Cisco Certified Design Associate


Course Description

Enterprise environments require networks designed for performance, availability, and scalability with the flexibility to meet rapidly evolving demands. To meet these challenges head on, skilled IT professionals are needed with up-to-date, fundamental network design skills. For network design engineers, system engineers, and sales engineers and individuals looking to build and validate Cisco network design fundamental knowledge the Cisco CCDA certification program focuses on design methodologies and objectives, addressing and routing protocols, and network expansion considerations within basic campus, data center, security, voice, and wireless networks.

Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN)


    • Design Methodologies
    • Design Objectives
    • Addressing and Routing Protocols in an Existing Network
    • Enterprise Network Design
    • Considerations for Expanding an Existing Network


It is recommended that a Trainee has the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

    • A Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification and practical experience with deploying and operating
       networks based on Cisco network devices and Cisco IOS software .
    • Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals (WIFUND) level knowledge of wireless topics.
    • Complete the Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) course

How You Will Benefit

Upon completion of 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 software defined networks are and describe example solutions

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