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Enterprise WAN Network Design for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320)

by Josh Burman

In this course, you'll learn fundamental knowledge of and gain the ability to design enterprise wide area networks (WAN). These include the design aspects of WAN connectivity, resilient WANs, extranet WANs, and Internet edge design.

What you'll learn

Enterprise wide area networks (WAN) are essential for connecting different networks together. In this course, Enterprise WAN Network Design for Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320), the third course of the Cisco CCDP ARCH (300-320) path, you'll learn the necessary knowledge to design enterprise wide area networks, and prepare for the CCDP exam. First, you'll cover WAN connectivity design aspects, such as private lines and virtual private network solutions. Next, you'll explore resilient WAN design techniques, including multi-homed networks, backup connections, and failover. Then, you'll learn about designing extranet WANs, including VPN vs. private line, and multi-tenant extranets. Finally, you'll discover the methods of integrating your internet edge into your network, including DMZ, network address translation, and proxies. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of enterprise WAN network design, and you'll be on your way to passing the 300-320 exam.

About the author

Josh is a network consultant who has travelled around the world to ply his trade. He holds an MS in Applied Information from the University of Oregon, as well as the coveted Cisco CCIE, the ISC2 CISSP, and an array of other IT certifications. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling, scuba diving, photography, and is currently training to complete a marathon. Recently, he successfully climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro. Josh lives in Portland, Oregon.

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