Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions, Version 2.1 (DESGN)

Detailed Outlines

Day 1: Introducing Design Principles and Modularizing the Network

  • Course Introduction
  • Module 1: Network Design Methodology Overview
  • Lesson 1: Understanding the Network Architectures for the Enterprise
  • Lesson 2: Identifying Design Requirements
  • Lesson 3: Characterizing the Existing Network and Sites
  • Lesson 4: Using the Top-Down Approach to Network Design
  • Case Study 1-1: ACMC Hospital Network Upgrade
  • Module 2: Structuring and Modularizing the Network
  • Lesson 1: Designing the Network Hierarchy
  • Lesson 2: Using a Modular Approach in Network Design
  • Lesson 3: Supporting Services on Borderless Networks
  • Lesson 4: Identifying Network Management Protocols and Features
  • Case Study 2-1: ACMC Hospital Network Structure and Modularity

Day 2: Designing Campus Networks and Remote Connectivity

  • Module 3: Designing Basic Campus and Data Center Networks
  • Lesson 1: Describing Campus Design Considerations
  • Lesson 2: Designing the Enterprise Campus Infrastructure Module
  • Lesson 3: Describing Enterprise Data Center Considerations
  • Describing Enterprise Network Virtualization Tools
  • Case Study 3-1: ACMC Hospital Network Campus Design
  • Module 4: Designing Remote Connectivity
  • Lesson 1: Identifying WAN Technology Considerations
  • Lesson 2: Designing the Enterprise WAN
  • Lesson 3: Designing the Enterprise Branch
  • Case Study 4-1: ACMC Hospital Network WAN Design

Day 3: IP Addressing, Routing Protocol, and Security Design

  • Module 5: Designing IP Addressing and Selecting Routing Protocols
  • Lesson 1: Designing IPv4 Addressing
  • Lesson 2: Designing IPV6 Addressing
  • Lesson 3: Reviewing Enterprise Routing Protocols
  • Lesson 4: Designing a Routing Protocol Deployment
  • Case Study 5-1: ACMC Hospital Network IP Addressing and Routing Protocol Design
  • Module 6: Evaluating Security Solutions for the Network
  • Lesson 1: Defining Network Security
  • Lesson 2: Understanding the Cisco SAFE Approach
  • Lesson 3: Selecting Network Security Solutions
  • Case Study 6-1: ACMC Hospital Network Security Design

Day 4: Voice and Wireless Considerations

  • Module 7: Identifying Voice Networking Considerations
  • Lesson 1: Integrating Voice Architectures
  • Lesson 2: Identifying the Requirements of Voice and Video Technologies
  • Case Study 7-1: ACMC Hospital Network Voice Transport Considerations
  • Module 8: Identifying Design Considerations for Basic Wireless Networks
  • Lesson 1: Introducing the Cisco Unified Wireless Network
  • Lesson 2: Wireless Network Controller Technology
  • Lesson 3: Designing Wireless Networks using Controllers
  • Case Study 8-1: ACMC Hospital Network Unified Wireless Networking Considerations

Day 5: Final Case Study

  • Case Study 8-2: Connecting More Hospitals to the ACMC Hospital Network

Objectives and Pre-requisites

Course Objectives

  • Discuss methodology in network design
  • Describe how to structure and modularize the network design using the Cisco Enterprise Architecture
  • Design the enterprise campus and enterprise data center modules
  • Design the remote connectivity modules as needed
  • Design a network addressing plan and select a suitable routing protocol for a given network design
  • Evaluate security solutions for the network
  • Discuss the design implications of voice transport across the network
  • Discuss the design implications of wireless networking
  • Describe additional resources that support configuring and implementing the network design


The knowledge and skills you must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)

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

Classroom training
Duration: 5 days
Price: US$ ----
CLC: 31

Course Schedule:
Egypt, Cairo,  Jan 2015
Dubai,  Feb, 2015
Qatar, Doha, May 2015

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