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Juniper Cloud Fundamentals

  • Course Code JCF
  • Duration 3 days

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£2,060.00

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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

  • Company Event

    Event at company

  • Public Classroom

    Traditional Classroom Learning

  • Virtual Learning

    Learning that is virtual

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Course Overview

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This three-day course is designed to provide students with an understanding of cloud enabled networks, cloud service deployment concepts, and virtualized network platforms such as vSRX and vMX. This course provides a high level overview and understanding of the following concepts:
  • Software Defined Networks
  • Cloud Network Underlays
  • Cloud Network Overlays
  • Cloud Design
  • Cloud Implementation Methods
  • Cloud Services
  • Juniper Networks Virtualized Platforms

Course Schedule

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Target Audience

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Individuals responsible for planning and coordinating cloud enabled networks and services in data center, private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, service provider, and enterprise WAN environments

Course Objectives

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After you complete this course you will be able to:

  • Explain network overlay and underlay concepts 
  • Describe private, public, and hybrid cloud architecture and implementation
  • Describe the implementation of services in a cloud networking environment
  • Describe the implementation and functions of the Juniper vSRX platform
  • Describe the implementation and functions of the Juniper vMX platform
  • Describe the implementation and functions of the Juniper NFX platform
  • Explain the role of Juniper Networks virtualized platforms in public cloud offerings
  • Describe the functionality and use of Juniper Networks Cloud Connector
  • Explain the need for Software Defined Networking
  • List basic SDN concepts
  • Describe common types of SDN implementation
  • Describe the main Network Function Virtualization components
  • Describe cloud services monitoring
  • Explain the role and functions of AppFormix in cloud services
  • Explain SDN WAN concepts
  • Describe the role, functions, and features of the NorthStar Controller
  • Describe the role, functions, and features of NorthStar Planner
  • Describe the role and functions a vCPE and uCPE components
  • Explain the role, components and functions of Contrail Service Orchestration
  • Explain the role, components and functions of Contrail Networking
  • Explain Software Defined Secure Network concepts
  • Describe methods to secure an SDN environment
  • Explain the functionality of SDSN components

Course Content

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Course Introduction

Cloud Components 

  • Network Overlay and Underlay Concepts
  • Private, Public, and Hybrid Cloud Architecture and Implementation
  • Types of Services in a Cloud Network Environment

Virtualized Platforms

  • Implementation of the vSRX Platform
  • Implementation of the vMX Platform 
  • Implementation of the NFX Platform
  • Juniper Networks Virtualized Platforms in Public Clouds 
  • Cloud Connector
  • Lab: Deploying Juniper Networks Virtual Devices - vMX

SDN Fundamentals 

  • The Need for SDN 
  • Main SDN Concepts
  • Common Types of SDN

Network Function Virtualization 

  • Introduction to NFV Architecture 
  • Main NFV Components 
  • Examples of VNFs
  • Lab: Manually Deploying VNFs

Orchestration and Automation 

  • Orchestration and Automation Tools in Cloud Networking
  • Difference Between SDN Automation and Orchestration
  • Roles of Cloud Networking Components
  • Contrail Networking Components

AppFormix

  • Role of AppFormix
  • Components of AppFormix
  • Monitoring services in AppFormix
  • Lab: AppFormix

SDN WAN Solutions

  • SDN WAN Concepts
  • Components of the NorthStar SDN WAN Controller
  • NorthStar Controller in WAN Environments 
  • NorthStar Planner Concepts 
  • Functionality of NorthStar Planner

Cloud CPE

  • Legacy Versus Cloud CPE Architecture 
  • Types of Services in a Cloud Network Environment
  • Lab: Cloud CPE (video demonstration)

Cloud Security 

  • Software Defined Security Network Concepts 
  • Security Risks in an SDN Environment
  • Methods to Secure an SDN Environment
  • Lab: Cloud Security using Sky ATP

Course Prerequisites

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Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Basic TCP/IP skills
  • Basic network understanding 
  • General understanding of data center environments
  • General understanding of enterprise WAN environments
  • Basic understanding of virtualization

 

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