Network Virtualization Resources on ipSpace.net

  • Are you a traditional networking engineer and want to get fluent in data center technologies?
  • Want to get familiar with server virtualization and its impact on networking?
  • Wonder about the impact of network virtualization and overlay virtual networks?
  • Interested in virtualizing your network appliances?

The ipSpace.net network virtualization webinars will help you get fluent in server- and network virtualization technologies, and once you're ready for tougher challenges check out the Building Next-Generation Data Centers instructor-led online course.

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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.

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vSphere 6 Networking Deep Dive: This update of highly successful VMware Networking Deep Dive webinar includes in-depth description of new functionality introduced in vSphere 5.5 and 6.0.

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VXLAN Technical Deep Dive: VXLAN is a novel MAC-over-IP technology used to implement large-scale layer-2 multi-tenant virtual networking solutions within the VMware’s vSphere ecosystem. This webinar will give you the architectural and technical details you need to design and deploy VXLAN-based virtual networks. It assumes familiarity with virtual networking concepts and VMware networking solutions.

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Virtual Firewalls: This webinar will walk you through the virtual firewalls taxonomy, describe the major architectural options, and illustrate typical use cases with products from established virtual firewall vendors and startups. The webinar assumes familiarity with virtual networking concepts and VMware networking solutions.

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Networking in Private and Public Clouds: This 3-hour webinar describes the networking requirements of various cloud services (from infrastructure virtualization to software-as-a-service solutions) and designs you can use to build data center networks that support them. The webinar focuses on IaaS networking scalability and helps you select the most appropriate architecture for your environment based on the number of physical servers and tenants you envision in your environment.

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Overlay Virtual Networking: This vendor-agnostic webinar briefly revisits the networking needs of server virtualization and IaaS cloud computing and describe the benefits and drawbacks of overlay virtual networks as compared to traditional VLAN-based solutions(including VM-aware networking technologies like 802.1Qbg). The second half of the webinar focuses on architectural and scalability aspects of individual solutions from major virtualization vendors (Cisco, VMware, Microsoft), emerging solutions (IBM SDN VE) and startups (Midokura), and open-source alternatives (OpenStack).

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VMware NSX Technical Deep Dive: This webinar describes VMware NSX principles, architecture and components, including overlay virtual networking, physical-to-virtual gateways, network services and security.

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VMware NSX Architecture Overview : VMware NSX brings together the best of Nicira NVP and VMware vCloud Network and Security (vCNS) into one unified platform providing a full-service L2-L7 overlay virtual network for any hypervisor, any cloud platform, deployed on top of any general purpose IP network hardware.

This webinar describes the principles of overlay virtual networking, architecture of VMware NSX and its components, NSX principles of operation, and services offered by VMware NSX in vSphere based clouds, and open source based clouds like OpenStack or CloudStack.

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