Course Overview

Designing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WIDESIGN) v1.1 is a 5-day instructor-led training that provides a new perspective on designing wireless networks. The student will learn how to design a Cisco wireless network from initial customer contact to post-deployment activities. The student will use tools to assist in wireless design and management. WIDESIGN includes student labs that reinforce design concepts. WIDESIGN is targeted toward wireless network engineers with 3 to 5 years of experience in the networking field.

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CLASS INFORMATION
Price: 
$3,395
Duration: 
5 days
Version: 
1.1
Certification: 
CCNP Wireless
Exam: 
300-360 WIDESIGN
Learning Credits: 
34
  • The goal of the course is to provide students a new perspective on designing wireless networks. The student will learn how to design a Cisco wireless network from initial customer contact to post-deployment activities. The student will use tools to assist in wireless design and management. WIDENING includes student labs that reinforce design concepts. WIDENING is targeted toward wireless network engineers with 3 to 5 years of experience in the networking field. Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

    • Determine customer Wi-Fi design process
    • Design for data coverage
    • Design for voice and real-time applications
    • Design for location and Cisco CMX
    • Design for Wi-Fi beyond the enterprise campus
    • Describe how to conduct a site survey
  • Module 1: Determine Customer Wi-Fi Design Process

    • Lesson 1: Determining Customer Design Technical and Business Objectives
    • Lesson 2: Determining the Type of Wireless Design
    • Lesson 3: Gathering Existing Documentation and Important Information
    • Lesson 4: Meeting with the Customer

    Module 2: Design for Data Coverage

    • Lesson 1: Describing Common Business and Technical Drivers
    • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco Capabilities
    • Lesson 3: Planning and Designing for RF
    • Lesson 4: Describing Deployment Models
    • Lesson 5: Describing Campus Considerations

    Module 3: Design for Voice and Real-Time Applications

    • Lesson 1: Describing Common Business and Technical Drivers
    • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco Capabilities
    • Lesson 3: Describing RF Planning and Design
    • Lesson 4: Describing Cisco AVC and QoS

    Module 4: Design for Location and Cisco CMX

    • Lesson 1: Describing Common Business and Technical Drivers
    • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco Capabilities
    • Lesson 3: Describing RF Planning and Design
    • Lesson 4: Cisco CMX Ecosystem Analytics and Development

    Module 5: Design for Wi-Fi Beyond the Enterprise Campus

    • Lesson 1: Describing Common Business and Technical Drivers
    • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco Capabilities
    • Lesson 3: Describing RF Planning and Design

    Module 6: Conduct a Site Survey

    • Lesson 1: Describing Access and Safety Concerns
    • Lesson 2: Describing the Initial Evaluation
    • Lesson 3: Describing Predictive Planning
    • Lesson 4: Describing the In-Depth Site Survey
    • Lesson 5: Describing the Postdeployment Survey
    • Discovery 1: Estimating the Number of APsUsing Cisco Prime Infrastructure as a Planning Tool
    • Discovery 2: Conducting a Predictive Site Survey with Ekahau Site Survey Pro
    • Discovery 3: Simulating a Layer 1 Sweep with Cisco Spectrum Expert
    • Discovery 4: Simulating a Layer 1 Sweep with Metageek Chanalyzer
    • Case Study 1: Project Kickoff
    • Case Study 2: Base Wi-Fi Design Recommendations
    • Case Study 3: Voice and Real-Time Application Wi-Fi Design Recommendations
    • Case Study 4: Location and Cisco CMX Wi-Fi Design Recommendations
    • Case Study 5: Outdoor and High-Density Wi-Fi Design Recommendations
    • Case Study 6: After Implementation
  • The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

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

    It is also recommended that learners considered for this training have a basic knowledge of the following:

    • Cisco Prime Infrastructure
    • Cisco Identity Services Engine
    • Metageek Channelizer Software
    • Voice Signaling Protocol
    • Basic QoS
    • Application Visibility and Control
    • LAN switching
    • Channel Partners and Resellers
    • Customers
    • Employees