The third course in the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) curriculum describes the architectures and considerations related to designing, securing, operating, and troubleshooting enterprise networks. This course covers wide area network (WAN) technologies and quality of service (QoS) mechanisms used for secure remote access. Content covers software-defined networking, virtualization, and automation concepts that support the digitalization of networks. Students gain skills to configure and troubleshoot enterprise networks and learn to identify and protect against cybersecurity threats. You will learn network management tools and key concepts of software-defined networking. Controller-based architectures and how application programming interfaces (APIs) enable network automation will be discussed.
CCNA 3 provides an integrated and comprehensive coverage of networking topics. It provides opportunities for hands-on practical experience and career skills development.