Cisco Borderless Networks AM

1 days


Borderless Networks is Cisco's next-generation architecture to enhance your customer relationships and lower operational expenses by connecting anyone, anywhere, using any device, to any resource - securely, reliably, and seamlessly.

Our exclusive AM Boot Camp training provides an introduction to Cisco's Borderless Networks technologies, solutions, and resources. This Baseline training is designed as preparation for exam ABNAME-650-377, the exam required for BNSSA - Borderless Network Sales Specialist for Architecture

In this course, Cisco channel partner account managers and sales professionals get a sales-focused introduction to the business value of a Borderless Network.


Attendess should meet the following prerequisites:


Cisco Account Managers and Cisco hardware, software, and channel partner salespeople who need to prepare for the Borderless Network Sales Specialisation.

Skills Gained

After you complete this course you will be able to do and use:

  • How to define and explain the Borderless Network concept.
  • You will also understand the underlying technologies allowing you to position the architecture to address the business needs of your customer.
  • Routing and Switching
  • Security
  • Mobility
  • Application Velocity
  • Energy Wise
  • Medianet


Delegates should have attended the CUWN or CWLF/CWLAT courses. A basic knowledge of PC hardware configurations is also required and a basic understanding of networking business drivers is essential

Course Outline

After completing this course the delegate will be able to

  • List the four configuration tasks to be conducted for priming an AP before deployment
  • Describe the 1500 series AP models
  • Explain how a Mesh AP finds the best path to the wired network, using the concept of ease
  • Describe the client backhaul access and the backup backhaul access concepts
  • Demonstrate an ability to configure a basic Cisco Unified WLAN controller with layer 3 LWAPP so that it could be deployed immediately to an example 1-2 hops mesh network
  • Describe the 6 steps performed during the installation and deployment of outdoor Wireless LANs with layer 3 LWAPP
  • Describe how to ensure security in the AP to controller association process
  • Explain to an audience the use of Bridge Group Names as a technique to control mesh network device associations, answering the questions:
  • how is-it set up?
  • What happens if it is not set up?
  • What happens to a MAP if the RAP bearing the same BGN disappears?
  • Explain the functionality relating to the following configurable parameters
  • Radio Roles
  • Backhaul Interface
  • Channel Assignments
  • Describe the Zero Touch configuration feature as it relates to the deployment of outdoor Wireless LANs, explain its purpose, the way mesh forms with it, and what happens if it is removed prior to or after mesh deployment
  • Use and show some available methods (two main screens from the GUI, 6 main CLI commands) for verifying connectivity and performance in an outdoor mesh network
  • Explain the 3 step methodology used to diagnose problems in mesh networks
  • List and use the 18 key CLI commands used for verification and troubleshooting (i.e. show, debug)
  • List the two main screens available in the GUI that are used to verify proper operation in a mesh network
  • Locate the 11 key screens and critical fields in the GUI used to isolate and resolve problems in a mesh network

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

Submit an enquiry from any page on this site, and let us know you are interested in the requirements box, or simply mention it when we contact you.

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Course Location Days Cost Date
Onsite1 500 £500 2019-05-22