Course Overview

This class reviews requirements for an application-aware, over-the-top WAN connectivity service that uses policies to determine how application flows are directed over multiple underlay networks irrespective of the underlay technologies or service providers who deliver them.

CLASS INFORMATION
Price: 
$2,795
Duration: 
3 days
Exam: 
This course includes one exam voucher for the MEF-SDCP Exam.
  • Upon completing this course, students will be able to understand the fundamentals of the SD-WAN Service.

  • Module 1 Overview of Basic Networking

    •  Network Definitions
    • Network Robustness
    • Network Failures and Performance Issues
    • Traffic Addresses

     

    Module 2 Assessing, Planning, and Designing

    • Characteristics and Benefits of an SD-WAN Service
    • SD-WAN Components
      •  SD-WAN UNI
      • Underlay Connectivity Services (UCS)
      • Tunnel Virtual Connection (TVC)
      • SD-WAN Virtual Connection (SWVC)
      • SD-WAN Virtual Connection Endpoint
      • SD-WAN Edge
    • Internet Breakout
    •  SD-WAN Virtual Connection (SWVC) Service Attributes
      • SWVC Identifier Service Attribute
      • SWVC End Point List Service Attribute
      • Service Uptime Objective Service Attribute
      • SWVC Reserved Prefixes Service Attribute
      •  SWVC List of Policies Service Attribute
      • SWVC List of Application Flow Groups Service Attribute
      • SWVC List of Application Flows Service Attribute
    • SD-WAN Virtual Connection (SWVC) End Point Service Attributes
      • SWVC End Point Identifier Service Attribute
      • SWVC End Point Policy Map Service Attribute
    • SD-WAN UNI Service Attributes
      • SD-WAN UNI Identifier Service Attribute
      • SD-WAN UNI L2 Interface Service Attribute
      • SD-WAN UNI L2 Maximum Frame Size Service Attribute
      • SD-WAN UNI IPv4 Connection Addressing Service Attribute
      • SD-WAN UNI IPv6 Connection Addressing Service Attribute
    • Application Flows and Groups
    •  Policies
      • Policy Criteria
    • Legacy Migration to SD-WAN
    • SOHO or Small Office Branch Type
    • Medium or Larger Offices Branch Type
    • SD-WAN Use Policies

     

    Module 3 Underlay Connectivity Services

    • Characteristics and Types of Underlay Connectivity Services
      • Ethernet Services
      •  IP Services
      •  L1 Connectivity Services
      • Public Internet
    • Access Methods for Underlay Connectivity Service
      • Copper Access including Bonded Copper
      • Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) / Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH)
      • Fiber Access
      • HFC / DOCSIS
      • Packet Radio Access
      • Passive Optical network
      • PDH
    • Public versus Private Underlay Connectivity Services
      •  Private UCS
      • Public UCS
      • Backup UCS
    • Traffic Requirements and Allocation of Bandwidth across Multiple Underlay Connectivity Services
      • Required Application Flow Criteria
      • Policy Criteria
      • Examples of Application Flows and Policies
      • Allocation of Bandwidth

     

    Module 4 Network Security

    • Security
      • End-to-End Encryption
      • Security in the SD-WAN Context
    • Firewall Usage With SD-WAN
      • Firewalls
      • Firewalls in SD-WAN Context
    • Security Protocols
      • Transport Layer Security (TLS)
      • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)
      • Internet Protocol Security (IPSec)
    • Encryption
      • IPSec Cryptographic Algorithms
      • WireGuard

     

    Module 5 SD-WAN Components

    • Using an SD-WAN Gateway to Interconnect an SD-WAN Service to an External Service
      • Defining an SD-WAN Gateway
      • SD-WAN Gateway Use Case
    • Defining the SD-WAN Controller and SD-WAN Orchestrator
      • SD-WAN Controller
      • SD-WAN Service Orchestrator
    • Understanding the basic structure of the LSO API
      • Benefits of LSO API
      • LSOs with existing SDKs
      • LSOs without SDKs
  • The target audience for this class are networking engineers, service provider architect and engineers, and premise technology engineers looking to expand their understanding of SD-WAN and MEF certification.