Routing & Switching Solutions for System Engineers


Introduction

The Routing and Switching Solutions for Systems Engineers (RSSSE) course is focused on design-oriented knowledge that helps in selecting optimal network solutions that meet the customer routing and switching requirements. The course starts with an overview of the Cisco Service-Oriented Network Architecture (SONA) and network baseline principles. Cisco advanced technologies and services are described and Cisco products that implement these advanced services are explained in detail. The course concludes with the design case study that enables you to build a solution that meets customer requirements, following the design guidelines.

Summary
Duration Vendor Audience
2 Days Cisco Systems Engineers
Level Technology Category
Specialist Routing & Switching Borderless Networking / Routing & Switching
Delivery Method Training Credits / Vouchers
Instructor-led (Classroom) Cisco Learning Credits Accepted

Course Content

1. Course Introduction

  • Overview
  • Learner Skills and Knowledge
  • Course Goal and Objectives
  • Course Flow

2. SONA Overview

  • Review of the SONA Framework
  • Review of the Baseline Architecture

3. Advanced Technology

  • Introducing Advanced Technology

4. Choose Routing and Switching Solutions

  • Introducing the Integrated Services Router
  • Introducing the Cisco 7×00 Series Router
  • Introducing the Catalyst Desktop, Blade, and Stackable Switches
  • Introducing the Cisco Catalyst 4×00 Series Switch
  • Introducing the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switch
  • Introducing the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Service Modules

5. Design an Advanced Technology Ready Organisation

  • Designing a Services-Oriented Solution
  • Cisco ISRs Comparison Chart
  • Solutions to Case Studies

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course is as follows:

  • CCNP or equivalent knowledge and skills in Cisco routing and switching technologies
  • CCDA or equivalent experience in designing network solutions

Cisco learning offerings that will enable you to meet the prescribed prerequisites:

  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 CI-(ICND1)
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2 (CI-ICND2)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (CI-ROUTE)
  • Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (CI-SWITCH)
  • Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (CI-TSHOOT)
  • Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (CI-DESGN)

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Assess complex technical and business requirements of the customer that influence the selection of a network solution
  • Identify advanced technology requirements of the customer and start selecting the relevant Cisco solutions
  • Describe and identify the capabilities of Cisco routing and switching solutions
  • Design a solution that encompasses the features of advanced routing and switching to meet customer requirements

Target Audience

This course is intended primarily for:

  • Cisco Channel Partner System Engineers
  • Individuals seeking to achieve the Cisco Routing and Switching Solutions Specialist certification

Associated Certifications & Exam

This course forms part of the requirements for the Cisco Routing and Switching Solutions Specialist Certification. Designed for Cisco Channel Partners and Resellers, the Cisco Routing and Switching Solutions Specialist will demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to identify the unique technical, business, and technological requirements of a given customer to create a networking solution that employs Cisco’s advanced routing and switching capabilities.

The 642-062 RSSSE exam tests a candidate’s knowledge of customer’s complex technical and business requirements, customer advanced technology requirements, capabilities of Cisco routing and switching solutions, solutions that encompass the features of advanced routing and switching to meet customer requirements.