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Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 Course Overview

The Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 certification is centered around the operation and optimization of Cisco's Network Convergence System 2000 Series (NCS 2000). It focuses on configuring the 96-channel flex spectrum, enabling customization of the DWDM network based on market demands. Industries rely on this certification for professionals to operate, administer, and troubleshoot this specific series of Cisco's networking systems. The certification bolsters the knowledge base of network professionals in effectively managing high-density networks, optimizing bandwidth, and ensuring seamless information transfer. This helps businesses scale their operations, maintain network stability, and improve their overall data management strategies.


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Module 1: DWDM and Flex Spectrum Foundation
  • Introducing DWDM Terminology and Components
  • What Is DWDM?
  • DWDM Shelf Common Components
  • Multishelf Node Basics
  • Exploring Flex Spectrum Features
  • What Is Flex Spectrum?
  • Additional Flex Spectrum Features
  • Legacy vs. Flex Spectrum channels
  • Legacy vs. Flex Spectrum optical network design
  • Legacy ROADM operation (Broadcast and Select)
  • Flex Spectrum ROADM operation (Select and Route)
  • Legacy vs. Flex Spectrum passive units
  • Introducing Network Topologies and Nodes
  • DWDM Topologies
  • Five Common 96-Channel Node Types
  • Introducing the Management Software and Documentation
  • Software for Design, O&M, and Network Management
  • NCS 2000 Series Documentation
  • Investigating the NCS 2000 Series Chassis and Common Equipment
  • NCS 2000 Series Shelves for Flex Spectrum
  • Common Equipment
  • Investigating NCS 2000 Series Cards
  • NCS 2000 Series Flex Spectrum Nodes and Cards description
  • Controller Cards for NCS 2002, NCS 2006, and 2015 shelves
  • Transponder, Muxponder, and Crossponder Cards
  • Coherent Transponders
  • 40Gbps Transponder Cards
  • 100Gbps Transponder Cards
  • 200Gbps Transponder Cards
  • 400Gbps Transponder Cards
  • Add/Drop (Multiplexer/Demultiplexer) Cards
  • Legacy and Flex Spectrum Amplifier Cards
  • Miscellaneous Cards
  • Passive Auxiliary Modules
  • Flex Spectrum Chassis and Card Summary
  • Getting Started with Transport Planner
  • Transport Planner Fundamentals
  • Perform Price Updates Before Network Design
  • Network Design’s Five Main Steps
  • Using Site Connection View
  • Designing a 2-Degree ROADM Network
  • ROADM Node Basics
  • Designing the ROADM Network
  • Designing for P-2-P Maximum Distance
  • Designing for Linear Maximum Distance
  • Editing Design and Creating New Copy to Compare
  • Examining the Connections
  • Examining the CTP Design Reports
  • Installing NCS 2000 Series Hardware
  • Equipment to Rack-Mount
  • NCS 2015 and NCS 2006 Basic Installation Steps
  • NCS 2002 Basic Installation Steps
  • Configuring Multishelf Networks
  • Multishelf Configuration Notes
  • Provisioning 2015 Multishelf
  • Provisioning 2006 Multishelf
  • Connectivity and Placement for Flex Spectrum Passive Units
  • Performing Node Turn-Up in Transport Controller
  • Four Phases of DWDM Network Building
  • Node Turn-Up Steps
  • Overview of WSON and NON-WSON Circuits
  • Overview of OCHNC, OCHCC, and OCHTRAIL circuits
  • Explanation of Optical Supervisory Channel for management purposes
  • The difference between OSC and PPC
  • Creating Optical Channel Network Connection (OCHNC) Circuits
  • OCHNC Basics and Prerequisites
  • Create an OCHNC in a Wavelength Switched Optical Network (WSON)
  • Post Creation Verification of Amplifier as well as Optical Power Levels in The System
  • Creating an Optical Channel Client Connection (OCHCC) Circuit
  • OCHCC Creation Prerequisites
  • OCHCC Circuit Results
  • Install and Provision 10G Transponder Card
  • Install and Provision 10x10G Transponder Card
  • Install and Provision Coherent Transponder Card
  • Create Internal Connections/Patchcords
  • Create an OCHCC Circuit
  • G.709 Encapsulation 10G and 100G Transponder Settings
  • Generic Framing Protocol G.7041, Any-Rate Cards, and Encapsulation Options
  • Any-Rate Muxponder and Crossponder Cards
  • Ethernet and VLANs
  • CVLAN, SVLAN, and QinQ mapping in Crossponder cards
  • 10GE-XP and GE-XP Enhanced Cards, Settings, and Circuits Layer 1
  • Quality of Service
  • XP-E Cards Protected Ring, CoS Marking by Port, Customer VLAN, and QoS
  • T1 over Ethernet in a Crossponder Network
  • Creating Colorless and Contentionless Add/Drop Networks
  • Colorless Port Basics
  • Contentionless Port Basics
  • Creating Colorless Demands
  • Complex Colorless Designs
  • Creating a Colorless OCHCC
  • Creating Omnidirectional and Contentionless Add/Drop Networks
  • Omnidirectional Add/Drop Basics
  • Omnidirectional 4-, 8-, and 12-Degree Mesh
  • 4-, 8-, and 12-Degree Omnidirectional and Colorless
  • Contentionless Add/Drop
  • Creating Mesh Nodes with MPO Cross
  • Connects
  • Create a Mesh Node
  • Create an 8-Degree Node
  • Building Blocks for Mesh Nodes
  • Verifying Installed Cabling Connections for 20-SMR-FS-CV Cards
  • Connections Verification (CV) Feature
  • Initial Setup for CV
  • Install a Test Passive Unit
  • Monitor a Loss Verification Test
  • Power Levels in MF Modules
  • Add a node to the existing design
  • Testing Optical Time Domain Reflectometers (OTDRs)
  • OTDR Fundamentals
  • Running OTDR
  • Maintaining the Network, Shelf, and Cards
  • Network Maintenance Features
  • Node Maintenance Features
  • Shelf Maintenance Features
  • Card Maintenance and Performance Features
  • Performing Basic Troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting Guide Layout
  • Hierarchy of Alarms
  • Using Functional View for Troubleshooting
  • Cisco Transport Controller
  • Cisco Transport Planner
  • Adding a Node to Existing DWDM Ring Network
  • Optical Channel Network Connection (OCHNC) Circuits
  • Optical Channel Client Connection (OCHCC) Circuits
  • Colorless Ports and Circuits
  • Contentionless Circuits
  • Connection Verification
  • Performing the Optical Time Domain Reflectometer (OTDR) Test
  • Maintenance and Performance Monitoring
  • MSTP Troubleshooting
  • Configuring the 400XP card
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06 - 08 Nov
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Course Prerequisites
• Substantial knowledge of DWDM basics.
• Familiarity with Cisco IOS-XR Software.
• Experience with Cisco NCS 2000 series platforms.
• Hands-on experience with Cisco NCS 2K (or comparable) optical network systems.
• Completion of 'Optical Network Systems Training'.
• Familiarity with Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) is encourage but not required.

Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 Certification Training Overview

Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 certification training offers comprehensive understanding and practical experience in deploying and maintaining Cisco Network Convergence System 2000 Series. The course covers general topics like system operation, network topology, node turn-up, troubleshooting, and maintenance. It focuses on using the Cisco Transport Network Management System (TNMS) while providing hands-on labs to reinforce theoretical concepts. The training enhances knowledge around multichannel networks, OTDRs, Cisco NCS 2000 network design, and much more.

Why Should You Learn Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0?

The Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 course enhances understanding of dense wavelength division multiplexing (DWDM) systems, providing expertise in the configuration, circuit provisioning, and troubleshooting of Cisco NCS 2000 Series network. This fosters increased network efficiency, productivity, and job marketability for IT professionals in a highly competitive field.

Target Audience for Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 Certification Training

- Network engineers who manage and configure Cisco NCS 2000 Series platforms.
- Technical professionals involved in designing and deploying optical networking solutions.
- IT professionals aiming to enhance skills in optical network management.
- Telecom operators dealing with long haul and Metro Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing (DWDM).

Why Choose Koenig for Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 Certification Training?

- Get training from Certified Instructors to ensure quality and credibility of the course
- Boost Your Career with globally recognized certification in Cisco NCS 2000 deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum
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Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 Skills Measured

After completing Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 certification training, an individual can earn skills such as understanding and configuring the NCS 2000 series, implementing 96-channel flex spectrum, using Cisco Transport Planner Design, understanding optical transport networks and implementing DWDM solutions. They will also be adept at troubleshooting network issues, performing system tests, and managing network performance. Finally, they will have sound knowledge of modern optical technology and its applications.

Top Companies Hiring Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 Certified Professionals

Leading tech companies like IBM, Cisco Systems, Accenture, and HCL Technologies are aggressively hiring professionals certified in Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0. These top companies value the ability to design and implement scalable optical network solutions, a skill proved by this certification.

Learning Objectives - What you will Learn in this Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 Course?

The learning objectives of the Cisco NCS 2000 Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (OPT201) v3.0 course are aimed at providing participants with a comprehensive understanding of deploying Flex Spectrum networks using Cisco NCS 2000 Series network conductor. Participants will learn the key components, features, and functions of the Flex Spectrum, gain the skills necessary to properly install and configure Flex Spectrum system, understand the principles and practices of 96-channel networks, and troubleshoot common issues. The course will also provide knowledge on how to operate, administer, and manage the Cisco NCS 2000 Series.


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