Introduction to SDN: Workshop

SDN (Software Defined Network)

09:00 - 10 April 2018
17:00 - 12 April 2018
Best Western Premier Tuushin Hotel
Prime Minister Amar's street 15

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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): MNT 301,000 / AUD 160 for APNIC members & MNT 452,000 / AUD 240 for Non-members
  • Standard (Pay onsite – Cash only): MNT 377,000 / AUD 200 for APNIC members & MNT 565,000 / AUD 300 for Non-members
  • Early-bird fees end on 02 April 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

This 2.5-day workshop will run:

Tuesday 10 April: 9.00am – 5.00pm

Wednesday 11 April: 1.30pm – 5.00pm

Thursday 12 April: 9.00am – 5.00pm

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

Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Local Contact

Munkhbayar Dugerkhuu