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Learn, prepare, and practice for Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE 400-007) exam success with this Cert Guide from Cisco Press, a leader in IT certification learning.

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  • CCDE Unified Exam Topics
    • Business Strategy Design
    • Control, Data, Management Plane, and Operational Design
    • Network Design
    • Service Design
    • Security Design
  • CCDE Core Technology List Topics
    • Transport Technologies
    • Layer 2 Control Plane
    • Layer 3 Control Plane
    • Network Virtualization
    • Security
    • Wireless
    • Automation

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Table of Contents

    Introduction xli

Part I What is Network Design?

Chapter 1 Network Design 2

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 2

    Foundation Topics 4

    Network Design Fundamentals 6

    Network Design Techniques 21

    Network Design Pitfalls 36

    Summary 39

    Exam Preparation Tasks 39

    Review All Key Topics 39

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 40

    Define Key Terms 40

    Reference 40

Chapter 2 Designing for Business Success 42

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 42

    Foundation Topics 44

    Business Success 44

    Project Management 55

    Summary 64

    References 65

    Exam Preparation Tasks 65

    Review All Key Topics 65

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 65

    Define Key Terms 65

Chapter 3 What's the Purpose of the Network? 66

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 67

    Foundation Topics 69

    Business Applications 69

    Service Models 72

    The Cloud 73

    Data Management 80

    Summary 81

    Reference 81

    Exam Preparation Tasks 82

    Review All Key Topics 82

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 82

    Define Key Terms 82

Chapter 4 Security Is Pervasive 84

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 85

    Foundation Topics 87

    Zero Trust Architecture 91

    Security CIA Triad 95

    Regulatory Compliance 96

    Summary 98

    Reference 99

    Exam Preparation Tasks 99

    Review All Key Topics 99

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 100

    Define Key Terms 100

Chapter 5 Reference Architecture Models and Frameworks 102

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 102

    Foundation Topics 104

    Reference Architecture Models and Frameworks 104

    Summary 115

    Reference 116

    Exam Preparation Tasks 116

    Review All Key Topics 116

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 117

    Define Key Terms 117

Part II Core Technology Design

Chapter 6 Transport Technologies 118

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 118

    Foundation Topics 120

    Layer 2 Media Access 120

    Virtual Private Wire Service Design Considerations 124

    EVPN Design Model 134

    Summary 142

    Reference 142

    Exam Preparation Tasks 143

    Review All Key Topics 143

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 143

    Define Key Terms 143

Chapter 7 Layer 2 Technologies 144

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 144

    Foundation Topics 147

    Layer 2 Core Technologies 147

    Layer 2 LAN Common Design Models 152

    STP-Based Models 152

    Summary 156

    Reference 156

    Exam Preparation Tasks 157

    Review All Key Topics 157

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 157

    Define Key Terms 157

Chapter 8 Layer 3 Technologies 158

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 159

    Foundation Topics 161

    Enterprise Layer 3 Routing 161

    BGP Routing 206

    Enterprise Routing Design Recommendations 225

    Summary 227

    Reference 227

    Exam Preparation Tasks 227

    Review All Key Topics 227

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 228

    Define Key Terms 228

Chapter 9 Network Virtualization 230

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 230

    Foundation Topics 232

    MPLS 232

    Software-Defined Networks 266

    Summary 275

    References 275

    Exam Preparation Tasks 276

    Review All Key Topics 276

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 276

    Define Key Terms 276

Chapter 10 Security 278

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 278

    Foundation Topics 280

    Infrastructure Security 281

    Perimeter Security and Intrusion Prevention 292

    Network Control and Identity Management 294

    Summary 298

    Reference 299

    Exam Preparation Tasks 299

    Review All Key Topics 299

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 299

    Define Key Terms 299

Chapter 11 Wireless 300

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 300

    Foundation Topics 303

    IEEE 802.11 Standards and Protocols 303

    Enterprise Wireless Network Design 309

    Summary 313

    Reference 313

    Exam Preparation Tasks 313

    Review All Key Topics 314

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 314

    Define Key Terms 314

Chapter 12 Automation 316

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 317

    Foundation Topics 318

    Zero-Touch Provisioning 318

    Infrastructure as Code 319

    CI/CD Pipelines 321

    Summary 324

    Reference 324

    Exam Preparation Tasks 324

    Review All Key Topics 324

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 325

    Define Key Terms 325

Chapter 13 Multicast Design 326

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 327

    Foundation Topics 329

    Multicast Switching 329

    Multicast Routing 332

    Multicast Design Considerations 344

    Summary 350

    References 351

    Exam Preparation Tasks 351

    Review All Key Topics 351

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 351

    Define Key Terms 351

Chapter 14 Network Services and Management 352

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 353

    Foundation Topics 355

    IPv6 Design Considerations 355

    Quality of Service Design Considerations 369

    Network Management 390

    Summary 400

    References 400

    Exam Preparation Tasks 400

    Review All Key Topics 400

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 401

    Define Key Terms 401

Part III Enterprise Network Architectures

Chapter 15 Scalable Enterprise Campus Architecture Design 402

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 402

    Foundation Topics 404

    Campus Hierarchical Design Models 404

    Campus Layer 3 Routing Design Considerations 411

    Campus Network Virtualization Design Considerations 413

    Summary 425

    References 425

    Exam Preparation Tasks 425

    Review All Key Topics 425

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 426

    Define Key Terms 426

Chapter 16 Enterprise Internet Edge Architecture Design 428

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 428

    Foundation Topics 429

    Enterprise Internet Edge Design Considerations 429

    Summary 443

    References 443

    Exam Preparation Tasks 444

    Review All Key Topics 444

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 444

    Define Key Terms 444

Chapter 17 Enterprise WAN Architecture Design 446

    Do I Know This Already? Quiz 446

    Foundation Topics 448

    Enterprise WAN Module 448

    WAN Virtualization and Overlays Design Considerations and Techniques 471

    Enterprise WAN Migration to MPLS VPN Considerations 484

    Migrating from Legacy WAN to MPLS L3VPN WAN Scenario 484

    WAN Transport Virtualization Techniques Comparison 485

    Summary 488

    References 488

    Exam Preparation Tasks 488

    Review All Key Topics 488

    Complete Tables and Lists from Memory 489

    Define Key Terms 489

Chapter 18 Final Preparation 490

    Getting Ready 490

    Tools for Final Preparation 491

    Summary 494

Appendix A Answers to the Do I Know This Already Questions 496

Appendix B Cisco Certified Design Expert CCDE 400-007 Exam Updates 514

Glossary 517

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Appendix D Memory Tables Answers

Appendix E Study Planner

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