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Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN)

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Course Content

Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN) v3.0 is a 5 day instructor-led course that presents a structured and modular approach to designing networks that are scalable, resilient and have well-defined failure domains. You will discuss routing and switching design of Campus and Enterprise networks in detail and learn how the data center, wireless networking and real-time traffic infrastructures effect the core network from a design perspective.

Who should attend

This course is intended for:

  • Network Designer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Engineer seeking the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) certification

Prerequisites

The following are recommended before taking the DESGN v3.0 course:

You should also have practical experience with deploying and operating networks based on Cisco network devices and Cisco IOS software.

Course Objectives

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • 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

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Outline: Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN)

Module 1: Design Methodologies

  • Life Cycle
  • "Plan, Build, Maintain" approach for network design
  • Characterizing an Existing Network
  • How to approach a network audit for the purposes of network design
  • Network audit tools and their use cases
  • Why a top-down approach should be used when doing network design

Module 2: Network Design Objectives

  • How to design a modular network with scalability, resiliency and fault isolation
  • Why and how to design a hierarchical network
  • Virtualization, benefits of virtualization and its effect on network design

Module 3: Campus Network Design

  • Scalable and resilient Campus networks
  • Placing L2/L3 boundaries in your Campus network and make design decisions accordingly
  • Layer 2 design considerations
  • How to design a highly available Campus networks
  • Layer 3 design considerations
  • How network application requirements influence network design

Module 4: Enterprise Network Design

  • Security considerations
  • Edge Design
  • WAN connection options Connectivity to a branch office
  • Data Center considerations

Module 5: Design of Internal Routing and Internet Connectivity

  • General routing protocol design considerations
  • EIGRP routing for a network expansion
  • OSPF routing for a network expansion
  • IS-IS compareed to OSPF
  • IS-IS routing for a network expansion
  • Internet routing for your Enterprise network

Module 6: Expanding the Existing Network

  • Integration of VoIP, video and/or wireless solutions into an existing Enterprise network
  • QoS principles and high-level design considerations
  • Integration of a wireless solution into an existing Enterprise network
  • Integration of a collaboration solution into an existing Enterprise network

Module 7: IP Addressing Design

  • IPv4 and IPv6 addressing for an Enterprise network
  • High-level IP addressing design considerations
  • Pv4 addressing plan
  • IPv6 addressing plan
  • DHCP and DNS design considerations for IPv4 and IPv6

Module 8: Introduction to Software Defined Networks (SDN)

  • SDN defined
  • Example solutions

Labs

  • Ask the Right Questions
  • Design the Branch's LAN
  • Design Connections to the HQ
  • Design for Routing
  • Design Support for Wireless and Collaboration
  • Design IPv4 Addressing Plan
  • Design IPv6 Addressing Plan
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Duration 5 days

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  • United States: US$ 3,295
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 33 CLC
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Duration 5 days

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  • Cisco Learning Credits: 33 CLC
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  • Cisco Learning Credits: 8 CLC
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