Cisco® Designing Cisco® Enterprise Wireless Network (ENWLSD)

This course gives you the knowledge you need to design Cisco wireless networks. The course covers design specifics from scenario design concepts through the installation phase and into post-deployment validation.

This course helps prepare you for the CCNP Enterprise and Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Wireless Design certifications.

Cisco® Designing Cisco® Enterprise Wireless Network (ENWLSD)

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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe and implement a Cisco-recommended structured design methodology Describe and implement industry standards, amendments, certifications, and Requests For Comments (RFCs)
  • Describe and implement Cisco enhanced wireless features
  • Describe and implement the wireless design process
  • Describe and implement specific vertical designs
  • Describe and implement site survey processes
  • Describe and implement network validation processes

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Describing and Implementing a Structured Wireless Design Methodology
  • Importance of Planning Wireless Design with a Structured Methodology
  • Cisco Structured Design Model
  • Cisco Design Guides and Cisco Validated Designs for Wireless Networks
  • Role of the Project Manager When Designing Wireless Networks
  • 2 - Describing and Implementing Industry Protocols and Standards
  • Wireless Standards Bodies
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 802.11 Standard and Amendments
  • Wi-Fi Alliance (WFA) Certifications
  • Relevant Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) Wireless RFCs
  • Practice Activity
  • 3 - Describing and Implementing Cisco Enhanced Wireless Features
  • Hardware and Software Choices for a Wireless Network Design
  • Cisco Infrastructure Settings for Wireless Network Design
  • Cisco Enhanced Wireless Features
  • 4 - Examining Cisco Mobility and Roaming
  • Mobility and Intercontroller Mobility in a Wireless Network
  • Optimize Client Roaming in a Wireless Network
  • Cisco Workgroup Bridge (WGB) and WGB Roaming in a Wireless Network
  • 5 - Describing and Implementing the Wireless Design Process
  • Overview of Wireless Design Process
  • Meet with the Customer to Discuss the Wireless Network Design
  • Customer Information Gathering for a Wireless Network Design
  • Design the Wireless Network
  • Deployment of the Wireless Network
  • Validation and Final Adjustments of the Wireless Network
  • Wireless Network Design Project Documents and Deliverables
  • 6 - Describing and Implementing Specific Vertical Designs
  • Designs for Wireless Applications
  • Wireless Network Design Within the Campus
  • Extend Wireless Networks to the Branch Sites
  • 7 - Examining Special Considerations in Advanced Wireless Designs
  • High-Density Designs in Wireless Networks
  • Introducing Location and Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) Concepts
  • Design for Location
  • FastLocate and HyperLocation
  • Bridges and Mesh in a Wireless Network Design
  • Redundancy and High Availability in a Wireless Network
  • 8 - Describing and Implementing the Site Survey Processes
  • Site Survey Types
  • Special Arrangements Needed for Site Surveys
  • Safety Aspects to be Considered During Site Surveys
  • Site Survey Tools in Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Third-Party Site Survey Software and Hardware Tools
  • 9 - Describing and Implementing Wireless Network Validation Processes
  • Post-installation Wireless Network Validation
  • Making Post-installation Changes to a Wireless Network
  • Wireless Network Handoff to the Customer
  • Installation Report
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is for wireless engineers who work in the following roles:

    Consulting systems engineer

    Network administrator

    Network engineer

    Network manager

    Sales engineer

    Systems engineer

    Technical solutions architect

    Wireless design engineer

    Wireless engineer

    Other Prerequisites

    Before taking this course, you should have:

    General knowledge of networks

    General knowledge of wireless networks

    Routing and switching knowledge

    Either of the following combinations of courses can help you meet these prerequisites:

    Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals (WIFUND) and Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 (ICND1)

    Coming soon: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) and Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU)

    Cisco® Designing Cisco® Enterprise Wireless Network (ENWLSD)

    $4,195 | This course is CLC-Eligible
    Course Length : 5 Days
     

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