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NGN & All-IP training

Architecture & Design

Next Generation Networks (NGN) are slowly but surely taking shape. They are basically MPLS networks able to provide IP connections with high bit rates. The new structures are largely founded on practical experience gathered in the fields of voice over IP and UMTS. The signaling is based on SIP and the architecture of the signaling components follows the principles of IP Multimedia Subsystems (IMS). The distinctive characteristic of NGN lies in the separation of network, access technology, and services: The network constitutes the platform for innovative services that can be accessed from anywhere and at any time. After the course, the students will be able to understand up-to-date NGN concepts and evaluate them competently.

Course Contents

• Definition of NGN
• Standardization: ITU, ETSI (TISPAN), and Others
• Benefits for ISPs, Content Providers, and Customers
• Services in an NGN—Voice, Video, and More (Triple Play)
• Components of the NGN
• NGN-Capable Access Technologies
• The Core Network of an NGN
• IP Multimedia Subsystem
• Signaling with SIP and SDP
• Mobility (Roaming)
• Open Issues and Future Prospects

 Each participant will receive the comprehensive course documentation of the ExperTeach Networking series in German language. Optionally, we provide the printed version or an ExperTeach e-book.

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Target Group

This course is designed for network designers and consultants who are interested in gaining an up-to-date and thorough insight into NGNs. The focus is on explaining the underlying concepts and used protocols and indicating open issues and risks.

Knowledge Prerequisites

Knowledge of up-to-date LAN and WAN technologies, as well as of the functioning of IP-based networks are prerequisites for a successful participation in the course.

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