Cisco UCAD – UC Architecture and Design v8.0

In this course you will learn the basics of designing Unified Communications networks. You will learn about the tools, best practices and design methodology that come to answer the highly-complex requirements and situations regarding Unified Communications systems.

The focus of this course will be on hands-on experience in order to apply your design skills.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at network arthiects, network engineers and systems engineers.

what you will learn

What you will learn
Upon completion you will know how to:

  • Components that comprise a complete Cisco UC solution
  • Size and position products
  • Products and features required in the LAN environment to support UC call control
  • Based on existing telephony and data statistics:
  • Calculate the WAN bandwidth requirements to support VoIP calls
  • Size the voice gateway
  • Size and locate the media resources
  • Size and locate Cisco UC call agents in CUCM v8.x
  • Design a proper dial plan
  • Issues that impact E911 requirements
  • Voice network component security

Students need to have:

  • TDM Telephony
Course outline

Course Outline

1. UC Architecture Overview

Cisco UC Features
Cisco Unified Messaging Components
Mobility and Presence
Conferencing Products
Contact Center
Management Tools
Cisco UC Security

2. Designing the LAN for Cisco UC Call Control

Campus Evolution and Cisco UC
Connecting IP Phones
Designing High Availability at the Data Link and Network Layers
LAN QOS for Cisco UC
Designing the LAN Access Layer for Cisco UC
Designing the LAN Distribution Layer for Cisco UC
Designing the Core Layer for Cisco UC

3. Designing the WAN for Cisco UC Call Control

Provisioning Bandwidth
Designing WAN QOS for Cisco UC
Sizing and Selecting Voice Gateways
Designing Media Resources

4. Designing Cisco UC Call Control

Sizing and Positioning Cisco UC Call Control
Designing the Dial Plan
Emergency Services
Designing a Secure Cisco UC Solution
SPAN Engineering Requirements

Follow on
There are no follow-ons for this course.

Certification programs
There are no certifications associated with this course.