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Authorized Self-Study Guide
Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH)
Foundation learning for ARCH exam 642-873
Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH), Second Edition, is a Cisco®-authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCDP® foundation learning. This book provides you with knowledge of the latest developments in network design and technologies, including network infrastructure, intelligent network services, and converged network solutions. By reading this book, you will gain a thorough understanding of issues and considerations for fundamental infrastructure services, including security, network management, QoS, high availability, bandwidth use optimization through IP multicasting, and design architectures for network solutions such as voice over WLAN and e-commerce.
Whether you are preparing for CCDP certification or simply want to gain a better understanding of modular campus and edge network design and strategic solutions for enterprise networks such as storage area networking, virtual private networking, advanced addressing and routing, and data centers, you will benefit from the foundation information presented in this book.
Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH), Second Edition, is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.
Keith Hutton is a lead architect for Bell Canada in the enterprise customer space. Keith still retains his certified Cisco instructor accreditation, as well as the CCDP, CCNP®, and CCIP® certifications.
Mark Schofield has been a network architect at Bell Canada for the past six years. During the past five years, he has been involved in the design, implementation, and planning of large national networks for Bell Canada's federal government customers.
Diane Teare is a professional in the networking, training, project management, and e-learning fields. She has more than 20 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting network hardware and software, and has been involved in teaching, course design, and project management.
This volume is in the Certification Self-Study Series offered by Cisco Press®. Books in this series provide officially developed self-study solutions to help networking professionals understand technology implementations and prepare for the Cisco Career Certifications examinations.
Category: Network Design
Covers: ARCH exam 642-873
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
An essential book for CCDP studies,
This review is from: Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH) (Authorized Self-Study Guide) (2nd Edition) (Hardcover)This book helped me a lot with my CCDP preparations. It is a good consolidation of what a candidate has to know. Though this is not the complete guide and hands-on experience with Enterprise networking, network security and AVVID is needful
1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
An Excellent Manual for Self Study CCDP Aspirers,
This review is from: Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH) (Authorized Self-Study Guide) (2nd Edition) (Hardcover)Recently I had the opportunity to read the rough cut edition of the book "Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Second Edition", ISBN 9781587058431, thanks to Pearson Education and Safari Online to offering to access the rough cut.
I would strongly recommend this book for the Cisco CCDP certification aspirers. Since I am working on the latest Network Upgrade plan it helped me a lot to understand the design considerations, Cisco Design Standards. Based on this book I could able to come out with an excellent Network Design for the Organization which I am working on.
The topics are covered in detail and extensive, the best part of this book happens to be the organization of the chapters; there 12 chapters in this book. This deals with the topics like SONA, Enterprise Campus Network Design, Enterprise Data Design, SAN Design Considerations etc.
One more interesting fact which helps is the reference segment at the end of each... Read more
0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Good book for prepare CCDP certification,
This review is from: Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH) (Authorized Self-Study Guide) (2nd Edition) (Hardcover)I am following this book for preparing my ccdp certification. It is useful for preparing certification and for knowing about actual network technologies.
CHAPTER 1: Cisco SONA and the Cisco Enterprise Architecture
Chapter 2: Enterprise Campus Network Design
Chapter 3: Developing an Optimum Design for Layer 3
Chapter 4: Advanced WAN Services Design Considerations
Chapter 5: Enterprise Data Center Design
Chapter 6: SAN Design Considerations
Chapter 7: E-Commerce Module Design
Chapter 8: Security Services Design
Chapter 9: IPsec and SSL VPN Design
Chapter 10: IP Multicast Design
Chapter 11: VoWLAN Design
Chapter 12: Network Management Capabilities with Cisco IOS Software
Appendix A: Answer to review questions
Appendix B: Glossary
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