Course ID 00293859
Course format ILT
Typical Course length 4 days
Delivery languages English,Latin American Spanish,German
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Course description

This course helps you design and implement
multiple vendor networks that include HPE A-Series, HPE E-Series, and Cisco switches. The course focuses on the key differences between platforms, such as VLAN configuration, Spanning
Tree Protocol (STP), Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), link aggregation, and Network Address
Translation (NAT). You learn how to identify compatibility problems and evaluate the pros and cons of each possible solution for a given network environment.
You design solutions in class and
practice implementation through hands on labs.

Who should attend

Professionals who design, implement, and maintain network solutions based on HPE and Cisco technologies.
Systems engineers, systems designers, customer IT staff, HPE
services field and call center support engineers.


Implementing HP E-Series Networks or Implementing A-Series Networks, or Cisco CCNP level training.
For complete prerequisites and requirements to achieve any of the related certifications or upgrade paths, see the certification description on the Certification and Learning website.


After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Understand the key differences between HPE A-Series, E-Series, and Cisco
  • Understand the issues that can arise when
  • these switches are operating on the same network.
  • Design and configure highly functional multiple vendor networks.
  • Identify and resolve problems on existing multiple vendor networks.

How to register

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Policies, fees and cancellations

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