Cisco SDA Essentials (SDACE)

The Software Defined Access Essentials course presents Cisco’s SD Access solution. You will learn the concepts, components, implementation, migration and design principles of deploying this solution. As well, business justification and the benefits of the SD Access solution are discussed.

Retail Price: $3,000.00

Next Date: 12/17/2018

Course Days: 3


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About this Course

The Software Defined Access Essentials course presents Cisco’s SD Access solution. You will learn the concepts, components, implementation, migration and design principles of deploying this solution. As well, business justification and the benefits of the SD Access solution are discussed.

The course leads you into detailed coverage of the SD Access Fabric, its components and implementation as well as supported architectures and migration paths. The course also introduces the new Cisco Catalyst 9000 series switches and outlines the new features, including ETA. You will also learn about integrating wireless architectures with SD Access and discuss best practice designs and migrations.

The Cisco SD Access solution is centered around DNA Center and as such, the course will cover this solution. You will learn about NDP, APIC-EM, ISE and StealthWatch integration as well as Assurance and Analytics.

Audience Profile

Primary audience for this course are:

  • Cisco Customers, Sales Engineers, Enterprise Customers, Field Engineers

At Course Completion

Upon course completion, students will be able to:

  • Be able to describe the need and benefits of the Cisco SD Access solution
  • Be able to define the SD Access solution components, platforms and roles
  • Be able to describe and configure a Fabric
  • Be able to describe a migration path for a Layer 2 and Layer 3 access topology
  • Be able to describe the functions and integrations of Cisco’s DNA Center
  • Be able to design, implement and migrate to an SD Access wireless topology
  • Be able to describe security principles and implementations in an SD Access solution, including ETA, Network as a Sensor and Network as an Enforcer
  • Be able to describe and implement the new Cisco Catalyst 9000 series switches
  • Be able to describe the new licensing models

Prerequisites

Before attending this course students should have the following knowledge or experience:

  • Have some prior knowledge of the Cisco DNA/SDA architecture

Course Outline

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

Course Dates Course Times (EST) Delivery Mode GTR
12/17/2018 - 12/19/2018 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Virtual Enroll