This course is included in our On-demand training solution.
Networking technologies are widely diverse in the basic operations, which include how they are topologically connected. These options impact the nature of the technology and suitability for deployments. In this course, you’ll learn about how the topology of networks impacts their operations. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks Part 1 exam (640-875 SPNGN1). This exam counts toward the CCNA Service Provider certification.
This course is targeted at networking engineers who must interface with Cisco IOS, IOS XR and IOS XE devices. Additionally, those who have a need to understand technologies used in the service provider realm will benefit.
Definition of a Network
Common Physical Components of a Network
Cisco Hierarchical Network Model
Cisco IP NGN Model
Interpreting a Network Diagram
Resource-sharing Functions and Benefits
Cisco IP NGN User Applications
Impact of User Applications on the Network
Cisco IP NGN Architecture
Cisco IP NGN Infrastructure Layer
Characteristics of a Network
Physical and Logical Topologies
Single-ring and Dual-ring Topologies
Star and Extended-star Topologies
Full-mesh and Partial-mesh Topologies
Types of Physical Connections
Exercise: Choosing Network Topologies