Target Audience

Senior Network Architects, Project Managers as well as Product Managers.


Good knowledge of Core Network and services.


This is a theoretical training with practical exercises. All exercises in the course will be performed in an OpenStack environment.

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

‘Course was very good. Very well explained and animated. Right combination of theory and how it’s applied, explanation by the teacher was very clear.’

IMS Engineering Expert at Proximus, Antwerp, Belgium

Content course


  • What is the cloud?
  • Essential cloud characteristics
  • Service models
  • Example of Cloud Services
  • Aspects of Cloud Services
  • The Telco Cloud


  • Virtualization and Cloud
  • Virtualization benefits
    • Distribution of Resources
    • Easier Maintenance
    • Cloning
    • Virtual Appliances
    • Multi-tenancy
  • Live Migration
    • Pre copy
    • Post copy
  • Virtualization Stack
  • Hypervisor Solutions
  • Type 1 and Type 2 hypervisors
  • Hardware Assist
  • Linux Containers (LXC)

OpenStack as framework

  • Introduction and background
  • Components
  • Cloud Architecture
  • Using Storage in Instances
  • OpenStack in Practice

Network Function Virtualization

  • ETSI NFV Standards
  • Use-Cases
  • NFV Insecurities
  • Proofs of Concept

Software Defined Networking

  • Why SDN?
  • SDN in Datacenters
  • The Bigger SDN Picture
  • Abstractions
  • Three variants of SDN
    • OpenFlow-Based
    • Control Plane Extensions
    • Overlay Abstraction
  • OpenDayLight
  • OpenFlow

Cloud-Based Operators

  • Comparison to Other Markets
  • Telco versus Internet Business Model


Duration: 2 days


Classroom training: € 1730

Virtual classroom training: € 1210

Recorded training: € 1210

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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