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New Training: Configure and Verify SD-WAN Data Plane

by Team Nuggets
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Published on March 29, 2021

In this 6-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer Keith Barker demonstrates the use and implementation of the data plane in an SD-WAN environment. Watch this new networking training.

Watch the full course: Cisco CCNP Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions

This training includes:

  • 6 videos

  • 39 minutes of training

You’ll learn these topics in this skill:

  • Introduction to the SD-WAN Data Plane

  • Overview of SD-WAN Data Plane

  • Data Plane IPsec connections

  • 4 WAN Circuits

  • Underlay and Overlay Connectivity

  • Summary

What is the Cisco SD-WAN Data Plane?

Cisco's SD-WAN solution offers a competitive set of options that help organizations manage their WAN spanning multiple physical locations or spanning into the hybrid cloud. By providing centralized cloud-first management with flexible deployment options, organizations can build large-scale networks that encompass fully integrated routing, end-to-end security, centralized and security and device policies.

One of the critical aspects of Cisco's SD-WAN is the separation of critical SD-WAN components. Cisco's SD-WAN delivers a clear separation of the management plane, the control plane, and the data plane. In this architecture, the Cisco SD-WAN Data Plane supports data transmission to and from clients within the SD-WAN network. By bifurcating the data plane, the control plane, and the management plane, admins can enact a zero-trust data transmission allowing control over how data is transmitted over each network component. In doing so, admins gain greater granular control over how data is transmitted within an AD-WAN environment and are able to enhance the security posture of their network.

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