Chapter 1. Campus Network Overview

<feature><title>This chapter covers the following topics that you need to master for the CCNP BCMSN exam:</title>
  • Switching Functionality—. This section covers the use of switches in the OSI model layers. You learn about the functions and application of routing and switching in Layers 2, 3, and 4, along with the concept of multilayer switching.

  • Campus Network Models—. This section presents the concept of a campus network, and describes the traditional campus model and models based on traffic patterns. This section also describes the factors that affect a campus network’s design.

  • Hierarchical Network Design—. This section details a three-layer, hierarchical structure of campus network designs.


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