Project Description

Evolving Technologies

6.1  Cloud

 6.1.a    Compare and contrast cloud deployment models 

  • 6.1.a.1 Infrastructure, platform, and software services (XaaS)
  • 6.1.a.2 Performance and reliability
  • 6.1.a.3 Security and privacy
  • 6.1.a.4 Scalability and interoperability

6.1.b    Describe cloud implementations and operations

  • 6.1.b.1 Automation and orchestration
  • 6.1.b.2 Workload mobility
  • 6.1.b.3 Troubleshooting and management
  • 6.1.b.4 OpenStack components


6.2 Network Programmability (SDN)

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

  • 6.2.a.1 Controllers
  • 6.2.a.2 APIs
  • 6.2.a.3 Scripting
  • 6.2.a.4 Agents
  • 6.2.a.5 Northbound vs. Southbound protocols

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

  • 6.2.b.1 DevOps methodologies, tools, and workflows
  • 6.2.b.2 Network/application function virtualization (NFV, AFV)
  • 6.2.b.3 Service function chaining
  • 6.2.b.4Performance, availability, and scaling considerations

6.3 Internet of Things (IoT)

6.3.a Describe architectural framework and deployment considerations for Internet of Things 

  • 6.3.a.1 Performance, reliability, and scalability
  • 6.3.a.2 Mobility
  • 6.3.a.3 Security and privacy
  • 6.3.a.4 Standards and compliance
  • 6.3.a.5 Migration
  • 6.3.a.6 Environmental impacts on the network