CCDA 640-864 Official Cert Guide, 4th Edition
- Hardcover: 768 pages
- Publisher: Cisco Press; 4th edition (July 4, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1587142570
- ISBN-13: 978-1587142574
CCDA 640-864 Official Cert Guide, 4th Edition
- Master CCDA 640-864 exam topics
- Assess your knowledge with chapter-opening quizzes
- Review key concepts with exam preparation tasks
- Practice with realistic exam questions on the CD-ROM
CCDA 640-864 Official Cert Guide, 4th Edition is a best of breed Cisco exam study guide that focuses specifically on the objectives for the CCDA DESGN exam. Senior networking experts Anthony Bruno and Steve Jordan share test-preparation procedures, 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.
CCDA 640-864 Official Cert Guide, 4th Edition presents you with an organized test preparation routine through the use of proven series elements and techniques. “Do I Know This Already?” quizzes open each chapter and enable you to decide how much time you need to spend on each section. Exam topic lists make referencing easy. Chapter-ending Exam Preparation Tasks help you drill on key concepts you must know thoroughly.
The companion CD-ROM contains a powerful testing engine that enables you to focus on individual topic areas or take a complete, timed exam. The assessment engine also tracks your performance and provides feedback on a topic-by-topic basis, laying out a complete assessment of your knowledge to help you focus your study where it is needed most.
Well-regarded for its level of detail, assessment features, comprehensive design scenarios, and challenging review questions and exercises, this official study guide helps you master the concepts and techniques that will enable you to succeed on the exam the first time.
CCDA 640-864 Official Cert Guide, 4th 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 Cisco Press. To find out more about instructor-led training, e-learning, and hands-on instruction offered by authorized Cisco Learning Partners worldwide, please visit www.cisco.com/go/authorizedtraining.
The official study guide helps you master all the topics on the CCDA DESGN exam, including:
- Network design methodology
- Network structure models
- Enterprise LAN and data center design
- Enterprise network virtualization
- Wireless LAN design
- WAN technologies and design
- IPv4 and IPv6
- RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, and BGP
- Route summarization and route filtering
- Security solutions
- Voice and video design
- Network management protocols
About the Author
Anthony Bruno, CCIE No. 2738, is a senior principal consultant with BT with more than 20 years of experience in the internetworking field. Previously, he worked for International Network Services, Lucent Technologies, and as a captain in the U.S. Air Force. His other network certifications include CCDP, CCVP, CCSP, Cisco Data Center Network Infrastructure Specialist, Cisco Security Solutions & Design Specialist, JNCIS-ER, Project+, ITILv3 Foundation, and CWNA. He has consulted for many enterprise and service provider customers in the design, implementation, and optimization of large-scale data and IP telephony networks. Anthony leads architecture and design teams in building nextgeneration networks for his customers. He completed his Master of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla in 1994 and his Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez in 1990. He is also a part-time instructor for the University of Phoenix-Online, teaching networking courses.
Steve Jordan, CCIE No. 11293, is a senior consultant with Extropy with more than 15 years of experience in the internetworking field. Previously, he worked for General Datatech in Houston, Texas. His other certifications include VMware VCP4 and Cisco DC specializations in Network Infrastructure, Storage, and Unified Computing Design. He specializes in data center architecture involving network, storage, compute, and virtualization technologies. He has extensive experience with large-scale data center environments and has designed and implemented network solutions in the financial, energy, retail, manufacturing, and telecommunications industries.
Steve was also the coauthor for the previous edition of the CCDA Exam Certification Guide, Third Edition.
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