Home > Articles > Cisco Network Technology > General Networking > Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Scaling Networks

Cisco Networking Academy's Introduction to Scaling Networks

Chapter Description

This chapter introduces strategies that can be used to systematically design a highly functional network, such as the hierarchical network design model, the Cisco Enterprise Architecture, and appropriate device selections.

From the Book

Scaling Networks Companion Guide

Scaling Networks Companion Guide

$56.67 (Save 15%)


Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to answer the following questions:

  • How is the hierarchical network used in small business?
  • What are the recommendations for designing a network that is scalable?
  • What features in switch hardware are necessary to support small- to medium-sized business network requirements?
  • What types of routers are available for small- to medium-sized business networks?
  • What are the basic configuration settings for a Cisco IOS device?
2. Key Terms | Next Section