Introduction to SDN: Workshop

SDN (Software Defined Network)

09:00 - 17 April 2018
17:30 - 19 April 2018
Persatuan Pengendali Internet Malaysia (MyIX)
H-3A-5, Setia Walk
Persiaran Wawasa
Pusat Bandar Puchong
47160 Puchong
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The emergence of SDN (Software Defined Network) has had a disruptive influence on the world of data networking, leading to a fundamental re-think of how networks are designed. This technical workshop will provide an in-depth understanding of the key technological elements of SDN via a combination of lectures and hands-on exercises.


  • Early-bird (20% off): MYR 620 / AUD 192 for APNIC members & MYR 930 / AUD 288 for Non-members
  • Standard (Pay onsite – Cash only): MYR 780 / AUD 240 for APNIC members & MYR 1160 / AUD 360 for Non-members
  • Early-bird fees end on 27 March 2018 (fee must be paid by this date)

Target audience

Technical staff currently operating an IP and/or MPLS network who are interested in understanding the impact of SDN with a view of implementing elements of SDN in the near future.


It is assumed that participants will have intermediate-level knowledge of IP routing, routing protocols, management protocols, MPLS protocols, and traffic-engineering.

Course outline

  • Introduction to SDN
  • Architectural frameworks for SDN
  • OpenFlow
  • OpenDaylight
  • Mininet
  • Segment routing
  • BGP Egress Peer Engineering
  • Segment routing interworking with LDP

Other requirements

Participants are advised to bring their own laptop computers with high-speed Wi-Fi (802.11a/g/n/ac) and administrative access to system. It is also recommended that laptops have Intel i5 or i7 processor, >=8GB of RAM and 30GB of free hard disk space.

Maximum number of attendees

36 attendees

Please note

Certificate of participation is provided upon successful completion of the course.

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Local Contact

Raja Mohan Marappan