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VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud: Design and Deploy


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VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud: Design and Deploy

Duration: 3 Days

Course Code: VMSDWANv3


•    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

Course Description:

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. 

Course Objective:

Upon Completion of this Course, you will accomplish following:

•    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

Intended Audience:

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

Course Outline:

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 SDWAN 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