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Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 15 hours to complete

Suggested: 10 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
4 hours to complete

Digital Transformation

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Reading
38 videos (Total 238 min), 6 quizzes
Video38 videos
Service Provider Transformation Drivers7m
Service Provider Network6m
5G7m
5G Innovation6m
Internet of Things (IoT)2m
IoT Requirements7m
IoT Verticals: Transportation and Logistics7m
IoT Verticals: Health and Wellness3m
IoT Verticals: Smart Cities and Utilities6m
IoT Verticals: Industrial4m
IoT Verticals: Connected Car5m
IoT Verticals: Connected Car (Continued)4m
Additional IoT Use Cases5m
Network Slicing6m
Network Slicing Challenges5m
IoT Impact on Service Provider Architecture6m
Core Network Elements Destined for Transformation7m
More Core Network Elements Destined for Transformation5m
Transforming the Network End-to-End4m
The Original ETSI NFV Goals5m
Examples6m
The NFV Vision4m
NFV Workloads7m
Decomposing the NFV workloads8m
Examples5m
Operating at the Edge of the Network6m
What NFV Means to the Industry4m
The Evolution of Mobile Wireless Network – Toward 5G and IoT3m
5G: A Deeper Dive9m
5G Use Cases: A Deeper Dive6m
5G Implications for the Core Network9m
Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) and SD-WAN (Software Defined WAN)9m
SD-WAN with CPE6m
SD-WAN with CPE – Deployment Options5m
Visual Cloud5m
Visual Cloud Use Cases9m
Visual Cloud Providers4m
Quiz6 practice exercises
Coursera Opt-in1m
Communication Service Providers Network Transformation12m
Impact of 5G Use Cases on Network Architecture6m
Communication Service Provider Digital Transformation4m
Communication Services Provider - Edge Transformation Use Cases2m
Visual Cloud2m
Week
2
Hours to complete
3 hours to complete

Inside the Telco Cloud

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Reading
27 videos (Total 162 min), 7 quizzes
Video27 videos
How CommSP Differs from Cloud Service Providers7m
Artificial Intelligence Landscape for Communications Service Providers5m
What is Artificial Intelligence?4m
Artificial Intelligence Use Cases for Communications Service Providers5m
Artificial Intelligence and Intel9m
Get Started Today3m
Wireless Technology and Spectrum8m
Overview and Comparison of Cellular Technologies9m
Overview and Comparison of MTC/IoT Wireless Technologies4m
IoT Licensing5m
Overview of WiFi and Other Wireless LAN Technologies in Unlicensed Spectrum5m
Market Trends7m
Defining the Edge5m
Architecture and Infrastructure6m
Use Cases8m
Industry leaders2m
Wireless Telecommunications8m
EPC Architecture8m
Virtualization3m
Introduction to Virtual RAN5m
VRAN Enablement - Software3m
VRAN Enablement - Hardware Platform5m
Overview of UCPE and SD-WAN7m
SD-WAN Deployment Options7m
Reference Stack4m
Summary1m
Quiz7 practice exercises
Communications Service Provider (COMMSP) and Telco Cloud4m
Artificial Intelligence for Communications Service Providers8m
Radio Access Technology (RAT)8m
Edge Computing and Mobile Edge Computing8m
EPC and vEPC6m
FlexRAN4m
Universal CPE (uCPE)4m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)

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Reading
15 videos (Total 71 min), 5 quizzes
Video15 videos
What does NFV Do?5m
The NFV Transformation8m
Identify the Intended Business Outcome3m
Deployment9m
Open Source Technologies (Ecosystem)5m
What is Orchestration?7m
Information & Data Models3m
Yet Another Next Generation (Yang) Data Modeling Language1m
Topology and Orchestration Specification for Cloud Applications (TOSCA) Data Model1m
Open Source Orchestration2m
Virtualization and Automation of the Network3m
Service Assurance (SA)4m
Enabling “Open” Service Assurance9m
Summary1m
Quiz5 practice exercises
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) and Virtual Network Functions (VNFs)6m
Communications Service Providers (CommSPs) And the NFV Transition6m
The Adoption of NFV4m
NFV Orchestration8m
Meeting the Service Assurance Challenge to NFV6m
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Software Defined Networking (SDN)

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Reading
8 videos (Total 39 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
Video8 videos
The History and Purpose of SDN4m
Who Uses SDN and Why1m
Where SDN/SDI Fit for Communications Service Providers3m
Network Slicing7m
5G Network Architecture and Challenges5m
Design Imperatives and Network Slicing6m
Network Slicing Enablement4m
Reading1 reading
Staying Engaged - More To Come!10m
Quiz2 practice exercises
SDN Overview12m
Network Slicing4m

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The Intel® Developer Zone offers tools and how-to information to enable cross-platform app development through platform and technology information, code samples, and peer expertise in order to help developers innovate and succeed. Join communities for the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Persistent Memory & Game Dev to download tools, access dev kits, share ideas with like-minded developers, and participate in hackathons, contests, roadshows, and local events. ...

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