IP for Telecom Professionals – MASTERCLASS

Telecom professional configuring IP network and architecture

These days, Telecom is incomplete without IT. Mobile Communications, Optical fiber Communications, Data Center, IMS, etc, all depend heavily  on IP technologies. Having a good grasp of these topics would certainly lend a competitive edge to professionals. This is a comprehensive IP Masterclass covering all the theoretical and practical aspects of IP which a telecommunication professional needs to know.

The course begins with detailed explanation on IP basics, before progressing in depth and branching out to other modern IP technologies like IPv6, IPv6 networks and deployments, security, IP/MPLS networks, management VPNs etc.

It also covers other modern real-life applications, such as Mobile Networks / Fixed Networks, of IP protocols and equipment, as well as the design and operation of these networks. It also includes topics like IP QoS, IP Security, Network Management, MPLS, Tunnelling, etc, which are essential for any Telecom professional.

Practical hands-on examples will be included for a good understanding of IP. Simulation tools like Wireshark will be used for live demonstration and exercises so as to enhance the learning experience.

  • Chief Technical Officers who wish to have an overall understanding of IP networking technologies and their applications in the Mobile Networks, Satellite Communications, Optical Networks, Wireless Networks, Data Centers, etc.
  • Product Managers who wish to launch IP-based services
  • Telecom Sales Professionals who interface with customers to sell IP-based services or solutions
  • Procurement Professionals who need to deal with Technical Specifications in RFPs
  • Network Engineers, Designers and Administrators
  • Network Managers and Planners
  • IT Professionals
  • Anyone who wish to learn about the role of IP in Telecommunications
Instructor-Led Training
[Classroom: 5 days / LIVE Virtual*: 35 hours]
*Note:
  • A minimum of 5 or more participants are required for a company-based LIVE Virtual course to commence
  • LIVE Virtual courses can be conducted for 5 hours or 7 hours daily. Please note that the number of training days will be extended if you opt for 5 hours daily.

This course provides a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of all IP and IP Networking topics that a modern telecom professional needs to know.

At the end of the course, participants will be able to understand:

  • Layer 2, Layer 2.5 and Layer 3 concepts
  • TCP/IP Fundamentals
  • IPv4 and IPv6 protocols and addressing
  • IP network architectures
  • IP-based protocols and routing
  • IP/MPLS and QoS
  • IP Security
  • IP deployment / configuration / troubleshooting using Wireshark and other tools
  • How IP is applied and operated in Mobile and Fixed Operator Networks
  1. TCP / IP Model and Protocols
  • Introduction to OSI 7 Layer Architecture
  • Standardization and Organizations
  • Internetworking Basics
  • Network Topologies
  • Networking Devices
  • TCP/IP Model
  • TCP/UDP Protocol
  • ICMP Protocol
  • ARP/RARP Protocol
  • FTP, Telnet, SSH protocol
  1. The Internet Protocol
  • IPv4 Packet
  • IPv6 Packet
  1. IP Addresses and Subnetting (IPv4 & IPv6)
  • IP Addressing Basics
  • Classes of IP Address
  • Reserved IP Addresses
  • Subnetting Basics
  • Calculation of Hosts and Subnets
  • Classless Inter-domain Routing (CIDR)
  • IPv6 Deployment Strategies
  • Lab:
    • Introduction to Wireshark and Packet Tracer Tools
  1. Routing Protocols
  • Router Basics
  • Static and Dynamic Routes
  • Routing Tables
  • IGP / EGP
  • RIP
  • IGRP
  • OSPF
  • BGP
  1. Domain Name Systems
  • Domain Structure
  • DNS Resolution
  • Distributed DNS and Reverse DNS
  • Dynamic DNS
  • DNS in Carrier Grade Networks (i.e. Mobile Networks)
  1. Switching
  • Segmentation
  • Collision and Broadcast Zone
  • STP
  • Switching Modes
  • Forwarding Tables
  • Lab:
    • Configuring Ethernet Switches and Routers
  1.  IP-MPLS
  • Basic Concepts
  • Where and Why it is Used
  • MPLS Operation
  • Traffic Engineering
  • Overview of VPNs
  • Layer 3 VPN Architectures and Operation
  • Multicast VPNs
  • VPWS and VPLS Services
  • Inter-provider VPNs
  1. IP QoS
  • RSVP
  • MPLS QoS
  1. IP Tunneling
  • IP Encapsulation in IP
  • Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE)
  • IPSec and Virtual IP for Tunneling
  • GPRS Tunneling Protocol (GTP)
  1. IP Security
  • Firewalls and NAT
  • Intrusion Detection / Prevention Systems
  • DDoS Attacks
  • Public Key Infrastructures
  • Access Control Lists
  • IPSec and DNSSec
  • Transport Layer Security
  1. IP Network Management
  • Point to Point Protocol
  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • Remote Authentication Dial-In User Service
  • SNMP
  • Diameter
  1. IP Transport Technologies
  • Ethernet / Carrier Ethernet
  • WLAN and Packet Wireless / Microwave
  • MPLS, GMPLS, MPLS-TP
  1. Exploring TCP / IP Utilities (Demo)
  • Lab:
    • IPCONFIG, PING, TRACEROUTE, ARP, NSLOOKUP
    • Packet Sniffing and Analysis using Wireshark
  1. Mobile IP for Telecommunication Networks
  • Mobile vs IP QoS
  • HTTP over Wireless
  • IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Fundamentals
  • Session Initiation Protocol
  • Mobile IP Operation in Mobile Networks
  • All-IP Mobile Network Architectures (EPC & LTE)
  • Synchronization with IP Core (IEEE 1588)

Basic knowledge of Packet or Circuit Switching is beneficial.

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Duration: Classroom: 5 days / LIVE Virtual: 35 hours
Delivery Format: Virtual Training

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