Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (SDWFND)

Duration: 2 Days (16 Hours)

Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (SDWFND) Course Overview:

What you’ll learn in this course
The Cisco SD-WAN Operation and Deployment (SDWFND) v2.0 course provides a comprehensive overview of the Cisco® Software-Defined WAN (SD-WAN) solution and Cisco SD-WAN components such as vManage, vSmart and vBond.
You will learn how to deploy, manage, and operate a secure, programmable, and scalable SD-WAN fabric using IOS XE Cisco SD-WAN products. The course also covers how to configure, operate, and monitor overlay routing across the Cisco SD-WAN network. In addition, you will learn about data and control policies, and how
to deploy Quality of Service (QoS) and Direct Internet Access (DIA) in the SD-WAN overlay network.

The course will allow you to earn 16 Continuing Education (CE) credits toward recertification.

How you’ll benefit
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

Who should enroll
● Enterprise network system installers
● System integrators
● System administrators
● Network administrators
● Solutions designers

Technology areas
● Networking
● Software-defined networking


After taking this course, you should be able to:
● Identify the various network elements of the Cisco SD-WAN solution
● Deploy WAN Edge routers
● Create templates to aid in the deployment and operation of the Cisco SD-WAN network
● Configure and verify Cisco SD-WAN overlay routing
● Create simple policies to control traffic flow through the Cisco SD-WAN fabric

● Cisco SD-WAN Solution Components
● Cisco SD-WAN Network Deployment
● Cisco SD-WAN Configuration Management
● Cisco SD-WAN Overlay Routing
● Cisco SD-WAN Policies

● Manage and Monitor Cisco SD-WAN Components
● Deploy and Verify Cisco SD-WAN Edge Routers
● Deploy Cisco SD-WAN Edge Configuration
● Implement Cisco SD-WAN Overlay Routing
● Deploy Cisco SD-WAN Policies

Before taking this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
● Strong understanding of enterprise WAN design
● Strong understanding of routing protocol operation, including interior and exterior routing protocol operation
● Familiarity with Transport Layer Security (TLS) and IP Security (IPsec)
These recommended Cisco learning offerings may help students meet these prerequisites:
● Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
● Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR)

Discover the perfect fit for your learning journey

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Live Online

  • Convenience
  • Cost-effective
  • Self-paced learning
  • Scalability


  • Interaction and collaboration
  • Networking opportunities
  • Real-time feedback
  • Personal attention


  • Familiar environment
  • Confidentiality
  • Team building
  • Immediate application

Training Exclusives

This course comes with following benefits:

  • Practice Labs.
  • Get Trained by Certified Trainers.
  • Access to the recordings of your class sessions for 90 days.
  • Digital courseware
  • Experience 24*7 learner support.

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