Juniper Networks Design Fundamentals - On Demand (JNDF-OD)

This On Demand 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.


Audience

This course is targeted specifically those who have a solid understanding of operation and configuration and are looking to enhance their skill sets by learning introductory principles of network design.


Prerequisites

  • 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.


Objectives

  • Provide an overview of network design needs and common business requirements.
  • Identify key product groups related to campus, WAN, data center, and security architectures.
  • Describe and interpret common RFP requirements.
  • Scope a network design by gathering data and working with key stakeholders.
  • List 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.
  • State 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.


Associated Certification

JNCDA


Course Modules

1 Course Introduction


2 Network Design Fundamentals

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


3 Understanding Customer Requirements

  • RFP Requirements
  • Scoping the Design Project
  • Analyzing the Data
  • LAB: Understanding Customer Requirements


4 Organizing the Data

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


5 Securing the Network

  • Why Secure the Network?
  • Security Design Considerations


6 Creating the Design—Campus

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


7 Creating the Design—Wide Area Networks

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


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


9 Business Continuity and Network Enhancement

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


10 Network Management

  • Designing for Network Management


11 Automation

  • Designing for Network Automation
  • Lab: High Availability


12 Putting Network Design into Practice

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