About this Course

Duration 3 Days
Special Notices

If both classroom and virtual dates are available for this course please specify your preference when booking.

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe the need for a new networking model
  • Describe the Cisco Software-Defined Access solution, its components and features
  • Describe how to perform a DNA Readiness Assessment
  • Describe Cisco DNA Center as the management solution for the new architecture
  • Describe how to secure SD Access
  • Describe the wireless integration into SD Access
  • Describe the Catalyst 9000 switches
  • Discuss the licensing model for SD Access


Module 1: A New Era in Networking

  • Current network challenges
  • Digital readiness
  • Intent-based networking

Module 2: Introducing Software-Defined Access

  • Introducing SD Access
  • Fabric fundamentals
  • SD-Access Fabric
  • Deploying fabric border

Module 3: Introducing DNA Center

  • Current business and IT challenges
  • Cisco DNA center overview and specifications
  • DNA center Assurance
  • Base automation use cases

Module 4: SD Access Wireless

  • Wireless architecture
  • Platform support
  • SD-Access wireless design

Module 5: Securing SD-Access

  • Security challenges and innovations
  • NaaS and NaaE
  • StealthWatch and ISE
  • Encrypted traffic analytics (ETA)

Module 6: Introducing Catalyst 9000 switches

  • Platform overview
  • Catalyst 9000 new features
  • 9300, 9400, 9500 series switches

Module 7: SD-Access Licensing

  • Simplified licensing
  • Licensing subscription offers

Lab: Designing a Network - Demo lab

3 Days

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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