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Course Description of CN3201-50A - Packet Core Network Planning [FI5.0]

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Name GPRS Interfaces and reference points as defined by 3GPP. how it physically connects towards the neighbouring elements and what protocols and transport technologies are used. and describe the most important functions and protocols/procedures that impact network and equipment dimensions.08. List different boxes in Nokia Siemens Networks GPRS networks and name their overall static capacity limits Name sources for further reading/information on NSN GPRS elements and their capacities and features.ACADEMY 1. Introduction and overview of Packet Core Networks Explain the GPRS network architecture for NSN's current GPRS network. Course Description Course Number Course Title Target Group CN3201-50A Packet Core Network Planning [FI5. and Flexi NGs). Demonstrate how to use excel data sheets for documenting Gb and Iu interface configuration and how to plan the GPRS connections from Core to access network. Demonstrate ability to calculate protocol overheads for any given interface once the protocol stack of the interface is known.0] Network Engineering and Planning staff who require knowledge about network architectures. Network planning overview Discuss what type of data the planner must obtain before successful execution of planning tasks (existing infrastructure.SGSN DXs. planning and dimensioning of Nokia Siemens Networks PCN networks. future scenarios etc. Explain the central meaning of Flexi Network Gateway (Flexi NG) in NSN's GPRS implementation. Describe the Nokia Siemens Networks network planning workflow and processes involved. capacity demand. Describe VLAN and Site IP planning for Nokia Siemens Networks PCN. Learning Target Created on 28. Discuss Hardware and Software related dimensioning issues in Nokia Siemens Networks Packet Core networks. Demonstrate knowledge about the requirements of Gb and Iu interface capacity planning. After the training. Perform predictive capacity planning.2013 at 10:07:35 Page 2 of 6 . Describe required input parameters for GPRS PCN planning for different network elements (Flexi NS .SGSN ATCAs. the participant will be able to: Rephrase the architecture and future development of Nokia Siemens Networks GPRS PCN implementation. Flexi NS . Flexi NS . Explain the planning and configuration of the "Large Routing Area Support" feature. Explain how to plan and configure the Large Routing Area Support feature (LRAS) and discuss (dis-)advantages of different LRAS models. Describe what high level network planning means in NSN PCN.SGSN DX Platform and Dimensioning Describe NSN SGSN Hardware platform (DX200) and list the different Hardware configurations/capacity steps in SG7. Discuss Nokia Siemens Networks GSN implementations and related Hardware platforms from a capacity and dimensioning point of view. and its development towards a converged All-IP network. Describe what detailed network planning means in NSN PCN. Describe the different Signalling interfaces of the NSN SGSN. Explain the Software/license related capacity limits in NSN SGSN.).

The output of the exercise will be: Hardware setup and Flexi NG licenses required for a given maximum PDP context/capacity. Discuss the capacity of a solution depending on different hardware setups and software licenses. according to best practice rules and including security aspects Explain how to develop and write down a detailed VLAN and IP address plan on a Packet Core Site Exercise output will be: Gb/Fr. Explain the Software/license related capacity limits in NSN SGSN. Calculated bandwidth throughput requirements for external devices on Gn and Gi side based on Flexi NG capacity and functionality. Demonstrate ability to calculate protocol overheads for any given interface once the protocol stack of the interface is known. Describe the different Signalling interfaces of the NSN SGSN. Flexi NG Platform and dimensioning List the different options. charging) and explain how those features are represented in the planning procedure. Demonstrate how to plan the GPRS connections from Core to access network. Describe the required inputs from Transmission planning in order to define Gb/IuPS capacities. Sample datafill with parameters. Site VLAN and IP Network planning Explain the planning and definition of VLANs on PCN sites.08. hardware platforms and related software releases to implement High Capacity GGSN and Service Awareness functionality. Explain Flexi NG software. Required hardware configuration to meet bandwidth throughput requirements towards each BSC/RNC site. Flexi NS . Explain how to plan for redundancy in Flexi NG. The output of the exercise will be: Hardware setup and SGSN licenses required for a given cellular network and traffic profile.ACADEMY Demonstrate brief knowledge about the implementation of SGSN/Gb connections in the BSC and SGSN/Iu connections in the RNC. Session Profile configuration. Describe the required inputs from Transmission planning in order to define Gb/IuPS capacities. Site and VLAN address planning for the required hardware. Output of the exercise will be: Hardware setup and SGSN licenses required for a given cellular network and traffic profile. VLAN and IP address planning for the Nokia - Created on 28. ATM VPI/VCI. List and briefly describe the different planning related features and parameters of Flexi NG (AP configuration. Demonstrate brief knowledge about the implementation of SGSN/Gb connections in the BSC and SGSN/Iu connections in the RNC. Estimated amount of charging data. Demonstrate ability to calculate protocol overheads for any given interface once the protocol stack of the interface is known. how it physically connects towards the neighbouring elements and what protocols and transport technologies are used.SGSN ATCA Platform and Dimensioning Describe NSN SGSN Hardware platform (ATCA) and list the different Hardware configurations/capacity steps in SG8. Gn and Gi interface dimensioning by a given example.2013 at 10:07:35 Page 3 of 6 . Required hardware configuration to meet bandwidth throughput requirements towards each BSC/RNC site.

08. by dimensioning a given example network with predefined traffic from several regions of a Radio Network. In the exercise we start looking at "real life" topologies/network pictures and discuss.ACADEMY - Siemens Networks equipment IP address plan for mobile subnets Requirements for supporting hardware (Switches. VLAN and IP address planning for the required hardware Estimated amount of charging data based on average user network usage profile Prerequisites Experience in IP network planning or in particular Nokia Siemens Networks GPRS network planning. Network planning overview This module is designed to go through basic network planning concepts. routers) Required capacity towards HLR site via SIGTRAN and SS7/TDM with given radio network.2013 at 10:07:35 Page 4 of 6 . One example network is introduced and dimensioning / planning for this network is done in the exercises throughout the training. The results of the exercise should give the figures for capacity towards registers and charging subsystems. A "big picture" definition of Next Generation Networks and the role of the Packet Core for IMS/service access are given. Contents Created on 28. and based on a mix of IP. This exercise will be carried on the Gb/Iu side. In the exercise participants are deepening their understanding of the SGSN role and planning parameters. why networks look as they do. attached user and PDP context capacity Gb/Fr. to help planners to estimate the impact of future changes to the GPRS network. ATM VPI/VCI. Flexi NS . Pre-requisite courses GPRS System (TM7502) / UMTS Fundamentals (TM5110) ATCA HW Platform (PF4111) Flexi ISN operation and maintenance (CN3342) SGSN operation and maintenance (CN3122) IP Backbone Planning (CN1055) Site Connectivity workshop (CN6080. Frame Relay and ATM transport.SGSN ATCA Platform and Dimensioning This module introduces the implementation of NSN SGSN as well as it's view towards the cellular network. Flexi NG Platform and dimensioning This module introduces the different approaches to implement GGSN and Service Awareness functionality with NSN Flexi NG. optional) Introduction and overview of Packet Core Networks This Module gives an overview of Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN) traditional GPRS/PCN implementation with a view into how the networks will change with current and upcoming technologies. This exercise will be carried on the Gb/Iu side. In the exercise the participants are deepening their understanding of the SGSN role and planning parameters. The results of the exercise should give the figures for capacity towards registers and charging subsystems Flexi NS . techniques and recommendations that are useful for network planners working in mobile packet core networks During this exercise the student will perform a high level network design for a simple example network with parameters given by the instructor.SGSN DX Platform and Dimensioning This module introduces the implementation of NSN SGSN as well as it's view towards the cellular network. by dimensioning a given example network with predefined traffic from several regions of a Radio network.

and focuses on GPRS relevant scenarios (GSN connectivity) and related equipment (as Firewalls. and based on different Gi interfacing methods.2013 at 10:07:35 Page 5 of 6 . DNS servers. Has practical exercises of a hypothetical network. to perform basic dimensioning and Site planning. Site VLAN and IP Network planning This learning element gives a brief overview of different site connectivity solutions. This course is not offering practical exercises to actually touch the equipment (this is done in O&M trainings). by dimensioning a given example network with predefined GPRS traffic and access scenarios. 5 days 12 THY=Theoretical course ADV advanced ECCN: 5E991X AL-Number: N Duration Max number of participants Course Type: with or without practice Skill level Export control Created on 28. Explains basic calculation methods for dimensioning in a tool and format independent way using plain MS-Excel sheets as examples. This exercise will be carried out only on the Gn and Gi side.08. LIC/LIB) In Exercises part the participants gather the results of the FlexiISN and SGSN site VLAN and IP network planning exercises and combine the results into a high level site network plan suited for a site with FlexiISN/ISNs and SGSN/SGSNs - Comment This course is using printouts and screenshots to illustrate the actual configuration on NSN Network Elements.ACADEMY In the exercise the participants are deepening their understanding of the topics mentioned so far.

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