The course analyzes hypervisor virtualization and container technology, and explains the difference between the cloud execution environment and cloud management. Telco cloud is discussed in the context of the ETSI NFV standard. The course also covers Software-Defined Networking and describes how NFV and SDN intersects and work together.


Working knowledge of computer and telecommunications systems.

NOTE: This course is not delivered with the FoldOut methodology.

‘Overall the virtual setup was excellent, I was able to go through the course on my own pace.’

Technical Roaming Production Manager at Telia Company, Finland


• What is the cloud?
• Essential cloud characteristics
• as-a-Service models
• Examples of Cloud Services
• Aspects of Cloud Services
• Private/Public/Hybrid/Multi-Cloud


• Virtualization and Cloud
• Virtualization benefits
• Distribution of Resources
• Single/Multi-tenancy
• Live Migration

Hypervisor Solutions

• Type 1 and Type 2 hypervisors
• Desktop vs server Virtualization
• Hardware Assist


• Linux Containers (LXC)
• Docker
• Kubernetes/Redshift
• The Cloud Native approach

Acceleration Technologies

• Acceleration in VMs and Containers


• Introduction and background
• Components/Projects
• Main Openstack Architecture
• Compute/Storage/Networking with Openstack
• OpenStack in Practice
• Bare metal deployment
• VMWare + Openstack

Network Function Virtualization (NFV)

• The Telco Cloud
• ETSI NFV Standards
• NFV main architecture
• Official NFV Use cases
• NFV Concerns
• Proofs-of-Concept
• Open Source NFV
• VMware and Openstack in NFV

Software Defined Networking (SDN)

• Why SDN?
• SDN in Datacenters
• Three variations on SDN
o OpenFlow-Based
o Control Plane Extensions
o Overlay Abstraction
• Network Operating Systems
o OpenDayLight
• OpenFlow
• Example SDN service providers
• The Bigger SDN Picture


Duration: 2 days


Classroom training: $1730

Virtual classroom training: $1730

Recorded training: $1210 Buy now

We offer substantial discounts for group bookings, and we have corporate rates with most of the operators and equipment suppliers in the world.

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