JNDF-Juniper Networks Design Fundamentals

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Test Level: 0
  • Certifications: JNCDA
  • Price: $2100
  • Exams: JN0-1100
This three-day course is designed to cover best practices, theory, and design principles for overall network design and will serve as the prerequisite course for other design subject areas — data center, security, and WAN.
After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:

Provide an overview of network design needs and common business                     requirements.
Describe key product groups related to campus, WAN, data center, and                 security architectures.
Analyze and interpret common RFP requirements.
Scope a network design by gathering data and working with key                             stakeholders.
Describe ways of processing customer data and design requests.
Identify boundaries and scope for the design proposal.
List some considerations when creating a design proposal.
Provide an overview of network security design principles and common                 vulnerabilities.
List high-level design considerations and best practices for securing the                 network.
List the components of the campus network design.
Describe best practices and design considerations for the campus.
Describe architectural design options for the campus.
List the components of the WAN.
Describe best practices and design considerations for the WAN.
Describe design options for the WAN.
List the components of the data center design.
Describe best practices and design considerations for the data center.
Describe architectural design options for the data center.
Define business continuity and its importance in a network design.
Describe high availability design considerations and best practices.
Provide an overview of high availability offerings and solutions.
Describe Class of Service design considerations.
Provide an overview of environmental considerations in network design.
List design considerations and best practices for managing the network.
Provide an overview of Juniper Networks and third party options for                     network management.
List design considerations and best practices for network automation.
Provide an overview of automation tools.
Explain the foundational topics that have been taught throughout the course.
Create a network design proposal that satisfies customer requirements and             business needs.
Provide an overview of the steps involved in migrating a network.
Describe best practices used in network migration.
List the various campus network topographies.
Describe sample design options for the campus.

Day 1

Chapter 1:       Course Introduction


Chapter 2:       Network Design Fundamentals

A Need for Design
Knowledge is King
A Proposed Design Methodology
A Reference Network


Chapter 3:       Understanding Customer Requirements

RFP Requirements
Scoping the Design Project
Analyzing the Data
Lab: Understanding Customer Requirements


Chapter 4:       Organizing the Data   

Processing the Data and Requests
Understanding Boundaries and Scope
Design Proposal Considerations


Chapter 5:       Securing the Network

Why Secure the Network?
Security Design Considerations


Day 2

Chapter 6:       Creating the Design—Campus

The Campus Network: An Overview
Best Practices and Considerations
Architectural Design Options
Lab: Creating the Design—Campus


Chapter 7:       Creating the Design—Wide Area Networks

The WAN: An Overview
Best Practices and Considerations
WAN Design Examples
Lab: Creating the Design—WAN


Chapter 8:       Creating the Design—Data Center

The Data Center: An Overview
Best Practices and Considerations
Data Center Design Examples
Lab: Creating the Design—Data Center


Chapter 9:       Business Continuity and Network Enhancements

Business Continuity Planning
High Availability Design Considerations and Best Practices
Offerings and Solutions
CoS and Traffic Engineering Considerations
Environmental Design


Day 3

Chapter 10: Network Management

Designing for Network Management


Chapter 11: Automation

Designing for Network Automation
Lab: Enhancing the Design


Chapter 12:     Putting Network Design into Practice

Network Design Recap
Responding to the RFP
Final Lab Introduction
Lab: Putting Network Design into Practice


Appendix A:   Network Migration Strategies

Migration Overview
Migration Approaches
Migration Examples


Appendix B:   Sample Campus Designs

Campus Topology Examples


Appendix C: Sample Response to RFP

Example of an Actual Juniper Networks RFP Response

The following are the prerequisites for this course:

Knowledge of routing and switching architectures and protocols.
Knowledge of Juniper Networks products and solutions.
Understanding of infrastructure security principles.
Basic knowledge of hypervisors and load balancers.