Network Design Associate
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Network Design Associate
Course level: Undergraduate
This course provides an intensive workshop where the student will gain the hands-on experience in topics aligned to the CCDA: Cisco Certified Design Associate certification exam. Topics may include: understanding the methodology used to design a network; describing network structure and modularity; and designing enterprise campus networks, enterprise edge and remote network modules, IP addressing and routing protocols, and network services.
What you'll learn
Course skills and outcomes
- Document customer design requirements using the five-step network design process.
- Perform a network audit to gather details about the network including items such as; topology, devices, configurations, business applications, and security.
- Complete a high-level top-down structure design document.
- Describe network architecture topologies and models.
- Recommend a modular network design that incorporates the functional area of the Cisco Enterprise architecture based on network challenge or scenario.
- Describes best practices for the access, distribution, and core elements of hierarchical network design.
- Document how a proposed network design demonstrates modularity, resiliency, and scalability for future growth.
- Design an effective IPv4 and IPv6 addressing scheme given proposed design requirements.
- Design an effective routing domain with selected routing protocols.
- Design individual enterprise network modules including LAN, WAN, Edge, and branch networks using the Cisco® design methodologies.
- Illustrate the connections within enterprise network modules that complete a full enterprise network design.
- Develop a network security design and policy.
- Synthesize datacenter network designs and security considerations.
- Summarize a WLAN architecture that highlights key concerns regarding traffic management and security.
- Describe voice, video, and data converged collaboration network design considerations.
- Recommend a network virtualization solution.