Telco Cloud Labs

Practice On The Most In-Demand Telco Cloud Technologies

Enjoy a selection of Telco Cloud Labs that you can use today.

Description

IMS Level 1: (VoIP Lab)

You will be able to configure main IMS nodes (CSCF's, DNS and HSS), make use cases like registration and calls, analyze the network traces for the different protocols (SIP, Diameter and DNS)

Objectives:

- Understanding the basics of the IMS protocols : SIP, Diameter & DNS

- Understanding the basics of the IMS architecture

- Configuring the IMS core of this LAB  : subscriber provisioning, IP, SIP and Diameter config

- Performing IMS registration-Perform IMS VoIP Call

- Debugging & network traces capture

Description

4G Level 1

You will be able to configure main 4G nodes (eNodeB, MME, HSS, DNS, PGW, SGW), make use cases like registration and calls, analyze the pcap network for the different protocols (GTP, Diameter and DNS)


Objectives:

- Understanding the basics of EPC protocols: GTP, S1-AP, NAS,  Diameter and DNS.

- Understanding the basics of the E2E 4G architecture.

- Configuring the EPC core of the LAB: provisioning a subscriber, creating an APN as well as the PCC rules and configuring IP.

- Executing scenarios with the 4G network: attachment, bearer creation, service request, and handover (S1).

- Debugging and taking network traces.

Description

5G Level 1

If you are looking to practice on 5G Standalone (5G SA) networks, this Lab is made for you. This Lab will give you the operational skills on the new 5G protocols and interfaces


Objectives:

- Understanding the basics of 5G protocols: GTP, NAS, HTTP.

- Understanding the basics of the 5G Stand alone architecture.

- Configuring the 5G nodes of the LAB: provisioning a subscriber, creating an APN as well

- Executing scenarios with the 5G SA network : Registration, Deregistration, Service Request, PDU Session Establishment .

- Debugging and taking network traces.

Description

IaaS Level 1 (Openstack Lab)

Get ready on the most used IaaS technology in the Telco labs world. You will practice on the major OpenStack services and troubleshoot different cases


Objectives:

- Getting familiar with Openstack microservices: storage, compute, security, network

- CLI vs Horizon Gui : best practices

- Troubleshooting: commands, logs, kpis..

- Introduction to heat: one simple stack

Description

Containers Level 1 (Docker/Swarm)

Play with containers and understand the different topics: storage, security, images, registries. Get prepared for the next level with Microservices


Objectives:

- Understanding container benefits

- Understanding the basics of containers

- Creating containers

- Configuring containers

- Getting introduced to container orchestration

- Debugging and troubleshooting

Description

Containers Level 2 (Kubernetes)

After practicing and understanding the role of containers, this Lab will help you dive deeper into containers and mainly orchestration. Kubernetes is the most popular container orchestration program and this Lab shows the most important practical use cases


Objectives:

- Understanding Kubernetes cluster architecture
- Understanding Kubernetes workflow
- Securing a Kubernetes cluster
- Creating Microservice applications in Kubernetes
- Debugging and troubleshooting.

Description

CI/CD Level 1

Build and design your pipelines easily with this Lab, from the first step to the monitoring step, you will understand how to deploy your code and automate quality checks


Objectives:

- Git basics
- Why CI/CD ?

- CI/CD Pipelines: Build, Test, Deploy

- Monitoring with KPIs

- API and automation

Description

Network Level 2 (SDN)

Network Level 2 (SDN)

Practice on the different Software-Defined Networking (SDN) use cases: routing, security & load balancing. You will play with the SDN controller and analyze the OpenFlow call flows


Objectives:

- Understanding SDN Basics

- Understanding the configuration of the SDN architecture

- Understanding the SDN controller

- Seeing real world use cases in SDN

- Scripting of SDN uses cases

- Debugging and taking network traces.

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