Transforming to a Cisco Intent-Based Network (IBNTRN) v1.1

Duration: 5 Days (40 Hours)

Transforming to a Cisco Intent-Based Network (IBNTRN) v1.1 Course Overview:

In the “Transforming to a Cisco Intent-Based Network (IBNTRN) v1.1” course, you will gain comprehensive knowledge and practical skills related to Cisco’s cutting-edge networking technologies. Here’s what you can expect to learn:

  1. Understanding Cisco SD-Access and Cisco Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA): This course will provide you with a deep understanding of how Cisco SD-Access seamlessly integrates into Cisco Digital Network Architecture. You will explore the functionalities, components, and advantages of Cisco SD-Access, while gaining insights into its role within the realm of intent-based networking.
  2. Operating, Managing, and Integrating Cisco DNA Center: Through hands-on learning experiences, you will develop proficiency in operating and managing Cisco DNA Center. This centralized management platform for intent-based networking will become familiar to you as you navigate its user interface, configure network devices, monitor network health, and effectively troubleshoot potential issues.
  3. Mastering Programmable Network Infrastructure: As part of this course, you will delve into the realm of programmable network infrastructure. By gaining practical exposure, you will learn how to harness the power of programmability to optimize your network operations, enhance automation, and streamline your organization’s network management processes.
  4. Exploring Cisco SD-Access Fundamentals: You will acquire a strong foundation in Cisco SD-Access fundamentals, allowing you to understand its architecture, design principles, and deployment models. Additionally, you will gain hands-on experience in implementing Cisco SD-Access solutions, ensuring that you can confidently leverage its capabilities to deliver secure and scalable networks.
  5. Implementing Intent-Based Networking: Cisco’s intent-based networking is revolutionizing the way networks are designed, deployed, and managed. In this course, you will learn how Cisco delivers intent-based networking solutions across various network domains, including campus, branch, WAN, and the extended enterprise. By understanding the core principles of intent-based networking, you will be equipped to ensure that your network operates as intended, meeting the evolving needs of your organization.

By the end of the course, you will have developed the necessary skills and knowledge to transform your network infrastructure into a Cisco intent-based network. You will be ready to tackle real-world networking challenges, optimize network performance, and effectively manage your network environment.

How you’ll benefit
This class will help you:
● Configure an open, software-driven approach that makes the network simpler, more agile, and responsive to business needs
● Leverage the functionality of Cisco DNA Center to streamline operations, reduce costs, detect and contain threats, and continuously align the network to business needs.

Who should enroll
● Channel partners and resellers
● Network administrators
● Network engineers
● Sales engineers
● System engineers
● Technical architects
● Technical support personnel

Technology areas
● Networking


● Introducing Cisco DNA Architecture
● Cisco DNA Center Design
● Cisco DNA Center Inventory
● Cisco DNA Center Automation
● Explore Cisco DNA Center and Automating Network Changes
● Introducing Cisco Software-Defined Access
● Deploying Cisco Software-Defined Access
● Deploy Wired Fabric Networks with Cisco DNA Center
● Cisco SD-Access for Wireless
● Cisco SD-Access Extension for IoT
● Deploy Brownfield and Fabric Wireless Network with Cisco DNA Center
● Migrating to Cisco SD-Access
● Cisco SD-Access Multicast
● Integrating Cisco DNA Center
● Deploy SD-Access Layer 2 Borders and Multicast and Integrate Cisco DNA Center with External Services or Applications
● Understanding Programmable Network Infrastructure
● Operating and Managing Cisco DNA Infrastructure
● Test Drive Cisco DNA Center APIs

● Explore Cisco DNA Center and Automate Network Changes
● Deploy Wired Fabric Networks with Cisco DNA Center
● Deploy Brownfield and Fabric Wireless Network with Cisco DNA Center
● Deploy SD-Access Layer 2 Borders and Multicast and Integrate Cisco DNA Center with External Services or Applications
● Test Drive Cisco DNA Center APIs

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge:
● Understanding of network routing and switching principles equivalent to a CCNP® Enterprise level
● Experience with Cisco Unified Wireless Network technologies
● Experience with Cisco ISE, 802.1x, and Cisco TrustSec
● Understanding of segmentation technologies such as VLANs and Virtual Routing and Forwarding (VRF)
● Basic understanding of overlay technologies such as Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN)
● Basic understanding of Locator ID Separation Protocol (LISP).
Recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:
● Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR)
● Configuring Cisco ISE Essentials for SD-Access (ISESDA)
● Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU)

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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