JNDF – Juniper Networks Design Fundamentals
Course OverviewThis 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.
Course ObjectivesAfter 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 including both Juniper Networks product groups and some key competing solutions.
- Analyze and interpret common RFP requirements.
- Scope a network design by gathering data and working with key stakeholders.
- Organize the data that has been collected from the customer.
- Define boundaries so they can properly structure the design scope.
- Provide an overview of network security and common vulnerabilities.
- List high-level design considerations and best practices for securing the network.
- Formulate Campus design proposals using industry and organizational best practices.
- Describe design considerations and best practices for design in the campus network.
- Formulate WAN design proposals using industry and organizational best practices.
- Describe design considerations and best practices for WAN design in the network.
- Formulate data center design proposals using industry and organizational best practices.
- Describe design considerations and best practices for design in the data center.
- Define business continuity and its importance in a network.
- Describe high availability design considerations and best practices.
- Provide an overview of high availability solutions.
- 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.
- Describe 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.
Target AudienceThis course is targeted for Juniper Networks system engineers, partner sales engineers (including Champions), and services partners. However, the course is also applicable to a general audience of Juniper customers with a desire to learn more about network design.
Course OutlineDay 1 Chapter 1: Course Introduction Chapter 2: Network Design Fundamentals
- A Need for Design
- Knowledge is King
- A Proposed Design Methodology
- A Reference Network
- RFP Requirements
- Scoping the Design Project
- Analyzing the Data
- Understanding Customer Requirements Lab
- Analyze the Data
- Understanding Boundaries
- Why Secure the Network?
- Where to Secure the Network
- Security Design Considerations
- Following Design Best Practices
- Campus Design
- Building the Design: Campus Lab
- Following Design Best Practices
- WAN Design and Applications
- Building the Design: WAN Lab
- Following Data Center Design Best Practices
- Data Center Design
- Building the Design: Data Center Lab
- Business Continuity Planning
- High Availability Design Considerations and Best Practices
- Offerings and Solutions
- CoS and Traffic Engineering Considerations
- Environmental Design
- Designing for Network Management
- Designing for Network Automation
- Enhancing the Design Lab
- Foundational Elements Review
- Executive Summary
- Capstone Lab: Putting it into Practice
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