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642-272 DMPS

MeetingPlace Design Specialist

Exam Number 642-272
Last day to test May 15, 2014
Duration 75 minutes (55-65 questions)
Available Languages English
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Designing Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Solutions exam will cover topics relating to designing a comprehensive customer Cisco Unified MeetingPlace deployments with various options, identifying and evaluating the customer applications, IP Telephony infrastructure, and conferencing for voice/video and web requirements.

Exam Topics

The exam is closed book and no outside reference materials are allowed. The following topics are general guidelines for the content that is likely to be included on the practical exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the following guidelines may change at any time without notice.

  • 30%     1.0   Gather the Information Needed
                         to Build an MP Solution

      • 1.1   Identify typical needs of customer conferencing communities
         
      • 1.2   Identify typical capacity planning requirements
         
      • 1.3   Identify the customer's existing network components
                that affect MP solution
         
      • 1.4   Identify the customer's audio conferencing components that
                affect a MP solution
         
      • 1.5   Identify the customer's video conferencing components that
                affect an MP solution
         
      • 1.6   Identify the customer's web conferencing components that
                affect an MP solution
         
      • 1.7   Identify the customer's email/calendaring components that
                affect an MP solution
         
      • 1.8   Identify the customer's directory components that affect an
                MP solution
         
      • 1.9   Identify the customer's integration options that affect an
                MP solution
         
  • 25%     2.0   Communicate the Architectures
                         and Benefits of an MP Solution

      • 2.1   List the components of an MP solution
         
      • 2.2   List the features of an MP solution
         
      • 2.3   Describe the architecture of an MP solution
         
      • 2.4   Describe the interaction of the components of an MP solution
         
      • 2.5   List the benefits of an MP solution
         
  • 19%     3.0   Size an MP solution

      • 3.1   Size hardware for an MP solution
         
      • 3.2   Size software/licensing for an MP solution
         
      • 3.3   Size voice network/bandwidth requirements for an MP solution
         
      • 3.4   Size web network/bandwidth requirements for an MP solution
         
      • 3.5   Size video network/bandwidth requirements for an MP solution
         
  • 26%     4.0   Choose an MP Solution to Fit
                        within a Particular Customer
                        Environment

      • 4.1   Identify the impact of an MP integration on the current network
                components (ports, bandwidth, location, etc.)
         
      • 4.2   Identify the security ramifications of an MP solution (firewall issues,
                SSL, CSA, anti-virus, browser popup blockers, plugins, etc.)
         
      • 4.3   Develop a highly available MP solution based on customer
                requirements
         
      • 4.4   Identify the topology to satisfy a particular customer
                need/environment
         
      • 4.5   List the hardware/software/UL components needed to satisfy a
                particular customer need/environment
         
  • Designing MeetingPlace Solutions (DMPS) is the recommended training for this course.

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