Overview

Customers demand a scalable, secure, and manageable VMware SD-WAN™ by VeloCloud®. 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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Delegates will learn how to

  • 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
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Outline

  1. Course Introduction
  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

2.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

3.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

4.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™

5.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

6.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

7.VMware SD-WAN Security

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

8.High Availability Designs

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

9.Designing for Performance and Scale

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

10.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

11.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
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