Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions v3.0 (DESGN)

Understand the role of software defined networks in a design
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Understand the role of software defined networks in a design

Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN) v3.0 is a 5-day training program where the student will learn how to design a strong and effective network as you prepare for the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) certification. Our enhancements to Cisco's authorized content, combined with case-study practice and our exclusive exam practice homework, will prepare you for the exam in only four days.

Course Objective:

  • How to identify designed requirements and characterize (baseline) the existing network
  • Principles of network design and the guidelines for building a network design solution
  • How the Enterprise Composite Network model simplifies the complexity of today's networks
  • Design an Enterprise Campus in a hierarchical modular fashion using Cisco Borderless Networks and modular design
  • Design Enterprise Campus and Enterprise Edge networks
  • Select the appropriate Network Management Solution
  • Design the WAN and branch office
  • Design a network addressing plan for IPv4 and IPv6
  • Select optimal routing protocols for the network
  • Design a modern data center using Cisco and industry best practices
  • Evaluate security solutions for the network
  • Design Voice, Video, and Collaboration solutions
  • Design a wireless solution using lightweight access points and the Cisco Wireless LAN Controller
  • Understand the role of software defined networks in a design
  • All topics on the CCDA certification exam
  • Test-taking tips and techniques


  • Network engineers and architects
  • Systems administrators and network designers
  • Anyone who wants CCDA certification
  • IT managers wanting greater skill in network design


  • CCNA certification is highly recommended
  • Familiarity with basic internetworking technologies such as LAN, WAN, bridging, switching, protocols, and network management
  • SWITCH - Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks v2.0
  • ROUTE - Implementing Cisco IP Routing v2.0
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Lab AccessNo
Learning StyleVirtual Instructor-Led
Course Duration5 Days
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