Training Resources

Optical Network Systems

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Cover all aspects of Cisco ONS 15454 transmission products with optical training.

Cisco Optical Network Systems 15454 transmission products are the industry benchmark for dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM), Synchronous Optical Networking (SONET), and packet transmission by Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS) Transport Protocol. Cisco Learning Services' optical training offers industry-leading courses that highlight applications and implementations supported by the Cisco ONS 15454 systems.

Trainings are designed for individuals who install, deploy, and maintain these systems. The DWDM courses include Cisco Transport Planner software that facilitates the design of the DWDM optical network. SONET covers fiber-based time-division multiplexing. The Carrier Packet Transport course teaches Ethernet connectivity using MPLS.

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Optical Network Systems At-a-Glance

Courses Offered

Cisco ONS 15454 Carrier Packet Transport Release 9.5.2 (CPT)
This instructor-led course is lab-intensive and introduces you to the Cisco Carrier Packet Transport network. You will learn about the M6 and M2 shelf, hardware installation, power connections, and network connection. You will also learn about the Cisco CPT 600, CPT 200, and the CPT 50 (satellite).
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Cisco ONS Time Division Multiplexing SONET Release 9.2 (ONS-TDM)
Students learn how to operate the ONS 15454, 15310, and 15600 through classroom instruction and hands-on training. Working in small groups, students will complete a wide range of tasks covering system features and functions.
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Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Protocol from Installation to Protection 9.6 (MSTP-FITP)
In this lab-intensive course you will learn the skills necessary to deploy a Cisco Optical Networking System (ONS) 15454 MSTP network from installation to protection. Covering three shelf types (M12, M6, and M2), the course teaches you to deploy linear and ring-dense DWDM topologies.
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Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform Advanced Topics and Data over DWDM (MSTP-ATD)
Combining lectures and hands-on labs, this course introduces you to the Cisco ONS 15454 MSTP dense wavelength-division multiplexing release 9.8 advanced features and data. You will gain practical knowledge and skills to successfully deploy data over DWDM in your network.
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Cisco NCS 2000 Series Deploying 96-Channel Flex Spectrum (NCS2K-FS)
Combining lectures and hands-on labs, this course introduces you to the Cisco Network Convergence System 2000 Series with Cisco Flex Spectrum. Briefly review fiber cleaning and DWDM basics, and learn to design Cisco Flex Spectrum networks using the Cisco Transport Planner tool.
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Cisco Optical Network System Time-Division Multiplexing Synchronous Digital Hierarchy
This lab-intensive course introduces you to the Cisco ONS Family of TDM transport products. Topics include the SDH optical hierarchy, how E1 (2 Mbps) and E3 (35 Mbps) electrical signals are carried in the SDH optical links, and how to configure and build circuits through the Cisco Add/Drop Multiplexer in the Cisco ONS 15454 SDH DWDM solution. Also learn about electrical, Ethernet, and optical protection options; linear and ring topologies; circuit building; and troubleshooting.