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Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1 (ECMS1)

  • Tuition USD $1,500 GSA  $1,284.63
  • Reviews star_rate star_rate star_rate star_rate star_half 4749 Ratings
  • Course Code ECMS1
  • Duration 1 day
  • Available Formats Classroom

The Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions Part 1 (ECMS1) v1.0 course equips students with the knowledge and skills to confidently operate Cisco Meraki deployments. This 1-day, instructor-led course includes live demos and guided lab practice. It teaches candidates how to implement core configurations for a full stack solution in the Meraki Dashboard and how to leverage essential Meraki Dashboard tools for troubleshooting.

Skills Gained

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Implement core configurations for a full stack solution in the Meraki Dashboard
  • Deploy foundational Meraki product features to meet basic IT requirements
  • Understand and leverage essential Meraki Dashboard tools for troubleshooting

Who Can Benefit

Meraki operators interested in introductory-level technical training or in preparing for the Cisco Meraki Solutions Specialist certification.

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have earned CCNA certification or be familiar with:

  • Basic network fundamentals and building simple LANs
  • Basic IP addressing and subnets
  • Routing and switching fundamentals
  • Basic wireless networking concepts and terminology

Course Details

Outline

Cloud & Dashboard

  • Describe the out-of-band control plane
  • Describe cloud-based solution benefits
  • Describe the Dashboard organizational structure
  • Design proper Dashboard segmentation and permissions
  • Describe licensing and co-termination
  • Describe and design a basic Meraki network deployment workflow

Products & Administration

  • Security appliance platform (MX)
  • Design and configure Auto-VPN
  • Design and configure traffic shaping and SD-WAN policies
  • Configure content filtering rules
  • Configure AMP and IDS/IPS
  • Switching platform (MS)
  • Configure switch ports using virtual stacking
  • Configure L3 routing using OSPF
  • WLAN platform (MR)
  • Configure SSIDs and access control settings
  • Configure and secure guest Wi-Fi
  • Design and configure traffic shaping
  • Endpoint management platform (SM)
  • Configure device configuration profiles
  • Describe the device live tools
  • Security cameras platform (MV)
  • Configure video quality and retention settings
  • Configure video walls

Operating & Troubleshooting

  • Describe and troubleshoot using visibility and monitoring tools
  • Configure firmware upgrades
  • Describe and configure a scalable network using automation tools
  • Configure and troubleshoot networks using live troubleshooting tools
  • Describe and troubleshoot through engaging Meraki Support

When does class start/end?

Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.

Does the course schedule include a Lunchbreak?

Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.

How can someone reach me during class?

If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.

What languages are used to deliver training?

Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.

What does GTR stand for?

GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

Does ExitCertified deliver group training?

Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.

What does vendor-authorized training mean?

As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.

Is the training too basic, or will you go deep into technology?

It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.

How up-to-date are your courses and support materials?

We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.

Are your instructors seasoned trainers who have deep knowledge of the training topic?

ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.

Do you provide hands-on training and exercises in an actual lab environment?

Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.

Will you customize the training for our company’s specific needs and goals?

We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth.  We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.

How do I get started with certification?

Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com

Will I get access to content after I complete a course?

You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.

Some Labs are very good but some steps it ask to update but its already updated, but overall its very good training.

Excellent facilities, excellent staff.. and the coffee is good too! Thanks for helping to advance my career and the career of my colleagues!

Good Course. We covered a lot of material in a short amount of time. This course had useful labs that built upon each other.

Instructor was great, course was mostly very good except for too much focus on pricing

Class was easy to sign up for and ExitCertified provided very good communication

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