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FUTURE SKILLS SHORT COURSE

Software Defined Networking

Transition your career into the world of software defined networking (SDN) and learn how to deploy cutting edge solutions with network functions virtualisation (NFV). Learn this highly in-demand skillset and be ready for the future, today.

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26 Apr 2021

Prerequisites
None
Time commitment
6 weeks (8-10 hours per week) 100% online
A$ 1600 incl GST

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Course Structure

Module 1

IP networking

Understand networking fundamentals

Explore routing and switching protocols

Examine advanced protocols such as MPLS

Module 2

SDN based technology

An introduction to SDN networking

Evaluate SDN network setups

 Comprehend SDN technology

Module 3

Virtualisation with NFV technology

Identify virtualisation and network functions virtualisation 

Examine various use cases for virtualisation and NFV technology

Module 4

Cloud implementation

Understand cloud architecture 

Analyse workload orchestration and apply it to your project

Explore OpenStack and understand its requirements

Module 5

Orchestration and modelling

Review orchestration fundamentals

Develop service modelling requirements

Comprehend orchestrators for your project

Module 6

Development and automation

Develop your network solution

Create a container for your project

Review and provide recommendations for continuous optimisation

Learn with Industry Experts

Get ready to meet some of the biggest names in the business

Jeff YoungSubject Matter Expert

RMIT Online has built our courses in partnership with industry, providing you with the latest industry insights and best practices from the real world of work. Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Jeff Young. Jeff has over 20 years’ experience in IT and CSP industries, and currently is the Head of Operations of SDN at Telstra. Prior to this, Jeff worked in various roles including CTO, VP/Head of Engineering, VP of Architecture, and as a Senior Analyst at companies such as Juniper, Telstra, Burton Group (now Gartner), Alcatel, Cable & Wireless, and MCI.  

Saeed Tasbih Expert Industry Mentor

RMIT Online has built our courses in partnership with industry, providing you with the latest industry insights and best practices from the real world of work. Our subject matter experts on this course include people like Saeed Tasbih. Saeed is a CTO with over 20 years’ experience in technology and has proven success developing innovative strategies that empower technology enabled business transformation and growth. 

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