Defining Cisco Wireless LAN Essentials lays the groundwork for learning about Cisco wireless LANs. It briefly reviews base networking concepts and then explains wireless terms, concepts, deployment architectures, portfolio components, key features, and other considerations unique to wireless networks. It is useful for anyone new to Cisco wireless LAN technology.
Supported on Windows and Mac computing environments with a browser.
Target Audience: System engineers, network engineers, field engineers, and technical support engineers.
Duration: 4 hours
This training defines Wi-Fi and discusses IEEE standards and protocols. It presents the Cisco wireless LAN network architectures deployed to meet different business needs, such as autonomous, unified, FlexConnect, and converged access. You will learn about the various models of and options for access points, wireless LAN controllers, management system, policy integration, and mobility services engine, distinguishing the benefits and limitations of each in the context of real-world solutions.
You will get an overview of the key features that Cisco offers, and how those features solve user's, IT, and business owner's problems or enhance their experiences with the network.
The course discusses wireless security, a topic that often concerns Enterprises and Service Providers and covers the various types of authentication and encryption employed in Cisco wireless LANs. You will be prepared with information about the kinds of tools often used to plan, implement, and monitor a Cisco wireless LAN.
This e-learning prepares you for follow-on courses in the Cisco wireless LAN curriculum, such as Deploying Basic Cisco Wireless LANs, Cisco Prime Infrastructure, and Implementing Cisco Converged Access Solutions.