Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV) (On-Demand)

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Duration: 22 Hours

Course Code: IP2201

Course Summary

This course is for network engineers who require a practical understanding of Network Functions Virtualisation (NFV). 

The course reviews the current NFV situation, introduces the leading bodies defining the standards and discusses the likely fields of application by examining use cases and existing Proof of Concepts (POCs).

It discusses NFV from ETSI’s perspective, particularly in light of mobile operators’ intent to virtualise their IMS networks, as well as looking at how NFV relates to other techniques such as Cloud Computing and Software Defined Networking (SDN). 

Who would benefit

This course is suitable for those who need an understanding of NFV and the deployment considerations associated with NFV; including network, software and IT engineers, as well as managers and consultants.


Delegates should have experience or an understanding of the principles or IP networking and routing and preferably some understanding of modern telecommunication’s networks.

Topic Areas Include

  • Drivers for Change

  • NFV Functional Architecture

  • NFV Infrastructure (NFVI)

  • NFV Management and Orchestration (MANO)

  • Software Defined Networks (SDN) and NFV

  • NFV ETSI Proof of Concept Projects

On-Demand Online Training

On-Demand Online Telecoms Training

Our self-paced on-demand distance learning programmes are accessible on any computer, tablet or smartphone and allow you to study at a time and location that is convenient to you.

Each course includes:

  • Illustrated Course Books - featuring leading edge knowledge from subject matter experts.
  • Videos - Detailed videos expand the points covered in the course books, discussing topics in greater depth. 
  • Tutor Support – Dedicated course tutors are available to answer any questions you might have throughout your studies.
  • Formative Assessment - Modules include regular quizzes to support learning by testing your knowledge of the subject matter.
  • Certification– Successfully complete the end of module tests to earn Digital Badges to demonstrate the depth of your knowledge of the topic.

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