Price: $3,999.00

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Network Transformation Training Bootcamp


Network Transformation Training Bootcamp covers all aspects of new transformation technologies applied to telecom networks. Lean how  NFV will play a critical role in mobile network transformation, how next generation 4G LTE networks will be software-led and driven using SDN and Openflow.

Network Transformation Training Bootcamp covers ways and technologies to realize evolution or revolution of networks to satisfy increasing demand for larger capacity, lower CAPEX, higher intelligence and control and new innovative services.

Network Functions Virtualization andSoftware-based networks are promising technologies for future networks. Learn:

  • All aspects of cloud computing, virtualization, and operational SDN and NFV system
  • How to integrate new transformation technologies into your network infrastructure
  • Why NFV and SDN/OpenFlow?
  • Operational challenges for integrating NFV and SDN/OpenFlow
  • Enhancing network performance through NFV and SDN/OpenFlow
  • and more…


 Course Agenda

Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • What is cloud Computing?
  • A Global View of Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Architecture
  • Provision of computational resources on demand
  • Applications, databases, file services, emails
  • Key Characteristics
  • Benefits of Cloud Computing
  • The Evolution of Cloud Computing
  • Components of a computing cloud
  • Public, private, and hybrid cloud

Delivering Services from the Cloud

  • How Cloud works
  • Comparisons
  • Characteristics
  • Architecture
  • History
  • Key characteristics
  • Cloud Layers

Cloud Deployment Models

  • Public cloud
  • Community cloud
  • Hybrid cloud and hybrid IT delivery
  • Combined cloud
  • Private cloud
  • Cloud engineering
  • Cloud storage
  • The Intercloud

Technical Description of Cloud

  • Layers
  • Client
  • Application
  • Platform
  • Infrastructure
  • Server
  • Building Cloud Networks
  • Virtualization Overview
  • Federation, Presence, Security, and Privacy in the Cloud
  • Cloud Computing Standards and Best Practices
  • Deployment models
  • Public cloud

Example of Cloud Computing Reference Architecture

  • Cloud Consumer
  • Cloud Provider
  • Cloud Auditor
  • Cloud Broker
  • Cloud Carrier

End-User Access to Cloud Computing

  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Platform as a Service (PaaS)
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Defining cloud computing
  • Delivering services from the cloud
  • Building a Business Case
  • Calculating the financial implications
  • Preserving business continuity
  • Migrating to the Cloud
  • Technical considerations
  • Planning the migration

Virtualization Concepts

  • Virtualization overview
  • What are logical and virtual networks
  • Decoupling from the underlying network hardware
  • Virtual environments
  • Virtualization technologies
  • Efficiencies and agility of software-based compute and storage resources
  • Decoupling of the control and forwarding planes
  • Concepts behind Hypervisor and Virtual machine
  • Network and storage virtualization
  • Loose coupling and Orchestration

Service and Infrastructure Evolution

  • Ideas behind Network Transformation
  • The Changing Telecoms Industry Landscape
  • Network Virtualization Basics
  • Network Virtualization Defined
  • Network Virtualization Survey
  • Enablers for Network Functions Virtualization
  • Industry Standard High Volume Servers

What is Network Functions Virtualization (NVF)?

  • History of NFV
  • Why network virtualization (NV)?
  • Benefits and Value Proposition of NFV
  • What business problems it solves
  • NFV Application and Use Cases
  • Challenges for Network Functions Virtualization

NFV Use Cases

  • NFVIaaS, VNFaaS and VNPaaS
  • Network Functions Virtualization Infrastructure as a Service (VNFaaS)
  • Virtual Network Function as a Service (VNFaaS)
  • Virtualization of the CPE (vE-CPE)
  • Virtualization of the PE(vPE)
  • Virtual Network Platform as a Service (VNPaaS)
  • VNF Forwarding Graphs
  • Virtualization of Mobile Core Network and IMS

Network functions virtualization (NFV) Architecture

  • Network Virtualization (NV) vs. Network functions virtualization (NFV)
  • Key attributes in evaluating solutions
  • NFV requirements
  • Different approaches to network virtualization
  • NFV architecture and building blocks
  • NFV standards foundation
  • NFV architectural framework
  • NFV challenges
  • VNF and VNF forwarding graphs
  • Compute virtualization
  • Storage virtualization
  • Network virtualization

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Applied

  • Capitalization of NFV
  • NFV’s software-driven approach
  • NFV to build dynamic, virtualized networks
  • NFV awareness: application and content
  • Virtualizing network applications
  • NFV applied to multimedia communication systems
  • NFV Applied to LTE
  • NFV options for LTE
  • NFV Applied to IMS

Understand the transition towards Virtual Core Networks

  • Software implementations (software programs) of the current network components
  • Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Challenges
  • Mobile Core Network virtualization
  • Core network as a software
  • Lessons learned from implementing a virtualized 3GPP EPC
  • Mobile Core Network beyond EPC
  • Network Virtualization case studies in 3GPP networks
  • NFV Roadmap
  • IMS and LTE
  • virtual EPC
  • Automatation the authentication and management of subscribers
  • A virtualized IMS (vIMS) Virtualized
  • Open IMS Core case study
  • Virtualized Open LTE/EPC case study
  • OpenIMSCore and OpenEPC

SDN and Open Networking

  • What is Software-Defined Networking (SDN)?
  • What is OpenFlow?
  • Key computing trends
  • Need for a new network paradigm
  • Changing traffic patterns
  • Physical separation of the control plane and the forwarding plane

Why SDN/Openflow

  • Potential of SDN/Openflow
  • Benefits of SDN/openFlow
  • Application of SDN
  • Deployment Case Studies
  • Datacenter networking
  • Routing core
  • Programming SDNs

Overview of OpenFlow

  • Openflow components
  • Openflow protocol
  • Openflow implementation in network devices
  • Switches / network device
  • Ports and tables
  • Openflow implementations
  • Controllers
  • Management

SDN Architecture

  • SDN building blocks
  • OpenFlow components
  • Network Virtualization layer
  • Principles behind FlowVisor
  • SDN Building Blocks

Openflow Protocol Details

  • Openflow implementation details in network devices
  • TCAM, ASIC, matching, speeds
  • Flow tables, limitations, scale, issues
  • Potential vendor differences
  • Openflow implementation in controllers
  • Proactive and dynamic flow settings

OpenFlow components and building blocks

  • Monitoring/debugging tools
  • Applications
  • Controller
  • Openflow switches
  • Traffic generators
  • Slicing
  • Software

SDN Implementation

  • SDN Operation
  • OpenFlow controllers
  • Flowvisors
  • Global view and abstract view
  • Flow tables entries
  • SDN Controller Implementations
  • SDN deployment models
  • Symmetric vs asymmetric
  • Floodless vs flood-based
  • Host-based vs Network-centric
  • Basics flow table entries
  • Centralized vs Distributed Control OpenFlow
  • Flow Routing vs. Aggregation
  • OpenFlow Implementations (Switch and Controller)
  • OpenStack
  • OpenNebula
  • How NV relates to software-defined networking (SDN)
  • NFV and Software Defined Networks (SDN)



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