The Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks (ENSLD) v1.0 course gives you the knowledge and skills you need to design an enterprise network. This course serves as a deep dive into enterprise network design and expands on the topics covered in the Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) v1.0 course.

Target Audience

● Network design engineers
● Network engineers
● System administrators

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have earned CCNA certification or be familiar with:

● Basic network fundamentals and building simple LANs
● Basic IP addressing and subnets
● Routing and switching fundamentals
● Basic wireless networking concepts and terminology

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

● Design Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) internal routing for the enterprise network
● Design Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) internal routing for the enterprise network
● Design Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS) internal routing for the enterprise network
● Design a network based on customer requirements
● Design Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing for the enterprise network
● Describe the different types and uses of Multiprotocol BGP (MP-BGP) address families
● Describe BGP load sharing
● Design a BGP network based on customer requirements
● Decide where the L2/L3 boundary will be in your Campus network and make design decisions
● Describe Layer 2 design considerations for Enterprise Campus networks
● Design a LAN network based on customer requirements
● Describe Layer 3 design considerations in an Enterprise Campus network
● Examine Cisco SD-Access fundamental concepts
● Describe Cisco SD-Access Fabric Design
● Design an Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) Campus Fabric based on customer requirements
● Design service provider-managed VPNs
● Design enterprise-managed VPNs
● Design a resilient WAN
● Design a resilient WAN network based on customer requirements
● Examine the Cisco SD-WAN architecture
● Describe Cisco SD-WAN deployment options
● Design Cisco SD-WAN redundancy
● Explain the basic principles of QoS
● Design Quality of Service (QoS) for the WAN
● Design QoS for enterprise network based on customer requirements
● Explain the basic principles of multicast
● Designing rendezvous point distribution solutions
● Describe high-level considerations when doing IP addressing design
● Create an IPv6 addressing plan
● Plan an IPv6 deployment in an existing enterprise IPv4 network
● Describe the challenges that you might encounter when transitioning to IPv6
● Design an IPv6 addressing plan based on customer requirements
● Describe Network APIs and protocols
● Describe Yet Another Next Generation (YANG), Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), and Representational State Transfer Configuration Protocol (RESTCONF)

Associated Certification & Exam

This course also helps you prepare to take the exam, Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks v1.0 (ENSLD 300-420), which is part of the CCNP Enterprise and Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Design certifications.

On successful completion of this course, students will receive a Torque IT attendance certificate.