Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices Part 1 and Part 2 (CIVND)

Cisco | Collaboration

About this Course

This course is an update to the Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices v1.0 (VIVND) course. It will help you prepare for the CCNA Collaboration certification. This course includes a combination of the self-paced (CIVND1) and classroom (CIVND2) learning for optimal instruction.

Part 1 of Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices v1.0 (self-paced portion) provides you with the necessary knowledge to describe characteristics of Cisco video solutions and assess the requirements for a successful implementation of a video solution. The course describes the characteristics of a video solution and enables you to evaluate the general requirements for video deployments such as codec options, media formats, protocols, network impact, high-level architectural components, interactions, and requisites to the environment.

Part 2 of Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices v1.0 (classroom portion) is designed to provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to implement various Cisco video endpoints in converged Cisco video infrastructures. It will describes Cisco Business Video solutions and enable you to implement and troubleshoot Cisco Unified Communication and Collaboration, TelePresence, and Digital Media Player in different Cisco Business Video solution architectures.

The software applications that are covered in this course include:

  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager
  • Cisco Unified Communications Manager IM and Presence
  • Cisco TelePresence Video Communication Server
  • Cisco TelePresence Multipoint Controller Unit
  • Cisco TMS Server

Audience Profile

  • Network administrators and network engineers
  • System engineers

At Course Completion

Upon completing the course, students will be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Describe Cisco Business Video components and architectures
  • Implement Cisco Collaboration endpoints
  • Implement Cisco TelePresence endpoints
  • Implement multipoint conferencing on Cisco collaboration endpoints
  • Implement Cisco DMP endpoints


  • Working knowledge of basic IP networking
  • Knowledge of video conferencing and streaming fundamentals
  • Cisco Basic IP networking e-learning or Interconnecting Cisco Devices, Part 1and 2 (ICND1 and ICND2)

Course Outline

CIVND Part 1

Module 1: Video Conferencing and Streaming Fundamentals

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Video and Video Applications
  • Lesson 2: Video Technology Basics
  • Lesson 3: Video Protocols and Media
  • Lesson 4 Functional Components of Video Infrastructures
  • Lesson 5: Network Requirements of Video Solutions
  • Lesson 6: Cisco Video Solution Architecture Overview

Module 2: Cisco TelePresence Endpoint Environmental Requirements and Installation

  • Lesson 1: Environmental Requirements for Video Installations
  • Lesson 2: Installing Cisco TelePresence Endpoints and Profile Systems

CIVND Part 2

Module 1: Cisco Business Video Solutions

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco Video and Content Delivery
  • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco Video Surveillance
  • Lesson 3: Describing Cisco Collaboration
  • Lesson 4: Discovering Central Collaboration Endpoint Control Elements

Module 2: Cisco Unified IP Phones, Collaboration Desk Endpoints, and Cisco Jabber

  • Lesson 1: Describing and Installing Cisco Unified IP Phones, Collaboration Desk Endpoints, and Cisco Jabber
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Cisco Unified IP Phones and Cisco Jabber
  • Lesson 3: Operating and Troubleshooting Cisco Unified IP Phones and Cisco Jabber

Module 3: Cisco TelePresence Endpoints

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco TelePresence Endpoint Characteristics and Installation
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Cisco TelePresence CTS Software-Based and Cisco DX650 Endpoints
  • Lesson 3: Configuring Cisco TelePresence TC Software-Based Endpoints
  • Lesson 4: Operating and Troubleshooting Cisco TelePresence Endpoints

Module 4: Multipoint Conferencing

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco Multipoint Conferencing Solutions
  • Lesson 2: Configuring and Monitoring Cisco Multipoint Conferencing

Module 5: Cisco Digital Media Players

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco DMP Characteristics and Installation
  • Lesson 2: Configuring Cisco DMPs
  • Lesson 3: Managing Cisco Edge 340 DMPs

Lab Outline

Discovery 1: Verify Collaboration Endpoint Registration Status on Cisco Unified Communications Manager

Discovery 2: Verify Collaboration Endpoint Registration Status on Cisco VCS

Discovery 3: Install Cisco Jabber Client Software

Discovery 4: Erase Trust Files

Discovery 5: Dialed Number Analyzer

Discovery 6: View WEI on Windows 7

Discovery 7: Reset the Cisco DX650 to Factory Defaults

Discovery 8: Reset Cisco TelePresence SX20 Quick Sets to Factory Defaults

Discovery 9: Connect the Cisco TelePresence Touch

Discovery 10: Use the Cisco Unified Communications Manager Phonebook

Discovery 11: View Cisco TelePresence TC Software-Based Endpoint System Information

Discovery 12: Collect Event Logs

Discovery 13: Collect SIP and H.323 Logs on a Cisco TelePresence TC Software-Based Endpoint

Discovery 14: Verify Cisco TMS IP Connectivity, Version, Licenses, and Routing Setup

Discovery 15: Verify Cisco TelePresence MCU IP Connectivity, Service Status, and Media Ports

Discovery 16: Connecting Cisco DMP Peripherals

Discovery 17: Cisco DMP Factory Reset

Discovery 18: Cisco Edge 340 DMP Configuration Management Lab 1: Implement Cisco Collaboration Endpoints

Lab 2: Operate and Troubleshoot Cisco Collaboration Endpoints

Lab 3: Implement Cisco Desktop Collaboration Experience DX650 Endpoints

Lab 4: Implement Cisco TelePresence TC Software-Based Endpoints

Lab 5: Implement Multipoint Calls on Cisco Collaboration Endpoints

Lab 6: Implement the Cisco Edge 340 DMP

Lab 7: Use Appspace to Manage a Cisco Edge 340 DMP (Instructor-Led Demo)


About this Modality:

With engaging content, Hollywood style HD content delivery, and exceptional instructors, our blended learning solution for Cisco is designed to drastically improve traditional boring online and video-based training. 

Attend scheduled Live Instructor-led classes (online) for 2 hours per day, over the course of 2 weeks (Mon. - Thur.). Then you have 1 full year to access a studio-quality recording of the class (as often as you want) and perform the hands-on / mentored labs whenever you want (over the course of 1 year). 

Our Blended Learning Solution includes all of the following for this Cisco Class:

  • All Live scheduled courses and all corresponding 24/7 instant replay access for 1 year
  • View instant replay on your tablet or smartphone
  • Taught with the structure of real world application and solutions
  • 1 year Live labs at your fingertips
  • 24/7/365 Elite Mentoring
  • Boson practice exams – practice for certification
  • Progress reports

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