSX, and functionality operating at Layer 2 through Layer 7 of the OSI model. Lecture and hands-on lab activities support the student's understanding of NSX features, functionality, and on-going management and control. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in CIS197.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
39052
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
10/20/2020 - 12/18/2020
Tu
6:00 PM - 9:15 PM

Open

12 of 16
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 39052 This class helps prepare you for the VMware Certified Professional Network Virtualization (VCP-NV) certification. This class should be taken after the CIS197 (related to the vSphere Foundations Exam). Unfortunately, there is no voucher provided for this class and it does not count towards the attendance requirement for the VCP-NV. However, if you are already a VCP, you could take the VCP-NV test and it would certify you as a VCP-NV. You would also give you a dual VCP badge which you could post on LinkedIn and other sites. Students may contact robert.danielson@mesacc.edu for more information about the class. Every student needs to have a headset with a built-in microphone or a phone with which to call in order to participate in this class.

CIS266 Network Integration Capstone 4 Credits
Application of project management, installation and troubleshooting to integrate multiple operating systems. Topics include: diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures, security vulnerability and penetration software to installation. Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in (CIS238DL and CIS240DL) or CNT170AA or (MST155DA and MST157DA) and (CIS270 or CIS271DL or CNT205) or associated industry certifications or permission of Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
33462
Dobson Campus
LIVE ONLINE
Lecture/Lab
10/19/2020 - 12/18/2020
Mo
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Open

13 of 20
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 33462 Students may contact the instructor at robert.danielson@mesacc.edu

MCC directories are not to be used for commercial or political solicitation of college employees by mail, email or telephone. MCC treats all student information as confidential.