CCDA Exam Certification Guide: CCDA Exam 9E0-004 (Cisco Career Certifications)

CCDA Exam Certification Guide: CCDA Exam 9E0-004 (Cisco Career Certifications)

by Anthony Bruno C C I E (Author), JacquelineKim (Author)

Synopsis

A primary text for courses in Network Design and Cisco Certification.CCDA Exam Certification Guide offers a comprehensive coverage of the CCDA exam #640-441. Coverage of all exam topics ensures students will arrive at a complete understanding of the subject matter that must be mastered for the CCDA exam. CCDA Exam Certification Guide follows a logical organization of the CCDA exam objectives. The exam-specific chapter topics are Design Goals, Customer Objectives, Application Considerations, LAN Design, WAN Design, Designing for Specific Protocols, Putting it All Together, Building a Prototype or Model, and Additional Case Studies. Scenario-based exercises and chapter-ending review questions reinforce retention and recall of exam topics. Finally, unique practice questions on the companion CD enable candidates to build and take random sample tests, including selective testing by topic area. Progress tracking helps the reader identify his or her weak areas by displaying the incorrectly answered questions and providing a link to the chapter for additional study.

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Format: Textbook Binding
Pages: 550
Edition: 1
Publisher: Cisco Press
Published: 09 Feb 2000

ISBN 10: 0735700745
ISBN 13: 9780735700741
Book Overview: The official study guide for DCN exam #640-441Coverage of the CCDA exam design objectives enables you to discover your knowledge gaps before the exam date. You'll learn to: * Characterize a customer's existing network and identify customer needs * Simplify the complexities associated with analyzing customer network problems and creating Cisco scalable solutions * Predict the amount and types of traffic caused by a customer's applications * Recommend Cisco products, LAN/WAN technologies, routing and bridging protocols, and Cisco IOS Software features that will meet a customer's requirements for performance, capacity, and scalability in small- to medium-sized networks * Assemble Cisco product lines into an end-to-end networking solution * Build a prototype or pilot of the network structure and demonstrate it so that the customer understands that the proposed design meets requirements CCDA Exam Certification Guide is a comprehensive study tool for DCN exam #640-441. Written by a CCIE and a CCDA, and reviewed by Cisco technical experts, CCDA Exam Certification Guide will help you understand and master the exam objectives. In this solid review on the design areas of the DCN exam, you'll learn to design a network that meets a customer's requirements for performance, security, capacity, and scalability. Each chapter of CCDA Exam Certification Guide teaches you CCDA-related technologies and solutions through specially designed assessment and study features. The Do I Know This Already? quizzes help you plan your chapter study, section-by-section objective lists keep you focused on the exam material you need to master, case studies challenge your design skills, and chapter-ending quizzes test your retention of chapter lessons. Finally, practice questions on the companion CD-ROM enable you to take random sample exams or to focus on an objective area of your choice.CCDA Exam Certification Guide is part of a recommended study program from Cisco Systems that can include simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners, hands-on experience, and Coursebooks and study guides from Cisco Press. In order to find out more about instructor-led, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/training.

Author Bio

A. Anthony Bruno is a Principal Consultant with NetworkCare Professional Services (formerly International Network Services). His network certifications include CCIE #2738, CCDP, CCNA-WAN, Microsoft MCSE, Nortel NNCSS, Certified Network Expert (CNX) Ethernet, Certified Network Professional, and Checkpoint CCSE. As a consultant, he has worked with many customers in the design, implementation, and optimization of large-scale multi-protocol networks. Anthony has worked on the design of large company network mergers, Voice over IP/Frame Relay, and Internet access. He formerly worked as an Air Force Captain in network operations and management. He completed his MS in Electrical Engineering from University of Missouri-Rolla in 1994 and his BS in Electrical Engineering from University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez in 1990. Anthony is the co-author for the Cisco Press release CCDA Exam Certification Guide and also a contributor and the lead technical reviewer for the Cisco Press release Cisco CCIE Fundamentals: Network Design and Case Studies, Second Edition.

Jacqueline Kim is the Knowledge Resource Manager with REALTECH Systems Corporation. She designed the Knowledge Exchanged Group that has the objective of providing technical instruction to clients through instructor-led classes and Web-based training tools. She staffs and manages this group within Knowledge Management and also teaches several classes. Jacqueline has various industry certifications, including Cisco CCDA, Novell CNE, and Check Point CCSA/CCSE. She has held positions in both network engineering and pre-sales engineering, during which time she presented lectures in security for Cisco Systems and Network User Groups. Jacqueline was a technical reviewer for the Cisco Press titles Internetworking Technologies Handbook, Second Edition and Cisco Systems Networking Academy: First-Year Companion Guide.