Cloud Fundamentals

This is an intermediate course, intended to introduce IT and Networking professionals to Cloud, focusing on understanding the main architectural changes in a hyper-scalable data center, why OpenStack has positioned itself as the de facto standard for cloud computing and learning about the different services and projects included in a typical OpenStack deployment.

Level of the course


  • WS-INTR1 course
  • Experience in the areas of marketing, design, deployment or operation of telecommunications services.
  • Basic concepts of Data Center and Cloud/Virtualization

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Course outline

Module 1: Introduction to Cloud

  • Service delivery models: IaaS, SaaS and PaaS
  • Deployment and business models
  • Cloud trends with open technologies

Module 2: Diving into Cloud Computing

  • Advanced concepts of virtualization
  • Architectures of Cloud Networks
  • Security in Cloud Environments
  • Software Defined Data Centers
  • Laboratory:
  • KVM Installation
  • Creation and management of virtual machines

Module 3: Containers

  • Advanced concepts of virtualization
  • Containers and virtual machines
  • Container Network Concepts
  • Container Orchestration
  • Laboratory:
  • Docker Installation
  • Docker container Creation and Management

Module 4: Storage

  • Fundamentals of Storage
  • Software Defined Storage
  • Laboratory:
  • Experimenting with Volumes
  • Experimenting with CEPH
  • Module 5: Fundamentals of OpenStack
  • The role of OpenStack as an infrastructure manager
  • Fundamentals of OpenStack
  • OpenStack deployment
  • Laboratory:
  • OpenStack Horizon (Control Panel)
  • Managing computing instances
  • Configuring networks and security in OpenStack

  • 2 days of duration
  • Onsite Instructor
  • Digital content (copy for each assistant)
  • 60% theory, 40% laboratory


  • Understand the models of Cloud service delivery (IaaS, SaaS, PaaS), based on hyper-scalable and open Cloud technologies.
  • Differentiate virtualization from Cloud computing, as well as the most used hypervisors.
  • Introduce the concept of Containers, as an alternative to traditional virtualization.
  • Get to know new cloud storage technologies.
  • Get to know the fundamentals of OpenStack.


  • Pre Sales Engineers
  • Planning Engineers
  • Project Engineers
  • Network/Cloud/IT Engineer
  • Operations Engineers
  • Consultants and Researchers

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