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Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 2 (ECMS2)

 

Course Overview

The course, Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 2 (ECMS2) v1.0 elevates your knowledge of Cisco® Meraki™ technology. In this advanced technical training course, you’ll learn how to plan for network deployments and integrations using the Cisco Meraki platform. Through practical hands-on instruction and experiences, you will learn how to operate Meraki networks and troubleshoot complex network incidents using the Meraki Dashboard and analytics. You will also learn how to design Meraki architectures for redundancy, high-density, and scalability by implementing comprehensive Meraki product features to meet design objectives. This course is the second of two courses that prepares you for Cisco Meraki certification.

Who should attend

This course is ideal for those who regularly deploy or manage Meraki networks and want to deepen their technical expertise and understanding of the full Meraki product suite and features. This may include professionals with job titles or in roles such as:

  • Field deployment technicians
  • Network administrators
  • Pre-/Post-sales engineers
  • Service provider engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • IT professionals

Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1 (ECMS1)

Prerequisites

Before enrolling in the ECMS2 course, it is highly recommended that you have already attended and completed the Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1 (ECMS1) course before attending this training.

You should also have general networking understanding, Meraki-specific proficiency, and knowledge in the following areas:

General network:

  • Be actively engaged in the design, deployment, scaling, and management of enterprise networks
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of IP addressing and subnetting schemas necessary to build local area networks
  • Strong fundamental knowledge of dynamic routing protocols (focus/emphasis on Open Shortest Path First [OSPF] and Border Gateway Protocol [BGP])
  • A foundational understanding of wired and wireless Quality of Service (QoS) mechanisms, packet queue operations, and practical implementations
  • Be experienced with the design and configuration of IPsec and associated Virtual Private Network (VPN) technologies
  • A foundational understanding of network security controls/protocols, network management best practices, and data security
  • A foundational understanding of best practice Radiofrequency (RF) design principles and practical implementations
  • A foundational knowledge of wireless security best practices centered around access control (802.1x) and spectrum security through Wireless Intrusion Detection Systems (WIDS) and Wireless Intrusion Prevention Systems (WIPS)
  • A foundational command of standard logging/monitoring protocols (focus/emphasis on Simple Network Management Protocol [SNMP], syslog, and webhooks) and related implementation components or tools
  • Be familiar with and have basic knowledge of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) and related languages/formats (REST, JavaScript Object Notation [JSON])

Meraki knowledge

  • Fundamental understanding of Dashboard’s organizational structure, delineation of privileges, and overarching administrative processes
  • Be able to outline the key components of Meraki licensing (co-termination model and expiration grace period)
  • Have the knowledge and ability to deploy advanced security features on MX security appliances (intrusion detection/prevention, Advanced Malware Protection [AMP], Layer 3 & 7 firewall rules)
  • Fundamental understanding of Auto VPN and its purpose when utilized in a Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) deployment
  • Be able to describe the concepts behind a cloud-based WLAN solution and the features that can be delivered including Layer 7 traffic shaping and various guest access authentication methods
  • Fundamental understanding of device profile containerization and remote management capabilities as managed through the Systems Manager platform
  • Fundamental understanding of the edge architecture as implemented by Meraki MV security cameras and its implications on video retention through various configurable options

Course Objectives

After completing the course, you should be able to:

  • Plan for network deployments and integrations using the Meraki platform
  • Design Meraki architectures for redundancy, high-density, and scalability
  • Implement comprehensive Meraki product features to meet design objectives
  • Operate Meraki networks and troubleshoot complex network incidents using the Meraki Dashboard and analytics

Course Benefits

This course will help you:

  • Acquire the advanced skills and techniques to plan, design, implement, and operate the complex Cisco Meraki platform for cloud-based network management.
  • Prepare you to take the upcoming Meraki certification(s)
Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • 2,290.- €
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 27 CLC
Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,290.- €
  • Switzerland: CHF 2,960.-
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 27 CLC
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.


Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

Schedule

Guaranteed date:   The course is guaranteed to run regardless of the number of participants. This excludes unforeseeable events (e.g. accident, illness of the trainer) which make it impossible to carry out the course.
Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.
English
Time zone CET
Online Training Time zone: Central European Time (CET) guaranteed date!
Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
1 hour difference
Online Training Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) guaranteed date!
Online Training Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
Online Training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Eastern European Time (EET)
6 hours difference
Online Training Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Online Training Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Online Training Time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online Training Time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online Training Time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online Training Time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
7 hours difference
Online Training Time zone: Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Online Training Time zone: Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Online Training Time zone: Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Online Training Time zone: Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Online Training Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Online Training Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
8 hours difference
Online Training Time zone: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
Online Training Time zone: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
9 hours difference
Online Training Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Online Training Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Online Training Time zone: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
Online Training Time zone: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.
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