This course has been designed for individuals interested in gaining a high-level understanding of SDN.
For the past 20 years, networking has not been able to quickly respond to changing business demands. Software-Defined Networking (SDN) promises to change this. SDN empowers the business to control network behavior by emphasizing the application instead of the network infrastructure. Regardless of your hardware or software environment, this vendor-neutral course offers a clear picture of how SDN: Allows more efficient provisioning of new services and applications, Realises cost savings, Reduces configuration time and errors, Enhances security, Relates to/enhances cloud computing.
Identify and dispel the myths surrounding SDN Determine the basic feature sets offered by different vendors and identify each vendor's style Physical Virtual Firewall Define SDN The Evolution of SDN Compare a traditional network and a SDN network SDN terminology Controllers Devices Applications APIs (northbound and southbound) Planes (mgmt, ctrl, data) Draw a conceptual diagram of SDN SDN enabling tools and technologies Apply SDN to your organizational challenges Business and technical challenges solved by SDNRelationship between SDN and cloud computing Roles and responsibilities in SDN IT Management Security and compliance Network administration Server and virtualization administration How roles in an SDN network differ from a traditional network How roles change, merge, and re-task for SDN The need for collaboration between roles
After attending this course you should be able to : Differentiate between SDN and its myths Recognise the current SDN solution providers Understand the Business and technical challenges that SDN solves Understand how SDN enhances cloud computing Recognize howSDN impacts your organization, your team, and you.