VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud: Design and Deploy [V3.x]

To deliver a successful solution you must understand VMware SD-WAN architecture, know how the features can solve customer use cases, and be able to design a VMware SD-WAN that can be easily deployed, managed, and expanded.

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Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Architecture and Core Features

  • Evaluate the current state of the enterprise WAN and limitations for growth
  • Describe the key components and features of the VMware SD-WAN architecture
  • Explain VMware SD-WAN component placement and interactions between components
  • List VMware SD-WAN core value differentiators
  • Describe VMware SD-WAN core features
  • Evaluate the effect of VMware SD-WAN differentiators on a SD-WAN site deployment

VMware SD-WAN MSP use Cases, Deployment Models, and License Models

  • Compare VMware SD-WAN use cases
  • List VMware SD-WAN deployment models
  • Describe each VMware SD-WAN license model

Zero Touch Provisioning

  • Provision VMware SD-WAN Edges
  • Describe the workflow of a VMware SD-WAN Edge activation.
  • Provision a VMware SD-WAN Virtual Edge on VMware ESXi®

VMware SD-WAN Cloud VPN

  • Configure the VMware SD-WAN Cloud VPN
  • Consider the availability settings when deploying a Cloud VPN
  • Describe the packet flow in a Cloud VPN

Routing and Branch Design

  • Control SD-WAN overlay and underlay route advertisement
  • Overlay flow control
  • Describe best practices when designing VMware SD-WAN with BGP
  • Evaluate branch design options

VMware SD-WAN Security

  • Explain VMware SD-WAN security architecture
  • Describe VMware SD-WAN Edge security capabilities

High Availability Designs

  • Distinguish between Standard and Enhanced High Availability (HA) and Virtual Router Redundancy Protocol (VRRP)

Designing for Performance and Scale

  • List the SD-WAN factors that influence scalability and performance
  • Describe VMware SD-WAN Edge Clustering

Standing up a Partner Gateway

  • Describe VMware SD-WAN Gateway functionality and roles
  • Provision a VMware SD-WAN Gateway from VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator
  • Demonstrate the procedure to install a VMware SD-WAN Gateway on ESXi
  • Describe how BGP works together with a Partner Gateway hand-off

MSP Operations and Version Management

  • Identify the appropriate documentation
  • Demonstrate account management
  • Describe the VMware SD-WAN upgrade sequence
  • Demonstrate a VMware SD-WAN Edge and VMware SD-WAN Gateway upgrade

*Please Note: Course Outline is subject to change without notice. Exact course outline will be provided at time of registration.

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Explain VMware SD-WAN architecture
  • Outline VMware SD-WAN key components
  • Discuss various Managed Service Provider (MSP) use cases and deployment options
  • Deploy VMware SD-WAN Gateway, and VMware SD-WAN Edge
  • Manage VMware SD-WAN Cloud VPN
  • Design VMware SD-WAN for performance and scalability
  • Configure the Partner Gateway handoff
  • Deep understanding of routing and switching technologies
  • Deep understanding of security solutions, including VPN technologies
  • Completion of the VMware SD-WAN VTSP Accreditation
  • Completion of the VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud: Deploy and Manage course

Any Managed Service Provider who is designing VMware SD-WAN solutions or managing SD-WAN networks for their customers.

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