Technical network administrators, server administrators, security and compliance managers, virtualization administrators, presales technical engineers, and system and network architects involved in the planning and design of an SDN Network.
Due to the multi-vendor nature of networking, it can be difficult to see how to apply Software-Defined Networking (SDN) in your environment. Do you need to buy anything Can you implement SDN yourself Do you need to hire someone Are you locked into a specific vendor What options are there in choosing a vendor or implementing a multi-vendor solution Through an analysis of the SDN landscape, you will gain the confidence to begin building your SDN design and migration strategy.
SDN diagram Roles and responsibilities in SDN Networking and SDN terms and technology Network Server Security Storage Controllers APIs Overlays Business and technical objectives in designing SDN Requirements Constraints Assumptions Risks Scope Vision Simplifying configuration Command-line operation on a network GUI interface on an SDN network Current SDN vendors Differences and overlaps in multiple vendor offerings Researching vendor solutions Questions to ask during an SDN vendor interview Interviewing an SDN vendor Gap analysis of SDN vendor solution Business and technical requirements to go from current state to desired state Complete a conceptual design of a proposed SDN network Defend your proposed SDN network design
After attending this course you should be able to: Recognize your role and responsibility in SDN Understand the underlying technologies that enable SDN, including OpenFlow, north and southbound APIs, controllers, and overlays Be aware of thedifferent vendor's approaches to SDN Resources, tools, and templates to evaluate SDN solutions