Cisco Digital Network Architecture Implementation Essentials

Cisco Digital Network Architecture Implementation Essentials

Cisco DNAIE

USD 1,500.00
or 15.0 CLC
Excl. Tax

The Cisco Digital Network Architecture Implementation Essentials (DNAIE) v2.0 course gives you a thorough operational understanding of the architecture, components, and capabilities of the Cisco® Digital Network Architecture (Cisco DNA™) solution, using a lab-centric learning model. The course highlights the need for digitization in networks and the guiding principles of Cisco DNA. This solution training involves a suite of related technologies, including routing and switching, security, network programmability, analytics, and wireless.

The course covers automation using the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller Enterprise Module (APIC-EM) and built-in applications such as Cisco Network Plug and Play, EasyQoS, Cisco Intelligent WAN (IWAN), and Path Trace. You will also learn about virtualization in enterprise branch networks using the Cisco Enterprise Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) solution, including a deep dive into the Cisco 5400 Enterprise Network Compute System (ENCS), internal networking, and an overview of ENCS single WAN IP deployment option scenarios. The course also covers analytics using Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (CMX) Cloud; security using Cisco Stealthwatch®, Cisco TrustSec®, and Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE); and the role of Cisco Software-Defined Access (SD-Access) in Cisco DNA and how to implement SD-Access in a campus network.

Who should attend

  • Experienced network engineers, especially those who work for enterprise organizations
  • Channel partner field engineers

Course Prerequisites

We recommend but do not require the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Foundational understanding of network design, routing, switching, QoS, and security
  • Understanding of Cisco Discovery Protocol, Link Layer Discovery Protocol (LLDP), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), DNS, Network Time Protocol (NTP), and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • Understanding of TCP protocols such as HTTP, HTTPS, and Telnet
  • Understanding of routing concepts and the ability to configure routing protocols such as Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP) and Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Understanding of enterprise WAN and Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN)
  • Understanding of firewall operation (especially transparent mode)
  • Basic understanding of Cisco Prime® Infrastructure, KVM virtualization, and programming concepts
  • Basic understanding of SDN, northbound APIs, southbound APIs, and representational state transfer (REST) APIs
  • Understanding of WLAN parameters
  • Basic understanding of wireless controllers (WLCs) and access point capabilities in WLCs
  • Understanding of Power over Ethernet (PoE) in Cisco switches

What you will learn

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the Cisco DNA solution by describing its vision, strategy, general concepts, and components
  • Implement network automation using Cisco APIC-EM and built-in applications such as Network Plug and Play, Easy QoS, IWAN, and Path Trace
  • Implement network virtualization using Cisco Enterprise NFV in enterprise branch networks
  • Implement network analytics using Cisco CMX Cloud
  • Implement network security using Cisco Stealthwatch, Cisco TrustSec, and Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
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