This is an introductory course that provides participants with a basic understanding of Software Defined Networking, OpenFlow and Network Functions Virtualisation.
Participants will be taught what is SDN, Openflow and Virtualization, and they will learn the various OpenFlow controllers and tools, as well as SDN Applications and Security.
The course will also explain what is Network Function Virtualization and cover used cases relating to Virtualization of LTE EPC and IMS.
Different vendors and products in these domains will also be highlighted and discussed in this course.
Prerequisite for Participants
Delegates must have a fair knowledge of IP, Routing principles and LAN concepts, including basic Ethernet.
Who should attend
The workshop is built for technical, marketing and business development individuals from Telecom Service Providers as well as Manufacturers of Networking hardware and software products.
- Switching and Routing in a nutshell
- SDN – Introduction
- Introduction to OpenFlow
- OpenFlow controllers and tools
- SDN Applications
- SDN Security
- Introduction to Virtualization
- Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
- NFV Use cases – Virtualisation of LTE EPC and IMS
- Vendors and products
- Final thoughts and conclusion