- Key Terms
- Introduction (188.8.131.52)
- Hierarchical Network Design Overview (1.1)
- Cisco Enterprise Architecture (1.2)
- Cisco Enterprise Architecture Model (1.2.2)
- Evolving Network Architectures (1.3)
- Emerging Network Architectures (1.3.2)
- Summary (1.4)
- Check Your Understanding Questions
Networks must meet the current needs of organizations and be able to support emerging technologies as new technologies are adopted. Network design principles and models can help a network engineer design and build a network that is flexible, resilient, and manageable.
This chapter introduces network design concepts, principles, models, and architectures. It covers the benefits that are obtained by using a systematic design approach. Emerging technology trends that will affect network evolution are also discussed.