CCNP / ENTERPRISE (Implementing CISCO Enterprise Network Core Technologies V1.0 (350-401) Course Outline
What is CCNP?
A Cisco Certified Network Professional is a person in the IT industry who has achieved the professional level of Cisco Career Certification.
The Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) is not an actual degree per se, but a professional level certification that Cisco uses to measure a candidate’s knowledge in routing and switching technologies. The equivalent of a master’s for CCNP would be the prestigious CCIE Routing and Switching.
- 1.1) Explain the different design principles used in an enterprise network.
- 1.1.a) Enterprise network design such as Tier 2, Tier 3, and Fabric Capacity planning.
- 1.1.b) High availability techniques such as redundancy, FHRP, and SSO.
- 1.2) Analyze design principles of a WLAN deployment 1.2.a Wireless deployment models (centralized, distributed, controller-less, controller based, cloud, remote branch).
- 1.2.a) Location services in a WLAN design 1.3 Differentiate between on-premises and cloud infrastructure deployments.
- 1.3) Explain the working principles of the Cisco SD-WAN solution.
- 1.3.a) SD-WAN control and data planes elements.
- 1.3.b) Traditional WAN and SD-WAN solutions
- 1.4) Explain the working principles of the Cisco SD-Access solution.
- 1.4.a) SD-Access control and data planes elements.
- 1.4.b) Traditional campus interoperating with SD-Access.
- 1.5) Describe concepts of wired and wireless QoS
- 1.5.a) QoS components
- 1.5.b) QoS policy
- 1.6) Differentiate hardware and software switching mechanisms
- 1.6.a) Process and CEF
- 1.6.b) MAC address table and TCAM
- 1.6.c) FIB vs. RIB