Fundamentals of Network Virtualization
Network virtualization brings with it business agility, administrative efficiency, and cost savings. This course will show you how it works, how it has helped so many companies, and what your options are for using network virtualization for yourself.
What you'll learn
Network virtualization is used by server virtualization in the datacenter, it’s used by desktop virtualization on your laptop and, yes it’s used more and more to virtualize the functions of costly and complex network gear. Like server virtualization, network virtualization brings with it business agility, administrative efficiency, and cost savings. In this course, Fundamentals of Network Virtualization, you’ll see how you are able to do in software what, previously, was only possible with expensive routers and switches. Even better, once virtualized, you’ll gain a ton of efficiency and advanced functionality. First, you'll discover why you need network virtualization, what network virtualization is, and use cases for network virtualization. Next, you'll explore the benefits of network virtualization, including how you can achieve agility, efficiency, scalability, and availability with network virtualization. Finally, you'll see network virtualization in action. By the end of this course, you’ll have a solid understanding of the fundamentals of network virtualization.
Table of contents
- What You Will Learn 1m
- Network Virtualization Defined 1m
- How Network Virtualization Works 2m
- Use Cases for Network Virtualization 2m
- Network Virtualization vs. Software-defined Networking 2m
- Network Virtualization vs. Network Function Virtualization (NFV) 1m
- Demo: Administering Virtual Networks in VMware Fusion 5m
- What You Learned 2m