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Course Code CUDN
Duration 5 Days
Price $3,015
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Course Description

Cisco Unity Design and Networking (CUDN) is an advanced course for engineers responsible for the design of sustainable complex Unity solutions based upon customer requirements. Upon completion of this course, the delegate should have a higher degree of confidence that the designs provided for customers meet the criteria of being sustainable and reducing post-deployment support requirements.

Course Modules

Design a Unity Solution (3 topics)

  • Determine Presales Requirements
  • Preliminary Design and Budget Plan
  • Final Design Phase

Infrastructure Components Affecting Unity Design (10 topics)

  • Database and Directory Components
  • Directory with Exchange 5.5
  • Directory with Windows 2000
  • Directory with Lotus Domino
  • How Unity Interacts With Directories
  • The Mailstore with Exchange 5.5
  • The Mailstore with Exchange 2000
  • Coexistence of Exchange 5.5 and Exchange 2000
  • The Mailstore with Domino
  • Auxiliary Components

Large-Scale, Voicemail-Only Systems (3 topics)

  • Infrastructure Considerations
  • Capacity Planning Considerations
  • Deployment Considerations

Cisco Unity Deployment Models (6 topics)

  • Deployment Models
  • Common Dial Plan Issues
  • Common Bandwidth Provisioning Issues
  • Common Branch Offices Voice Mail Issues
  • Centralized Messaging Design Rules
  • Distributed Messaging Design Rules

Voicemail Interoperability (6 topics)

  • Unity Bridge and Avaya Interoperability
  • Unity Bridge and Avaya Design Guidelines
  • Implementing Unity Bridge
  • Nortel Products and VPIM v2
  • Designing VPIM Solutions
  • Implementing VPIM


Delegates should have completed the Unified Communications System Engineer (Unity) and Cisco IP Telephony (CallManager) courses and understand the product installation and configuration procedures for deploying those solutions. Microsoft skills in Active Directory, SQL, Exchange and Windows 2000 and Windows 2003 are also recommended.

Additional Learning

The courses below may help you meet the knowledge level required to take this course. If you are unsure please ask a training advisor

  • CIPT2: Cisco IP Telephony Part 2

    A 3-Day Training Course on Training course DPS: Designing Perimeter Security; focuses on providing connectivity and access control enforcement solutions.

    course code CIPT2 Onsite available
  • CIPT1&2: Cisco IP Telephony Accelerate

    A 5-day Training Course on CIPT1&2: Cisco IP Telephony Accelerate; a combined training course incorporating parts of CIPT Part 1 and CIPT Part 2

    course code CIPT1&2 Onsite available

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Course Dates

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