Cisco Certifications

ARCH - Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures v3.0

Course Objectives

  • Cisco Network Architectures for the Enterprise and how this concept addresses enterprise network needs for performance, scalability, and availability
  • Cisco Network Architectures for the Enterprise used as a framework for designing enterprise networks
  • Enterprise campus network designs
  • Enterprise data center designs
  • Enterprise edge and remote infrastructure designs
  • Network service designs for security considerations
  • VPN designs

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals seeking the CCDP certification and those working toward the CCDE certification
  • Pre-sales and post-sales network engineers that are involved in network design, planning, and implementation
  • Network administrators and designers that are responsible for designing and implementing the enterprise network
  • CCDA, CCDP, and CCDE candidates

Prerequisites

  • Good understanding of the underlying technical principles for advanced network designs
  • Familiarity with internetworking technologies, Cisco products, and Cisco IOS features
  • CCDA Boot Camp
  • ROUTE – Implementing Cisco IP Routing v2.0
  • SWITCH – Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks v2.0
CAPPS - Integrating Cisco Unified Communications Applications v8.0.0

Course Objectives

  • Integrate Cisco Unity Connection with CUCM
  • Unity Connection System Settings, Schedules, and Distribution Lists
  • Integrate Unity Connection with Microsoft Active Directory
  • Use Cisco Unity Connection Partitions and Search Spaces
  • Implement Cisco Unity Connection Call Management
  • Build an Audiotext Application using the Opening Greeting, Interview, and Call Handlers
  • Configure Directory Call Handlers
  • Configure Cisco Unity Connection Users, Class of Service, and Roles
  • Set Up Message Notification
  • Monitor and Troubleshoot Cisco Unity Connection and Cisco Unity Express
  • Integrate Cisco Unity Express with CUCM Express
  • Unity Express System Settings, Schedules, and Distribution Lists
  • Configure Cisco Unity Express Users and Class of Service
  • Unity Express Voice Mail Features, such as VoiceView and IMAP Messaging
  • Configure the Cisco Unity Express AutoAttendant
  • VPIM
  • Cisco Unified Presence
  • Configure CUCM for CUPS Integration
  • Cisco Unified Presence and How to implement Cisco Unified Personal Communicator
  • Configure CUPC Clients for Presence and Desk Phone Control
  • Deploy IP Phone Messenger
  • Configure Unity Connection Integration with Call Manager
  • Troubleshoot Cisco Unified Presence

Who Should Attend

  • Network administrators and network engineers
  • CCNP Voice candidates
  • Systems engineers

Prerequisites

  • CVOICE – Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Voice over IP and Q05 V8.0
CCNAX - Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated v3.0

Course Objectives

This course will enable you to:

  • Prepare for the CCNA Routing & Switching certification
  • Operate a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches, supporting VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree
  • Interactions and network functions of firewalls, wireless controllers and access points
  • Develop core routing and switching networking skills to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco networks for increased effectiveness and optimal performance within SMB and Enterprise settings
  • How device management can be implemented using traditional and intelligent ways
  • QoS, virtualization and cloud services, and network programmability related to WAN, access and core segments
  • Support Cisco network deployments and maintain these services in an on-going operational network

Who Should Attend

  • Network administrators
  • Network support engineers
  • Network engineer associate
  • Network specialist
  • Network analyst
  • Cisco channel partners
  • Individual pursuing the CCNA Routing & Switching certification

Prerequisites

  • A solid understanding of IPv4 and IPv6 based networks
  • A basic knowledge of network subnetting and IP routing
  • At least one year of networking experience
CIERS1 - Cisco 360 CCIE R&S Advanced Workshop 1 - 5.0

Course Objectives

  • Configuration and Troubleshooting of:
  • Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN)
  • Layer 2 concepts including Switches, HDLC and PPP
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Routing Information Protocol (RIP) v2
  • IGP Route Redistribution
  • Controlling IGP Updates with Route Maps and Distribute Lists
  • BGP-4 Neighbor Relationships (including Route Reflectors and Confederations) for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Filtering BGP Updates using Prefix Lists, AS Path Access Lists, Communities, and Route Maps
  • Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) Attribute Manipulation
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching and Layer 3 VPN
  • Router QOS
  • IP Multicast Routing using PIM Sparse and Dense Modes
  • Network Services including Network Address Translation (NAT), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), First Hop Redundancy Protocols, Network Time Protocols
  • Network Troubleshooting methodologies and techniques

Who Should Attend

  • Candidates for the CCIE Routing & Switching practical exam who are three to six months out from the date.

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are these advanced-level competencies (knowledge and skills):

  • Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching skills
  • IPv6 fundamentals
  • RIP, EIGRP, and OSPF configuration skills for both IPv4 and IPv6
  • BGP configuration skills
  • Multicast configuration skills
  • QoS configuration skills
  • Intermediate-level troubleshooting skills for all technologies listed
  • To gain the prerequisite skills and knowledge, learners should have passed the CCIE Routing and Switching written exam.
CIERS2 - Cisco 360 CCIE R&S Advanced Workshop 2 - 5.0

Course Objectives

Configuration and Troubleshooting of:

  • Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN)
  • Ethernet Switching
  • IPv4 and IPv6 IGP Routing Protocol
  • Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) v2 and v3
  • Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and EIGRP6
  • Routing Information Protocol (RIP) v2
  • Interior Gateway Protocol (IGP) Route Redistribution
  • Controlling IGP Updates with Route Maps and Distribute Lists
  • BGP-4 Neighbor Relationships (including Route Reflectors and Confederations) for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Multiprotocol Label Switching
  • Quality of Service
  • IP Multicasting
  • IPv6 Interior Routing Protocols
  • IPv6 Tunneling
  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
  • Advanced IP Access Lists
  • Network Time Protocol (NTP)
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • Syslog and Other Network Management Features
  • Specialty Catalyst Configuration Commands
  • Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP), Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP), and Gateway Load Balancing Protocol (GLBP)
  • Network Address Translation
  • Securing Cisco Routers and Switches

Who Should Attend

    • The primary audience for this course follows:
    • Network engineers that need be able to use an expert-level, problem-solving process including the Options Analysis method to support complex network technologies and topologies when both configuring and troubleshooting an internetwork

    The secondary audience for this course follows:

    • Network designers that design and support complex network technologies and topologies

Prerequisites

  • CCNP or equivalent job experience
  • Passing score on CCIE written exam 350-001 CCIE R&S
  • We recommend at least a month between the CIERS1 and CIERS2 courses

 

CIPTV1 - Implementing Cisco IP Telephony and Video Part 1 V1.0

Course Objectives

  • How the CUCM administrative and service GUIs work
  • Activate, start, and stop CUCM services
  • Configure base CUCM components, such as date time groups, device pools, Call Manager groups, and other common elements
  • Add and delete phones manually and using auto registration
  • Add users, assign them capabilities, and associate them with phones
  • LDAP Integration including LDAP synchronization and LDAP authentication
  • LDAP attribute mapping and filters
  • Deploying IP Phone services
  • Configure phone features: Music on Hold (MOH) and phone services
  • Set up media resources to use for MOH and conferencing
  • Build a dial plan including route patterns, route lists, and route groups supporting both the NANP and variable-length dial plans
  • Deploy line/device Class of Service using partitions and calling search spaces for call blocking
  • Call hunting (hunt lists) and call queuing configuration
  • PSTN access methods, gateway vs. Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE), and codec selection
  • PSTN access using MGCP gateways, including route lists, route groups, and digit manipulation
  • PSTN access using H.323 gateways including inbound and outbound dial peer selection
  • H.323 gateway digit manipulation, codec selection, and class of restriction
  • PSTN access using the CUBE and SIP trunks
  • CUBE and URI dialing
  • Media Resources including MOH, annunciators, and Media Termination Points (MTPs)
  • Hardware and software audio and video conference bridges
  • TelePresence MSE 800, TelePresence server, and TelePresence Conductor conferencing
  • Quality of Service (QoS) and bandwidth calculations
  • Best-Effort, IntServ, and DiffServ QoS models
  • QoS classification and marking
  • QoS policing and shaping

Who Should Attend

  • Network Professionals who install, configure and manage Cisco collaboration solutions

Prerequisites

  • CICD – Implementing Cisco Collaboration Devices
  • CIVND2 – Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices V1.0

 

CIPTV2 - Implementing Cisco IP Telephony and Video Part 2 v1.0

Course Objectives

  • Issues in multisite deployments and their solutions
  • Implement a variable-length on-net dial plan without globalization supporting multiple sites with overlapping extensions
  • Use v7, 8, and 9.1 features, including local route groups and global transformations
  • Transition to a globalized E.164 dial plan
  • Issues with globalization in the NANP
  • Implement a URI-based dial plan for multisite deployments
  • Implement call-processing resiliency in remote sites using SRST, MGCP fallback, and CUCM Express
  • Implement CAC to manage calling and prevent oversubscription of the IP WAN
  • Implement enhanced locations call admission control
  • Implement mobility features such as CUCM device mobility and CUCM extension mobility
  • Explore the use of gatekeepers
  • Configure and implement solutions to reduce bandwidth requirements in the IP WAN
  • Implement Cisco VCS
  • Implement Cisco Expressway series
  • Implement users and endpoints in Cisco VCS Control
  • Interconnecting and integrating Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Cisco VCS
  • Implement a dial plan on Cisco VCS
  • Implement Unified Communications and Mobile Remote Access (MRA)
  • Implementing ILS
  • Implement Global Dial Plan Replication (GDPR)
  • Implementing Call Control Discovery and SAF

Who Should Attend

  • Network professionals who install, configure, and manage Cisco Collaboration solutions in multisite enterprises.

Prerequisites

  •  Active CCNP Voice or CCNP Collaboration
  • One to three years of active Call Manager/Unified Communications Manager experience
  • Experience with SIP, H.323, and MGCP protocols
  • Basic understanding of video concepts inside unified communications
  • CICD – Implementing Cisco Collaboration Devices
  • CIVND2 – Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices v1.0
  • CIPTV1 – Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video Part 1 v1.0
CIVND2 - Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices, Part 2

Course Objectives

  • Cisco video and conferencing components and architectures
  • Implement and configure Cisco Collaboration endpoints
  • Implement and configure Cisco TelePresence endpoints
  • Implement multipoint conferencing on Cisco Collaboration endpoints
  • Implement Cisco DMP endpoints
  • Environment recommendations
  • Troubleshooting methodology and support

Who Should Attend

  • Network Video Operator and Administrator
  • Voice / UC / Collaboration / Communications Engineer
  • Collaboration Tools Engineer
  • Collaboration Sales / Systems Engineer

Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge of basic IP networking
  • Knowledge of video conferencing and streaming fundamentals
CUWSS - Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey v2.0

Course Objectives

  • Requirements for preparing for a site survey
  • Requirements for planning a site survey
  • Perform a site survey for data, voice, and location applications
  • Placement of the access points for data, voice, and location applications
  • Assess the deployment of the WLAN

Who Should Attend

  • Wireless network engineers, mid-level wireless support engineers, wireless test engineers, and wireless network designers, and other IT professionals tasked with performing or overseeing site surveys for WLAN solution implementations
  • Individuals wishing to attain CCNP Wireless certification

Prerequisites

Follow-On Courses:

  • IAUWS – Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security v2.0
  • IUWMS – Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services v2.0
  • IUWVN – Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks v2.0
DCAC9K- Cisco Data Center Application Centric Infrastructure v2.1

Course Objectives

  • Describe the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch ACI
  • Discuss the ACI fabric
  • Review Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switch hardware
  • Configure the ACI controller (APIC)
  • Configure ACI L4-L7 service integration
  • Integrate the APIC hypervisor
  • Understand the programmability and orchestration of the ACI network
  • Discuss ACI connectivity to outside networks
  • Implement ACI management
  • Describe migration options with ACI

Who Should Attend

  • Network and data center cloud systems architects, as well as server administrators
  • Application developers and security engineers as well as virtualization administrators

Prerequisites

  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Good understanding of networking protocols (CCNA Certification or equivalent knowledge is recommended) 

Note: If you’re looking for in-depth knowledge related to 9K NXOS Mode, VXLAN, and Cisco’s onePK, then we recommend that you take DCINX9K – Cisco Nexus 9000 Design and Configuration before taking this course.

DCICN - Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking v1.0

Course Objectives

  • How a network works
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications
  • Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet network requirements
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot routing operations on Cisco Nexus switches

Who Should Attend

  • Network administrators, engineers, designers, and managers
  • Cisco integrators/partners
  • Systems engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course.
DCICT - Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.0

Course Objectives

  • Describe and configure Cisco UCS
  • Describe and configure Cisco data center virtualization
  • Descibe and configure Cisco data center networking
  • Describe and configure Cisco automation and orchestration
  • Describe and verify Cisco ACI

Who Should Attend

  • Network designers, administrators, engineers, and managers
  • Storage administrators
  • Server administrators
  • Program managers
  • Project managers
  • Systems engineers

Prerequisites

The knowledge, skills and attitudes that a learner is expected to have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment

Cisco learning offerings that contribute to recommended knowledge, skills and attitudes:

  • Introduction to Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.0
DCNX7K - Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches V3.1

Course Objectives

  • Chassis and components of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Management tools available for the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch
  • Nexus switch management tools
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch functions and features, including Nexus-oriented features like vPC, FCoE, FabricPath,OTV, LISP, MPLS, and Security
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch Security and Quality of Service (QoS) features
  • Troubleshoot key features of the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Who Should Attend

  • Network engineers, designers, administrators, managers, system engineers, channel partners/resellers, customers, and employees Anyone who installs and implements the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch

Prerequisites

CCNA certification or equivalent knowledge

  • Recommended:
    • ROUTE – Implementing Cisco IP Routing v2.0
    • SWITCH – Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks v2.0
DCUCD - Data Center Unified Computing Design v5.0

Course Objectives

  • Evaluate the data center solution design and design process in regards to contemporary data center challenges, data center solution architecture, and components
  • Assess the requirements and performance characteristics of the data center computing solution
  • Updated hardware components available in Cisco UCS designs and how to select the proper hardware
  • Employ design steps to design for the Cisco UCS solution for given data center requirements
  • Propose a solution management design for a given environment
  • Evaluate and design Cisco UCS solution for LAN, SAN, and Virtual Access layer connectivity
  • Recognize and design Cisco UCS server deployments
  • Identify a Cisco UCS solution for Unified Communications and a Hadoop distributed computing application with specific UCS components to fit their application needs
  • Configure Cisco UCS B-Series blade servers with Cisco UCS Manager v2.0
  • Configure Cisco UCS C-Series blade servers with Cisco Integrated Management Controller (IMC)
  • Implement service profiles and blade configuration for Microsoft Hyper-V 2008 and 2012, VMware ESXi v4.1, v5.0, and v5.1
  • Configure Cisco UCS v2.0 Manager and vSphere integration for pass-thru switching (PTS)

Who Should Attend

  • Data center designers, administrators, and engineers
  • System engineers and managers

Prerequisites

  • CCNA Data Center certification
  • Knowledge of Cisco Nexus product
  • Knowledge of Cisco MDS product
  • Knowledge of server and desktop virtualization (VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware View, and Citrix XenDesktop)
  • Operating system administration familiarity (Linux and Windows)
DCUCI - Data Center Unified Computing Implementation v5.2

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objective:

  • Install the UCS B-Series system out of the box and deploy service profiles using pooled identites and service profile templates
  • Configure the UCS B-Series system for deployments using iSCSI and configure B and C Series systems for deployments using Fibre Channel for regular data access and booting
  • Configure and implement secruity mechanisms such as RBAC with Organizations and Locales, LDAP integration, trusted points and key rings.
  • Configure and implement nonitoring with syslog and Call Home.
  • Manage UCS Manager domains with UCS central, manage multiple C-series servers with Cisco IMC supervisor, and interact with the UCS Manager XML, API.

Who Should Attend

  • System engineers and technicians who implement Cisco UCS B-Series Blade Servers and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers
  • Data center technicians, administrators, designers and engineers

Prerequisites

Students considered for this training should have attended the following classes or obtained equivalent level of knowledge:

  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.0
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) v6.0
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX) or Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) and Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)
  • Implementing Cisco Storage Network Solutions (ICSNS)

The knowledge, skills and attitudes that a learner is expected to have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Understanding of server system design and architecture
  • Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
  • Familiarity with SANs
  • Familiarity with Fibre Channel protocol
  • Understanding of Cisco Enterprise Data Center Architecture
  • Familiarity with hypervisor technologies (such as VMware)

 

DCUCT - Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing v5.0

Course Objectives

  • Process and tools for determining Cisco UCS B-series architecture, installation, and configuration related issues
  • Troubleshoot processes on the standalone Cisco UCS C-Series deployments
  • Valid Cisco UCS C-Series integrated architecture and the process of determining issues related to integration of Cisco UCS C-Series server with Cisco UCS Manager

Who Should Attend

  • Data center designers, data center administrators, and system engineers
  • Data center engineers and managers

Prerequisites

  • DCUCI – Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing or equivalent knowledge
  • Familiarity with server virtualization (VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V)
  • Familiarity with administration of common operating systems (Linux and Windows)
  • DCUCI v5.0 – Data Center Unified Computing Implementation
DCUFD - Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0

Course Objectives

  • Evaluate the data center solution design and design process regarding contemporary data center challenges, Cisco Data Center Architecture solution, and components
  • Provide a comprehensive and detailed overview of technologies used in data centers, and describe scalability implications and their possible use in cloud environments
  • Design data center connections and topologies in the core layer
  • Explain and design data center storage designs, solutions, and limitations of various storage technologies
  • Design secure data centers that are protected from application-based threats, network security threats, and physical security threats
  • Design data center infrastructure that is required to implement network-based application services
  • Design data center management to facilitate monitoring, managing, and provisioning of data center equipment and applications

Who Should Attend

  • Data center designers, data center administrators, and system engineers
  • Data center engineers and managers
  • Program and project managers

Prerequisites

  • CCNA Data Center
  • Knowledge that is covered in the Cisco Nexus product family courses
  • Knowledge that is covered in the DESGN – Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions course
DCUFI - Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0

Course Objectives

  • Cisco Unified Fabric products in a Cisco data center network architecture
  • Select and configure the distinctive Cisco Nexus Series switch features to meet the implementation requirements and expectations in the Cisco data center architecture
  • Configure advanced features, such as Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV), Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS), Locator/ID Separation Protocol (LISP), security, and quality of service (QoS)
  • Management tools available for the Cisco Nexus switches and how to configure the relevant management tool to support the given design
  • Fibre Channel protocol, the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol, and the Data Center Bridging (DCB) enhancements
  • Configure FCoE on the Cisco Nexus 5000, Nexus 7000, MDS Series, and Nexus 5500 Series switches

Who Should Attend

  • Systems and field engineers, consulting systems engineers, technical solutions architects, and Cisco integrators and partners who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series switches and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series fabric extenders
  • Data center engineers and managers, program managers, and project managers

Prerequisites

  • CCNA Data Center certification is recommended
  • Understanding of and experience with the Fibre Channel protocol and the SAN environment

Recommended:

  • DCMDS v2.0 – Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches
DCUFT - Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0

Course Objectives

  • Troubleshooting tools and methodologies available from the command line interface (CLI) and in Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) used to identify and resolve issues in a Cisco Data Center network architecture
  • Identify and resolve issues related to VLANs and PVLANs
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Port Channels and virtual Port Channels
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Cisco FabricPath
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV)
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel interface operation
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel Switching when the NX-OS Switch is used in switched mode or in N Port virtualization (NPV) mode
  • Identify and resolve issues related to Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) in the Cisco data center architecture
  • Identify and resolve issues related to the Nexus 7000
  • Identify and resolve issues specific to the Nexus 5000 family
  • Identify and resolve issues specific to the Nexus 2000 FEX
  • Identify and resolve issues specific to the Cisco MDS family of switches

Who Should Attend

  • Data center administrators and engineers, network administrators and engineers, consulting systems engineers, and Cisco integrators and partners
  • Data center designers and managers, network designers and managers, and systems engineers

Prerequisites

  • CCNA or CCNP certification
  • Experience with Fibre Channel Protocol
  • DCUFI – Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric
  • DCMDS v2.0 – Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches
  • Attendance of Nexus 7000, 5000, and MDS courses
  • DCNX5K – Implementing the Cisco Nexus 5000 and 2000 v2.0
  • DCNX7K – Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v2.0
  • DCUFI – Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0
  • DCMDS v2.0 – Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches
  • DCNX5K – Implementing the Cisco Nexus 5000 and 2000 v2.0
  • DCNX7K – Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches v2.1
DESGN v3.0 - Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions v3.0

Course 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 are software defined networks and describe example solutions

Who Should Attend

  • This course is intended for pre-sales and post-sales network engineers involved in network design, planning and implementation. As well as individuals looking to attain the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) certification or the Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) certification.

Prerequisites

  • ICND1 is now required to achieve the CCDA certification.
  • It is recommended that delegates have attended their CCNP in Routing and Switching before starting the design curriculum.
BTEABVD - Executing Cisco Advanced Business Value Analysis and Design Techniques v1.0

Course Objectives

Throughout this course individuals will have the opportunity to apply real-life business case studies using guided exercises. Prior to each module the instructor will provide an overview of the content and knowledge that is necessary to complete the exercises. Where applicable, course content is presented in the context of actual outcome-based sales scenarios. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Assess diverse industry and account information by compiling key insights and transforming them into a description of the customer’s business environment for outcome-based selling
  • Describe the challenges and opportunities related to using consultative approaches in selling solutions and services to large enterprise customers
  • Illustrate tactics to manage stakeholder interest across the IT sales and consumption cycles
  • Apply the Cisco 9-Step Sales Approach to achieve a customer agreement for acquiring and adopting solutions and services that support their business outcomes
  • Demonstrate how a structured solution catalog can enable several types of outcome-based revenue
  • Compose an outcome-based selling proposal that addresses the customer’s business and financial metrics
  • Formulate a plan to capture and report on results from solutions that enable outcomes
  • Compare and contrast the proposed outcome targets with actual adoption and implementation results
  • Assemble the key elements of an organizational change and adoption strategy to help define the expected benefits from a suite of solutions and services

Who Should Attend

  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees

Prerequisites

It is recommended, but not required, that student have the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

  • Cisco Business Value Specialist Certification

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BTASBVA - Applying Cisco Specialized Business Value Analysis Skills

Course Objectives

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Understand how to apply Business Value methods and architecture concepts across phases of the sales cycle
  • Perform the Business Value Specialist role, in conducting sales activities and engaging with customers
  • Use business value selling skills to convey how Cisco architectures, solutions and services address customer needs
  • Identify and interact with key stakeholders to achieve business outcomes for Cisco, Channel Partners and customers
  • Understand financial aspects and build a business case to describe the business value of your solution

Who Should Attend

  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees

Prerequisites

This course is based on assumption that attendees will have earned the following achievements, skills, knowledge, or equivalent:

  • Passed either the 810-403 OUTCOMES or 810-420 BTUBVAF
  • 3-8 years of experience selling technology or networking products and services
OUTCOMES - Selling Business Outcomes

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Explain the tenets, principles, and approach to business outcomes sales
  • Articulate the customer environment for purchasing and adopting technology solutions
  • Describe opportunities for sales revenue and customer impact across industry verticals
  • Discuss critical success factors and key performance indicators for business outcomes sales
  • Identify key customer decision makers, influencers, and expectations
  • Explain the financial drivers that impact business outcomes sales
  • Prepare a customer focused action plan and business outcomes story

Who Should Attend

  • Entry level Channel Partner Account Managers and experienced Channel Partner Account Managers who are responsible for selling Cisco technology solutions to external customers.

Prerequisites

  • This sections lists the skills and knowledge that learners must possess to benefit fully from the course. It includes recommended Cisco learning offerings that the learner may complete to benefit fully from this course.
  • The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:
  •         Basics of selling
  •         Basics of Cisco technologies
IINS - Implementing Cisco Network Security v3.0

Course Objectives

  • Common network security concepts
  • Secure routing and switching infrastructure
  • Deploy basic authentication, authorization, and accounting services
  • Deploy basic firewalling services
  • Deploy basic site-to-site and remote access VPN services
  • Advanced security services such as intrusion protection, content security and identity management
  • Develop a comprehensive network security policy to counter threats against information security
  • Configure routers with Cisco IOS software security features, including management and reporting functions
  • Bootstrap the Cisco ASA Firewall for use in a production network
  • Configure the Cisco ASA Firewall for remote access to a Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) VPN
  • Configure a Cisco IOS zone-based firewall (ZBF) to perform basic security operations on a network
  • Configure site-to-site VPNs using Cisco IOS features
  • Configure security features on IOS switches to mitigate various Layer 2 and Layer 3 attacks
  • How a network can be compromised using freely available tools
  • Implement line passwords, and enable passwords and secrets
  • Examine authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) concepts and features using the local database as well as Cisco Secure ACS 5.2
  • Configure packet filtering on the perimeter router

Who Should Attend

  • Network designers
  • Network SAN security administrators
  • Network, systems, and security engineers
  • Network and security managers

Prerequisites

ICND1 - Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1 is required.

Course Objectives

  • Network fundamentals and how to build simple LANs
  • Establish Internet connectivity
  • Manage network device security
  • Expand small to medium-sized networks with WAN connectivity
  • IPv6 basics

Who Should Attend

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

Prerequisites

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic address knowledge
SISAS - Implementing Cisco Secure Access Solutions v1.0

Course Objectives

  • Cisco ISE architecture and access control capabilities
  • 802.1X architecture, implementation, and operation
  • Commonly implemented Extensible Authentication Protocols (EAP)
  • Implement public-key infrastructure (PKI) with ISE
  • Implement internal and external authentication databases
  • Implement MAC authentication bypass
  • Implement identity-based authorization policies
  • Cisco TrustSec features
  • Implement web authentication and guest access
  • Implement ISE posture service
  • Implement ISE profiling
  • Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) with ISE
  • Troubleshoot ISE

Who Should Attend

  • Network security engineers

Prerequisites

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) certification
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) Security certification
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system
SENSS - Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions v1.0

Course Objectives

  • Security threat landscape
  • Implement Cisco modular network security architectures such as SecureX and TrustSec
  • Deploy Cisco infrastructure management and control plane security controls
  • Configure Cisco layer 2 and layer 3 data plane security controls
  • Implement and maintain Cisco ASA Network Address Translations (NAT)
  • Implement and maintain Cisco IOS Software NAT
  • Designing and deploying Cisco Cyber Threat Defense solutions on a Cisco ASA utilizing access policy and application and identity based inspection
  • Implement Botnet Traffic Filters
  • Deploy Cisco IOS Zone-Based Policy Firewalls (ZBFW)
  • Configure and verify Cisco IOS ZBFW application inspection policy

Who Should Attend

  • Network security engineers

Prerequisites

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) certification
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) Security certification
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system
SIMOS - Implementing Cisco Secure Mobility Solutions

Course Objectives

  • Various VPN technologies and deployments
  • Cryptographic algorithms and protocols that provide VPN security
  • Cisco site-to-site VPN solutions
  • Cisco FlexVPN in point-to-point, hub-and-spoke, and spoke-to-spoke IPsec VPNs
  • Cisco clientless SSL VPNs
  • Cisco AnyConnect SSL and IPsec VPNs
  • Endpoint security and dynamic access policies (DAP)

Who Should Attend

  • Network security engineers

Prerequisites

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) certification
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) Security certification
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system
SITCS - Implementing Cisco Threat Control Solutions

Course Objectives

  • Cisco ASA NGFW
  • Deploy and configure Cisco Web Security Appliance
  • Configure Cisco Cloud Web Security Connectors
  • Cisco Email Security solution
  • Configure Cisco Email Appliance incoming and outgoing policies
  • Cisco IPS Threat Control
  • Configure and Implement Cisco IPS Sensor into a network

Who Should Attend

  • Network security engineers

Prerequisites

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) certification
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) Security certification
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating system
PASESA - Cisco Channel Partner-Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance 2.0

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to:

  • Provide students with information and practical reinforcement activities that will prepare them to configure, administer, monitor and conduct basic troubleshooting tasks of the Cisco Email Security Appliance in small to medium-sized businesses and enterprise installations.

Who Should Attend

  • This course is for Channel Partners seeking to acquire knowledge about how to maintain, optimize, and troubleshoot a Cisco Email Security Appliance.

The primary target theaters for the course are:

  • Cisco Channel Partners seeking to maintain, optimize, and troubleshoot a Cisco Email Security Appliance.
  • Channel Partner engineers that are seeking to prepare for the Cisco Email Security Field Engineer (#700-280 ESFE) exam

Prerequisites

This section lists the skills and knowledge that learners must possess to benefit fully from the course. It includes recommended Cisco learning offerings that the learner may complete to benefit fully from this course.

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Basic computer literacy, including the use of general office software, such as Microsoft Office
  • Basic Microsoft Windows navigation and keyboard proficiency skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills, including use of a browser and search tools
  • Basic email usage skills
  • Moderate knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals
  • Experience with Internet-based messaging, including SMTP, Internet message formats, and MIME message formats
SESA - Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance Part 1 and 2 V2.1

Course Objectives

  • Integrate with a directory server via LDAP
  • Use message filters to redirect and modify messages
  • How web reputation filters are used to control SPAM
  • Integration AMP with Email Security Appliance
  • Safely deploy and debug message filters
  • Configure TLS and Guaranteed Secure Delivery
  • Authenticate email with SPF, SIDF and DMARC
  • How to manage high volume of emails
  • Configure ESA cluster for central administration

Who Should Attend

  • Enterprise messaging managers and system administrators
  • Email system designers and architects
  • Network managers responsible for messaging implementation

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Basic computer literacy, including the use of general office software such as Microsoft Office
  • Basic Microsoft Windows navigation and keyboard proficiency skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills, including use of a browser and search tools
  • Basic email usage skills
  • Moderate knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals
  • Experience with Internet-based messaging, including SMTP, Internet message formats, and MIME message formats
SWSA - Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance 2.1

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to provide students with information and practical activities that will prepare them to evaluate, install, configure, and administer a Cisco WSA in small- to medium-sized businesses and enterprise installations.

  • Describe the Cisco WSA
  • Install and verify the WSA
  • Deploy proxy services for the WSA
  • Utilize authentication with the WSA
  • Configure various policies for the WSA
  • Enforce acceptable use using the WSA
  • Defend against malware
  • Configure data security
  • Describe Cisco Cloud Web Security
  • Use Cisco AnyConnect Secure Mobility Client
  • Perform administration and troubleshooting of WSAs

Who Should Attend

The audience may include the following:

  • Security architects and system designers
  • Network administrators and operations engineers
  • Network or security managers who are responsible for web security

Prerequisites

  • This topic lists the skills and knowledge that students must possess to benefit fully from the course. It includes recommended Cisco learning offerings that the student may complete to benefit fully from this course.
  • The knowledge and skills that a student must have before attending this course are as follows:
  • TCP/IP services, including DNS, SSH, FTP, SNMP, HTTP, and HTTPS, is assumed.
  • Experience with IP routing is assumed.
SASAA - Implementing Advanced Cisco ASA Security v2.1

Course Objectives

  • Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls and the Cisco ASA Services Module (ASA SM)
  • Implement ASA Security Zones and Equal Cost Mulitpathing
  • Configure ASA 9.3/9.4 new features including: REST API for configuration, Policy Based Routing, ACL Manual Commit and ACL Forward Refernece
  • Implement the Cisco ASA Identity Firewall Feature, including the use of the Cisco CDA
  • Implement the Cisco ASA SFR (FirePOWER Services) module
  • Configure Cisco ASA to integrate with Cisco Cloud Web Security to provide web security and filtering services through an SaaS model
  • Security Group Access Control (SGACL) feature in Cisco ASA Software 9.0 and later.
  • Implement a Cisco ASA Cluster feature which allows as many as eight Cisco ASA appliances to be joined in a single cluster

Who Should Attend

  • Network administrators, managers, coordinators
  • Anyone who requires advanced training on the ASA 5500-X
  • Security technicians, administrators, and engineers

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • SASAC – Implementing Core Cisco ASA Security v1.0
SASAC - Implementing Core Cisco ASA Security v1.0

Course Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Explain the core essential features of Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls
  • Describe how to implement Cisco ASA basic connectivity and device management
  • Implement basic Cisco ASA network integration
  • Describe and implement basic Cisco ASA policy controls
  • Describe Cisco ASA common VPN components
  • Describe and implement Cisco ASA clientless VPN solutions
  • Describe and implement Cisco ASA and Cisco AnyConnect full tunnel VPN solutions

Who Should Attend

  • Network engineers supporting Cisco ASA 9.x implementations

Prerequisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Hold a CCNA in Security ICND1 + IINS
SAEXS - Cisco ASA Express Security v1.5

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the Cisco ASA technology
  • Describe how to configure network integration and manage network settings for the Cisco ASA
  • Choose, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco ASA security appliance features
  • Introduce and deploy Cisco Remote Access VPN
  • Describe NGFW capabilities provided by the Cisco ASA with FirePOWER Service Module and their configuration using FireSIGHT Management Center
  • Describe the features of Cisco’s ASA Cloud Web Security
  • Explore Cisco ASA Active / Standby High Availability
  • Describe how to configure IPS for NGFW Settings and Filtering
  • Describe the Cisco ASA NFGW WSE and AVC solutions and how to configure Cisco ASA NGFW Objects and Policies
  • Describe the features of Cisco’s ASA CLoud Web Security
  • Explore Cisco ASA Active / Standby High Availability

Who Should Attend

  • Channel partners
  • Employees

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Knowledge of IP networking and IP header fields
  • Basic understanding of firewall uses and roles
  • Basic understanding of firewall functions such as NAT, Application Inspection, Packet Filtering
  • Basic understanding of common security threats and mitigation techniques such malware, DoS,
  • Intrusion Prevention, URL filtering
CANAC - Implementing Cisco NAC Appliance

Course Objectives

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Given client network security requirements, explain how a NAC Appliance (Cisco Clean Access) deployment scenario will meet or exceed network security requirements
  • Configure the common elements of a NAC Appliance (Cisco Clean Access) solution
  • Configure the NAC Appliance (Cisco Clean Access) in-band and out-of-band implementation options
  • Implement a highly available NAC Appliance (Cisco Clean Access) solution to mitigate network threats and facilitate network access for those users that meet corporate security requirements
  • Maintain a highly available NAC Appliance (Cisco Clean Access) deployment in medium and enterprise network environments

Who Should Attend

  • This course will be of interest for anyone responsible for the design, implementation, or support of a Cisco NAC Appliance installation and Cisco Channel Partners preparing for CCSP and NAC Specialist certification

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows: 

  • Fundamental knowledge of implementing network security or CCSP or Cisco Security CSQ
  • SNRS or working knowledge of digital certificates
  • BCSI or working knowledge of HSRP.
NGIPASAA - Cisco ASA NGFW Fundamentals with Cisco FirePOWER Next Generation IPS (NGIPS) Services v2.0

Course Objectives

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Understand and articulate the features and benefits of Cisco’s Next Generation Adaptive Security Appliances
  • Configuring ASA and basic rules
  • Overview of Cisco FirePOWER Next-Generation IPS (NGIPS) solution
  • Understand the capabilities of the Cisco FirePOWER NGIPS
  • Describe how to deploy and manage Cisco FirePOWER NGIPS devices
  • Explore the FireSIGHT Management Center using the Context Explorer
  • Describe the various detection technologies used in the FireSIGHT system
  • Navigate the user interface and administrative features of the FireSIGHT system, including reporting functionality to properly assess threats
  • Use Access Control, File Policies and Intrusion Policies to control traffic within a network
  • Analyse files to determine their level of threat and trajectory within a network
  • Integrate Active Directory with FireSIGHT and User Agent for User based policies
  • Understand the Tuning capability
  • Integrated SSL Decryption
  • URL-based Security Intelligence
  • Application Detectors

Who Should Attend

  • Presale consultants and engineers with very little experience with Cisco ASA product range as well as Senior System Engineers and Field Engineers.

Prerequisites

  • Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:
  • CCNA certified, preferably CCNA Security Certified or equivalent experience
SPNGN1 - Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1

Course Objectives

  • Use the host-to-host packet delivery process
  • Issues that are related to increasing traffic on an Ethernet LAN
  • Switched LAN technology solutions to Ethernet networking issues
  • Reasons for extending the reach of a LAN and the methods that can be used
  • Reasons for connecting networks with routers and how routed networks transmit data by using TCP/IP
  • Function of WANs and the major devices of WANs
  • Configure PPP encapsulation, static and dynamic routing, and NAT
  • Tools used to manage a service provider network

Who Should Attend

  • Cisco Build-Operate-Transfer partners who are focused on service provider NGN networks specific to entry-level network operations personnel
  • Service provider network operations organizations specific to entry-level network operations personnel
  • Service provider operations customers, partners who support service provider NGN environments, and internal Cisco engineers who wish to pursue Cisco professional or expert-level SP operations certifications

Prerequisites

  • Familiarity with binary
  • Familiarity with IP subnetting
  • Basic knowledge of the OSI model
  • Basic idea of the operation of TCP/IP
  • Basic knowledge of Ethernet
  • Basic knowledge of WAN
  • Understanding Networking Fundamentals
SPNGN2 - Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2

Course Objectives

  • Operation of IP and data network
  • IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes
  • Configure switched network technologies
  • Routed network technologies
  • Configure IP services
  • Configure Cisco operating systems and platforms
  • Configure transport technologies
  • Configure access and edge technologies
  • Configure security in the network
  • MPLS, multicast, and high availability
  • Configure network management
  • VPN technologies

Who Should Attend

  • Network administrators, engineers, managers, and systems engineers working in the service provider environment
  • Network designers, project managers, and program managers
  • Individuals preparing for CCNA SP certification

Prerequisites

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco IOS/IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR software configuration
  • Skills and knowledge equivalent to Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 (SPNGN1)
  • SPNGN1 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1
SPCORE - Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Core Network Services

Course Objectives

  • Features of MPLS and how MPLS labels are assigned and distributed
  • Requirements for traffic engineering in modern networks that must attain optimal resource utilization
  • QoS and the need to implement it
  • Classify and mark network traffic to implement an administrative policy requiring QoS
  • Cisco QoS queuing mechanisms used to manage network congestion
  • Traffic policing and shaping, including token bucket, dual token bucket, and dual-rate policing

Who Should Attend

  • Network administrators, engineers, and managers who want to implement MPLS and MPLS TE in the core portion of service provider environments and ensure QoS in the service provider backbone
  • Systems engineers
  • Individuals preparing for CCNP Service Provider certification

Prerequisites

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Cisco IOS, IOS XE, and Cisco IOS XR software configuration
  • SPNGN1 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1
  • SPNGN2 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2
  • SPROUTE – Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Routing
  • SPADVROUTE – Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing v1.0
SPADVROUTE - Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Routing

Course Objectives

  • Configure the provider network to support multiple BGP connections with customers and other autonomous systems
  • Common routing and addressing scalability issues in the provider network
  • Available BGP tools and features to secure and optimize the BGP routing protocol in a service provider environment
  • IP multicast services and the technologies that are present in IP multicasting
  • PIM-SM as the most current scalable IP multicast routing protocol
  • Service provider IPv6 transition implementations

Who Should Attend

  • Network administrators, engineers, and managers who would like to implement IP routing in service provider environments
  • Systems engineers
  • Individuals preparing for CCNP Service Provider certification

Prerequisites

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts and Cisco IOS/IOS XE and Cisco IOS XR software configuration
  • Skills and knowledge that are equivalent to those gained in:
  • SPNGN1 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1
  • SPNGN2 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2
  • SPROUTE – Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Routing
SPCORE - Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Core Network Services

Course Objectives

  • Features of MPLS and how MPLS labels are assigned and distributed
  • Requirements for traffic engineering in modern networks that must attain optimal resource utilization
  • QoS and the need to implement it
  • Classify and mark network traffic to implement an administrative policy requiring QoS
  • Cisco QoS queuing mechanisms used to manage network congestion
  • Traffic policing and shaping, including token bucket, dual token bucket, and dual-rate policing

Who Should Attend

  • Network administrators, engineers, and managers who want to implement MPLS and MPLS TE in the core portion of service provider environments and ensure QoS in the service provider backbone
  • Systems engineers
  • Individuals preparing for CCNP Service Provider certification

Prerequisites

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Cisco IOS, IOS XE, and Cisco IOS XR software configuration
  • SPNGN1 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1
  • SPNGN2 – Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2
  • SPROUTE – Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Routing
  • SPADVROUTE – Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing v1.0
DCICN - Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking v1.0

Course Objectives

  • How a network works
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications
  • Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet network requirements
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot routing operations on Cisco Nexus switches

Who Should Attend

  • Network administrators, engineers, designers, and managers
  • Cisco integrators/partners
  • Systems engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course.
OFCN - Operational Foundations for Cisco Service Provider Core Networks

Course Objectives

  • Describe service provider NGN technology trends and their effect on operational environments
  •  Describe the various NMS tools available to monitor networks and network devices
  •  Implement incident (event) management procedures
  •  Demonstrate fault management procedures
  •  Describe the configuration management process
  •  Demonstrate change management procedures
  •  Identify performance management procedures

Who Should Attend

  • Support staff
  • Service provider network operations center (NOC) personnel
  • Service provider engineers
  • Service provider partners

Prerequisites

  • IP networking fundamentals; those topics supported by the ICND1 course.
  •  Operations process knowledge, represented by eTOM and/or ITIL® training or recommendations.
  •  Troubleshooting methodology knowledge or experience as applied to IP network environments.
  •  UNIX and/or Linux operating system experience or general familiarity.
  •  Attendance in Supporting Cisco Service Provider Operations IP NGN (SSPO) v1 course
SISE - Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine v2.1

Course Objectives

  • After completing this course you should be able to:
    • Install ISE v1.3
    • Understand the concepts of Policy Enforcement in a Cisco
    • Configure Cisco ISE v 1.3 for Guest Access, BYOD and MDM and network Cisco ISE Compliance and Posture
    • Understand the concepts of designing an implementation along with Cisco recognized best practice

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals involved in the deployment and maintenance of the Cisco ISE platform.

Prerequisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Familiarity with Cisco IOS CLI
  • Familiarity with Cisco ASA
  • Familiarity with Cisco VPN clients
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Windows Operating Systems
  • Familiarity with 802.1X
QOS - Implementing Cisco Quality of Service v2.5

Course Objectives

After you complete this course you will be able to:

Explain the need for QoS, describe the fundamentals of QoS policy, identify and describe the different models that are used for ensuring QoS in a network.

  • Explain the use of MQC and AutoQoS to implement QoS on the network and describe some of the mechanisms used to monitor QoS implementations.
  • Given a converged network and a policy defining QoS requirements, classify and mark network traffic in order to implement the policy.
  • Use Cisco queuing mechanisms to manage network congestion
  • Use Cisco QoS congestion avoidance mechanisms to reduce the effects of congestion on the network.
  • Use Cisco QoS traffic policing and traffic shaping mechanisms to effectively limit the rate of network traffic
  • Use Cisco link efficiency mechanisms to improve the bandwidth efficiency of low-speed WAN links
  • Describe the recommended best practices and methods used for end-to-end QoS deployment in the enterprise.

Who Should Attend

  • This course is aimed at pre-and post-sales technical engineers responsible for designing, implementing, or troubleshooting networks and network architects responsible for designing multiservice networks to carry voice, video, and data traffic in enterprise or service provider environments.

Prerequisites

  • Valid CCNA (ICND1 and ICND2 or CCNAX)
MPLS - Implementing Cisco MPLS V3.0

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe the features of MPLS
  • Describe how MPLS labels are assigned and distributed
  • Configure and troubleshoot frame-mode MPLS on Cisco IOS platforms
  • Describe the MPLS peer-to peer architecture and explain the routing and packet forwarding model in this architecture
  • Configure, monitor and troubleshoot VPN operations
  • Describe how the MPLS VPN model can be used to implement managed services and internet access
  • Describe the various internet access implementations that are available and the benefits and drabacks of each model
  • Describe the task and commands that are necessary to implement MPLS TE.

Who Should Attend

  • Primary target audience: This course is intended primarily for network administrators, network engineers, network managers and systems engineers who would like to implement MPLS and MPLS Traffic Engineering.
  • Secondary target audience: This course is intended for network designers and project managers. The course is also recommended to all individuals preparing for MPLS exam.

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Cisco IOS Software configuration
  • Configuring and troubleshooting EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS and BGP

Skills and knowledge equivalent to those learned in:

  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices v2.0, Part 1 (ICND1) v2.0 and Part 2 (ICND2) v2.0, or
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated Version 2.0 (CCNAX) v2.0
  • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE) v2.0
  • Configuring BGP on Cisco Routers (BGP) v4.0
  • Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks Part 1 (SPNGN1) v1.2
  • Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks Part 2 (SPNGN2) v1.2
  • Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Routing (SPROUTE) v1.2
  • Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing (SPADVROUTE) v1.2
CWAAS - Cisco Wide Area Application Services v3.0

Course Objectives

  • Business value of WAN optimization and application acceleration technologies
  • Basic configuration steps required for a Cisco WAAS deployment
  • Implement, integrate, and manage Cisco WAAS
  • Design a Cisco WAAS solution
  • Configure advanced features of Cisco WAAS
  • Implement each of the Cisco WAAS application optimizers for maximum performance
  • Troubleshoot a Cisco WAAS solution

Who Should Attend

  • Network designers, administrators, and engineers
  • System administrators and engineers
  • Server administrators and engineers

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows networking technologies, VMware server virtualization technologies, and WAN optimization
  • ICND1 v2.0 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1
DCNX5K - Implementing the Cisco Nexus 5000 v3.0

Course Objectives

  • Products that comprise the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches product family
  • Products that comprise the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender product family
  • Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch system architecture
  • Architecture, features, and usage of the Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS) Software
  • Configure network features on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches for LAN operation
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders for operation with the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Configure Ethernet port channels and virtual port channels (vPC) on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Configure Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Components of the Fibre Channel Protocol, the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) protocol, and IEEE Data Center Bridging (DCB) Ethernet Enhancements
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches to support the FCoE protocol
  • Configure Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches for connection to the SAN
  • Secure the operation of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Configure system management features on Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Understand the high availability and In Service Software Update (ISSU) features of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches
  • Implement a structured troubleshooting process using available tools and resources of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches and troubleshoot real world issues relating to the LAN, SAN, and FCoE

Who Should Attend

  • Systems and field engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects
  • Cisco integrators and partners who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series switches and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series fabric extenders
  • Data center engineers and managers
  • Program managers
  • Project managers

Prerequisites

  • Solid understanding of networking protocols
  • Knowledge of the Fibre Channel Protocol and the SAN environment
  • CCNA certification is recommended but not required
IUWVN - Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks v2.0

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Implement QOS for Wireless Applications using the Best Practices guidelines
  • Describe traditional and VOIP architecture.
  • Design a wireless network for voice support
  • Implement a Voice over Wireless LAN network infrastructure
  • Implement Multicast in a wireless network
  • Configure the wireless infrastructure for video and high bandwidth applications

Who Should Attend

  • The Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks course is targeted to Network Engineers, Network Administrators, Network Managers, System Engineers, WLAN designers, Project Managers, and any individual wishing to attain the CCNP-Wireless certification.

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Cisco Certified Networking Associate – CCNA
  • Cisco Certified Networking Associate Wireless – CCNA Wireless
IUWMS - Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services v2.0

Course Objectives

  • Design a WLAN infrastructure for mobility
  • Implement advanced services and manage them with the WCS and WCS Navigator
  • Implement Cisco’s location-based services
  • Implement the Mobility Services Engine into the wireless network
  • Outdoor wireless networks and products
  • Implement and manage an indoor enterprise mesh
  • Optimize and troubleshoot the WLAN

Who Should Attend

  • Wireless network administrators and engineers with 3-5 years experience in the field, wireless network planners/designers, administrators/managers, and engineers
  • Mid-level wireless support engineers, wireless technical marketing engineers, wireless system engineers, and wireless test engineers

Prerequisites

  • IUWNE – Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials v2.0

Follow-On Courses:

  • CUWSS – Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey v2.0
  • IAUWS – Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security v2.0
  • IUWVN – Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks v2.0
IAUWS - Implementing Advanced Cisco Unified Wireless Security v2.0

Course Objectives

  • Translate organizational and regulatory security policies and enforce security compliances
  • Integrate security on client devices
  • Design and implement guest access services on the WLAN controller
  • Design and integrate a wireless network with Cisco NAC appliance
  • Implement secure wireless connectivity services on the WLAN controller
  • Use the internal security features on the WLAN controller and integrate the WLAN controller with advanced security platforms to isolate and mitigate security threats to the WLAN

Who Should Attend

  • Wireless network engineers, mid-level wireless support engineers, wireless test engineers, wireless network designers with 3-5 years of experience, and those in the networking field who will be required to define the security requirements for various deployment models

Prerequisites

Prerequisites

  • IUWNE – Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials v2.0

Follow-On Courses

  • CUWSS – Conducting Cisco Unified Wireless Site Survey v2.0
  • IUWMS – Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Mobility Services v2.0
  • IUWVN – Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Voice Networks v2.0
CUWN - Cisco Unified Wireless Network v7.2

Course Objectives

  • How the CUWN solution meets the challenges of successful WLAN deployments.
  • Select and properly install the CUWN hardware appropriate to site and use requirements.
  • Administer WLAN, 802.11 security policies, and QoS appropriately to protect and optimize performance on the wireless network.
  • Configure and implement the key CUWN security features to mitigate WLAN security threats.
  • Use a recommended troubleshooting methodology and the various tools available to gather and assess system data to isolate equipment failures and security threats.

Who Should Attend

  • Channel field engineers, Cisco network consulting engineers, new UC partners, customer network engineers, and Cisco customers and employees who are interested in the CUWN solution, have a strong data networking background, and are responsible for planning, deploying, and managing enterprise WLANs using lightweight access points and controllers.

Prerequisites

  • CCNA or equivalent work experience.
  • Familiarity with Windows and Windows networking.
  • IUWNE – Implementing Cisco Unified Wireless Networking Essentials v2.0.
IMINS2 - Managing Industrial Networks for Manufacturing with Cisco Technologies v1.2

Course Objectives

In this lab-intensive course, you will gain the knowledge and skills required to successfully implement and troubleshoot the most common industry-standard protocols, along with wireless and security technologies, in today’s converged IT and industrial networks.

Who Should Attend

What will you learn

  • Functions of the OSI layers and TCP/IP model
  • Difference between enterprise and industrial networks
  • Troubleshoot common issues found in layers 1, 2, 3 of the OSI model
  • Functions and components of EtherNet/IP protocols
  • Configure and troubleshoot Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) on Cisco and Rockwell Automation (Stratix) switches
  • Functions and components of the PROFINET protocol
  • Configure PROFINET Protocols on Cisco Industrial Ethernet devices
  • Troubleshoot common PROFINET issues
  • Common network threats and how to configure basic security components (access lists and AAA features)
  • Configure a wireless network within an industrial environment
CIVND1 - Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices, Part 1

Course Objectives

The CIVND1 course teaches students the characteristics of video solutions and how to assess requirements for successful implementation of a video solution. The course describes the characteristics of a video solution and enables students to evaluate the general requirements for video deployments such as codec options, media formats, protocols, network impact, high-level architectural components, interactions, and environmental considerations.

Who Should Attend

  • Network Video Operator and Administrator
  • Voice / UC / Collaboration / Communications Engineer
  • Collaboration Tools Engineer
  • Collaboration Sales / Systems Engineer

Prerequisites

  • It is recommended for the learner to have foundational IP networking knowledge such as that which is included as part of Cisco CCENT® or CCNA® certification. This e-learning assumes familiarity with the concepts included in the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 (ICND1) and with the basics from the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2 (ICND2) training.
CIVND2 - Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices, Part 2

Course Objectives

  • Cisco video and conferencing components and architectures
  • Implement and configure Cisco Collaboration endpoints
  • Implement and configure Cisco TelePresence endpoints
  • Implement multipoint conferencing on Cisco Collaboration endpoints
  • Implement Cisco DMP endpoints
  • Environment recommendations
  • Troubleshooting methodology and support

Who Should Attend

  • Network Video Operator and Administrator
  • Voice / UC / Collaboration / Communications Engineer
  • Collaboration Tools Engineer
  • Collaboration Sales / Systems Engineer

Prerequisites

  • Working knowledge of basic IP networking
  • Knowledge of video conferencing and streaming fundamentals
VIVND2- Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices, Part 2

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe the components and architectures of Cisco business video solutions
  • Implement Cisco Unified Communications and Cisco Collaboration video endpoints
  • Implement Cisco TelePresence video endpoints
  • Implement multipoint conferencing on Cisco video endpoints

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network administrators and network engineers

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • System engineers

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Basic IP Networking Knowledge from ICND1 and 2 (or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of Video Foundation Topics listed in the Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices, Part 1 (VIVND1) v1.0 course
VC15DM - VMware vCloud: Deploy and Manage the VMware Cloud `{`V1.5`}`

Course Objectives

  • Deploy vCloud Director
  • Manage vCloud Director to satisfy private, public, and hybrid cloud business needs
  • Configure VMware vSphere® storage to enable multiple tiers in provider virtual datacenters
  • Create and manage vCloud Director organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs
  • Create and manage vCloud Director catalogs
  • Configure networking for organizations and vApps
  • Connect organizations with VPN tunnels and static routes
  • Interface vCloud Director to OpenLDAP and Microsoft Active Directory servers
  • Configure network security between vCloud Director vApps and organizations with VMware vShield Edge™ firewalls
  • Use VMware vCenter Chargeback™ to meter vCloud Director resources
  • Understand the interactions between VMware vSphere Distributed Resources Scheduler clusters and vCloud Director.

Who Should Attend

  • Consultants, systems engineers, datacenter administrators, and cloud administrators

Prerequisites

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V4.1 or V5.0]
  • VMware vCloud Director: Essentials/Fundamentals [V1.5]
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP networking
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) certification is strongly recommended
PPDIOO - Cisco IPCC Enterprise PPDIOO Workshop

Course Objectives

  • Opon completion of this course, you will be able to convert business requirements into call flow design and scripts, develop IPCC scripts, produce standard reports, properly document configuration and scripting implementations, undertake fundamental debugging/fault finding of the IPCC solution, and deploy a solution and test for acceptance.

Who Should Attend

  • This course is intended for professionals working for Cisco Intelligent Contact Management (ICM) and for IPCC Advanced Technology Partners, Advanced Services delivery teams, sales engineers, project managers, system architects, and project engineers.

Prerequisites

  • IPCC/Advanced Technology Provider (ATP) certification
  • Cisco ICM/IPCC Product Training
  • Project Management Experience
DUCCE - Deploying Unified Contact Center Enterprise v10.0

Course Objectives

  • Identify the basic components and operations of the Unified CCE solution
  • Use the available UCCE tools to complete a basic UCCE system installation
  • Discuss the installation and configuration steps required to support agent functionality in a UCCE deployment
  • Install a basic CCE VXML solution
  • Install, configure, and run a CCE Outbound Option Campaign
  • Describe how to support CCE

Who Should Attend

  • Cisco Unified Communications system channel partners and resellers
  • System engineers
  • Customers deploying and maintaining Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise products

Prerequisites

Working knowledge of

  • Basic networking and components (router, switch, NIC)
  • Microsoft Windows Server deployed within an Active Directory environment
  • A Windows computer including a mouse and the simultaneous use of the Alt-Tab keys

For additional depth in UCCE product knowledge, we recommend that you attend AUCCE1 prior to attending DUCCE

UCCX - Deploying Cisco Unified Contact Center Express v5.0

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Provide a comprehensive overview of the Cisco Unified Contact Center Express product suite. This overview will cover descriptions of the product, compatibility and hardware and software options, architecture and sizing and ordering tools.
  • Provide a complete description of the Cisco Unified CCX installation process, the configuration required with an overview of most common configuration web pages and describe the call flow processes needed to establish a call on Cisco Unified CCX.
  • Describe the Cisco Unified CCX script editor, how it is installed and how to implement common IVR scripting techniques.
  • Provide a comprehensive view of Cisco Unified CCX ACD operations to include basic contact center build-up, scripting, agent and supervisor desktop configurations, advanced scripting topics and reporting.
  • Describe how to install, configure and use features found in Cisco Unified CCX Premium such as Remote Monitoring, Outbound Dialer, Agent Email, Agent Web Chat, and Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) and Text-to-speech (TTS)
  • Understand how to maintain and monitor a Cisco Unified CCX System.

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Cisco Unified Communications system channel partners and resellers
  • System engineers
  • Customers deploying and maintaining Cisco Unified Contact Center Express products

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Internetworking Fundamentals
  • Basic IP telephony concepts
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager
  • Cisco IP phones, Cisco IP Communicator
  • Contact Center operations
UCCXFD - Deploying Cisco Unified Contact Center Express v5.5 - Finesse Desktop

Course Objectives

  • Provide a comprehensive overview of the Cisco Unified Contact Center Express product suite. This overview will cover descriptions of the product, compatibility, hardware and software options, architecture, and sizing and ordering tools.
  • Provide a complete description of the Cisco Unified CCX installation process, the configuration required with an overview of most common configuration web pages, and describe the call flow processes needed to establish a call on Cisco Unified CCX.
  • Describe the CIsco Unified CCX script editor, how it is installed and how to implement common IVR scripting techniques.
  • Provide a comprehensive view of Cisco Unified CCX ACD operations to include basic contact center build-up, scripting, finesse desktop configurations, advanced scripting topics, and reporting.
  • Describe how to install, configure, and use features found in Cisco Unified CCX Premium such as Remote Monitoring, Outbound Dialer, Agent Email, Agent Web Chat, and Automatic SPeech Recognition (ASR) and Text-to-Speech (TTS).
  • Understand how to maintain and monitor a Cisco Unified CCX system.

Who Should Attend

  • Cisco Unfied Communications system channel partners and resellers
  • System engineers
  • Customers deploying and maintaining Cisco Unified Contact Center Express products

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills required before attending this course are as follows:

  • Internetworking fundamentals
  • Basic IP telephony concepts
  • Cisco Unified Communications Mananager
  • Cisco IP phones
  • Cisco IP Communicator
  • Contact Center operations
CLDFND - Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals v1.0

Course Objectives

  • Describe common cloud characteristics
  • List cloud service models
  • Compare cloud deployment models
  • Illustrate key features of UCS
  • Define server virtualization
  • Describe network architectures for the datacenter
  • Describe Cisco ACI
  • Describe Infrastructure Virtualization
  • Define virtual networking services
  • Define Virtual Application Containers
  • Analyze storage provisioning concepts
  • Describe basic SAN storage concepts
  • Define basic NAS storage concepts
  • Compare the difference between all the storage access technologies
  • Identify the various Cisco storage network devices
  • Describe various reference architectures for converged infrastructure

Who Should Attend

  • Engineers looking to develop a career in cloud or to enhance their current Data Center skills with cloud knowledge as well as those engineers who plan, design, implement and support cloud deployments.

Prerequisites

Understanding of networking, computing and storage fundamentals – CCNA R/S or CCNA DC recommended

 

CLDADM - Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration v1.0

Course Objectives

  • Identify the components of the Cisco Cloud management software solution
  • Understand the fundamentals of Cloud infrastructure administration
  • Describe reporting and charge-back
  • Provision Clouds using pre-configured templates
  • Perform Cloud management, mo nitoring and remediation

Who Should Attend

This section specifies the primary and secondary target audiences of this course by job roles and notes the relevance to each job role.

 

The primary target audiences for the course are:

 

  •  Cloud Operators Engineers: basic operation and support of Cisco Cloud products and solutions

Secondary target audiences for the course are:

  • Cloud Technical Administrator: implementation operation and support of Cisco Cloud products and solutions
  • Cloud Infrastructures Architects: design infrastructure and operations of Cloud Services using Cisco

Cloud products and solutions

Prerequisites

This section lists the skills and knowledge that learners must possess to benefit fully from the course. It includes recommended Cisco learning offerings that the learner may complete to benefit fully from this course.

Cisco learning offerings that contributes to prerequisite knowledge, skills and attitudes:

  • Attendance of the CCNA Cloud Fundamentals course
CLDINF - Implementing and Troubleshooting the Cisco Cloud Infrastructure v1.0

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe the major components of the cloud infrastructure
  • Implement and troubleshoot the computing component in the cloud
  • Implement and troubleshoot the storage component in the cloud
  • Implement and troubleshoot the network component in the cloud
  • Troubleshoot cloud environments that consists of multiple components

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Cloud computing and data center engineers

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Cloud computing and data center designers

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • CCNA Cloud certification or equivalent knowledge
  • Basic knowledge of Cisco Data Center technologies and equipment
  • Basic knowledge of cloud computing and associated technologies
  • Basic knowledge of VMware data center concepts

Attending the following Cisco courses or equivalent experience is highly recommended in order to fully benefit from this course:

  • CCNA Cloud Fundamentals – CLDFND
  • CCNA Cloud Administration – CLDADM
CLDDES - Designing the Cisco Cloud v1.0

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Translate the business requirements into Cisco Cloud automation designs
  • Define the appropriate Cisco Cloud solution, based on a broad range of products and technologies
  • Design for the self-service user portal
  • Design for the Application and Platform as a service
  • Design for a Private Cloud infrastructure, automation, and security
  • Design for a Hybrid Cloud infrastructure, automation, and security
  • Design for Virtual Network Services for Private and Hybrid Clouds
  • Describe for the VM Lifecycle management

Who Should Attend

The primary target audiences for the course are:

  • Cloud Architects – Responsible for creating designs for cloud deployments based on Cisco cloud solutions
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architects – Design infrastructure and operations of cloud services using Cisco cloud products and solutions

The secondary target audiences are:

  • Cloud Technical Administrators – Implementation operation and support of Cisco cloud products and solutions

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Typically, these individuals will have Data Center experience, OS experience and experience with designing and deploying IT solutions.

Attending the following Cisco courses or equivalent experience is highly recommended in order to fully benefit from this course:

  • CCNA Cloud Fundamentals – CLDFND
  • CCNA Cloud Administration – CLDADM
CLDAUT - Automating the Cisco Enterprise v1.0

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe Cisco’s architectural components of the data center to support the infrastructure of a private cloud IaaS
  • Describe how to manage the private IaaS service offerings with Cisco PSC
  • Automate network services in a private IaaS cloud
  • Describe the lifecycle management and application provisioning in the cloud
  • Describe how to use the ICF to manage the workloads in the hybrid cloud

Who Should Attend

The primary target audiences for the course are:

  • Cloud Administrators – responsible for managing and automating the cloud services, which are based on the Cisco cloud solution
  • Cloud Architects – responsible for creating designs for cloud deployments, which are based on Cisco cloud solutions
  • Cloud Architects – responsible for creating designs for cloud deployments, which are based on Cisco cloud solutions

Secondary target audiences are:

  • Cloud Technical Administrator – implementation operation and support of Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions

Prerequisites

Attending the following Cisco courses or equivalent experience is highly recommended in order to fully benefit from this course:

  • CCNA Cloud Fundamentals – CLDFND
  • CCNA Cloud Administration – CLDADM
CLDACI - Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure v1.0

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fundamentals
  • Integrate Cisco ACI with VM managers
  • Implement application policies
  • Configure Layer 4 to Layer 7 services
  • Extend Cisco ACI to external Layer 3 and Layer 2 connections
  • Configure orchestration and automation tools, protocols, and application programming interfaces (APIs)

Who Should Attend

This section specifies the primary, secondary, and tertiary target audience relevance of this course by job role.

Primary Audience:

  • Network Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Consulting Systems Engineer
  • Technical Solutions Architect
  • Cisco Integrators / Partners

Secondary Audience:

  • Server Administrator
  • Network Manager

Tertiary Audience:

  • Storage Administrator
  • Program Manager
  • Project Manager

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
    • Recommend CCNP Certification or equivalent knowledge
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
    • Recommend attendance of the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage class or equivalent knowledge
DCACIF5 - Cisco ACI integration with F5

Course Objectives

This one day training gives you the essential knowledge to understand the primary areas of integration between Cisco ACI and L4-L7 Devices i.e BIG-IP – where one will be equipped with the knowledge to integrate both products seamlessly, and leverage on some of the primary features of BIG-IP like load balancing on ACI Architecture.

Who Should Attend

  • System Architects, System Engineers (Pre-Sales as well as Post-Sales technical resources)

Prerequisites

  • We need all participants to come with good understanding of Cisco ACI (participants have participated Cisco ACI technical trainings previously) and it will be an added advantage if the participants also come with F5 background.
SWITCH - Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks v2.0

Course Objectives

  • Components of the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture including the operation of Layer 2 and multilayer switches
  • Switching Database Manager (SDM) templates and how they are used
  • Implementing device features including LLDP and PoE
  • VLANs and trunks and how VTP works
  • Configuring a device to be a DHCP server and relay agent, for both IPv4 and IPv6
  • Configuring Layer 2 and Layer 3 port aggregation
  • Different types of spanning tree protocols and mechanisms, including STP, RSTP, and MST
  • Implementing inter-VLAN routing on both a router and a multilayer switch
  • Network high availability including NTP, SNMPv3, IP SLA, port mirroring, and switch virtualization
  • First hop redundancy protocols for IPv4 and IPv6 including HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP
  • Implementing network security features including port security, storm control, DHCP snooping, IP source guard, dynamic ARP inspection, VLAN ACLs, and private VLANs
  • Using an external authentication server in your network, including implementing IEEE 802.1x

Who Should Attend

  • Network engineers and technicians
  • Support engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Network analysts
  • Senior network administrators
  • Anyone involved in planning, implementing, verifying, and troubleshooting switch-based solutions in enterprise networks

Prerequisites

Taking ICND1 v2.0 and ICND2 v2.0 (or CCNAX v2.0) is highly recommended

  • Know how to:
    • Configure network fundamentals, including the ability to establish Internet, LAN, and WAN connectivity using both IPv4 and IPv6
    • Operate and support a medium-sized LAN that has multiple switches, including VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree functionality
    • Troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 connectivity issues
    • Configure and troubleshoot EIGRP and OSPF, for both IPv4 and IPv6
    • Configure devices for SNMP, Syslog, and NetFlow
    • Manage network device security, Cisco device configurations, Cisco IOS images, and licenses
  • ICND1 v2.0 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1
  • ICND2 v2.0 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2
  • CCNAX v2.0 – CCNA Routing and Switching Boot Camp
IP6FD - IPv6 Fundamentals, Design, and Deployment v3.0

Course Objectives

  • Factors that led to the development of IPv6 and possible uses of this new IP structure
  • Structure of the IPv6 address format
  • How IPv6 interacts with data link layer technologies
  • How IPv6 is supported in Cisco IOS software
  • Implementing IPv6 services and applications
  • Changes to DNS and DHCP required to support IPv6
  • How networks can be renumbered using DNS and DHCP
  • Updates to IPv4 routing protocols needed to support IPv6 topologies
  • Multicast concepts and IPv6 multicast specifics
  • The best transition mechanism for a given scenario
  • How security for IPv6 is different than for IPv4
  • Emerging security practices for IPv6-enabled networks
  • Standards bodies that define IPv6 address allocation and one of the leading IPv6 deployment issues: multihoming
  • Deployment strategies that service providers might consider when deploying IPv6

Who Should Attend

  • Network engineers and technicians in the enterprise sector

Prerequisites

  • ICND1 and ICND2 or CCNA certification
  • ROUTE or CCNP-level understanding of networking and routing
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system
  • ROUTE – Implementing Cisco IP Routing v2.0
BGP - Configuring BGP on Cisco Routers v4.0

Course Objectives

  • Implement the correct BGP configuration to allow your network to act as an ISP
  • Configure BGP with multiple BGP connections to other autonomous systems
  • Configure a provider network to behave as a transit autonomous system (AS)
  • Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot basic BGP to enable inter-domain routing in a network scenario with multiple domains
  • Use BGP policy controls to influence the route selection process with minimal impact on BGP route processing in a network scenario where you must support connections to multiple ISPs
  • Configure BGP to connect the customer network to the Internet when multiple connections must be implemented
  • Enable route reflection and confederations as possible solutions to BGP scaling issues
  • Optimize the scalability of the BGP routing protocol in a typical network

Who Should Attend

  • Internet service providers
  • Networking professionals who need to connect to ISPs
  • CCIP and CCIE certification candidates
  • Individuals who need to understand how to configure Cisco routers for the BGP protocol

Prerequisites

  • ROUTE – Implementing Cisco IP Routing V2.0
ASR9KE - Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series Essentials

Course Objectives

  • Major features and benefits of the Cisco ASR 9000 series
  • Major features and benefits of the Cisco IOS XR Software operating system
  • Configure the Cisco ASR 9000 platform, back out of configuration changes, and restore older versions of a configuration
  • Install the Cisco IOS XR Software operating system, package information envelopes (PIEs), and software maintenance updates (SMUs)
  • Configure Cisco IOS XR Software security features
  • Configure routing protocols
  • Enable multicast routing
  • Configure Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS)
  • Configure Layer 2 services with resiliency and OAM functions
  • Configure Layer 2 multicast features
  • Configure Layer 3 services
  • Configure QoS
  • Understand data flow through the Cisco ASR 9000
  • Troubleshoot basic Cisco ASR 9000 hardware and software problems

Who Should Attend

  • Technical professionals, including system engineers, technical support personnel, channel partners, and resellers, who need to know how to deploy Cisco ASR 9000 Series routers in their network environment.

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of router installation and some experience with installation tools
  • Routing protocol configuration experience with BGP, Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS), and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Knowledge of Layer 2 IEEE switching and related protocols
  • Strong knowledge of MPLS configuration or multicast configuration experience
  • Experience troubleshooting Cisco routers in a large network environment
IMTXR - Implementing and Maintaining Cisco Technologies Using IOS XR

Course Objectives

  • List and describe the major features and benefits of Cisco CRS and ASR 9000 Series routers
  • List and describe the major features and benefits of the Cisco IOS XR Software operating system
  • Understand data flow through Cisco IOS XR Software operating system–related routers
  • Configure Cisco IOS XR Software operating system, back out of configuration changes, and restore older versions of the configuration
  • Install the Cisco IOS XR Software operating system, package information envelopes (PIEs), and software maintenance updates (SMUs)
  • Configure routing protocols and Route Policy Language (RPL) in a complex multi-AS environment
  • Enable multicast routing
  • Configure Multiprotocol Label Switching–Traffic Engineering (MPLS-TE)
  • Configure Layer 3 VPN services
  • Configure VPLS with Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
  • Configure Layer 2 multicast features
  • Describe basic quality of service (QoS) implementation

Who Should Attend

  • System engineers
  • Technical support personnel
  • Channel partners, resellers

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of router installation and some experience with installation tools
  • Routing protocol configuration experience with BGP, Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS), and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Knowledge of Layer 2 IEEE switching and related protocols
  • Strong knowledge of MPLS configuration or multicast configuration experience
  • Knowledge of Cisco router security implementation, including authentication, authorization, and accounting (AAA) and TACACS
  • Experience troubleshooting Cisco routers in a large network environment