Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (SDWFND) – eLearning

Course Overview

The Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (SDWFND) v1.0 course provides an overview of the Cisco® Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution and SD-WAN components. You will learn how to create, manage, and operate a secure extensible network using Cisco SD-WAN products. The course covers how to configure, operate, and monitor overlay routing in a secure extensible network. In addition, you will learn about policies and Quality of Service (QoS) in the SD-WAN overlay network.

The Cisco SD-WAN solution is a cloud-delivered overlay WAN architecture that facilitates digital and cloud transformation for enterprises. Cisco SD-WAN significantly reduces WAN costs and time to deploy new services. With Cisco SD-WAN, you can build a robust security architecture that’s crucial for hybrid networks and provides a strong policy framework.

  • This class will help you learn to use Cisco SD-WAN to:

    • Establish transport-independent WAN for lower cost and higher diversity
    • Meet SLAs for business-critical and real-time applications
    • Provide end-to-end segmentation for protecting critical enterprise compute resources
    • Extend seamlessly into the public cloud
    • Optimize the user experience for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications
  • Before taking this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

    • Strong understanding of enterprise WAN design
    • Strong understanding of routing protocol operation, interior and exterior
    • Familiarity with Transport Layer Security (TLS) and IP Security (IPsec)

    These Cisco learning offerings can help you meet these prerequisites:

    • Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
    • Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT)
    • Implementing Cisco Edge Network Security Solutions (SENSS)
    • Enterprise network system installers
    • System integrators
    • System administrators
    • Network administrators
    • Solutions designers