Cisco Optical Technology Advanced (OPT300)

The Cisco® Optical Technology Advanced Release 10.1 is an instructor-led, hands-on course offered by Cisco Learning Services. The course introduces you to the Cisco ONS 15454 Multiservice Transport Platform (MSTP) and Network Convergence System (NCS) 2000 Series dense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) advanced features and data. This course covers topics not covered in the intermediate version. You learn how to design DWDM networks using the Cisco Transport Planning (CTP) tool. You learn how the 40- and 80-channel mesh networks are designed, and you set up a four-node WXC-based 40- or 80-channel mesh network. You also learn how the 40-channel SMR1 and/or SMR2 network is designed and set up a six-node 40-channel network. In the hands-on labs, you learn to configure: the Cisco Transport Controller, the 10 Gbps (G) data cards, the 1 Gigabit/10 Gigabit Ethernet Enhanced Crossponder, Any Rate Muxponder and Crossponder, 100G transponders and muxponders, 10G encryption, and T1 over Ethernet. There is also a review of G.709 encapsulation, G.7041 Generic Framing Protocol (GFP), forward error correction and coherent transmission. Additionally, you add a node to the existing six-node ring and troubleshoot the configuration. The course combines lecture materials and hands-on labs throughout to make sure that you are able to successfully deploy a Cisco data over DWDM network.

Retail Price: $3,000.00

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Who Should Attend

This course is designed for technical professionals who need to know how to deploy data over the DWDM network. Targeted roles include:

  • Designers
  • System engineers and implementation staff
  • Network operations center personnel
  • Technical support personnel who are involved with the deployment, operations, and maintenance of the Cisco ONS 15454 MSTP system
  • Channel partners and resellers


Completion of Cisco Fundamentals of Fiber Optics Technology (FFOT) video training


Course Outline

  • Module 1: Cisco Transport Planner (CTP) Design Tool
  • Module 2: Cisco Transport Controller (CTC) Operations
  • Module 3: WSS- and WXC-Based Mesh Networks
  • Module 4: Node Turn-Up: 40/80 WXC Mesh Technology 
  • Module 5: Install Circuits and View Power Levels in WSS and WXC Networks
  • Module 6: SMR-Based Network and Node Turn-Up
  • Module 7: Install Circuits and View Power Levels in SMR1 and 2 Networks
  • Module 8: G.709 Encapsulation and 10G Transponders and Encapsulation Options
  • Module 9: 10 Gigabit Transponders
  • Module 10: Generic Framing Protocol G.7041 and 10G Data Multiplexer Enhanced Cards and Encapsulation Options
  • Module 11: Any-Rate Muxponder and Crossponder Cards
  • Module 12: Ethernet and VLANs
  • Module 13: 10 GE-XP and GE-XP Enhanced Cards, Settings, and Circuits Layer 1
  • Module 14: Quality of Service
  • Module 15: Layer 2 XP-E Cards Protected Ring, CoS Marking by Port, Customer VLAN, and QoS
  • Module 16: T1 over Ethernet and Ethernet over T1 in Crossponder Network
  • Module 17: 100G Transponder and Muxponder Installation and Circuits
  • Module 18: 10G Encryption Card
  • Module 19: Add-a-Node Design and Installation
  • Module 20: ONS 15454 MSTP Troubleshooting

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