ARCH: Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures

5 Day Course
Official Curriculum

This course has been retired. Please view currently available Cisco Design CCDP & CCDA Training Courses.


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Introducing Cisco Network Service Architectures (2 topics)

  • Cisco AVVID Framework
  • Enterprise Composite Network Module

Designing Enterprise Campus Networks (3 topics)

  • Enterprise Network Design Methodology
  • Designing the Campus Infrastructure
  • Designing the Server Farm

Designing Enterprise Edge Connectivity (4 topics)

  • Enterprise Edge Network Design Methodology
  • Designing the Classic WAN Module
  • Designing the Remote Access Module
  • Designing the Internet Connectivity Module

Designing Network Management Services (2 topics)

  • Developing an Enterprise Network Management Strategy
  • Designing the Network Management Architecture

Designing High-Availability Services (2 topics)

  • Reviewing High-Availability Features
  • Designing High-Availability Enterprise Networks

Designing Security Services (3 topics)

  • Evaluating Network Security Policies
  • Reviewing Cisco Security Solutions
  • Implementing Network Security Using the Cisco SAFE Security Blueprints

Designing QoS (2 topics)

  • Identifying QoS Mechanisms
  • Designing QoS for Enterprise Networks

Designing IP Multicast Services (2 topics)

  • Examining IP Multicast Services
  • Designing IP Multicast Solutions for Enterprise Networks

Designing Virtual Private Networks (3 topics)

  • Identifying VPN Technologies
  • Designing Site to Site VPN's
  • Designing Remote-Access VPN's

Designing Enterprise Wireless Networks (2 topics)

  • Reviewing the Wireless LAN Solution
  • Designing Wireless LANs for Enhanced Enterprise Communications

Designing IP Telephony Solutions (1 topic)

  • Designing the Network for Cisco IP Telephony

Designing Content Networking Solutions (2 topics)

  • Review the Content Networking Solution
  • Design Content Networking Solutions

Designing Storage Networking Solutions (2 topics)

  • Reviewing the Cisco Storage Networking Solution
  • Designing a Storage Networking Architecture with IP Access


Delegates are required to meet the following prerequisites:

  • Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies (INTRO)
  • Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND)
  • Designing Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN)
  • Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI)
  • Building Cisco Remote Access Networks (BCRAN)
  • Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN)

Target Audience: This course is intended for individuals seeking the Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) Certification. The course is also targeted at pre-sales and post-sales network engineers involved in the network design, planning and implementation.

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