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Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks (ENSLD)

  • Length 5 days
  • Price  $6590 inc GST
  • Version 2.0
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Why study this course

This training course deepens your knowledge of designing enterprise networks. Topics covered include enterprise network design, including protocols and media for wired and wireless networks, SD-Access, VPN, Quality of Service (QoS), IPv6, and network programmability.

This course earns you 40 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification and helps prepare you to take the 300-420 Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks (ENSLD) exam, which is part of the CCNP Enterprise, Cisco Certified Specialist - Enterprise Design certification. 

Digital courseware: Cisco provides students with electronic courseware for this course. Students who have a confirmed booking will be sent an email prior to the course start date, with a link to create an account via before they attend their first day of class. Please note that any electronic courseware or labs will not be available (visible) until the first day of the class.

Exam Vouchers: Cisco exam vouchers are not included in the course fees but can be purchased separately where applicable.

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What you’ll learn

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Design Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) internal routing for the enterprise network 

  • Design Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) internal routing for the enterprise network 

  • Design Intermediate System to Intermediate System (IS-IS) internal routing for the enterprise network 

  • Design a network based on customer requirements 

  • Design Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing for the enterprise network 

  • Describe the different types and uses of Multiprotocol BGP (MP-BGP) address families 

  • Describe BGP load sharing 

  • Design a BGP network based on customer requirements 

  • Decide where the L2/L3 boundary will be in your Campus network and make design decisions 

  • Describe Layer 2 design considerations for Enterprise Campus networks 

  • Design a LAN network based on customer requirements 

  • Describe Layer 3 design considerations in an Enterprise Campus network 

  • Examine Cisco SD-Access fundamental concepts 

  • Describe Cisco SD-Access Fabric Design 

  • Design a Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) Campus Fabric based on customer requirements 

  • Design service provider-managed VPNs 

  • Design enterprise-managed VPNs 

  • Design a resilient WAN 

  • Design a resilient WAN network based on customer requirements 

  • Examine the Cisco SD-WAN architecture 

  • Describe Cisco SD-WAN deployment options 

  • Understand Cisco SD-WAN – NAT and hybrid design considerations 

  • Design Cisco SD-WAN redundancy 

  • Explain the basic principles of Quality of Service (QoS) 

  • Design QoS for the WAN 

  • Design QoS for enterprise network based on customer requirements 

  • Explain the basic principles of multicast 

  • Explore multicast with PIM-SM 

  • Designing rendezvous point distribution solutions 

  • Describe high-level considerations when doing IP addressing design 

  • Create an IPv6 addressing plan 

  • Plan an IPv6 deployment in an existing enterprise IPv4 network 

  • Describe the challenges that you might encounter when transitioning to IPv6 

  • Design an IPv6 addressing plan based on customer requirements 

  • Describe Network APIs and protocols 

  • Describe Yet Another Next Generation (YANG), Network Configuration Protocol (NETCONF), and Representational State Transfer Configuration Protocol (RESTCONF) 

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Who is the course for?

  • Network design engineers

  • Network engineers

  • System administrators

Course subjects

  • Designing EIGRP routing 

  • Designing OSPF routing 

  • Designing IS-IS routing 

  • Designing BGP routing and redundancy 

  • Exploring BGP Address Families and Attributes 

  • Designing an Enterprise Campus LAN 

  • Designing Layer 2 Campus 

  • Designing a Layer 3 Campus 

  • Discovering the Cisco SD-Access Architecture 

  • Exploring Cisco SD-Access Fabric Design 

  • Exploring Cisco SD-Access Site Design Strategy and Considerations 

  • Discovering Service Provider-Managed VPNs 

  • Designing Enterprise-Managed VPNs 

  • Designing WAN Resiliency 

  • Examining Cisco SD-WAN Architectures 

  • Examining Cisco SD-WAN Deployment Design Considerations 

  • Examining Cisco SD-WAN—NAT and Hybrid Design Considerations 

  • Designing Cisco SD-WAN Routing and High Availability 

  • Exploring QoS 

  • Designing LAN and WAN QoS 

  • Introducing Multicast 

  • Exploring Multicast with PIM-SM 

  • Designing Rendezvous Point Distribution Solutions 

  • Designing an IPv4 Address Plan 

  • Exploring IPv6 

  • Deploying IPv6 

  • Introducing Network APIs and Protocols 

  • Exploring YANG, NETCONF, RESTCONF, and Model-Driven Telemetry 


  • Designing Enterprise Connectivity 

  • Designing an Enterprise Network with BGP Internet Connectivity 

  • Designing an Enterprise Campus LAN 

  • Designing SD-Access in the Enterprise 

  • Designing Resilient Enterprise WAN 

  • Designing QoS in an Enterprise Network 

  • Designing an Enterprise IPv6 Network


Before taking this offering, you should be familiar with the following: 

  • Understanding network fundamentals 

  • Implementing LANs 

  • Implementing LAN connectivity 

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The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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