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Software Defined Networking Training (SDN)

Software Defined Networking Training (SDN)

Software Defined Networking Training (SDN):

Software Defined Networking Training (SDN) Course – Hands-on

In this Software Defined Networking Training (SDN)course you’ll learn what SDN is, what led to it, how it’s deployed, and its benefits. We’ll take a close look at how it works, the OpenFlow protocol, SDN in the data center and the WAN, deployments of SDN in the real world, equipment manufacturers, and the future of SDN.  Also covered is the interaction of SDN with optical networking technologies such as OTN, ASON, and GMPLS.

What’s Included?

  • 2 days of Software Defined Networking Training (SDN) with an expert instructor
  • Software Defined Networking (SDN) Electronic Course Guide
  • Certificate of Completion
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee


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Customize It:

  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this Software Defined Networking Training (SDN) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Software Defined Networking (SDN) course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
  • If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Software Defined Networking (SDN) course in a manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Software Defined Networking (SDN) course is defined here:

  • Anybody interested to get a deep-down understanding of SDN and aspiring to build a career in SDN should attend this Software Defined Networking Training (SDN) course. If you are a Network Admin, Sys Admin, Protocol tester Telecom domain engineer, or Fresher, this Software Defined Networking Training (SDN) course will help you immensely in making your career shift to SDN.


After completing this Software Defined Networking (SDN) course, attendees will be able to:

  • Principles of Software Defined Networking (SDN)
  • Operation of networks using SDN
  • OpenFlow protocol use and its place in SDN
  • How SDN is deployed and the benefits it brings
  • How software-defined networks are put together
  • How SDN fits in with other network technologies

Course Outlines:

Course Overview
A quick review of essential TCP/IP principles

The genesis of SDN: What problem is it trying to solve?

  • Definition and description of SDN
  • The problem of modern networks
  • How SDN will solve the problem
  • Understanding networks in terms of planes

Flavors of SDN

  • WAN
  • Datacenter
  • Other applications

How SDN works

  • Characteristics
  • The controller
  • Equipment: White boxes and bare metal
  • SDN applications

OpenFlow protocol

  • Overview
  • Basic functionality
  • OpenFlow as a fundamental protocol for SDN
  • OpenFlow limitations
  • Protocols competing with OpenFlow

Alternative definitions of SDN

  • Disadvantages of open source software for networking
  • SDN via APIs
  • SDN via Hypervisor
  • SDN via opening up the device(s)
  • Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and SDN

SDN in the data center

  • Datacenter definition
  • Data center needs and demands
  • Tunneling and path technologies in the data center
  • Ethernet and SDN
  • Real-world implementations


  • SDN cockpit
  • Service provider and carrier networks
  • Campus networks
  • SDN and optical networks
  • SDN vs P2P/Overlay networks

SDN equipment and building a software-defined network

  • SDN ecosystem
  • Equipment manufacturers
  • White box switches, bare metal, and merchant silicon
  • OpenDaylight and OpenDaylight controllers
  • Other controllers marketed
  • Putting it together
  • Standards bodies

Deployments of SDN

  • Overview
  • Google’s SDN

Business ramifications

  • SDN and everything as a service
  • SDN vendors
  • Impact on Network Equipment Manufacturers (NEMs)
  • Impact on networking vendors
  • Effect on end-users

Future of SDN

  • Evolving standards
  • Novel applications

Course wrap-up

  • Course recap
  • Evaluations

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