OpenStack for Telecom Training Course

Course Code



14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)


  • An general understanding of Cloud Computing.
  • Linux administration experience.


  • IT managers
  • IT architects
  • Cloud engineers
  • System administrators
  • Network engineers


OpenStack is an open source IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) software stack. It is  popular among Telecom providers who wish to optimize their network stack through Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).

This instructor-led, live training (onsite or remote) is aimed at engineers, architects and managers who wish to deploy an OpenStack cloud to manage their Telecom infrastructure.

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Plan, deploy, and administer OpenStack as a private cloud.
  • Understand IaaS architecture and its implementation under OpenStack.
  • Replace physical routers and servers with virtual machines running in a private cloud.
  • Reduce infrastructure and maintenance costs through virtualization and cloud computing.
  • Expedite the rollout of new services to customers.

Format of the course

  • Interactive lecture and discussion.
  • Lots of exercises and practice.
  • Hands-on implementation in a live-lab environment.

Course Customization Options

  • To request a customized training for this course, please contact us to arrange.

Course Outline


  • Modernizing the Telecom Network with OpenStack

Overview of OpenStack Features and Architecture

OpenStack as a Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) Solution

Creating a Deployment Plan for a Telco-based Cloud 

Installing and Configuring OpenStack

Containerizing the VNF (Virtualized Network Function)

Overview of OpenStack Services

Administering OpenStack

Deploying and Managing Storage, Compute, Networking, etc.

Ensuring Interoperability

Case Study: Mitigating Costs with OpenStack

Tuning OpenStack for Performance

SDN and Virtual Switching

High-Availability, Scaling, and Fault Management

Ensuring Quality of Service in a Next-Generation Network

OpenStack as an Agile Infrastructure Fabric

Case Study: Flexible Service Offerings with OpenStack

Providing Content at the Edge of the Network

Deploying New Applications on OpenStack

Deploying a 5G Network on OpenStack

Deploying IoT Services on OpenStack

Contributing to OpenStack


Summary and Conclusion



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