Implementing Cisco Virtual Wide Area Application Services (VWAAS)

Implementing Cisco Virtual Wide-Area Application Services (VWAAS) v1.0 is a 5-day course. This course teaches learners how to deploy, configure, operate, maintain and support a solution using Cisco Virtual Wide-Area Application Services (VWAAS) that provides performance optimization for application data over WAN. The learner will also understand the Cisco VWAAS optimization technologies, protocols, services, functions, advanced features and operation. The learner will learn how to implement, integrate, install, manage and troubleshoot Cisco VWAAS solutions in diverse Data Center virtualization environments such as in Enterprise networks and Virtual Private Clouds. In this course learner will gain a comprehensive hands-on VWAAS labs experience.


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the concept of Customer Success in the context of software products or services
  • Be able to identify the key tasks, and expectations from the CSM role
  • Know about the concepts of CSF, KPI and how they are employed to measure success
  • Be able to define the concepts of stakeholders, business outcomes, ARR, LTCV, and how they relate to tracking success

Who Should Attend?

  • Data Center Engineers
  • IT, Cloud Computing Experts
  • Network Virtualization Services Experts


It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching (or equivalent knowledge)
  • Fundamental knowledge server virtualization and hypervisors
  • Fundamental knowledge of cloud computing infrastructure
  • Fundamental knowledge of WAN Optimization
  • Fundamental knowledge on Network Protocols and Applications including HTTP, HTTPS, SSL, SMB, NFS, MAPI, VDI

Course Outline

Section 1: Introducing Cisco WAAS

Section 2: Configuring Applications Acceleration in Cisco VWAAS

Section 3: Configuring Cisco AppNav

Section 4: Configuring Traffic Interception for Cisco VWAAS

Section 5: Configuring Cisco VWAAS with Akamai Connect

Section 6: Managing Cisco VWAAS Devices Using AAA and RBAC

Section 7: Monitoring Cisco VWAAS

Section 8: Troubleshooting Cisco VWAAS

Section 9: Cisco VWAAS on Virtual Private Clouds (VPC)