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Program Overview

Intel is providing technology that is enabling the deployment of virtualization technologies within communication service providers’ networks. The Basic Training Program provides the foundation for understanding this technology and the manner in which it is employed. This program includes overviews of Intel’s technology, architecture and vision, as well foundational training courses on network functions virtualization (NFV), software defined networking (SDN), and management and orchestration (MANO).

In this course, you will learn about SDI and understand how applications are no longer confined by the system, but helping define the system to ensure they are meeting requirements. Some of the topics covered in this course are intelligent resource orchestration, dynamic resource pooling, telemetry and some Intel technologies like Intel® Rack Scale Design.

In this course, you will develop an understanding of Intel's view on Network Transformation with this presentation by James Greene, Industry Marketing Lead within Intel’s Network Products Group.

In this course, Intel’s Sr. Director of Architecture and Systems Engineering in the Network Platforms Group, Rajesh Gadiyar, discusses Network Function Virtualization (NFV) and provides an overview of key technologies based on Intel® Architecture currently being used in multiple NFV deployments worldwide.

Discover the top 10 differences between telco NFV and cloud environments in this presentation by Technical Lead at Intel®, Petar Torre.

In this course, Intel Solutions Architect, Brian Johnson, looks at network virtualization overlays (NVO) and provides an overview of how to set up VXLAN in a Linux environment using an Open vSwitch.

In this course, Intel Solutions Architect, Brian Johnson, looks at Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) and reviews different network traffic connectivity scenarios.

In this course, Arjen van de Ven, Intel Director Advanced Systems Engineering, OTC, discusses the software trends that have led to virtualization and cloud computing, and will define container technology and describe its benefits.

In this course, Intel Network Software Solutions Architect Ray Kinsella provides an overview of Vector Packet Processing (VPP) in addition to a technical deep dive of the technology.

In this course, Intel Network Software Solutions Architect Ray Kinsella provides an introduction and overview of FD.io. Also discussed are the components within the project and their function.

In this course you will receive an introduction to edge computing. This includes details on the definition of edge computing, multiple business models, edge use cases and also platforms.

This course is being updated with content on the Open Network Edge Services Software (OpenNESS). OpenNESS is designed to foster open collaboration and application innovation at the network and enterprise edge. OpenNESS is an open-source reference software that Intel is making available to enable the ecosystem to create and deploy new edge applications and services. It helps simplify network complexity for developers and enables secure on-boarding of edge services. For more information please visit https://www.openness.org/.

Intel® Infrastructure Management Technologies (Intel® IMT) enabling optimal use of IT resources for "Software Defined” environments. Intel® Server Platform include valuable features which provide a rich and growing set of data and control points that can be used for configuration, reporting, monitoring and managing workloads, and data. Intel IMT offer functions that are detectable, reportable and configurable to allow software to monitor, manage, and control the resources more efficiently.