Estimated Length: 24 seat hours
Please call to enroll: 866.575.7206
A multi-week, blended learning program for SDCP exam preparation. The SD-WAN market is one of the hottest in the communications industry, and because of this there is a huge need for education and alignment on terminology to help increase market efficiencies. The MEF SD-WAN Standardization is the industry’s first global standard defining an SD-WAN service and its service attributes to help accelerate SD-WAN market growth and facilitate creation of powerful new MEF 3.0 hybrid networking solutions for digital transformation. Getting a MEF SDCP certification comes with several benefits, and as an accredited SDCP training provider Sunset Learning can help get you there with MEF Academy and our exam pass guarantee! An exam voucher is included with the program. This program was created to combat the forgetting curve by reinforcing training in different modalities, adding additional interactive opportunities and making the learning more relevant to your business.
College/campus style learning with content conveyed over a longer duration
» Benefit: Improves synthesis of the material, friendly schedule for learner and employer
Peer and instructor/student interactions
» Benefit: Maintain high-value elements of a live event with breakout rooms
and 1:1 sessions
Content available in multiple modalities and in small chunks
» Benefit: Efficient blend of self-study and instructor-led learning styles to reinforce
learning and improve ease of consumption
Emphasis on exam preparation tools
» Benefit: Exam simulators and group prep sessions included to ensure learner is
confident going into the exam. Each week of the 4-week program you will have the
opportunity to learn and prepare for the SDCP exam through multiple modalities,
as seen below. You will participate in a mix of formal, peer and experiential events,
reinforcing the learning and giving you time to really comprehend the information.
This is a virtual academy, please contact NCTI Customer Care for dates and times. You must provide your own laptop.
The estimated completion time for this course is 24 hours over four weeks.
- Global recognition of your vendor-neutral MEF SDWAN standards certification knowledge
- Alignment of knowledge and competencies with MEF 3.0, as this global services framework gains momentum supported by major operators and technology providers alike
- A community connection to the global MEF members of over 6,000 certified professionals in 85 countries
Components and Features of SD-WAN
Define the fundamentals and characteristics of an SD-WAN solution according to the MEF 70 standard, demonstrate knowledge of the MEF 70 components and the functions of SD-WAN service components and service attributes
Assessing, Planning and Designing
Given a scenario, size and scale an SD-WAN solution, given a set of business requirements, assess application criticality and demand, given a scenario, recommend and justify an SD-WAN strategy based on customer strategy, given a scenario, determine integration requirements for a new SDWAN network into an existing infrastructure and compare and contrast infrastructure and operational benefits of SD-WAN with legacy solutions
Based on business requirements, define application flows based upon MEF 70 standard application flow criteria, based on business requirements, define and map policies based upon MEF 70 standard policy criteria, select appropriate underlay connectivity services for an SD-WAN network based on the types and characteristics of available options, given a scenario, recommend a migration strategy from existing infrastructure to new SD-WAN service, determine IP subnet and address requirements at an SDWAN subscriber sit and determine security requirements for an SD-WAN service
Identify common service impacting issues, diagnostic toolsets and diagnostic action, based on application requirements, determine the metrics for assessing service performance and given a scenario, troubleshoot performance issues with an SD-WAN service