Aruba Certified Design Associate (ACDA) – Aruba Design Fundamentals

Duration : 3 Days (24 Hours)

Aruba Certified Design Associate (ACDA) – Aruba Design Fundamentals Course Overview:

The Aruba Certified Design Associate (ACDA) certification affirms fundamental expertise in designing networks for both Aruba’s wireless and wired infrastructures. This credential focuses on empowering professionals to tailor Aruba Network Wireless and Wired solutions to unique customer deployment needs. Widely acknowledged across global industries, especially those dependent on resilient network systems, it guarantees that certified individuals possess the essential expertise to craft efficient and well-optimized networks. Consequently, industries leverage this certification to ensure the proficient design and management of their network systems.

Intended Audience:

  • Network Architects and Design Specialists
  • Network Administrators and Engineers
  • IT Professionals in Networking Roles
  • Wireless Network Engineers
  • IT Consultants and Solutions Architects
  • System Integrators
  • IT Managers and Directors
  • Network Security Professionals
  • Students and Graduates Pursuing Networking Careers
  • Anyone Interested in Aruba’s Network Technologies and Solutions

Learning Objectives of Aruba Certified Design Associate (ACDA) – Aruba Design Fundamentals:

The Aruba Certified Design Associate (ACDA) – Aruba Design Fundamentals course has several key learning objectives, including:

  • Gaining a solid understanding of the foundational principles of Aruba network design.
  • Developing expertise in Aruba product solutions and their specific design considerations.
  • Learning how to create comprehensive design specifications for Aruba solutions tailored to customer use cases.
  • Acquiring the skills to assess an existing customer data network and identify potential issues that may impact the performance or scalability of an Aruba solution.

In essence, the course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to efficiently and effectively design Aruba networking solutions.

 Module 1: Basic product line introduction

  • Basic introduction to Aruba products

 Module 2: Information gathering

  • Review customer information
  • Wireless questionnaire
  • Wired questionnaire
  • Usercounts and application used
  • Physical environment
  • Lab Activity

 Module 3: Racks andCabl

  • RU specification
  • Rack types
  • Patch panels
  • Cable limitations
  • Transceivers
  • Fiber limitations
  • Lab activity

 Module 4: The use ofIRIS

  • New projects
  • IRIS sites and groups
  • Adding network devices into IRIS
  • Selecting transceivers
  • Connecting devices
  • Creating a BOM
  • Lab activity

 Module 5: The use ofVRF

  • VRF Navigating
  • Campus, buildings and Floorplans
  • Planning APs
  • Lab activity

 Module 6: Aruba indoorAPs

  • AP types
  • Indoor APs 11ax
  • Indoor APs 11ac wave 2
  • Desk wall mounting
  • Mounts, antennas and accessories
  • IRIS adding APs to BOM
  • Lab activity

 Module 7: ArubaoutdoorAPs

  • Outdoor APs tolerances
  • Outdoor AP specifications
  • Point to Point APs
  • Indoor Rugged APs
  • Outdoor ruggedized Mounts
  • IRIS adding outdoor AP to BOM

 Module 8: MM,MC, Vcplanning

  • The MM, MC, VC portfolio
  • MM capabilities
  • Mobility controller features
  • Mobility controller specification
  • Licenses
  • IAP clusters
  • Lab activity

 Module 9: WiredDevices

  • Wired Architecture
  • Aruba OS switches
  • Aruba CX switche
  • HPE office connect switches
  • Lab activity

Aruba Certified Design Associate (ACDA) – Aruba Design Fundamentals Course Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of the Aruba Certified Design Expert (ACDX) training course.
  • Proficiency in Aruba network design fundamentals.
  • Fundamental knowledge of networking concepts, including IP addressing and subnetting.
  • Familiarity with RF (Radio Frequency) characteristics and potential issues.
  • Current affiliation with an Aruba partner or employer.

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  • Interaction and collaboration
  • Networking opportunities
  • Real-time feedback
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  • Familiar environment
  • Confidentiality
  • Team building
  • Immediate application

Training Exclusives

This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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