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Smart Designs for SBCS Solution


Cisco Smart Designs provide network solution implementation best practices in an easy-to-follow format. These documents help partners achieve increased profitability by incorporating the design guidance in these solutions. These simplified and pre-tested networking solutions are created for partner success - while minimizing operational complexities and deployment risks.

Smart Designs for SBCS Solution are available at Partner Central:

(appropriate CCO login required to view the SBCS Smart Designs)

Cisco Smart Designs are intended for partners catering to Small Businesses. Partners can use these resources to build a successful business using Cisco developed solutions for their client base. Smart Designs are documented through the following:

  •    Solution Overview – Customer-oriented solution summary
  •    Solution Datasheet – Partner-oriented solution summary
  •    Overview Presentation – Presentation slides outlining the solution
  •    Design Guides – Detailed description and guidance for a specific solution
  •    Implementation Guides – Includes step-by-step implementation guidance for a specific solution
  •    Configuration References – Detailed configuration information for deployment as a reference
  •    Application Notes – Addressing specific areas of practice, design, deployment, and maintenance as needed

We encourage you to take advantage of these design guidance resources and best practice recommendations to help commercial customers evolve their businesses with safe and strategic choices of infrastructure investments. Other Smart Designs at Partner Central can be accessed at Smart Designs portal: