Cisco Catalyst Switches and IP Communicator

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To configure a switch port to receive voice and data traffic on different VLANs and install and configure Cisco IP Communicator with Cisco CallManager to make IP Phone calls from the PC.

Target Audience

IT professionals responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining the ongoing administration of a Cisco IP Telephony solution; candidates preparing for the Cisco IP Telephony exam (642-444 CIPT)


CCNA certification; Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN); Cisco voice over IP (CVOICE); Microsoft Software for Cisco Voice (MSCV)

Expected Duration

150 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco Catalyst Switches and IP Communicator

  • distinguish between the features and benefits of Cisco’s Catalyst family of PoE switches and recognize their role in an IP Telephony infrastructure.
  • distinguish between the two types of PoE delivery and recognise how to configure inline power on a Cisco Catalyst switch.
  • recognize how to configure and verify a dual VLAN on an access port.
  • configure a dual VLAN on a given Catalyst switch.
  • recognize how to configure CoS on a Cisco Catalyst switch model.
  • identify the principal characteristics and features of Cisco IP Communicator.
  • recognize the deployment options and the procedure for installing and configuring Cisco IP Communicator.
  • configure Cisco CallManager to support IP Communicator in a given scenario.