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This 3-day instructor-led course introduces you to Cisco® Software-Defined Access and teaches participants through a combination of lectures and labs, how to implement simple, single-site fabric networks. Students will learn the benefits of leveraging Software-Defined Access in the Cisco-powered Enterprise Campus network. SDAFND will introduce the solution, its architecture and components, and guide you through labs to design and deploy simple Cisco SD-Access networks. Note: the knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • CCNP® level core networking knowledge
  • Ability to use Windows and Linux CLI tools such as ping, SSH, or running scripts

These are the recommended Cisco offerings that may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®) v1.0
  • Implementing Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) v1.1

This course will help you:

  • Deploy Cisco SD-Access networks
  • Explain Cisco Software-Designed Access
  • Operate, manage, and integrate Cisco DNA Center™
  • Prepare for various Cisco certifications:

Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Core (ENCOR), and Cisco Certified Specialist – Enterprise Design (ENSLD)

What You'll Learn

  • Describe Cisco SD-Access architecture and its components
  • Explain Cisco DNA Center deployment models, scaling, and high availability
  • Identify Cisco SD-Access fabric protocols and node roles
  • Understand the Cisco SD-Access Wireless deployment models
  • Automate Day 0 device onboarding with Cisco DNA Center LAN Automation and Network PnP
  • Deploy simple Cisco SD-Access fabric networks
  • Monitor health and performance of the network with Cisco DNA Center Assurance
  • Interact with the Cisco DNA Center Platform Intent APIs

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  • Course Number SDAFND
  • Course Length 3 days
  • Course Fee $2,595.00
  • Delivery Format VLT (Instructor Led; Virtual LIVE Online; Remote Training)
  • Course Topic Data Center
  • Vendor Cisco
  • Technology SD-WAN

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