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Introduction to Cisco Network Design for CCDA DESGN (200-310)

by Leigh Bogardis

This course is part of a series of courses designed for network engineers interested in getting into network design vs. network implementation/maintenance.

What you'll learn

At the beginning of every network life sits a network designer who must weigh the requirements of the future network applications and put forth a design that will fulfill those requirements with the resources available. This course, Introduction to Cisco Network Design for CCDA DESGN (200-310), is the first in a series based around Cisco's important objectives to know at the associate level of network design engineer. First you'll learn about the Cisco design lifecycle, the theory of what to ask and search for and in what sequential order. Next, you'll learn about design documentation and what you need to find from the historical records of the old network design, as well as the mechanics of the network audit, a high point in this course if you like hands-on presentations. Finally, the course wraps up by teaching you about the design approach, dealing with the top-down or bottom-up theory of network design. By the end of this course, you will know the underlying foundations of how to continue on your design journey using the Cisco road map.

About the author

Leigh cut his teeth on frame relay and ATM at the turn of the century, moved on to SDH and DWDM for the new millennium, returned to TCP/IP in 2008 and has enjoyed the opportunities offered him by various clients and companies. Currently focusing on network design and architecture, as well as virtualization and security.

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