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2 Day Class: SDN For Network Engineers (Chicago)

SDN Essentials

Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM (CDT)

2 Day Class: SDN For Network Engineers (Chicago)

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Ticket includes two days of training and materials, lunch included
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SDN For Network Engineers

The SDN for Network Engineers class is a 2 day class with 50% lecture and 50% lab that gives a background on SDN architecture, definitions, use cases, where the industry is heading and migration strategies. This class has been designed to provide a broad and hands-on experience for network engineers requiring SDN knowledge. The Lab uses a variety of controllers including Floodlight, Open Daylight and commercial controllers.

Class Description Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to SDN Technologies

  • SDN History
  • SDN Definitions
  • Why SDN (Technical and Business Drivers)
  • SDN Related Technologies (NFV, Openstack and overlays)

 Lab 1: Setting up your network with mininet

Module 2: OpenFlow Tutorial

  • SDN Controller Overview and Anatomy
  • OpenFlow Overview
  • OpenFlow Basics

 Lab 2: Using Floodlight and Avior

Lab 3: Using ovs-ofctl, REST APIs and Wireshark

Module 3: Applications

  • Types of ApplicationsBlacklist
    • Reactive
    • Proactive
  • NAC

 Lab 4: Using Eclipse and a ‘blacklist’ app

 Module 4: SDN Vendors

  • SDN Camps:SDN Evolution
    • Open SDN
    • SDN via API’s
    • SDN via Overlays
  • SDN Vendors
  • SDN Start-ups
  • SDN Industry

 Lab 5: Using the HP Controller to set-up flows

Module 5: Use Cases

  • Use Cases in the Data Center
  • Use Cases in the WAN
  • Use Cases in the Campus
  • Use Cases in Security

 Lab 6: Using the ODL Controller to set-up flows

Module 6: Case Studies

  • Google WAN Case Study
  • NTT Inter-Data Center Case Study
  • Stanford University Campus

 Lab 7: Using Policies on Controller

Module 7: Migration Strategies

  • Migration Framework
  • Migration Approaches
  • Devices and Deployments
  • Initial Considerations
  • Implications 

Module 8: Futures and Rebuttals

  • Future Research on SDN
  • SDN Rebuttals


Intended Audience:

  • Network Engineers

Also Available On-Demand: If you would like this class delivered to your team on your campus, contact us to schedule and provide group pricing.

Cancelation Policy: Full-refunds will be given to registrants that cancel 6+ business days prior to the event. We'll do our best to help you reschedule as well. No refunds for registrants that cancel less than 6 business days prior to the event.

Contact Us:  SDN Essentials,

  • Toll-Free 800-462-1708


Have questions about 2 Day Class: SDN For Network Engineers (Chicago)? Contact SDN Essentials

When & Where

University of Phoenix
1500 McConnor Parkway
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM (CDT)

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