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Data Center Webinars Roadmap
Next Generation IP Services: Introductory webinar describing the basics of server virtualization, public cloud services (including the definitions of various service types) and modern web-based applications.
This webinar is the recommended entry-level starting point.
Introduction to Virtualized Networking: Introductory webinar describing the networking requirements of server virtualization and IaaS cloud services, workload mobility, large-scale virtual networking solutions and multi-tenant isolation.
This webinar is the recommended entry-level starting point for networking engineers interested in virtualization and cloud services.
Data Center 3.0 for Networking Engineers: A broad overview of modern data center architectures and technologies covering server and LAN virtualization, LAN reference architectures and emerging fabric architectures, storage area networks and basics of data center interconnects.
This webinar is the recommended intermediate-level starting point.
Data Center Interconnects: Focused exclusively on DCI issues, this webinar describes numerous designs and technologies (including local and global load balancers, VPLS, OTV and MPLS/VPN) that can be used to build active-active data centers.
This webinar expands on the concepts described in the Data Center 3.0 for Networking Engineers webinar, which is thus a highly recommended prerequisite.
VMware Networking Deep Dive: Everything you ever wanted to know about VMware networking, from the basic functionality of vSwitches to Nexus 1000V/VM-FEX intricacies, third-party firewalling solutions, virtual appliances and vCloud solutions.
Data Center Fabric Architectures: The webinar describes the data center networking requirements and various approaches to data center fabric networks. It includes in-depth analysis of fabric architectures used by major data center networking vendor and compares their scalability and ease-of-use.
Clos fabrics explained: It's possible to build large all-point-equidistant data center networks with no constraints on workload placement using existing gear from numerous vendors with decades-old Clos architectures.
The Clos Fabrics Explained webinar describes the Clos architecture concepts and designs that can be used to build large layer-2 or layer-3 all-point-equidistant Data Center networks.
ProgrammableFlow Technical Deep Dive: describes the benefits and technical details of ProgrammableFlow®, the first production-grade commercial implementation of an OpenFlow-based Software Defined Network with a controller and data center switches.
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