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New Training: Configure BGP in SD-WAN

by Team Nuggets
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Published on March 4, 2021

In this 9-video skill, CBT Nuggets trainer Keith Barker explains and demonstrates the implementation of BGP in an SD-WAN environment. Watch this new networking training.

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

This training includes:

  • 9 videos

  • 32 minutes of training

You’ll learn these topics in this skill:

  • Introduction to BGP in SD-WAN

  • Overview of BGP

  • Planning BGP

  • Configure BGP Feature Template

  • Apply Device Template for BGP

  • Verify BGP Neighbor

  • Redistribute OMP into BGP

  • Redistribute BGP into OMP

  • Summary of BGP in SD-WAN

What is SD-WAN?

Over the past decade, organizations have run into limitations with the traditional WAN or Wide Area Network design. Traditionally WAN was used for organizations looking to support communication between offices or branches through the MPLS protocol. As organizations began to utilize more cloud resources and widely adopt the SaaS model, they found the traditional WAN model to provide less-than-optimal performance for users.

SD-WAN is also known as Software-defined Wide Area Network, is the software abstraction model of the traditional MPLS technology. This architectural design virtualizes the network infrastructure built on the underlying physical hardware that provides the foundation for SD-WAN.

By moving from the traditional WAN model, organizations can benefit from increased bandwidth at a lower cost, scalability into the public or private cloud, centralized management of the virtualized network layer, and improved performance for organizations with multiple locations, branches or a cloud presence.

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