SD-WAN Certifications for Professionals

Intermediate-to-advanced level validation of MEF 3.0 SD-WAN service knowledge.

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

50 Questions
90 Minutes
Exam Fee: 420 USD

 

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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.*

Join the 8000+ MEF Certified Professionals. View the Professional Certification Registry

Advantages of MEF-SDCP Certification for Professionals:

  • Gain significant technical knowledge on terminology and service attributes.
  • Increase job proficiency and effectiveness with less reliance on technical support.
  • Enhance credibility among peers.
  • Improve technical communication with customers, prospects, and co-workers.
  • Be validated as an industry expert—an advantage for career advancement.

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.

Prepare for the Exam

MEF offers SD-WAN resources and reference materials to help you prepare for the MEF-SDCP Professional Certification Exam.

MEF Self-Study Portal

MEF’s self-study tool provides direct access to MEF technical standards, white papers and related references to assist in you in preparation for the MEF-SDCP SD-WAN Professional Certification exam.

Go to the MEF-SDCP Self-Study Portal

Exam Blueprints & Resources

The latest exam blueprint, as well as primary and additional reference documents, are all available as a downloadable package here: MEF-SDCP Professional Certification Exam Reference Materials

Exam Blueprints outline the content areas covered on the examination, including the topics, levels of competence, learning objectives, and weightings.

MEF Premier Accredited Training Providers

Get a quick start on your MEF professional certifications with instructor-led education.

MEF has developed a network of Accredited Training Providers (ATPs) to provide MEF-SDCP training in preparation for certification.

These industry subject-matter experts are audited through MEF’s accreditation processes to ensure their courseware meets or exceeds the requirements for students to achieve success.

Why study with a MEF Accredited Training Provider?

  • MEF-ATP training programs range from three to five days, significantly reducing your study time.
  • Learn from the subject-matter experts audited for their experience and monitored by MEF.
  • Nothing beats an interactive, instructor-led learning experience.

The Academy provides core training in all of MEF’s areas of technical standardization, including its defining work in Carrier Ethernet and new applications of Software Defined Networking (SDN), SD-WAN, Orchestration and SASE security. We have one purpose and it’s our passion. We provide the highest caliber, most complete and insightful telecommunications technical training anywhere to help you achieve MEF’s Network Expert Certification.

For more than 25 years, Lumious (formerly known as Tech 2000) has worked with Fortune 500 companies to develop and deliver solutions to support their IT training needs.

Their unique solutions take you from MEF’s self-study materials into a Digital Mentoring Program for those looking for a self guided approach. Or choose classroom delivery in open enrolment classes or private training for your team with course customization.

With a complete range of MEF certified live virtual classes and self-paced online learning, Perpetual Solutions will keep your learning and development plans on track.

Founded in 1999, Perpetual Solutions is an inaugural member of the MEF-ATP program with unrivalled experience delivering SD-WAN (MEF-SDCP), SDN/NFV (MEF-SNCP), and Carrier Ethernet (MEF-CECP) to service providers, operators, vendors, systems integrators and enterprises in 60+ countries.

You’re In Good Company

Gain Validation as an Industry Expert

MEF recognizes industry professionals who undertake the challenging path of earning skills certification in the MEF Professional Certification Framework.  Those who persevere and earn two or more MEF professional certifications earn the designation of MEF Network Expert. View the MEF Network Expert Registry

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