This is a 1-day class that gives a background on SDN architecture, definitions, and where the industry is heading. This class has been designed to serve a variety of audiences including sales, project managers, network engineers and anyone interested in learning the current SDN landscape.

Duration                        Learning Credits        

1 day-8 hours of            8 PDU’s 



Public Classroom Pricing:     

Early Bird Price: USD 595.00

Regular Price: USD 795.00

Instructor-Led Virtual Live Pricing:

Early Bird Price: USD 495.00

Regular Price: USD 695.00

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Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction

●      Company introduction

●      Attendee introductions

●      Logistics

Module 2: Definitions and standards

●      Problems in Networking (that SDN can help solve)

●      Making the case for SDN

●      SDN Flavors

●      What is OpenFlow

●      WAN

●      Transport Networks

●      JOIN/VMWare

●      Cloudwatt/Contrail

Module 3: Open SDN 

●      Pica8

●      Overview

●      L2/L3

●      OVS/OpenFlow

●      Data Center Orchestration

●      Big Switch

●      Company Info

●      Products

●      Evolution of SDN Architecture

●      SDN in the Data Center

●      Big Cloud Fabric Overview

●      Brocade

●      Overview

●      Features

●      Packaging and Prerequisites

●      Use cases and Added Value

●      Application portability and IP Protection

●      Support Options

Module 4: SDN via APIs

●      Cisco

●      Overview

●      APIC-EM

●      DevNet Learning Labs

Module 5: SDN via Overlays

●      Juniper Contrail

●      Overview

●      Architecture

●      Business Use Case

●      Pros

●      Cons

Module 6: Case Studies

●      SDN Environments

●      Data Center

●      daylight

●      Orchestrator vs Controller

●      OpenStack Overview

●      OpenDayLight Overview

●      OpenDayLight integration with OpenStack

Module 7: Openstack vs OpenHow does OpenFlow work

●      Friends of SDN

●      SDN Definers

Who can attend?

This course is aimed at sales personnel, network engineers and architects, decision makers, and anyone interested in understanding SDN.

Learning Goals

● The issues that SDN aims to address.

● Describing the different components that make up the SDN framework.

● Identify the major vendor solutions in the SDN arena.

● Different use cases of real-world SDN implementations.

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