MeetingPlace Design Specialist

    Exam Number:     642-272
Duration: 75 minutes (55-65 questions)
Available Languages: English
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Exam Description

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 following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the 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 guidelines below may change at any time without notice.

Gather the information needed to build an MP solution

  • Identify typical needs of customer conferencing communities
  • Identify typical capacity planning requirements
  • Identify the customerís existing network components that affect MP solution
  • Identify the customerís audio conferencing components that affect a MP solution
  • Identify the customerís video conferencing components that affect an MP solution
  • Identify the customerís web conferencing components that affect an MP solution
  • Identify the customerís email/calendaring components that affect an MP solution
  • Identify the customerís directory components that affect an MP solution
  • Identify the customerís integration options that affect an MP solution

Communicate the architecures and benefits of an MP solution

  • List the components of an MP solution
  • List the features of an MP solution
  • Describe the architecture of an MP solution
  • Describe the interaction of the components of an MP solution
  • List the benefits of an MP solution

Size an MP solution

  • Size hardware for an MP solution
  • Size software/licensing for an MP solution
  • Size voice network/bandwidth requirements for an MP solution
  • Size web network/bandwidth requirements for an MP solution
  • Size video network/bandwidth requirements for an MP solution

Choose an MP solution to fit within a particular customer environment

  • Identify the impact of an MP integration on the current network components (ports, bandwidth, location, etc.)
  • Identify the security ramifications of an MP solution (firewall issues, SSL, CSA, anti-virus, browser popup blockers, plugins, etc.)
  • Develop a highly available MP solution based on customer requirements
  • Identify the topology to satisfy a particular customer need/environment
  • List the hardware/software/UL components needed to satisfy a particular customer need/environment

Recommended Training

Designing MeetingPlace Solutions (DMPS) is the recommended training for this course.

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