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2 Day Class: SDN For Network Engineers (NY/NJ)

SDN Essentials

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

2 Day Class: SDN For Network Engineers (NY/NJ)

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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, OpenDaylight and commercial controllers.


Students should have a basic understanding of common virtualization tools such as Virtualbox or VMWare Fusion and have a laptop with permissions to modify BIOS to permit virtualization and install VMs.

A basic understanding of routing and switching is required.


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


Module 3:  Applications

                Types of Applications





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


Module 4:  SDN Survey

SDN Camps:

                Open SDN

                SDN via API?s

                SDN via Overlays

                SDN Evolution

                SDN Vendors

                SDN Start-ups

Lab 4:  Using Eclipse and a “blacklist” app


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 5:  Using the HP Controller


Module 6:  Case Studies

                Google WAN Case Study

                NTT Inter-Data Center Case Study

                Stanford University Campus

Lab 6:  Using the ODL Controller


Module 7:  Migration Strategies

                Migration Framework

                Migration Approaches

                Devices and Deployments

                Initial Considerations


Lab 7:  Using Policies on Controller


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

 Special Notes:

Classroom # 502.

Parking is $15-21/day. 

If taking train, take Path train, exit Pavonia Newport Station.  Attendees must check in at Student Resource Center.

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

When & Where

Jersey City
100 Town Square Pl.
Classroom # 502
Jersey City, NJ 07310

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 9:00 AM - Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at 5:00 PM (EDT)

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