Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures


Description Given enterprise business and technical requirements and constraints, the student will learn how to perform the conceptual and intermediate design of a network infrastructure that supports the desired network solutions over intelligent network services, to achieve effective performance, scalability, and availability. The student will leave with Solution Models for solutions and aspects of the network that are strategic to today’s Cisco customers.

Who should attend

Individuals seeking the Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) certification; and pre-sales and post-sales Network Engineers invovled in the network design, planning and implementation.


This course is part of the following Certifications:

  • Cisco Certified Design Professional  (CCDP)
  • CCIE Routing & Switching  (CCIERS Routing & Switching)
  • CCIE Service Provider  (CCIESP Service Provider)
  • Cisco Certified Design Expert  (CCDE)

To gain the prerequisite skills and knowledge, candidates should complete the following courses:

  • Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
  • Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2 (ICND2)
  • Designing Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN)
  • Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI)
  • Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks(BCMSN)
Course Objectives

After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Introduce the Cisco Service Oriented Network Architecture (SONA) framework, and explain how it addresses enterprise network needs for performance, scalability, and availability.
  • Describe how the Cisco Enterprise Network model is used in the SONA framework for designing enterprise networks.
  • Create conceptual, intermediate, and detailed enterprise campus networks, and enterprise edge and remote infrastructure designs that offer effective functionality, performance, scalability, and availability.
  • Create conceptual, intermediate, and detailed intelligent network services designs for network management, high availability, security, QoS, and IP multicast.
  • Create conceptual, intermediate, and detailed virtual private network designs.
  • Create conceptual, intermediate, and detailed voice over wireless network designs.