Cisco DESGN 2.0: Designing Enterprise WANs

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


To recognize the features and technologies of WAN architectures, and design the WANs for an enterprise

Target Audience

Network engineers, network system analysts, and maintenance personnel responsible for designing small to medium-sized and enterprise networks; individuals seeking the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) certification and those individuals targeting towards the Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) certification


The knowledge and skills contained in the Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (ICND) and CCNA Basics learning paths; a good foundation in the principles and concepts of networks and computers; familiarity with internetworking technologies

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco DESGN 2.0: Designing Enterprise WANs

  • recognize the features and transport technologies of WANs.
  • recognize the requirements and considerations that influence WAN design.
  • recognize how to design remote-access and VPN WANs, and how to design a WAN backup strategy.
  • recognize how to select enterprise WAN architecture and WAN components.
  • recognize how to design enterprise networks for office branches and teleworkers.
  • create a high-level design for the WAN portions of an enterprise network, given a scenario.