VMware

VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals

Summary:  
Add to myEnrollments
- Format: Self-Paced
- Length: 3 Hours
Overview:
The VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals eLearning course will provide you with a fundamental overview of VMware’s network virtualization products, components and features. It will match business, management, security and operations challenges with their respective VMware solutions. There are three modules in this course.

Objectives:    At the end of module one, you will be able to: Establish the requirements for network virtualization.

At the end of module two, you will be able to: Compare and contrast virtual and physical networking solutions.

At the end of module three, you will be able to: Describe advanced VMware network virtualization solutions.

Throughout the course, you will correlate business, management, security and operations challenges with their solutions.
 
Outline:    Module 1: Establish the Requirements for Network Virtualization

Module 1 will establish the requirements for network virtualization.

At the end of this module, you should be able to:
•  Explain the data center before virtualization
•  Trace the evolution of virtualization in the data center
•  Define network virtualization
•  Compare physical network components to virtual network components
•  Recognize why we need network virtualization
•  Identify the challenges customers face in a modern data center
•  Catalog how VMware network virtualization solves business challenges


Module 2: Compare and Contrast Virtual and Physical Networking Solutions

Module 2 will compare and contrast virtual and physical networking solutions.

At the end of this module, you should be able to:

•  Review a typical physical network
•  Distinguish a virtual network from a physical network
•  Explain how a virtual network is implemented with a vSphere Virtual Standard Switch
•  Discuss how a virtual network is implemented with a vSphere Virtual Distributed Switch
•  Correlate business, management, security, and operations challenges with the VMware virtual networking solutions

Module 3: Describe Advanced VMware Network Virtualization Solutions

Module 3 will describe advanced VMware network virtualization solutions.

At the end of this module, you will be able to:

•  Classify VMware advanced network virtualization solutions
•  Discuss VMware vCloud Networking and Security (vCNS)
•  Explain VXLAN
•  Discover VMware NSX
•  Distinguish between vCloud Networking and Security, and NSX
•  Correlate business, management, security, and operations challenges with their solutions