Cisco/Enterprise Networks Core and WAN Essentials (ENCWE)/500-452

Enterprise Networks Core and WAN Essentials (ENCWE) Certification Training Course Overview

Enroll for 4-day Enterprise Networks Core and WAN Essentials (ENCWE) course from Koenig Solutions accredited by Cisco. This course is associated with the Cisco Enterprise Networks Specialization program.

Through a blend of hands-on labs and interactive lectures, you will learn presenting, implementing and demonstrating rich Cisco application experience solutions such as Application Visibility and Control (AVC), Cloud Connector, TrustSec and Wide Area Application Services (WAAS).

Target Audience:

Engineers involved in the deployment of Enterprise Network solutions and those looking to achieve Channel Partner Accreditation.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize current Cisco Enterprise IP WAN technologies and the role of managed WANs
  • Describe technical overview of Intelligent WAN (IWAN) solution architecture, benefits and key components as well as its management
  • Demonstrate and implement the features that comprise an IWAN deployment, including IWAN deployment in relation to Cisco Prime Infrastructure, implementing Transport Independent Design, Implementing Intelligent Path Control with PfR, leveraging Application Visibility and Control (AVC) for application visibility, adding Hierarchical Quality of Service (HQoS) for application control, and IPv6 considerations
  • Implement and demonstrate the features of Cisco WAAS
  • Implement and demonstrate the ability to secure WAN connectivity from the branch
  • Implement and demonstrate the features of UCS-E with vWAAS, present the value proposition of Cloud Connectors as well as new Cisco Akamai Solution
  • Explain the main objectives of IWAN solution objectives, positioning, architecture, differentiators and use cases


This course prepares you for Exam 500-452.

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Course Modules

Module 1: Enterprise IP WAN Technologies Network
  • Enterprise WAN architecture
  • WAN transport models
  • IPsec VPN
  • WAN routing topologies
  • WAN QoS
  • Services
  • Self- and SP-managed WANs
Module 2: Intelligent WAN Overview
  • Cisco Intelligent WAN architecture
  • Transport independent
  • Intelligent path control
  • Application performance
  • Secure connectivity
  • Managing the IWAN
Module 3: IWAN Deployment
  • Cisco Prime Infrastructure
  • Transport-independent design
  • AVC for application visibility
  • Guest portal
  • Hierarchical quality of service
  • IPv6
  • Cisco Prime Infrastructure plug-and-play
Module 4: Cisco WAN Optimization Solution
  • Positioning and value proposition
  • Solution and platform offerings
  • Technology, deployment, and sizing
  • IWAN Solution
Module 5: Intelligent WAN Secure Connectivity
  • IWAN security threats
  • Securing the connectivity
  • Securing direct Internet access
  • Full services direct Internet access
  • Direct Internet access use cases
  • Cisco TrustSec in the branch
  • NetFlow security application
  • IOS hardening
Module 6: Cisco UCS-E, Cloud Connectors, and Cisco UBE
  • Cisco UCS-E Series
  • Cisco Cloud Connectors
  • Cisco Unified Border Element Enterprise
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Course Prerequisites
  • IP addressing and Basic WAN Routing Knowledge - ICND1 Recommended
  • Basic server knowledge (VM-ware, Citrix, Hyper-V)