Juniper Networks SDN Fundamentals (JSDNF)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

The primary audiences for this course are the following:

  • Network engineers with the desire to learn about software defined networking; and
  • Engineers who are interested in hands-on experience with Juniper Contrail.


JSDNF is an introductory-level course.

The following are the prerequisites for this course:

  • Fundamental understanding of network design; and
  • An understanding of network protocols such as BGP, OSPF, and STP.

Course Objectives

After successfully completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the need for SDN and which problems it can help solve.
  • Discuss SDN and its different implementations.
  • Identify the different areas where SDN can be utilized.
  • Describe the OpenFlow protocol.
  • Discuss different real-world implementations of SDN.
  • Describe a Contrail use case.

Course Content

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Introduction to Software Defined Networking
  • Current Infrastructure Limitations
  • Advantages of Implementing SDN
  • SDN Camps and Definitions
  • SDN Versus NFV
  • Relevant Entities and Standards Bodies
Chapter 3: SDN Applications
  • SDN in the Data Center
  • SDN in the Enterprise
  • SDN in the WAN
  • SDN in Transport Networks
Chapter 4: OpenFlow
  • Northbound, Southbound and East/West Interfaces
  • OpenFlow Overview
  • OpenFlow Message Exchange
Chapter 5: Juniper Contrail
  • Juniper Contrail
  • OpenStack
  • Lab: Introduction to Contrail
Chapter 6: SDN Use Cases
  • Lab: Contrail Features
Classroom Training

Duration 1 day

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 690.- €
Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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08/02/2017 Frankfurt
29/03/2017 Munich
22/05/2017 Munich
16/08/2017 Berlin
04/10/2017 Hamburg