Cisco 642-416 : UCAD (Unified Communications Architecture and Design) Exam
The Cisco 642-416 UCAD (Unified Communications Architecture and Design) exam is an assessment of the candidate's knowledge of technical principles involved in the design of Voice Over Data Networks. The 642-416 exam also assesses the candidate's ability to communicate the methodology to approaching challenges faced by planners and design professionals. Candidates who successfully pass this exam will be on track to earn the Cisco IP Telephony Design Specialist certification.
The Cisco 642-416 exam, which is available in English and Japanese, has a time limit of 90 minutes in which to answer the 35-45 questions that will be presented. The following list of sample topics is intended as a general guide for exam preparation and does not include the entirety of potential topics and specific items that could appear on the exam:
-Design a Cisco Unified Communications Manager cluster
Candidates must determine necessary cluster services to meet requirements for a given Cisco Unified Communications manager cluster and determine hardware requirements.
-Design a WAN topology to support voice on a converged Cisco Unified Communications network
Candidates will identify required hardware and software for remote survivability in a centralized deployment and choose the necessary hardware for WAN design requirements. They will also describe the correlation between voice services and WAN topology.
-Design VoIP network to incorporate gatekeeper services
Participants will identify services and capabilities associated with a gatekeeper in addition to required design features that impact gatekeeper hardware selection. They will also design a VoIP network to incorporate a gatekeeper for dial plan resolution and CAC given a set of technical and business specifications.
-Determine environmental concerns relevant to a Cisco Unified Communications Design
Candidates will effectively determine HVAC and power requirements for a specified design and be able to determine physical space requirements for specified hardware.
Cisco Learning Partners is proud to offer the Cisco Unified Communications Architecture and Design training course for this certification path. Participation in training opportunities in addition to self-study methods and work experience is recommended before taking this exam.