MEF-SDCP SD-WAN Certified Professional
MEF’s SD-WAN Certified Professional designation (MEF-SDCP) is the industry’s only vendor-neutral professional training and certification that validates knowledge, skills, and capabilities in SD-WAN, SD-WAN security, and performance monitoring, including:
- SD-WAN concepts, business benefits, and value proposition
- Planning, design, and architecture
- Deploy, optimize, and maintain an SD-WAN service
- Application flow security for an SD-WAN service
- Performance monitoring and measurement
What Can I Achieve with an SD-WAN Professional Certification?
MEF training and certification provides proven benefits to professionals and the companies who invest in upskilling their workforce. Workers who participate in upskilling earn an average of 8.6% higher, with annual economic benefit to certified employees greater than $10,000.*
50 Questions, 90 Minutes. $420 USD or currency equivalent.
To ensure key core competencies, the MEF-SDCP test validates knowledge, skills, and abilities in the domains of SD-WAN based on the MEF-SDCP Service Attributes and Services:
MEF 70.1 standard, fundamentals and characteristics of SD-WAN solutions. MEF-SDCP now incorporates a significant number of improvements including, but not limited to: SD-WAN Virtual Connection (SWVC) Zones, virtual topologies, performance and policy criteria, SD-WAN UNI routing protocols, UCS UNI, UCS end-point service attributes, performance metrics etc.
MEF 88 adds SD-WAN Security functions, policies supporting application flows, middle box functions, certificate authority and validation functions, Transport Layer Security (TLS), IP, DNS, URL filtering, Malware detection/removal.
MEF 105 adds SD-WAN performance measurements, monitoring, service readiness, Measured Information Rate for application flows, zones, but there's much more. This exam is targeted at technically-oriented SD-WAN professionals ranging from pre-sales to network/service engineering and operational personnel in the service provider, vendor, and enterprise communities.
Who should take the MEF-SDCP Exam?
The MEF SD-WAN Certified Professional designation is especially useful to professionals in the service provider, vendor, and enterprise communities:
- Pre-sales, applications/solutions teams.
- Product management and marketing.
- Design, engineering and development.
- Operations, service and support.
Companies to benefit by training and certifying their employees as MEF-SDCP include:
- Communications Service Providers (CSPs) of all Tiers
- Technology solution providers for network services
- Large enterprise consumers of Ethernet Business Services
- System Integrators and Consultants supporting CSPs
Prices, Dates & Delivery Options for MEF-SDCP Training and Exam
Classroom & Virtual Classroom Public Schedule: ideal for individuals or small groups and has dates available globally.
Self-Paced Online Class:
Learn at your own pace. Watch a free preview of our self-paced SDCP class. For pricing send us an enquiry or call to discuss your needs.
Private Group: Classroom or Virtual:
Have your MEF-SDCP Training and Examination at your own location or in our private virtual classrooms. If you have no training facility onsite, we can source a third party venue in your city. Private Group training is available globally and is ideal for groups of 6 or more students. If you have a group of colleagues requiring this program, please send us an enquiry or call to discuss your needs.
We recognise that some organizations & teams need additional learning content beyond that required for the certification exam. You may wish to add additional technical details, use-cases or hands-on labs to learning programs and have them delivered for your team at your location or in a Private Group virtual classroom. To enable this we offer Certification Plus a service which allows you a 'pick and mix' modules that form the content of your workshop. We ensure you still cover all the details required for the exam, but you get to add content specific to your teams learning need in order to complete project assignments, customer support or other requirements.
SD-WAN Technology and Architecture
This 2-day course focuses on SD-WAN technology, standards, use-cases and vendor solutions. Combined PWL418 MEF-SDWAN to prepare for MEF-SDCP SD-WAN Certified Professional exam.
MEF SD-WAN Workshop
A specialised workshop covering MEF SD-WAN standards (inc MEF 70.1, MEF 88 and MEF 105) technologies and use-cases. Prepares candidates for MEF-SDCP SD-WAN Professional Certification.