Juniper Cloud Fundamentals (JCF) Course Launching April 1st, 2018

Juniper Cloud Fundamentals (JFC) Training

The new Juniper Cloud Fundamentals (JCF) course will be launched on 1st April 2018.  This three-day course provides students with an understanding of cloud-enabled networks, cloud service deployment concepts, and virtualised network platforms such as vSRX and vMX.

The Juniper Cloud Fundamentals course includes a high-level overview and understanding of cloud network underlays, cloud network overlays, cloud design, cloud implementation methods, cloud services, Juniper Networks virtualised platforms.

To obtain the most benefit from the Juniper Networks Cloud Fundamentals (JCF) course, attendance of Introduction to the Junos Operating System (IJOS) course is strongly recommended prior to commencing this course.

See below the “important notes” for the new Juniper Cloud curriculum. And remember, you can contact one of our training consultants to discuss the range of options and the most current information.

* The JN0-411 Cloud, Specialist (JNCIS-Cloud) certification was formerly known as Juniper Networks Certified Specialist – SDN and Automation (JNCIS-SDNA).

*** Yet to be released as of February 2018, the Network Automation in the Enterprise Cloud (NAEC) course was formerly known as Network Automation in the Data Center (NA-DC). Course and exam information (length, availability, content, etc.) is subject to change.

The full Juniper Networks Cloud Fundamentals (JCF) course outline can be found below.

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Press Release – 2016 JNAEP Awards

Juniper Networks Recognises Crystal Echo

As one of the Leading Authorised Education Partners in Asia Pacific Region

Sydney, Australia – 9 February 2017 – Crystal Echo Pty. Ltd. (Crystal Echo) today announced it has been honoured with the Platinum Award as the leading Juniper Networks Authorised Education Partner (JNAEP) in the APAC region for 2016. Headquartered in Sydney, Australia, Crystal Echo is a trusted Authorised Education Partner, since 2004 as been delivering high quality training utilising Juniper Networks’ technology.

As a JNAEP partner, Crystal Echo trained technicians are authorised to provide in-depth, technical training and education courses on a variety of Juniper products, including Junos® operating system, as well as the full range of Enterprise / Service provider routing, switching, security and cloud based solutions. Targeted at end-users, these valuable courses are derived from Juniper Networks’ proprietary training curriculum and range from introductory to intermediate.

“Having been in the IT education market now for close to twenty years, we understand that the quality of any class content delivery is strongly tied to the strength of our instructors – which is exactly what we consider to be Crystal Echo’s key to success, and our unique differentiating factor for our chosen markets of Australia and New Zealand,” said Anthony Moran, managing director, Crystal Echo. “We are delighted to receive a 2016 APAC JNAEP Platinum Partner Award, which is strong recognition of our track record in delivering high-quality training on Juniper Networks’ technology.”

“Crystal Echo has a highly-qualified team of Juniper instructors and professional services consultants, and we’re delighted to recognise their track record of success with a 2016 APAC JNAEP Platinum Partner Award,” said Elna Samuelsen, director of curriculum development and certification, Juniper Networks. “As a leading Authorised Education Partner, Crystal Echo must maintain the same strict quality standards that we require of our own instructors and training organisations. To succeed as a top performer in the Asia Pacific region is highly commendable, and we commend their performance towards expanding the reach of Juniper’s education services in the region as we collectively strive to maximise the technology investments of our customers and partners.”

Crystal Echo is located at Level 2, 80 Mount Street, North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Courses are targeted at the needs of local IT professionals. More information is available online at

About Crystal Echo

Crystal Echo was founded by Anthony Moran in 1998 and has its head-quarters located in North Sydney, NSW, Australia.  Since 2004, Crystal Echo has successfully operated as a Juniper Networks Authorised Education Partner (JNAEP) in Australia and New Zealand and is now established as an organisation with a proven capability and track record of selling and delivering high quality Juniper Training and Certification in the IT sector.

Prior to 2004, Crystal Echo provided training and professional services on behalf of a number of vendors including Netscreen and Cisco as well as contracting course development and delivery services to an established global training company.  In addition to training, Crystal Echo provides a range of professional services to vendors, their partners and customers.

Crystal Echo has a team of highly qualified Juniper instructors and professional services consultants based in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane and the core team is augmented by a strong contractor group who provide additional support for professional services engagements and course delivery. In addition, Crystal Echo’s commitment to training has seen the company take on the management of the North Sydney Training Centre (NSTC). While the facility specialises in Sydney Training Room Hire, it also offers beautifully appointed Meeting Rooms and Boardrooms for hire, at very affordable prices.

A foundational belief of the organisation is that the delivery of training and professional services creates the opportunity to build deep relationships with customers as well as developing a team of very high quality instructors and professional services consultants who have a deep theoretical knowledge combined with solid hands-on experience.

Mirantis OpenStack Training Now Available Australia and New Zealand

Australia is hosting the world OpenStack Summit in November 2017.  It will be a timely arrival for Australian companies who have already considered, experimented or deployed OpenStack, to come and partake in this world event here in Sydney.

OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacentre, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.

An OpenStack distribution available today comes from Mirantis Inc who are a pure-play OpenStack vendor that focuses on supporting and selling OpenStack-related products and services.  Mirantis builds its own distribution of OpenStack which users can implement on their own, or with the support of Mirantis engineers.

The Mirantis Cloud Platform includes a pure play distribution of Kubernetes for enterprise-grade container orchestration.  Kubernetes is an open-source system for automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications.” (source:  The reasons to choose the Mirantis distribution of Kubernetes rests on four pillars; 1) Lifecycle Management 2) Unified Open Cloud 3) Hardened Software, 4) Included Infrastructure reference –

Crystal Echo now offers Mirantis OpenStack training with the availability of OS50 and OS100  courses in Australia and New Zealand, below are the following course descriptions and outlines.