The Deploying Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks (WIDEPLOY) v1.1 is a 5-day instructor-led course that introduces learners to deploying wireless networks using Cisco controller and unified switching architectures policies and best practices, as well as ensuring the proper implementation of mobility standards and proper configuration of all aspects of wireless components.
This course provides hands-on labs to reinforce concepts. Concepts taught include deploying Cisco AireOS 8.0, Cisco Prime Infrastructure Release 2.2, and Cisco Mobility Services Engine Release 8.0 features.

The course is designed to help students prepare for the CCNP Wireless certification.


Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:
  • Deploy a Wi-Fi infrastructure
  • Configure advanced capabilities in data designs
  • Configure advanced capabilities in voice and real-time application designs
  • Configure advanced capabilities in location designs
  • Configure advanced capabilities in outdoor and high-density designs


The course contains these components:
  • Deploy a Wi-Fi Infrastructure
    • Preparing for the Deployment
    • Determining the Type of Wireless Design
    • Planning the Base Wi-Fi Network Implementation
    • Implementing the Base Wi-Fi Network
  • Configure Advanced Capabilities in Data Designs
    • Configuring Mobility and Roaming Capabilities
    • Configuring High Availability Options
    • Configuring FlexConnect Capabilities
    • Lab: Separate Traffic Using VLANs and AP Groups
    • Lab: Implement Wireless LAN Controller Failover in Cisco AireOS
    • Lab: Perform a Branch Office Deployment with FlexConnect APs
    • Lab: Implement New Mobility
    • Lab: Configure Converged Access Mobility Parameters
  • Configure Advanced Capabilities in Voice and Real-Time Application Designs
    • Configuring QoS and AVC
    • Configuring Multicast
    • Lab: Configure a WLAN to Support AVC
    • Lab: Configure a WLAN to Support QoS
    • Lab: Enable Multicast Tuning (Video Connect)
    • Lab: Configure mDNS
  • Configure Advanced Capabilities in Location Designs
    • Configuring Location and Context-Aware Service on Cisco MSE
    • Configuring Cisco CMX
  • Configure Advanced Capabilities in Outdoor and High-Density Designs
    • Configuring Outdoor and Mesh Capabilities
    • Configuring High-Density Capabilities
    • Lab: Configure High-Density Environments
    • Lab: Configure Indoor Mesh
    • Lab: Configure Workgroup Bridging

Prerequisite Knowledge

The knowledge and skills that a learner should possess before attending this course are as follows:

Associated certifications