Cisco Network Design


Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions

Duration: 5 Days

Who Should Attend

The target audience for the DESGN course consists of individuals seeking the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) certification and those individuals targeting towards the CCDP (Cisco Certified Design Professional) certification. The course is also targeted at pre-sales and post-sales network engineers involved in the Enterprise network design, planning and implementation. 


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Cisco Career Certifications

This course is part of the following Certifications:


The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course include the following:

  • Cisco CCNA certification strongly recommended
  • Practical experience with deploying and operating networks based on Cisco network devices and Cisco IOS software, as well as BCMSN level knowledge of wireless and QoS topics.

The following course is highly recommended:

  • Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN)
  • In order to achieve the status of CCDA, candidates must hold a valid CCNA and then pass the Exam Nr. 640-864 DESGN. 
Course Objectives

To enable learners to gather customer internetworking requirements, identify solutions, and design the network infrastructure to ensure basic functionality of the proposed network design.”

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe and apply network design methodologies
  • Describe and apply network design concepts of modularity and hierarchy
  • Design a resilient and scalable Campus network
  • Design a resilient and scalable connectivity between parts of your Enterprise network
  • Design connectivity to the Internet and internal routing for your network
  • Integrate collaboration and wireless infrastructure into your core network
  • Create scalable IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
  • Describe what are software defined networks and describe example solutions  
Course Content

Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN) v3.0 course presents a structured
and modular approach to designing networks that are scalable, resilient, and have well defined failure domains. Course discusses routing and switching design of Campus and
Enterprise networks in detail. Data center, wireless networking, and real-time traffic
infrastructure are introduced and their effects on the core network are discussed from
the design perspective.

Course Outline

This subtopic provides an overview of how the course is organized. The course contains these components:

  • Module 1: Design Methodologies
  • Module 2: Network Design Objectives
  • Module 3: Campus Network Design
  • Module 4: Enterprise Network Design
  • Module 5: Design of Internal Routing and Connecting to the Internet
  • Module 6: Expanding the Existing Network
  • Module 7: IP Addressing Design
  • Module 8: Introduction to Software Defined Networks
Further information

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