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    640-863 DESGN Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions Exam
    Exam Number:\ 640-863 Associated Certifications:\ CCDA Duration:\ 90 minutes (65 questions) Available Languages:\ English Click Here to Register:\
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    h4. Exam Description This exam indicates a foundation or apprentice knowledge of network design for the Cisco converged networks based on SONA (Cisco's Service-Oriented Network Architecture). CCDA certified professionals can design routed and switched network infrastructures and services involving LAN, WAN, and broadband access for businesses and organizations. h4. Exam Topics The following information provides general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the Designing Cisco Internetworking exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. Describe the Methodology used to design a network * Describe the Cisco Service-Oriented Network Architecture * Identify Network Requirements to Support the Organization * Characterize an existing network * Describe the top down approach to network design * Describe Network Management Protocols and Features Describe network structure and modularity * Describe the Network Hierarchy * Describe the Modular Approach in Network Design * Describe the Cisco Enterprise Architecture Design Basic Enterprise Campus Networks * Describe Campus Design considerations * Design the Enterprise Campus Network * Design the enterprise data center Design Enterprise Edge and Remote Network Modules * Describe the Enterprise Edge, branch, and Teleworker design characteristics * Describe the functional components of the central site Enterprise Edge * Describe WAN connectivity between two campuses * Design the branch office WAN solutions * Describe Access Network solutions for a Teleworker * Design the WAN to support selected redundancy methodology * Identify Design Considerations for a Remote Data Center Design IP Addressing and Routing Protocols * Describe IPv4 & IPv6 Addressing * Identify Routing Protocol Considerations in an Enterprise Network * Design a Routing Protocol Deployment * Design a Routing Protocol Deployment--merged with 5.3 Design security services * Describe the security lifecycle * Identify Cisco technologies to mitigate security vulnerabilities * Select appropriate Cisco security solutions and deployment placement Identify voice networking considerations * Describe Traditional Voice Architectures and Features * Describe Cisco IP Telephony * Identify the design considerations for voice services Identify wireless networking considerations * Describe Cisco Unified Wireless Network Architectures and Features * Design wireless network using controllers * Design wireless network using roaming h4. Recommended Training Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (
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    ) is the recommended training for this exam. Courses listed are offered by Cisco Learning Partners, the only authorized source for Cisco IT training delivered exclusively by Certified Cisco Instructors. Check the
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    for a Cisco Learning Partner near you. h4. Additional Resources A variety of Cisco Press titles may be available for this exam. These titles can be purchased through the
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    , directly from Cisco Press.