IT TRAINING

Cisco WIDESIGN – Designing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks v1.1

In this course you will learn how to design a Cisco wireless network. Steps covered in this course include initial customer contact as well as post deployment activities. The course will focus on practical labs to help you better understand concepts and activities. Students need to have between 3 to 5 years of experience.

Who needs to attend

Who needs to attend?
This course is aimed at anyone whose responsibilities include designing Cisco wireless networks.

what you will learn

What you will learn

Upon completion you will be able to:

 

  •     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
Prerequisites

Prerequisites

Students need to have:

  • ICND1 – Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1
  • WIFUND – Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals
  • Basic Knowledge of the following is also recommended: Cisco Prime Infrastructure, Cisco Identity Services Engine, Metageek Channelizer Software, Voice Signalling Protocol, Basic QoS, Application Visibility and Control, LAN Switching.
Course outline

Course Outline

Determine Customer Wi-Fi Design Process

  • Determining Customer Design Technical and Business Objectives
  • Determining the Type of Wireless Design
  • Gathering Existing Documentation and Important Information
  • Meeting with the Customer

Design for Data Coverage

  • Describing Common Business and Technical Drivers
  • Describing Cisco Capabilities
  • Planning and Designing for RF
  • Describing Deployment Models
  • Describing Campus Considerations

Design for Voice and Real-Time Applications

  • Describing Common Business and Technical Drivers
  • Describing Cisco Capabilities
  • Describing RF Planning and Design
  • Describing Cisco AVC and QoS

Design for Location and Cisco CMX

  • Describing Common Business and Technical Drivers
  • Describing Cisco Capabilities
  • Describing RF Planning and Design
  • Cisco CMX Ecosystem Analytics and Development

Design for Wi-Fi Beyond the Enterprise Campus

  • Describing Common Business and Technical Drivers
  • Describing Cisco Capabilities
  • Describing RF Planning and Design

Conduct a Site Survey

  • Describing Access and Safety Concerns
  • Describing the Initial Evaluation
  • Describing Predictive Planning
  • Describing the In-Depth Site Survey
  • Describing the Postdeployment Survey

Case Studies

  • 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

Labs

  • Discovery 1: Estimating the Number of APs Using 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