Cisco Networking Academy VII-Switch is the sixth level of Cisco Networking Academy courses and one of four courses for the Cisco Certified Networking Professional designation. Students will learn how to implement, monitor, secure, and maintain network switching solutions in converged enterprise campus networks. Covers the secure integration of VLANs (Virtual Local Area Networks), WLANs (Wireless Local Area Networks), voice, and video into campus networks. Topics include: Multilayer Switching, VLANs, VTP (VLAN Trunking Protocol, STP (Spanning Tree Protocol), Switch Security Techniques, SPAN (Switched Port Analyzer), LCAP (EtherChannel, Link Aggregation Control Protocol), Inter-VLAN Routing, HSRP (Hot Standby Router Protocol), VRRP (Virtual Redundant Router Protocol), GLBP (Gateway Load Balancing Protocol), WLANs, QoS (Quality of Service), and IP Multicasting . This lab-intensive course provides hands-on learning and practice to reinforce configuration skills using Cisco networking devices.

Prerequisite: "C" grade or higher or "Pass" in CIS-204 or equivalent, or successful completion of the current version of CCNA1, 2, 3 and 4 at another Cisco Networking Academy, or possess a current CCNA certification.
Corequisite: None
Recommended Preparation: None
3 UNITS : 2 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory