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Optical Network Systems

Raising the Bar

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.

Optical Network Systems

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Optical Network Systems At-a-Glance

Courses Offered

Cisco Optical Technology Advanced (COTA)
This course introduces you to the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform and Network Convergence System 2000 Series dense wavelength-division multiplexing advanced features and data.
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Cisco Optical Technology Intermediate (COTI)
Learn how to operate the ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform 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 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 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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