SDN, NFV, Whitebox switching and OpenFlow Intro 2017 Updates [Video]

More Information
  • Learn about Facebook switches (yes really!)
  • Differentiate between the different versions of SDN
  • Explain Northbound and Southbound interfaces

This is an introductory SDN and OpenFlow course introducing SDN concepts and technologies. Learn SDN terminology such as:

  • Conflicting SDN terms and definitions
  • Which SDN controllers are the best to learn
  • Nortbound API
  • Southbound API
  • Facebook switches
  • Network Disaggregation
  • Whitebox Switching
  • Linux on Switches
  • OpenFlow
  • Wireshark Captures
  • Installation of ODL

and lots more!

Style and Approach

Fluent language, good time-period evaluation, good samples. This course is indeed very helpful for beginners as well as for intermediate level . Specially the instructor is very friendly and experienced.

  • This is an introduction - no preexisting knowledge is required
  • Excellent and very engaging coverage of SDN / NFV
Course Length 11 hours 46 minutes
ISBN 9781838559397
Date Of Publication 21 Dec 2018


David Bombal

David Bombal (CCIE #11023 Emeritus) passed his Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching exam in January 2003 and is one of a small percentage of Cisco Engineers that pass their CCIE labs on their first attempt. David was qualified as a Cisco Certified Systems Instructor (CCSI #22787) many years ago! He has been training Cisco courses for over 15 years and has delivered instructor-led courses in various countries around the world covering a wide range of Cisco topics from CCNA to CCIE. He has also personally developed Cisco engineer utilities such as the VPN Config Generator, software, training materials, EBooks, videos and other products which are used throughout the world. David has designed, implemented and managed networks ranging from single sites to those that span 50 countries. David's Experts include developer evangelists, authors and a renowned team of professional network engineers.