Project Description

Evolving Technologies

6.1  Cloud

6.1.a    Compare and contrast Cloud deployment models

  • 6.1.a (i)   Infrastructure, platform, and software services (XaaS)
  • 6.1.a (ii) Performance and reliability
  • 6.1.a (iii) Security and privacy
  • 6.1.a (iv) Scalability and interoperability

6.1.b    Describe Cloud implementations and operations

  • 6.1.b (i)    Automation and orchestration
  • 6.1.b (ii) Workload mobility
  • 6.1.b (iii) Troubleshooting and management
  • 6.1.b (iv) OpenStack components

6.2 Network Programmability (SDN)

6.2.a     Describe functional elements of network programmability (SDN) and how they interact

  • 6.2.a (i)     Controllers
  • 6.2.a (ii) APIs
  • 6.2.a (iii) Scripting
  • 6.2.a (iv) Agents
  • 6.2.a (v) Northbound vs. Southbound protocols

6.2.b    Describe aspects of virtualization and automation in network environments

  • 6.2.b (i)    DevOps methodologies, tools and workflows
  • 6.2.b (ii) Network/application function virtualization (NFV, AFV)
  • 6.2.b (iii) Service function chaining
  • 6.2.b (iv) Performance, availability, and scaling considerations

6.3 Internet of Things (IoT)

6.3.a Describe architectural framework and deployment considerations for Internet ofThings

  • 6.3.a (i)     Performance, reliability and scalability
  • 6.3.a (ii) Mobility
  • 6.3.a (iii) Security and privacy
  • 6.3.a (iv) Standards and compliance
  • 6.3.a (v) Migration
  • 6.3.a (vi) Environmental impacts on the network