Juniper Networks Design-WAN (JND-WAN)

Course Information

Duration: 5 days

Version: JND-WAN

Price: $4,750.00


Exam: None

Learning Credits:


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This five-day course is designed to cover best practices, theory, and design principles for Wide Area Networks (WAN) design including WAN interconnects, security considerations, virtualization, and management/operations. This course covers both service provider and enterprise WAN design.


The following are the prerequisites for this course:

  • Knowledge of routing and switching architectures and protocols.
  • Knowledge of Juniper Networks products and solutions.
  • Understanding of infrastructure security principles.
  • Completion of the Juniper Networks Design Fundamentals (JNDF) course.

Target Audience:

This course is targeted specifically for those who have a solid understanding of operation and configuration and are looking to enhance their skill sets by learning the principles of WAN design.

Course Level: JND-WAN is an intermediate-level course.

Course Objectives:

After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe high-level concepts about the different WAN architectures.
  • Describe key high-level considerations about securing and monitoring a WAN deployment.
  • Outline key high-level concepts when implementing different WAN approaches.
  • Explain various methods of WAN connectivity.
  • Describe basic MPLS concepts as they are related to WANs.
  • Identify basic Ethernet concepts as they are related to WANs.
  • Describe key concepts of network availability.
  • Explain high availability features and protocols.
  • Describe the key aspects of a class of service.
  • Describe how core WAN technologies are used to solve specific problems facing network designers.
  • Describe how routing can affect core WAN design.
  • Describe how MPLS can affect core WAN design.
  • Describe various solutions regarding core WANs.
  • Describe how edge WAN technologies are used to solve specific problems facing network designers.
  • Describe various solutions regarding edge WANs.
  • Describe how enterprise WAN technologies are used to solve specific problems facing network designers.
  • Describe various solutions regarding campus and branch WANs.
  • Describe how datacenters are interconnected through WANs.
  • Describe basic security concepts regarding interconnected data centers.
  • Describe various solutions regarding datacenter interconnection.
  • Describe security concepts regarding WANs.
  • Explain the differences between LAN security concepts and WAN security concepts.
  • Describe VPN-related concepts regarding WANs.
  • Describe methods to manage WANs.
  • Describe key products related to WAN management.
  • Describe how virtualization and SDN can be leveraged in the WAN.
  • Describe SDN-related products.
  • Describe some of the Juniper products as they are related to WANs.

Course Outline:

Day 1

Module 1: Course Introduction

Module 2: Overview of WAN DesignWAN Design Overview

  • WAN Domains
  • WAN Security and Operation
  • WAN Management Overview
  • Software-Defined WAN Overview
  • Platform and Junos Selections

Module 3: WAN ConnectivityPublic (Untrusted Internet)/Private/Managed

  • Service Provider
  • Enterprise
  • Lab: WAN Connectivity Design

Module 4: Network Availability and Traffic Prioritization Network Availability

  • Class of Service
  • Lab: Network Availability and CoS Design

Day 2

Module 5: Service Provider Core WANBest Practices and Considerations

  • Core Routing
  • MPLS Design
  • Class of Service Considerations
  • Lab: WAN Core Design

Day 3

Module 6: Service Provider Edge WANProvider Edge

  • Access and Aggregation Edge
  • Services
  • Class of Service Considerations
  • Multicast
  • Lab: WAN Edge Design

Day 4

Module 7: Enterprise WANBest Practices and Considerations

  • Private WAN
  • Class of Service Considerations
  • Large Enterprise Designs
  • Lab: Enterprise WAN Design

Module 8: Datacenter WAN WAN Overview

  • EVPN
  • Lab: Data Center WAN Design

Module 9: WAN SecurityBest Practices and Considerations

  • Security Similarities and Differences Between a LAN and WAN
  • WAN SP Core Security
  • WAN SP Edge Security
  • Enterprise WAN Security
  • Lab: Security Design

Day 5

Module 10: WAN ManagementBest Practices and Considerations

  • OOB Management Design
  • Junos Space
  • Lab: Management Design

Module 11: WAN Virtualization and SDNSDN Overview

  • NorthStar
  • Contrail
  • Lab: SDN Design

Module 12: WAN Device PortfolioMX Series

  • SRX Series
  • T Series
  • PTX Series
  • QFX Series
  • ACX Series
  • vMX and vSRX
  • Lab: Device Design