Cisco DESGN 2.0: Voice Networking

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


To recognize the components and methods of traditional and IP voice networks, the QoS mechanisms used to improve IP network performance, and design voice support for an enterprise network

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

155 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco DESGN 2.0: Voice Networking

  • recognize the traditional telephony infrastructure and its major components.
  • recognize the functionality of analog and digital telephony signaling and PSTN numbering plans.
  • recognize the drivers for integrating voice and data networks, and the features of the H.323 standard.
  • recognize the models, components, and protocols of IP telephony in an enterprise environment.
  • recognize the methods for minimizing network delay, jitter, and packet loss, and for preventing echo.
  • recognize coding and compression mechanisms used in packet telephony networks, and bandwidth availability issues.
  • recognize QoS mechanisms to implement for effective voice traffic.
  • recognize concepts in voice traffic engineering.
  • create a high-level voice support design for an enterprise network in a given scenario.