Kevin Wallace, CCIEx2 No. 7945 (Route/Switch and Collaboration), is a Certified Cisco Systems Instructor (CCSI No. 20061) and holds multiple Cisco professional and associate-level certifications in the Route/Switch, Collaboration, Security, Design, and Data Center tracks. With Cisco experience dating back to 1989, Kevin has been a network design specialist for the Walt Disney World Resort, an instructor of Cisco courses for Skillsoft, and a network manager for Eastern Kentucky University.
Currently, Kevin produces video courses and writes books for Cisco Press/Pearson IT Certification (http://kwtrain.com/books). Also, he owns and operates Kevin Wallace Training, LLC ( http://kwtrain.com ), a provider of self-paced training materials that simplify computer networking. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky, and he lives in central Kentucky with his wife (Vivian) and two daughters (Sabrina and Stacie).
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As a final exam preparation tool, the CCDA Quick Reference Sheets provides a concise review of all objectives on the new DESGN exam (640-863). This digital Short Cut provides you with detailed, graphical-based information, highlighting only the key topics in cram-style format.
With this document as your guide, you will review topics on strategic and modular network design; basic campus and data center network design; remote connectivity design; IP addressing and routing protocols; and security, voice, and wireless networking considerations. These fact-filled Quick Reference Sheets allow you to get all-important information at a glance, helping you focus your study on areas of weakness and enhance memory retention of essential exam concepts.
Table of Contents
1. Strategic Network Design
2. Modular Network Design
3. Exploring Basic Campus and Data Center Network Design
4. Remote Connectivity Design
5. IP Addressing and Routing Protocols
6. Network Security
7. Identifying Voice Networking Considerations
8. Identifying Wireless Networking Considerations
About the author:
Kevin Wallace, CCIE No. 7945,CCSI, CCVP, CCNP, CCDP, MCSE 4, CNE 4/5, is a full-time instructor of Cisco courses. With 17 years of Cisco internetworking experience, Kevin has been a network design specialist for The Walt Disney World Resort and a network manager for Eastern Kentucky University. Kevin holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky.
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Michael Shannon is an instructor and developer for CBT Nuggets, where he manages the production and development of multimedia corporate IT training products for Cisco, Microsoft, and CompTIA certifications. Before joining CBT Nuggets, Michael was a senior instructor for Mindworks, where he taught Cisco, Microsoft, and CompTIA certification classes. Michael holds CCNA, CCNP, and CCDP certifications and has written numerous books and courses.
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Foundation Learning Guide
Foundation Learning for the CCNP® Voice (CVOICE) 642-437 Exam
Kevin Wallace, CCIE® No. 7945
Implementing Cisco Unified Communications Voice over IP and QoS (CVOICE) Foundation Learning Guide is a Cisco®-authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCNP Voice foundation learning. Developed in conjunction with the Cisco CCNP Voice certification team, it covers all aspects of planning, designing, and deploying Cisco VoIP networks and integrating gateways, gatekeepers, and QoS into them.
Updated throughout for the new CCNP Voice (CVOICE) Version 8.0 exam (642-437), this guide teaches you how to implement and operate gateways, gatekeepers, Cisco Unified Border Element, Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express, and QoS in a voice network architecture. Coverage includes voice gateways, characteristics of VoIP call legs, dial plans and their implementation, basic implementation of IP phones in Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express environment, and essential information about gatekeepers and Cisco Unified Border Element. The book also provides information on voice-related QoS mechanisms that are required in Cisco Unified Communications networks.
Fourteen video lab demonstrations on the accompanying CD-ROM walk you step by step through configuring DHCP servers, CUCME autoregistration, ISDN PRI circuits, PSTN dial plans, DID, H.323 and MGCP gateways, VoIP dial peering, gatekeepers, COR, AutoQoS VoIP, and much more.
Whether you are preparing for CCNP Voice certification or simply want to gain a better understanding of VoIP and QoS, you will benefit from the foundation information presented in this book.
- Voice gateways, including operational modes, functions, related call leg types, and routing techniques
- Gateway connections to traditional voice circuits via analog and digital interfaces
- Basic VoIP configuration, including A/D conversion, encoding, packetization, gateway protocols, dial peers, and transmission of DTMF, fax, and modem tones
- Supporting Cisco IP Phones with Cisco Unified Communications Manager Express
- Dial plans, including digit manipulation, path selection, calling privileges, and more
- Gatekeepers, Cisco Unified Border Elements, and call admission control (CAC) configuration
- QoS issues and mechanisms
- Unique DiffServ QoS characteristics and mechanisms
- Cisco AutoQoS configuration and operation
The CD-ROM that accompanies this book contains 14 video lab demonstrations running approximately 90 minutes.
This book is in the Foundation Learning Guide Series. These guides are developed together with Cisco® as the only authorized, self-paced learning tools that help networking professionals build their understanding of networking concepts and prepare for Cisco certification exams.
The ITIL (Information Technology Infrastructure Library) exam is the ultimate certification for IT service management. This essential resource is a complete guide to preparing for the ITIL Foundation exam and includes everything you need for success. Organized around the ITIL Foundation (2011) syllabus, the study guide addresses the ITIL Service Lifecycles, the ITIL processes, roles, and functions, and also thoroughly explains how the Service Lifecycle provides effective and efficient IT services.Offers an introduction to IT service management and ITIL V3 service strategy Highlights the topics of service design and development and the service management processes Reviews the building, testing, authorizing, documenting, and implementation of new and changed services into operation Addresses creating and maintaining value for customers through monitoring and improving services, processes, and technology Download valuable study tools including practice exams, flashcards, a glossary of key terms and more.
If you prefer self-study over the more expensive training course, but you don't want to skimp on information or preparation, then this study guide is for you.
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CompTIA Network+ N10-005 Authorized Cert Guide is a best-of-breed exam study guide. Best-selling author and expert instructor Kevin Wallace shares preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills. Material is presented in a concise manner, focusing on increasing your understanding and retention of exam topics.
The book presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly. Review questions help you assess your knowledge, and a final preparation chapter guides you through tools and resources to help you craft your final study plan.
The book also contains more than three hours of personal video mentoring from the author.
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The authorized study guide helps you master all the topics on the Network+ exam, including:Computer networks and the OSI model Network components Ethernet IP addressing Routing traffic Wide Area Networks (WANs) Wireless LANs Network performance Command-line utilities Network management Network security Troubleshooting
Kevin Wallace, CCIE No. 7945, is one of the most prolific and best-selling authors in the networking industry. He is a certified Cisco instructor, and he holds multiple certifications including CCNP, CCNP Voice, CCNP Security, and CCDP, in addition to multiple security and voice specializations. With networking experience dating back to 1989 (and computer experience dating back to 1982), Kevin is a Senior Technical Instructor for SkillSoft. Kevin has been a network design specialist for the Walt Disney World Resort and a network manager for Eastern Kentucky University.
Kevin Wallace, CCIE No. 7945
As a final exam preparation tool, the CCVP CVoice Quick Reference, Second Edition provides a concise review of all objectives on the CVoice exam (642-436). This digital Short Cut provides you with detailed, graphical-based information, highlighting only the key topics in cram-style format.
With this document as your guide, you will review topics on foundational elements of VOIP calls, the description of dial plans, and the implementation of gateways, gatekeepers, and IP-IP gateways. This fact-filled Quick Reference allows you to get all-important information at a glance, helping you focus your study on areas of weakness and to enhance memory retention of essential exam concepts.
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CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Cert Guide contains proven study features that enable you to succeed on the exam the first time. Best-selling authors and expert instructors Keith Barker and Kevin Wallace share preparation hints and test-taking tips, helping you identify areas of weakness and improve both your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills, essential for successful completion of the performance-based testing items on the exam. This complete, CompTIA-approved study package includes the following:
Well regarded for its level of detail, study plans, assessment features, challenging review questions and exercises, video instruction, and hands-on labs, this approved study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that ensure your exam success.
Cisco Voice over IP (CVOICE)
Foundation learning for CVOICE exam 642-436
Kevin Wallace, CCIE No. 7945
Cisco Voice over IP (CVOICE), Third Edition, is a Cisco-authorized, self-paced learning tool for CCVP foundation learning. This book provides you with the knowledge and skills required to plan, design, and deploy a Cisco voice-over-IP (VoIP) network and to integrate gateways and gatekeepers into an enterprise VoIP network. By reading this book, you will gain a thorough understanding of converged voice and data networks and also the challenges you will face implementing various network technologies.
Cisco Voice over IP (CVOICE) presents you with information on the foundational elements of VoIP calls, the description of dial plans, and the implementation of gateways, gatekeepers, and Cisco Unified Border Elements (Cisco UBEs). The book gives you the information needed to implement and support data and voice integration solutions at the network-access level.
Whether you are preparing for CCVP certification or simply want to gain a better understanding of VoIP fundamentals, you will benefit from the foundation information presented in this book.
Cisco Voice over IP (CVOICE), Third Edition, is part of a recommended learning path from Cisco that includes simulation and hands-on training from authorized Cisco Learning Partners and self-study products from
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Kevin Wallace, CCIE No. 7945, is a certified Cisco instructor, and he teaches courses in the Cisco CCSP, CCVP, and CCNP® tracks. With 19 years of Cisco networking experience, Kevin has been a network design specialist for the Walt Disney World Resort and a network manager for Eastern Kentucky University.
Integrate VoIP into an existing data network Design a VoIP network for optimal voice quality Examine the various call types in a VoIP network Configure analog voice interfaces and dial peers Perform call signaling over digital voice ports Implement H.323, MGCP, and SIP protocols on Cisco IOS® gateways Identify dial plan characteristics Configure advanced dial plans Deploy H.323 gatekeepers Implement a Cisco UBE router to provide protocol interworking
Kevin Wallace, CCIE No. 7945
As a final preparation tool providing a review of CIPT exam topics, the CCVP CIPT Quick Reference Sheets complement official Cisco curriculum, other books, or other exam preparatory material. This digital Short Cut provides readers with detailed, graphical-based information, highlighting the key topics on the latest CIPT exam in a quick-review format. These fact-filled Quick Reference Sheets allow certification candidates to get all-important information at a glance, helping them to focus their study on areas of weakness and to enhance memory retention of important concepts.
The CCVP certification recognizes a candidate’s ability to create an IP telephony solution that is transparent, scalable, and manageable. Earning a CCVP certification validates a robust set of skills in implementing, operating, configuring, and troubleshooting a converged IP network. The certification content focuses on Cisco Systems Unified CallManager, quality of service (QoS), gateways, gatekeepers, IP phones, voice applications, and utilities on Cisco routers and Cisco Catalyst switches.
The Cisco IP Telephony (CIPT) exam tests the candidate's knowledge of voice-over-IP (VoIP) and public switched telephone network (PSTN) components and technologies and the candidate's ability to describe, install, configure, and support Cisco CallManager version 4.1 in a Cisco network, including such features as security and video.
This Short Cut is derived from the print publication, Cisco IP Telephony Flash Cards and Exam Practice Pack , ISBN: 1-58720-128-3.
Table of Contents:
The Cisco CallManager
IP Telephony Components
IP Telephony Options
IP Telephony Applications
Cisco CallManager 4.x Enhancements