Part I. Overview and Design of a Campus Network

This part of the book covers the following BCMSN exam topics:

  • Describe the Enterprise Composite Model used for designing networks, and explain how it addresses enterprise network needs for performance, scalability, and availability

  • Describe the physical, data link, and network layer technologies used in a switched network, and identify when to use each

  • Explain the role of switches in the various modules of the Enterprise Composite Model (Campus Infrastructure, Server Farm, Enterprise Edge, Network Management)

  • Compare end-to-end and local VLANs and determine when to use each

While the topics listed here are not included in the updated list of exam topics for the 642-812 exam, you will still need to be ...

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