Track Room Location: Heritage Hall 132
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Introduction to the design, implementation and maintenance of Wireless Local Area Networking. Topics include 802.11 standards, wireless radio technology, wireless topologies, access points, bridges, wireless security, site surveys, antenna systems and troubleshooting. The course will provide a comprehensive overview of technologies, security, and design best practices. The course will include hands-on installation and configuration of Wireless Client Adapters, Routers, Access Points, Repeaters, Bridges, Wireless Controllers and other wireless devices. The class will also introduce multiple-vendor equipment solutions including Cloud Managed Wireless.
Attendees should have prior knowledge of Local Area Networking Technologies and the basic configuration and implementation of Routers and Switches. Specific knowledge of topics covered in the Cisco Networking Academy CCNA Curriculum or a CCENT/CCNA Certification would be beneficial.
All attendees will be provided with a copy of CCNA Wireless 200-355 Official Cert Guide (ISBN-13: 978-1-58714-457-8).
Bill Wolfe has been in the IT industry for over 35 years. Bill’s career has spanned various disciplines within IT including Sales, Product Management, Enterprise Architecture, Network Engineering, Application Development and for over 12 years as a CIO/CTO. Bill Wolfe is an instructor for the Cisco Networking Academy and VMware Academy. He holds the distinguished title of Cisco Certified Instructor Trainer along with numerous Expert Level Cisco Industry Certifications in Routing, Switching, Wireless, Security, Voice and Data Center. Bill has been an Instructor at Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, IL for the past 10 years and speaks at numerous industry and collegiate technology conferences. He also works for Cisco Systems as a Senior Network Consulting Engineer in the Center of Excellence specializing in Enterprise Network Architecture and Design. Bill resides in Downers Grove, IL a suburb of Chicago with his Wife, Daughter and Son. In his spare time he races Corvettes and rides Extreme Roller Coasters with his Son.
1. Understanding of Wireless Networking Technologies and Solutions
2. Deployment Methods of Wireless for Corporations and Enterprises (Premise and Cloud)
3. Prepare instructors to deliver a fully articulated Wireless Networking Program
Monday - Thursday 8:30a-5:00p and Friday 8:30a-1:00p
Each Day will consist of Topic Discussion, Group Projects, Exercises and LAB activities. LAB activities will involve Autonomous APs, Wireless LAN Controllers and Meraki Cloud.
RF Signals and Modulation
RF Signals in the Real World
Wireless LAN Topologies
Understanding 802.11 Frame Types
Planning Coverage with Wireless APs
Understanding Cisco Wireless Architectures
Implementing Autonomous, Controller and Cloud Deployments
Wireless Security Fundamentals
It's Wireless. How hard could it be to NOT install wires?
Reference Documents and Information Links will be provided to attendees as part of the deliverables during the class sessions.
Attendees will be fully prepared to sit for any of the following certification exams at the conclusion of this class:
Attendees will be one step closer in preparation for the following certification exams:
Please note that content is subject to change or modification based on the unique needs of the track participants in attendance.