DESGN – Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions

(Course eligible for SATVs)


This is an Associate-level self-study technical course in the curriculum for the CCDA Design certification. It is designed for individuals who are involved in designing and implementing scalable internetworks. Among specific goals is the promotion of the modular approach to network design.

Individuals seeking the Cisco CCENT certification or Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certificationSupport technicians involved in the basic installation, operation, and verification of LAN networksEntry-level network engineers, network administrators, network support technicians, and help desk technicians

It is strongly recommended, but not required, that students have the following knowledge and skills:

  • A Cisco CCNA certification and practical experience with deploying and operating networks based on Cisco network devices and Cisco IOS software
  • BCMSN level knowledge of wireless and QoS topics
  • Complete the Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN) course

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 software defined networks are and describe example solutions
This course is available On-Demand. With On-Demand you get access to:
  • 365 days of unlimited access to interactive, Cisco authorized training
  • Hands-on practice labs delivered through Discovery Labs
  • Course content that is equivalent to classroom training
  • Graded assessments at the end of every section to provide students with vital feedback
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