CCDA Exam Certification Guide: CCDA Self-study (Cisco Systems)

CCDA Exam Certification Guide: CCDA Self-study (Cisco Systems)

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


The ONLY Official Preparation Guides for Cisco Certification Exam learning. Exam Certification Guides from Cisco Press are the all-time best-selling series of Cisco Certification Guides. They are comprehensive study tools for Cisco certifiion exam preparation, that combine tutorial learning of all topics for the relevant exam with proven learning, retention, and self-assessment pedagogical tools. Chapters are written in shorter, more modular fashion, breaking down the topics covered into smaller, and more easily absorbed blocks of information. These chapters incorporate pre- and post-chapter quizzes to determing concept retention, supported further by test-banks on the accompanying CD-ROM that also includes an electronic copy of the book. Also included in the CD-ROM based test bank are questions that emulate the new simulation-based questions that have been added to most new Cisco Systems certification exams. Created in conjunction with Cisco Systems, these titles teach, test, and challenge the student's knowledge, hands-on experience, and skill sets for exam success and workplace readiness. Cisco Press Exam Certification Guides are designed to support instrutor created courses on networking topics, as well as support the web-delivered curricula of the Cisco Networking Academy Program.


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Format: Hardcover
Pages: 696
Edition: 2
Publisher: Cisco Press
Published: 17 Oct 2003

ISBN 10: 1587200767
ISBN 13: 9781587200762
Book Overview: The official test preparation guide for the CCDA 640-861 DESGN exam *Review topics in the CCDA 640-861 DESGN exam for comprehensive exam readiness *Prepare with proven study tools like foundation summaries, and pre- and post-chapter quizzes to ensure mastery of the subject matter *Get into test-taking mode with a CD-ROM testing engine containing over 200 questions that measure testing readiness and provide feedback on areas requiring further study The first step in the Cisco Systems certification networking design track, CCDA (Cisco Certified Design Associate) certification requires that a candidate pass the CCDA 640-861 DESGN exam. CCDAs have the skills needed to determine customer requirements for security, scalability, and network management; design a network structure that meets customers' needs; identify how to build a network prototype; and link Cisco's products in an end-to-end manner. CCDA Exam Certification Guide (CCDA Self-Study), Second Edition is designed for professional networkers and students who are pursuing CCDA certification. As such, the book will cover all the exam topics upon which candidates will be tested in this new version of the CCDA exam. Each chapter uses all the necessary components to help a reader prepare for the exam, including Do I Know this Already quizzes that assess knowledge; Foundation Summary sections that highlight essential concepts; exam topic lists for easy reference; and end-of-chapter review questions. The final chapter in the book contains scenarios that help readers prepare for the exam. A companion CD-ROM contains more than 200 questions intended to provide testing preparation and feedback on areas for further study.

Author Bio

A. Anthony Bruno, CCIE No. 2738, is a Principal Consultant with International Network Services (INS) and a networking instructor for the University of Phoenix-Online. He has an MSEE and a BSEE. Anthony is the co-author of the CCDA Exam Certification Guide, the author of CCIE Routing and Switching Exam Certification Guide, and a contributor on Network Design and Case Studies, Second Edition (Cisco Press).

Jacqueline Kim is the Product Manager for IPLogic, LLC. She numerous certifications such as the CCDA, CCSA, and CCSE. Jacqueline is the co-author of the first edition of the CCDA Exam Certification Guide, and Network Management for Cisco Environments (Cisco Press).