Telecoms into the 2020s The telco transformation – 2 days
The telco transformation is here. With the major influences of Virtualisation, Cloud computing, IoT and the massive increase of connected devices, social media, Big Data, etc, the networks of the future need to be more agile and dynamic, they need to be able to deliver services on demand with variable bandwidth and QoS requirements. Virtualisation is going to play a key role in meeting this network demand. The Telecoms into the 2020’s course has been designed to discuss the major drivers, influences, changes and technologies that will be adopted in the Telecoms networks of the future. Aspects such as virtualisation technologies – Network Appliances, SDN and NFV, Hetnets, 5G, millimetre waves, small cells, massive MiMo, beamforming, Full duplex, SONs, Next –gen RAN plus others are covered.
The objective of the Telecoms into the 2020s course is to provide a primer to anyone who works in the Telecoms industry so that they can understand and appreciate the transformation that the industry is going to be experiencing in the years to come. The course discusses technology, but is not overly technical and is designed so that is can also be understood and appreciated by technical and non-technical people alike.
SDN Orientation The why, what and how of SDN – 2 days
With all the hype around Software Defined Networking and how it is changing Telecoms networks into a dynamic service orientated environment, the SDN Orientation course is designed to provide you with the why, what and how of SDN. The course explains the different visions of SDN and the concepts behind the technology. It also includes practical demonstrations and working examples of the technology in action.
By the end of the course, the learner will understand the terminology and the roles of the various components used in SDN, including API’s, SDN controllers, OpenFlow, network appliances and Open vSwitch devices.
The course is intended for network designers, network planners, supervisors, project managers, sales people, technicians and anyone new to SDN.
SDN Engineering Primer What you need to know to successfully implement SDN – 5 days
Software Defined Networking is set to be the way that networks of the future will be implemented and thus network engineers and technicians need to develop a new skills set. The SDN Engineering Primer course is designed to create a learning environment that practically embeds the key concepts, logic and components that are critical in understanding how an SDN network is built and implemented. This course teaches the concepts and roles of virtualisation, VMs, SDN NOSs / Controllers, Openflow, network appliances, programming standards and scripting logic. This is a foundational, practical hands-on course where learners will build Switched NWs, VLANs, Routed NWs etc. using SDN technology. Emulation tools such as Mininet will also be taught.
The objective of the SDN Engineering Primer course is to teach network engineers and technicians the essential concepts upon which SDN is based, plus to expose them practically to the SDN environment so that they are empowered enough to develop further in the field of SDN in the future.
FTTx (Fibre to the home, curb…) Learn the fundamentals of FTTx-2 days
The FTTx course is designed to introduce the concepts and technologies that combine to provide fixed broadband access across fibre. Delegates will learn why FTTx has become such an important architecture today, including the technical and financial justifications. The different types of FTTx architectures are discussed, including the advantages and disadvantages of each, and the types of components that are required. The course also includes technical details of the specialized FTTx topologies, active and passive architectures such as GPONs, components like splitters and wavelength-division multiplexers, and the specifications for cables, connectors, splices and hardware.
The course is intended for network designers, network planners, supervisors, project managers, sales people, technicians and anyone new to the FTTx market.
Ethernet Evolution Explore the Evolutionary path of Ethernet – 5 days
Ethernet is constantly evolving, because of this; it has found its way into most parts of Telecoms infrastructures. Ethernet has been able to adapt to the needs of the networking world and address requirements of both operators and end-users, while making sure that the resulting technology is cost- efficient, reliable, and operates in a plug and play manner. This training course provides a backdrop of the early history of Ethernet, but focuses more on the recent developments which are of particular interest to network operators. The Ethernet Evolution course includes technical details of the operation and implementation of the Ethernet technologies. This course discusses the generations of Ethernet, switching, VLANS, redundancy, Metro Ethernet, Carrier Ethernet 2, Carrier Ethernet and SDN, Ethernet in Data Centre and SyncE.
The course is intended for network designers, network planners, project managers, technicians and anyone technical that is new to Telecoms .
IPv6 Introduction Learn the fundamentals of the IPv6 protocol and its implementation– 5 days
The next generation IP, IPv6, will take the TCP/IP protocol into the 21st century and effectively aid in the implementation of the IoTs. IPv6 provides larger addresses, simplified address configuration options, optimized routing and support for new applications designed to overcome current limitations. In this course, experienced internetworking professionals gain the knowledge and skills they need to understand the basics of the functionality, implementation and migration from existing IPv4 networks to the new IPv6 protocol.
This course provides an overview of the core functions of the IPv6 protocol. The IPv6 Introduction course is a combination of lecture based training and practical, hands-on exercises that provide the course attendees with the opportunity to apply the concepts that they are learning.
The course is intended for network designers, network planners, project managers, technicians and anyone technical that is new to Telecoms