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IM NFV Training, IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Training Course 

IMS NFV Training, Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)  covers all aspects of IT virtualization technologies, virtual machines running different software and processes, applied to consolidate network equipment types with standard high volume servers, switches and storage components.

The objective of IMS NFV is to taking the physical networking devices commonly used today in IMS including switches, storage, routers, load balancers, firewalls, IDS, cloud computing infrastructure, etc. and virtualizes them in much the same manner as servers.

NFV decouples the network functions, such as network address translation (NAT), firewalling, intrusion detection, domain name service (DNS), and caching, to name a few, from proprietary hardware appliances so they can run in software

IMS NFV training  shows attendees how to translate the classic network appliances to software modules running on high volume servers with high volume storage, interconnected by generic high volume switches and automatically orchestrated and remotely installed. IMS NVF training also covers the integration with Software Defined Networking (SDN) technologies, OpenStack and other frameworks.

The objective of IMS NFV NFV is to taking the physical networking devices commonly used today (switches, routers, load balancers, firewalls, antivirus, etc.) and virtualizes them in much the same manner as servers. IMS NFV will be used to scale out across IMS devices less expensively (scaling by simply adding compute power) and to automatically deploy devices as needed.

NFV’s goal can be summarized as automated provisioning of devices.

IMS Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is a technical course covering technical aspects of IMS NFV and IMS NFV implementation .

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of IMS NFV, virtualization training course, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe what Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is
  • List NFV architecture and building blocks
  • List IMS NFV benefits and requirements
  • Define NFV in the context of IMS network functions
  • Describe objectives of IMS NFV
  • Describe IMS virtualization, cloud computing and its service models
  • Discuss the IMS NFV reference architecture and building blocks
  • Identify the Key IMS NFV requirements and benefit
  • Define the IMS NFV building blocks: Virtualization of Compute, Network and Storage
  • Describe IMS NFV complementary technologies: SOA, SDN and CC
  • Compare traditional IMS architecture with IMS using NFV
  • Discuss IMS CSCF on OpenStack implementation by service providers
  • List the performance impacts of NFV on IMS network design


Course Agenda

IMS NFV Overview

  • What is Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
  • Goals of NFV
  • Principles behind virtualization of servers
  • NFV architecture
  • Why NFV and The IP Multimedia Subsytem (IMS)
  • IMS NFV requirements and benefits
  • SDN, OpenFlow, OpenStack and Cloud Computing (IaaS) principles

IMS NFV Approach

  • Cloud computing, SDN and NFV applied to IMS
  • IMS Orchestrated and automated remote installation
  • IMS Standard high volume servers
  • IMS Standard high volume storage
  • IMS Standard high volume Ethernet switches

Why NFV applied to IMS

  • Cloud Computing as enabler of IMS NFV
  • NFV-based architecture virtualized-IMS (vIMS)
  • DNS load balancing
  • UE and PCSCF
  • SLF load balancing
  • ICSCF and HSS
  • SCSCF and HSS
  • ICSCF and SCSCF capabilities set
  • Orchestrator
  • NFV-based architecture merge-IMS
  • Separation of the functionality based on cloud principles
  • Load Balancer (LB)
  • Worker (P/I/S-CSCF, HSS Front-end)
  • Stateless components
  • State (DB)
  • Synchronized state entity across worker
  • Service Manager
  • External interface to the Enterpriss
  • Service Catalog
  • Cloud Controller: supports Service Orchestrator’s (SO)
  • Life cycle management


IMS Virtualization Concepts  

  • IMS virtualization
  • IMS servers virtualization
  • Hypervisor and virtual machine (VM)
  • VM management
  • IMS network and storage virtualization
  • NFV Applied to IMS
  • IMS architecture
  • NFV options for IMS
  • Cloud communications platforms for IMS
  • IMS Open NFV environment
  • Automated management, orchestration, infrastructure and networking capabilities
  • API-based innovation

IMS NFV Operational Principals

  • Migration to NFV
  • Virtualized network implementation
  • Loose coupling
  • Orchestration and parallel processing
  • virtualized IMS (vIMS)
  • PSTN Emulation Subsystem Application Server
  • Class 5 voice services (PES-AS)
  • Media Resource Function (MRF)
  • Access Gateway Control Function
  • Media Gateway Control Function
  • Breakout Gateway Control Function (BGCF)
  • trunking media gateways (MGW)
  • SBC acting as a proxy call session control function (P-CSCF)
  • Virtualized IMS implementation case study: AT&T

IMS NFV Architecture

  • IMS virtualization in NFV
  • IMS NFV architectural framework
  • Virtualized IMS-core-network environment
  • Call Session Control Function (CSCF)
  • Virtualized IMS deployment models
  • IMS as a Service (IMSaaS) architecture
  • IMS NFV challenges
  • Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) for
  • Proxy, Interrogating
  • Serving Call Session Control Function (P/I/S-CSCF)
  • Home Subscriber Server (HSS)
  • Application Servers (AS)
  • Subscriber Location Function (SLF)
  • IMS NFV with VMware vs. OpenStack
  • Compute vs. Storage virtualization


IMS NFV Enablers

  • SOA
  • Cloud Computing (XaaS)
  • SDN and OpenFlow
  • SDN and IMS core
  • IMS NFV and SDN integration

IMS NFV Deployment Scenarios

  • NFVI as a Service (NFVIaaS) applied to IMS
  • VNF as a Service (VNFaaS) applied to IMS
  • VNP as a Service (VNPaaS) applied to IMS
  • IMS deployment models
  • Architecture model for IMSaaS
  • Service Manager
  • Service Orchestrator Decision
  • Execution manages the different
  • Monitoring, Load Balancing, DNS, Rating, Charging and Billing, SLA



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