Overview of the Cisco SD-WAN Training in Dubai

SD-WAN (Software-Defined Wide Area Networking) is revolutionising enterprise networking and security by enabling businesses worldwide to manage users, devices, applications, and mobility with unprecedented efficiency. The adoption of SD-WAN by companies, ranging from startups to global conglomerates is fueled by its capability to enhance performance, bolster security, streamline processes, facilitate cloud integration, and significantly reduce costs. This growing reliance on SD-WAN has catalysed a surge in demand for skilled professionals.

SD-WAN is a software-based network technology that manages and optimises the wide area networks (WANs) of businesses. Today the global SD-WAN market is valued at over $1.5 billion and will exceed $43 billion by the Financial Year 2030. Gaining expertise in SD-WAN not only opens up a myriad of career opportunities but also places you at the heart of enterprise transformation. Edoxi's training prepares you to excel in this growing field, making you a valuable asset to any organisation. 

EDOXI’s Cisco SD-WAN Course will prepare you for the Cisco SD-WAN Certification exam (300-415 ENSDWI), Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions. The Cisco SD-WAN is one of the concentration exams for obtaining CCNP Enterprise Certification. This exam tests your knowledge of Cisco’s SD-WAN solution, including SD-WAN architecture, Controller deployment, Edge router deployment, Policies, Security, Quality of service, Multicast, Management and operations. Upon successful completion of EDOXI’s Cisco SD-WAN Training, individuals become adept at implementing and managing Cisco SD-WAN solutions, making them highly valuable assets to any organization operating in the networking domain.

About Cisco SD-WAN Certification

    • The Cisco SD-WAN Concentration exam code is 300-415 ENSDWI (Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions). 
    • Duration for the Cisco SD-WAN Certification exam is around 90 minutes
    • The price of the certification exam is USD 300 plus tax.

    Benefits of Cisco SD-WAN Certification

    For Professionals

    • Enhanced Career Opportunities: Obtaining a Cisco SD-WAN Certification opens up a wide range of career opportunities in the networking field.
    • In-Demand Skillset: SD-WAN is a rapidly growing technology and acquiring the Cisco SD-WAN Certification demonstrates your skill set in this sought-after technology. 
    • Increased Job Performance: Certified professionals enhance their job performance by efficiently designing, deploying, and troubleshooting SD-WAN environments.
    • Recognition and Credibility: Having a Cisco SD-WAN Certification enhances your professional credibility and distinguishes you as a skilled professional.
    • Potential for Higher Earnings: Certified professionals can command higher salaries compared to their non-certified counterparts. 
    • Specialisation in a Demanded Field: SD-WAN technology is transforming how businesses connect to cloud applications and resources. By earning this certification, you become a specialist in this sought-after field.

    For Organisations

    • Enhanced Network Performance: Cisco SD-WAN provides efficient traffic routing, load balancing, and application-aware routing resulting in improved network efficiency.
    • Increased Agility and Scalability: SD-WAN technology allows organizations to quickly adapt to changing business needs and scale their network infrastructure. 
    • Improved Security: It offers integrated security features, including application-aware enterprise firewalls, intrusion prevention, URL filtering, and malware protection.
    • Cost Savings: SD-WAN technology helps organizations reduce reliance on expensive MPLS connections and utilize more cost-effective broadband or internet links. 
    • Centralized Management and Control: SD-WAN provides a centralized management platform allowing organizations to easily configure, monitor, and manage their entire SD-WAN infrastructure from a single interface. 
    • Certified Expertise: With Cisco SD-WAN Certified professionals, organizations can ensure that they have skilled and knowledgeable individuals who can effectively design, deploy, configure, and manage their SD-WAN solutions. 

Cisco SD-WAN Course Features

  • 40+ Hours of In-depth Training

    Our 40+ in-depth training provides a thorough understanding of Cisco's SD-WAN solution, preparing you for the Cisco SD-WAN Certification exam (300-415 ENSDWI). 

  • 20-hour Corporate Training

    We offer 20 hours of corporate training spanning around 4 days equipping your team with the necessary skills to effectively implement and manage Cisco SD-WAN within your organisation.

  • Gain in-demand Skills

    You will learn to architect control plane policies, manage data plane policies, segment SD-WAN fabric, and understand QoS mechanisms, among other advanced skills. 

  • Comprehensive Curriculum 

    Our course covers every aspect of SD-WAN, from robust security measures and agile bandwidth management to optimising application performance. 

  • Industry-led Instructors

    You will learn from Cisco-certified trainers, with extensive industrial experience, who offer insights into SD-WAN's core capabilities, features, and applications. 

  • Flexible Schedules 

    We provide weekend/weekday as well as online/in-person learning options for the Cisco SD-WAN course, so you can choose the format that is most convenient for you.

  • Hands-On Experience

    You will learn to tackle real-world scenarios with our practical training approach. Master real-time scenarios, troubleshooting, and more, ensuring you're ready to handle networking and security challenges confidently.

  • Certification and Recognition

    After successfully clearing the Cisco SD-WAN exam, you will earn the prestigious certification and badge, recognised across the industry as a mark of networking proficiency.

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Prerequisites For Cisco SD-WAN Professionals

  • There are no formal prerequisites for joining EDOXI’s Cisco SD-WAN Course. 
  • Having experience with enterprise routing, switching, WAN, and basic SDN concepts is recommended.

Cisco SD-WAN Course Modules

  • Module 1: Architecture
  • Cisco SD-WAN Architecture and Components
  • Orchestration plane (vBond, NAT)
  • Management plane (vManage)
  • Control plane (vSmart, OMP)
  • TLOC
  • vRoute
  • Data plane (WAN Edge)
  • IPsec and GRE
  • BFD
  • Multi-Region Fabric
  • Cisco SD-WAN Edge platforms and capabilities
  • DNS security
  • Secure Internet Gateway (SIG)
  • Cisco SD-WAN Cloud OnRamp
  • SaaS
  • IaaS
  • Colocation
  • Multicloud (Cloud and Interconnect)
  • Module 2: Controller Deployment
  • Controller cloud deployment
  • Controller on-premises deployment
  • Hosting platforms (Public and Private)
  • Installing controllers
  • Scalability and redundancy
  • Configure certificates and device lists
  • Troubleshoot control plane connectivity
  • Module: 3 Router Deployment
  • WAN Edge deployment
  • On-boarding (ZTP and Bootstrap)
  • Data centre and regional hub deployments
  • Configure the Cisco SD-WAN data plane
  • Circuit termination and TLOC-extension
  • Dynamic tunnels
  • Underlay-overlay connectivity
  • Configure OMP
  • Configure TLOCs
  • Configure CLI and vManage feature configuration templates
  • VRRP
  • OSPF
  • BGP
  • Multicast support in Cisco SD-WAN
  • Configuration groups, feature profiles, and workflows
  • Module 4: Policies
  • Configure control policies
  • Configure data policies
  • Configure end-to-end segmentation
  • VPN segmentation
  • Topologies
  • Configure Cisco SD-WAN application-aware routing
  • Configure direct Internet access
  • Module 5: Security and Quality of Service
  • Configure service insertion
  • Cisco SD-WAN security features
  • Application-aware enterprise firewall
  • IPS
  • URL filtering
  • AMP
  • SSL and TLS proxy
  • TrustSec
  • Cloud security integration
  • DNS security
  • Secure Internet Gateway (SIG)
  • Configure QoS treatment on WAN Edge routers
  • Scheduling
  • Queuing
  • Shaping
  • Policing
  • Marking
  • Per-tunnel and adaptive QoS
  • Application Quality of Experience (App-QoE)
  • TCP optimization
  • Data Redundancy elimination (DRE)
  • Packet duplication
  • Forward error correction (FEC)
  • AppNav
  • Module 6: Management and Operations
  • Authentication, monitoring, and reporting from vManage
  • Configure authentication, monitoring, and reporting
  • REST API monitoring
  • Software image management from vManage.

Devices and Technologies You Will Be Trained On


  • vEdge routers: Virtual routers that run on a server.
  • cEdge routers: Physical Cisco routers used for SD-WAN.
  • Cisco SD-WAN Controller (Vmanage): Manages the entire SD-WAN fabric.


  • SD-WAN overlay network: A virtual network that sits on top of the physical WAN infrastructure.
  • Zero-Touch Provisioning (ZTP): Allows automatic configuration of devices.
  • WAN routing protocols: Protocols used for routing traffic across the WAN, including OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP.
  • Transport-side connectivity: Establishes connectivity between SD-WAN devices.
  • Service-side routing: Routes traffic between different WAN connections based on policies.
  • Dynamic routing protocols: Routing protocols that automatically adjust to network changes (OSPF, EIGRP).
  • Redundancy and High Availability (HA): Ensures continuous operation even if a device fails.


The Cisco SD-WAN Labs can be practised using Cisco Modelling Labs(CML). The access is free with limitations and can be accessed through Cisco’s DevNet Sandbox for up to four hours per day. For extended use, one has to opt for a paid subscription plan.


How to Get Cisco SD-WAN Certified?

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Enrol in Edoxi’s Cisco SD-WAN Course
Apply for the 300-415 ENSDWI exam.
Attend the 300-415 ENSDWI Certification Exam.
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Become a Cisco SD-WAN Certified Professional.

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What is SD-WAN?

SD-WAN is a software-based network technology that manages and optimises the wide area networks (WANs) of businesses. It provides a centralised control function that intelligently directs traffic across the WAN connecting different locations the business operates in virtually, ensuring optimal application performance and user experience. 

Why SD-WAN is the future?

SD-WAN is the future of IT networking since it deploys benefits like increased network speed, diminished downtime, and increased efficiency across the board.

Which Cisco certification covers SD-WAN?

The Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions (300-415 ENSDWI) exam is a part of the CCNP® Enterprise certification.

What will you learn from EDOXI’s Cisco SD-WAN Course?

Edoxi's SD-WAN training equips you for success in the rapidly evolving network landscape, delivering essential skills including:

  • In-depth knowledge of Cisco's SD-WAN solution
  • Practical, hands-on learning experiences
  • Expertise in SD-WAN architecture
  • Skills in advanced routing and policy management
  • Proficiency in QoS management
  • Strategies to ensure high application availability