ertification vs. Degree: What Do I Need to Succeed?I'm excited to announce a new webinar series for CCNA Routing and Switching candidates focused on SDN and network programmability. Join subject matter experts from Cisco's Technical Services for these valuable and free live webinars. These training sessions will cover SDN and network programmability and help support your CCNA R&S studies. Presenters will describe network programmability fundamentals in enterprise network architecture, such as the function of a network controller, separation of control plane and data plane, and northbound and southbound APIs. Bring your questions for the live event and for follow-up discussion threads on the Cisco Learning Network.

 

About the Webinars

 

SDN and Network Programmability Basics | Jan. 26th, 10:00am PST

Salman Asadullah and Faisal Chaudhry present a one-hour technical webinar on the fundamentals of SDN and network programmability. This session will help support your CCNA R&S studies by reviewing and explaining the CCNA R&S Exam Topics: "describe network programmability fundamentals in enterprise network architecture, such as the function of a network controller, separation of control plane and data plane, and northbound and southbound APIs."

 

What is Data Modeling and YANG Data Modeling | Feb. 9th, 10:00am PST

Zach Seils presents a one-hour technical webinar on the fundamentals of data modeling and YANG data modeling. This session will help support your CCNA R&S studies and review the requirement to describe network programmability fundamentals in enterprise network architecture.

 

The Fundamentals of Open SDN and OpenFlow | Feb. 23rd, 10:00am PST

Cisco subject matter expert Zach Seils presents a one-hour technical webinar on the fundamentals of open SDN and OpenFlow. This session will help support your CCNA R&S studies and review the requirement to describe network programmability fundamentals in enterprise network architecture.

 

Coding 101 API REST Basics with DevNet's Brett Tiller | Mar. 9th, 10:00am PST

This presentation will cover the fundamentals of REST including various CRUD (create, read, update and delete) methods along with how to make HTTP calls using REST. Postman is introduced as a tool to help the user get familiar with REST API calls. This session will help support your CCNA R&S studies and review the requirement to describe network programmability fundamentals in enterprise network architecture.

 

The Cisco APIC Enterprise Module Demo | March 23rd, 10:00am PST

Jalpa Patel, Technical Leader for Cisco Systems, presents a one-hour technical webinar on Cisco APIC-EM fundamentals, featuring clarification of what APIC-EM is and a demonstration of the Cisco APIC-EM Path Trace ACL analysis tool. This session will help support your CCNA R&S studies and review the requirement to verify ACLs using the APIC-EM Path Trace ACL analysis tool.

 

The Cisco APIC Enterprise Module, How-to Interact from a Programmatic Perspective | April 6th, 10:00am PST

Jason Gooley, Systems Engineer and Cisco Press Author, presents a one-hour technical webinar on Cisco’s APIC-EM and how-to interact with the APIC-EM from a programmatic perspective. Covering:

 

  • Traditional Router Configuration Example
  • Router Configuration via APIC-EM Example
  • Router Configuration from a programmatic perspective


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