30 days.


Before taking this course, you must complete at least one of the following courses and should also have understanding or knowledge of these technologies:

  • VMware Telco Cloud Automation: Install, Configure, Manage
  • VMware Telco Cloud Service Assurance: Install, Configure, Manage [V2.0]
  • VMware Telco Cloud Infrastructure: Install, Configure, Manage [V2.0]
  • VMware Telco Cloud Platform: Install, Configure, Manage [V2.0]
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP services and protocols
  • Substantial knowledge of TCP/IP networking
  • Substantial knowledge of containers and VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid
  • Experience with working at the Linux command line

Skills Gained

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • List the operational challenges for rolling out and operating telco services including 5G
  • Describe the role of the ETSI NFV architectural framework in delivering network functions
  • Identify the role of VMware Telco Cloud products in supporting telco services
  • Discuss the role of VMware technologies such as vSphere, NSX, and Tanzu etc. in implementing telco services
  • Outline the role of native tools and other VMware monitoring tools such as VMware vRealize Operations™, VMware vRealize Network Insight, and VMware vRealize Log Insight in maintaining network services
  • Choose the VMware Telco Cloud products that meet your application requirements
  • Deploy a solution architecture that meet best practices for delivering services using VMware Telco Cloud products
  • Implement and maintain VMware Telco Cloud products in a secure manner
  • Identify the tools and remediation pathways for maintaining the availability and performance of your applications and infrastructure using VMware Telco Cloud and vRealize Suite products
  • Scale your VMware Telco Cloud products to meet operational requirements in line with VMware best practices
  • Optimize the operation of VMware Telco Cloud products to ensure SLAs are met

Who Can Benefit?

  • Experienced system administrators and network administrators
  • Customers, cloud architects, systems engineers, data center administrators
  • Network administrators with experience in managed services or managing a Telco Cloud environment

Outline for VMware Telco Cloud: Day 2 Operate and Scale [V2.x]-On Demand Training


Course Introduction

  • Introductions and course logistics
  • Course objectives

Overview of Network Transformation

  • Reviews the technologies that enable modern service provider networks
  • Outlines characteristics of modern service provider networks in meeting customer application needs
  • Reviews ETSI NFV architectural framework
  • Describes network function management and how they are packaged

Service Delivery with VMware Telco Cloud

  • Outlines the components of the VMware Telco Cloud portfolio
  • Reviews the role each VMware Telco Cloud product plays in delivering telco services
  • Specifies the dependencies each product has on underlying technologies

Supporting Service Delivery with VMware Telco Cloud

  • Reviews the products that implements the virtualization, management, platform, and orchestration layers
  • Outlines the role played by other VMware products such as NSX in delivering cloud services
  • Outlines opensource integration options with VMware Telco Cloud products

Securing VMware Telco Cloud

  • Reviews security threats that affect telco services
  • Identifies the critical telco assets that are prone to exploitation
  • Outlines best practice for securing VMware Telco Cloud products and underlying technology
  • Provides overview of appropriate security controls for VMware Telco Cloud products

Service Provisioning with VMware Telco Cloud

  • Reviews tools and methodologies used to gather requirements for
  • Outlines how to assess cloud-native capabilities
  • Specifies how to document findings
  • Lists security vulnerabilities with Helm.
  • Reviews VMware’s Customer Engagement process
  • Outlines capture of infrastructure requirements from TCA

Designing a VMware Telco Cloud Solution

  • Describes appropriate deployment topologies
  • Contrasts pros and cons of design choices
  • Identifies how a design choice might be affected by other factors such as NSX and TKG deployment, or data center architecture
  • Outlines typical scenarios where specific products align with identified requirements
  • Reviews designing for availability
  • Explains how to create a design aligns with best practice
  • Specifies monitoring options

Implementing VMware Telco Cloud Products

  • Reviews deployment options for VMware products
  • Reviews integration of new products with existing ones
  • Specifies post-installation tasks
  • Provides overview of monitoring tools such as vRealize Operations and vRealize Operations Network Insight
  • Outlines addition of new products as data sources in monitoring tools

VMware Telco Cloud Maintenance

  • Outlines typical administrative tasks in ensuring services are maintained
  • Reviews native and other VMware performance monitoring tools
  • Specifies how to enable and Manage network slices using VMware Telco Cloud Automation
  • Provides overview of workload lifecycle management

VMware Telco Cloud Troubleshooting

  • Reviews the troubleshooting tools available
  • Outlines use of tools to gather useful data
  • Outlines how event correlation can be used to isolate problems
  • Specifies a methodology to determine the root cause of a problem
  • Outlines steps to identify and resolve a problem
  • Reviews scenarios where known problems are isolated and resolution steps identified

Scaling VMware Telco Cloud Products

  • Outlines how to assess if operations are impacted by lack of resources now or in the future
  • Reviews performance optimization options
  • Identifies implications for other products if you scale VMware Telco Cloud products
  • Reviews VMware sizing guidelines

Product Alignment

  • VMware Telco Cloud Automation [V2.1]
  • VMware Telco Cloud Service Assurance [V2.1]
  • VMware Telco Cloud Infrastructure [V2.2]
  • VMware Telco Cloud Platform [V2.2]