SDWANDDMSP3 - VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud: Design and Deploy [V3.x]

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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  • VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud

Duration: 3.0 days

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By the end of this course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
  • 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


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


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


  • 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 Benefits

  • Career growth
  • Broad Career opportunities
  • Worldwide recognition from leaders
  • Up-to Date technical skills
  • Popular Certification Badges

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