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Cisco DESGN 2.1: Network Design Methodology Overview $74.95
Cisco DESGN 2.1: Structuring and Modularizing the Network $74.95
Cisco DESGN 2.1: Designing Basic Campus and Data Center Networks $74.95
Cisco DESGN 2.1: Identifying WAN Technology Considerations $74.95
Cisco DESGN 2.1: Designing the Enterprise WAN and Branch $74.95
Cisco DESGN 2.1: Designing IP Addressing $74.95

Bundle Price: $219.00
Total Savings: $230.70

Cisco DESGN 2.1: Network Design Methodology Overview

A network design must meet the increasingly complex requirements of the organization that it supports. As a network designer, you should understand the needs of the organization and follow a methodology that helps match needs to the network implementation. In the current business climate, organizations are looking for ways to enhance customer relationships, accommodate a mobile workforce, and increase productivity. In addition, companies are looking for ways to integrate emerging technologies like wireless, virtualization, video, unified communications, and a vast number of application-level business solutions into their enterprise. These challenges create the need for a more flexible and dynamic network architecture. This course introduces principles and guidelines for building an effective network design that addresses such challenges. The course begins with an overview of the Cisco Network Architecture for the Enterprise, which enables customers to build a more intelligent infrastructure. The course also describes how to gather customer requirements and identify business and technical constraints using the Cisco Lifecycle Services process. Because many customers build on an existing network, the module also presents methods of characterizing the existing network. The course concludes with a discussion of the design implementation process, including prototypes, actual implementation, and verification of the design solution.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the business drivers that can impact network architecture
  • Recognize descriptions of Cisco Network Architectures for the Enterprise
  • Identify the PPDIOO phases and the benefits of the network life-cycle approach
  • Identify the steps in the PPDIOO design methodology
  • Recognize the process for gathering customer requirements for the enterprise network design
  • Identify the steps in characterizing the existing network infrastructure and sites
  • Recognize the process for identifying the major features of the existing network
  • Identify the information provided by the network audit
  • Recognize the tools that help in assessing the existing network in the auditing process
  • List the tools that are used for analyzing network traffic
  • Recognize how to analyze the health of the existing network that is based on audit and traffic measurements
  • Identify statements that describe the top-down network design approach
  • Recognize the role of decision tables in network design
  • Recognize how to assess the scope of a network design project
  • Recognize the structured process of designing a network solution
  • Describe the components of a network implementation plan
  • Recognize how and when to build a prototype or pilot network

Cisco DESGN 2.1: Structuring and Modularizing the Network

The traditional approach to building a network has been to follow the hierarchical core- distribution-access layered model. To further enhance the design process, Cisco has created the Network Architectures for the Enterprise. The Cisco Network Architectures for the Enterprise consists of five modules. These modules represent focused views of the Borderless Network, Collaboration, and Data Center/Virtualization architectures. Each module targets a specific segment of the network. Each module consists of a distinct network infrastructure and services. Some network applications extend between the modules. The hierarchical network structure is composed of the access, distribution, and core layers. Each layer has its own functions, which are used to develop a hierarchical network design. The hierarchical model historically was used as the sole method for designing enterprise LAN and WAN data networks. Currently the hierarchical model also serves as a major component for more advanced modular designs. This course describes a basic network hierarchy and the Cisco modular approach to designing an enterprise network with an emphasis on the Borderless Networks design considerations. The tools administrators require for managing and monitoring the functionality of network devices, connections, and services are also covered.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the characteristics of the access layer
  • Describe the role and functions of the distribution layer
  • Describe the role and functions of the core layer
  • Match the modules of the Cisco Network Architectures for the Enterprise to its description
  • Describe the enterprise campus infrastructure modules
  • Describe the characteristics of the enterprise edge modules
  • Describe the characteristics of the enterprise remote modules
  • Describe the role of borderless network services in an enterprise network design
  • Identify the security design issues within an enterprise network
  • Identify mobility considerations within an enterprise network
  • Describe application networking service considerations within an enterprise network
  • Describe the considerations involved in the provision of high-availability within an enterprise network
  • Describe the features and functions of SNMP
  • Identify the basic characteristics of MIBs
  • Describe the benefits of using RMON over SNMP
  • Describe the basic characteristics of NetFlow
  • Describe the primary role of Cisco Discovery Protocol
  • Describe the features of syslog

Cisco DESGN 2.1: Designing Basic Campus and Data Center Networks

The availability of multigigabit campus switches enables organizations to build high-performance, highly reliable networks. When you follow a systematic network design approach, then performance, reliability, and manageability are achievable. This module describes a hierarchical campus network design approach called multilayer design. Multilayer design is modular, so organizations can increase their network capacity as needed. A multilayer campus design is based on a known campus topology, which aids in troubleshooting. This course will look at network infrastructure design for two places in the network that use the multilayer campus design: the enterprise campus and the enterprise data center. The course first introduces general campus switching design considerations. In addition, the course describes the switching modularity and scalability options that are appropriate for situations ranging from building-sized networks to large campus networks and design considerations for the enterprise data center.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe how network application characteristics and requirements influence network design
  • Describe how the campus environment affects network design
  • Identify the design considerations when choosing infrastructure devices
  • Describe basic design considerations for the enterprise campus network
  • Match the STP toolkit elements to their descriptions
  • Describe trunk management in the building access layer
  • Describe routing implementation in the building access layer
  • Describe design considerations of the building distribution layer
  • Identify design considerations for the campus core layer
  • Identify the security design considerations for edge distribution
  • Describe the characteristics of the Cisco Enterprise Data Center Architecture Framework
  • Categorize the challenges to the different aspects of the Cisco Enterprise Data Center
  • Identify the design considerations for the data center access, aggregation, and core layers
  • Describe network and device virtualization design considerations and benefits

Cisco DESGN 2.1: Identifying WAN Technology Considerations

The enterprise edge connects campus resources to remote enterprise locations using many of the WAN technologies existing today, as well as will use the new technologies that are constantly emerging. The enterprise edge can include the WAN, Internet connectivity, and remote access and virtual private network (VPN) modules. To connect to remote locations, you need to use WAN technologies and WAN transport media and to consider ownership, reliability, and backup issues. In addition, WAN remote access choices include cable and DSL technologies that are used with virtual private networks (VPNs). This course explains the role of a WAN, the characteristics of the WAN technologies, and the requirements for achieving a reliable and efficient WAN design.

Learning Objectives
  • Describe the basic characteristics of a WAN
  • Match the features of WAN transport technologies appropriately
  • Classify the features of WAN transport technologies
  • Describe the influence enterprise edge requirements have on the WAN design process
  • Recognize how classification and marking improve link utilization
  • Recognize how queuing algorithms improve link utilization
  • Recognize the role of traffic shaping and policing in improving link utilization

Cisco DESGN 2.1: Designing the Enterprise WAN and Branch

Many WAN technologies exist today, and new technologies are constantly emerging. You should be aware of possible WAN design choices when considering enterprise requirements as the most appropriate WAN selection generally results in high efficiency and user satisfaction. This course describes the characteristics of WAN architectures and includes a general discussion of how WAN design influences the selection of hardware components and software features. The Cisco Enterprise Branch Architecture takes into account services such as voice, data, video, and security that customers want to deploy at their endpoints, no matter how far away the endpoints are or how they are connected. Using Borderless Networks, the Cisco Enterprise Branch Architecture should provide seamless connectivity. An effective network design for enterprise branches and teleworkers requires knowledge of the campus technologies – this course explains how to propose a basic design for the enterprise branch and enterprise teleworkers.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize the features of traditional WAN and remote network access designs
  • Recognize features of VPN designs
  • Identify features of enterprise managed VPN's
  • Identify features of service provider managed VPNs
  • Identify the primary WAN backup technologies
  • Describe how to select the enterprise WAN architecture
  • Recognize considerations that are needed when selecting WAN components
  • Describe the Cisco enterprise branch architecture technologies
  • Identify new features on the ISR G2 routers
  • Recognize the enterprise branch design considerations
  • Choose a suitable enterprise branch office design for a given example

Cisco DESGN 2.1: Designing IP Addressing

An effective and efficient IPv4 addressing scheme is a critical component of the overall enterprise network design and this course covers IP version 4 (IPv4) address considerations and recommended practices in the enterprise network. The course also discusses considerations about routing protocol choice that are related to IP addressing, focusing on IPv4. IP version 6 (IPv6) was designed as a successor to IP version 4 (IPv4), to overcome IPv4 limitations and an effective and efficient IPv6 addressing scheme is a one of the main components of the overall enterprise network design. The course concludes with an overview of IP addressing and general considerations for planning a network addressing scheme. It continues with a discussion of the specific considerations and migration strategies for IP version 4 (IPv4) and IP version 6 (IPv6).

Learning Objectives
  • Match the IP concepts to their descriptions
  • Identify the correct definitions of IP concepts
  • Identify the network data required to determine the network size
  • Describe the benefits of planning an IP addressing hierarchy
  • Determine the number of available host addresses on a subnet for a given scenario
  • Describe how the enterprise network uses both static and dynamic address assignment methods
  • Describe the benefits of IPv6 addressing
  • Describe the types of IPv6 addresses
  • Describe how IPv6 addresses are assigned
  • Describe IPv6 name resolution methods
  • Identify transition strategies for implementing IPv6
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