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Nokia NSP Overview:
Management, Control and
Automation of IP/Optical Networks

Course number: OP00020
Course duration: 4 hours
Price: $500 US

Course overview

This eLearning explores how the Network Services Platform (NSP) unifies services automation and network optimization to deliver on-demand network services and introduces the many capabilities of the NSP, including its role in 5G networks using demonstrations and use cases to highlight the overall power of the NSP. This course is based on NSP version 22.6.

Course objectives

After completing the course, students should be able to:

 

  • Describe the three main transformation drivers for digital service networks
  • Explain Nokia’s Network Services Platform (NSP) and its interworking applications
  • Understand how the NSP aligns with network transformation drivers
    • Automation and Programmability
    • Infrastructure Configuration Management
    • Service Fulfilment
    • Multi-Vendor Management
    • Resource Control
    • Multi-Layer Optimization
    • Analytics and Assurance

Course modules

Module 1 – NSP Introduction

  • Describe the three main transformation drivers for digital service networks

  • Explain Nokia’s Network Services Platform and its interworking applications

Module 2 – Automation and Programmability

  • Describe the NSP automation building blocks

  • Describe the usage of NSP APIs

  • Define workflow

  • Explain the NSP Workflow Manager

  • Define intent-based networking

  • Explain the NSP Intent Manager

  • Describe the network automation use case catalog

Module 3 – Infrastructure Configuration Management

  • Describe NSP Infrastructure Configuration Management (ICM)

  • Explain how to use the NSP Device Administrator for ICM

Module 4 – Service Fulfillment

  • Contrast traditional service fulfillment vs intent-based service fulfillment (IBSF)

  • Explain the NSP service management process

  • Explain how to use the NSP Service Fulfillment application for IBSF

  • Summarize NSP service assurance functionalities

Module 5 – Model-Driven Management

  • Describe NSP Model-Driven Mediation

  • Explain the NSP Modeled Device Configurator

  • Summarize NSP multi-vendor assurance functionalities

Module 6 – Resource Control

  • Contrast traditional resource control vs NSP resource control

  • Explain the IP/MPLS Optimization application functionalities and use cases

  • Describe the NSP IP/MPLS Simulator

Module 7 – Multi-Layer Optimization

  • Describe the NSP IP/Optical cross-domain solution

  • Explain the Cross-Domain Coordinator application functionalities and use cases

  • Summarize the multi-layer assurance functionalities

Module 8 – Analytics and Assurance

  • Describe NSP analytics capabilities and categories

  • Explain the Analytics application and give examples of analytics reports

  • Describe the NSP assurance solution

  • Summarize Fault Management Application functionalities

  • Summarize Network Supervision functionalities

  • Summarize Service Supervision functionalities