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DESGN 2.0: Designing For Cisco Internetwork Solutions
Target Audience: Network engineers, network system analysts, and maintenance personnel responsible for designing small to medium-sized and enterprise networks; individuals seeking the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) certification and those individuals targeting towards the Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) certification.
Prerequisites: The knowledge and skills contained in the Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) and CCNA Basics learning paths; a good foundation in the principles and concepts of networks and computers; familiarity with internetworking technologies.
Module 1 - Network Design Methodology
To recognize the principles of SONA and the network design methodology, and document an enterprise network design solution.
Network Design Methodology
- recognize the Cisco Systems vision for the SONA framework.
- recognize the PPDIOO approach for the network life cycle, its benefits, and its basic network design methodology.
- recognize the process for gathering customer requirements for the enterprise network.
- recognize the process for gathering customer requirements for an enterprise network and for designing a network that meets the customer's needs.
- identify the steps and features in characterizing an existing network infrastructure.
- recognize how to perform an analysis of existing network and application traffic.
- recognize the top-down methodology for network design.
- create high-level design documents for updating an enterprise network in a given scenario.
Module 2 - Structuring and Modularizing the Network
To recognize the components and operation of the Cisco Enterprise Architecture modules, and apply the Architecture to an existing enterprise network.
Structuring and Modularizing the Network
- recognize the purpose and functionality of the hierarchical network model.
- identify the modules of the Cisco Enterprise Architecture and their function.
- recognize the modules of the Cisco Enterprise Architecture and their function.
- recognize the role of infrastructure services in enterprise network design, and security and high-availability service considerations.
- recognize voice infrastructure, wireless infrastructure, and application networking service considerations within the enterprise network design.
- recognize the elements and characteristics of NMSs and the SNMP, MIB, and RMON network management tools.
- recognize the function and characteristics of Netflow, Cisco Discovery Protocol, and syslog accounting network management tools.
- apply the Cisco Enterprise Architecture to network requirements in a given scenario.
Module 3 - Multilayer Campus Design
To recognize the fundamentals of multilayer campus design and the factors that influence it, and design an enterprise campus architecture and data center architecture.
Multilayer Campus Design
- recognize how network application requirements and the enterprise campus environment influence network design.
- recognize how network design considerations influence your choice of transmission media and infrastructure devices.
- identify the general technologies, topologies, and network configuration parameters that affect campus design, given a scenario.
- recognize basic design considerations for the building access and building distribution layers in the campus network.
- recognize basic design considerations for the campus core and server farm in the campus network.
- recognize enterprise data center design fundamentals.
- create a high-level design for the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture and Cisco Data Center Architecture, given a scenario.
Module 4 - Designing Enterprise WANs
To recognize the features and technologies of WAN architectures, and design the WANs for an enterprise.
Designing Enterprise WANs
- recognize the features and transport technologies of WANs.
- recognize the requirements and considerations that influence WAN design.
- recognize how to design remote-access and VPN WANs, and how to design a WAN backup strategy.
- recognize how to select enterprise WAN architecture and WAN components.
- recognize how to design enterprise networks for office branches and teleworkers.
- create a high-level design for the WAN portions of an enterprise network, given a scenario.
Module 5 - IP Address and Routing Protocol Design
To recognize how IP addressing and routing protocols support the overall network, and create an enterprise IP addressing and routing protocol design.
IP Address and Routing Protocol Design
- recognize IPv4 addressing considerations and hierarchical IP addressing plans in the enterprise network.
- recognize recommended best practices for IP addressing in the enterprise network.
- recognize IPv6 addressing benefits, types, routing protocols, and protocol considerations.
- design an IP addressing scheme in a given scenario.
- recognize the fundamentals of routing protocols.
- identify the characteristics of EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP that can influence enterprise routing protocol selection.
- recognize how to design a routing protocol deployment.
- create an IP addressing and routing protocol design in a given scenario.
Module 6 - Network Security Solutions
To recognize the fundamentals of network security and how the Cisco Self-Defending Network supports it, and design a high-level enterprise network security solution.
Network Security Solutions
- recognize the basic background of network security.
- recognize what network security policies and processes are and how they are used in network design.
- recognize the concept and phases of the Cisco Self-Defending Network.
- recognize the technologies and deployment locations of the trust, identity management, and threat defense elements of the Cisco Self-Defending Network.
- recognize how to incorporate physical security, infrastructure protection, and threat detection and mitigation technologies into an overall security policy.
- recognize secure connectivity and security management concepts and technologies.
- recognize how to choose the appropriate security solutions and devices for each location in the enterprise network.
- create a high-level security design for an enterprise network in a given scenario.
Module 7 - Voice Networking
To recognize the components and methods of traditional and IP voice networks, the QoS mechanisms used to improve IP network performance, and design voice support for an enterprise network.
- recognize the traditional telephony infrastructure and its major components.
- recognize the functionality of analog and digital telephony signaling and PSTN numbering plans.
- recognize the drivers for integrating voice and data networks, and the features of the H.323 standard.
- recognize the models, components, and protocols of IP telephony in an enterprise environment.
- recognize the methods for minimizing network delay, jitter, and packet loss, and for preventing echo.
- recognize coding and compression mechanisms used in packet telephony networks, and bandwidth availability issues.
- recognize QoS mechanisms to implement for effective voice traffic.
- recognize concepts in voice traffic engineering.
- create a high-level voice support design for an enterprise network in a given scenario.
Module 8 - Wireless Networking
To recognize the architecture, functionality, and deployment considerations of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network, and create a high-level unified network design for an enterprise.
- recognize the elements and operation of the Cisco Unified Wireless Network architecture and LWAPP.
- recognize the connectivity between wireless devices, access points, and WLCs.
- recognize the components and function of WLCs and access point scaling.
- recognize how a lightweight access point connects to a WLC and its major operations.
- recognize the basic operational theory and practices for mobility support in the Cisco Unified Wireless Network.
- recognize controller redundancy design considerations and radio resource management functions.
- recognize why and how an RF site survey is used in wireless network design.
- recognize how guest services are supported in wireless networks and the design considerations for outdoor wireless networks.
- recognize the design considerations for campus and branch wireless networks, and the Cisco support resources for network design.
- create a high-level unified wireless design in a given scenario.