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NGINX Training & Certification | Westcon-Comstor Academy

NGINX

Authorized Training Centre Partner for NGINX

NGINX is a part of F5 Networks, Westcon-Comstor is an exclusive Authorized Training Centre Partner (ATC) for NGINX as well as an Authorized Training Centre Partner (ATC) for F5 Networks in EMEA, APAC and LATAM.

 

ATC partners are regulated by F5 Networks to ensure the consistent delivery of high-quality learning experience. This mandates that our delivery utilises vendor accredited courseware, qualified instructors offering real-world experience, the latest immersive digital labs and high-class facilities.

 

We deliver public and private instructor-led learning services, which can be delivered both face to face in a classroom, virtually online or a combination of the two. Additionally, we provide a range of digital learning solutions including e-learning.

 

Delivery options include the ability to support standard vendor certification, bespoke and tailored content, ensuring we meet the needs of the learner and organization.

Recognitions

Westcon-Comstor Academy has been awarded with the following recognitions

- F5 EMEA ATC of the year 2020

- F5 EMEA ATC of the year 2018

- F5 EMEA ATC of the year 2017

Westcon-Comstor resources

Westcon NGINX Networks instructors:

We have several certified instructors, based in numerous countries through EMEA, APAC and LATAM. Delivery can be completed in several languages including English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch and Arabic. For languages outside of our core offering, contact us

  

Lab environment:

Our digital lab experience simulates real-life scenarios and provides learners with a safe environment to develop skills.

   

F5 and NGINX Networks training credits:

We accept F5 Networks and NGINX training credits to pay for learning services. Learn more

 

Additional resource capabilities:

26 - F5 Certified BIG-IP Administrator (F5-CA)

19 - F5 Certified Technology Specialists (F5-CTS)

3 - F5 Certified Solution Expert (F5-CSE)

Testimonials

“The course has completely reached my expectation about the subject. Good explanations and good labs. This will really help in my work.” – NRB.

 

“The instructor provided real-life practical examples from his own experience which was really beneficial. Also, the instructor has knowledge that he shares from a wider scope than just the F5 ASM. This adds to the value of the course.” – Moammar 

About NGINX

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NGINX, now a part of F5, Inc., is the company behind the popular open source project, NGINX. We offer a suite of technologies for developing and delivering modern applications. Together with F5, our combined solution bridges the gap between NetOps and DevOps, with multi‑cloud application services that span from code to customer.

Certification Overview

NGINX do not currently offer a certification pathway for their course portoflio. They instead opt for a range of five courses, three of which are offered by Westcon Comstor.

 

All courses include labs with pre-configured training environments.

 

If you’re new to NGINX, NGINX Core is the place to start. If you’re self-taught or have some working experience with NGINX, NGINX Core will help you complete your understanding of NGINX. The rest of the NGINX courses can be taken in any order.

 

NGINX Core  - NGINXCORE

 

NGINX Core is an 8-hour course that provides the foundation you need to administer, configure, and manage NGINX using best practices. Through lecture and hands-on activities, you’ll implement NGINX as a web server, load balancer, and reverse proxy.

 

NGINX Products:

  • NGINX Open Source
  • NGINX Plus

 

Solution Areas:

  • Load balancing/application delivery controller (ADC)
  • Reverse proxy
  • Webserver

 

NGINX Load Balancing - NGINXLOAD

 

NGINX Load Balancing is a 4-hour course that begins with a general review of load balancing. You’ll learn about load balancer configuration, selecting algorithms, and weighting. The follow- up activities include: configuring an upstream, session persistence, and enabling extended status / live activity monitoring.

 

NGINX Products:

  • NGINX Open Source
  • NGINX Plus

 

Solution Areas:

  • Load balancing/application delivery controller (ADC)

 

NGINX Controller

 

NGINX Controller is an 8-hour course that shows you how to install the NGINX Controller 3.x software and manage NGINX instances with a DevOps perspective of applications and APIs.

 

NGINX Products:

  • NGINX Controller

 

Solution Areas:

  • API Management
  • Load balancing/application delivery controller (ADC)
  • Visibility & Analytics

 

NGINX Caching - NGINXCACHE

 

NGINX Caching is a 4-hour course that provides a comprehensive view into how caching works, shows how to manage your cache, and teaches techniques for tuning your cache. The course starts with an intro to HTTP caching concepts.

 

It then applies these concepts in the context of NGINX acting as a reverse proxy and load balancer.

 

NGINX Products:

  • NGINX Open Source
  • NGINX Plus

 

Solution Areas:

  • Load balancing/application delivery controller (ADC)
  • Reverse proxy

 

Securing Applications with NGINX Plus

 

Securing Applications with NGINX Plus is an 8-hour course for individuals who want a deep understanding of NGINX and NGINX Plus’s security features. You’ll explore SSL/TLS, access controls, secure API traffic, as well as blocking malicious traffic.

 

NGINX Products:

  • NGINX App Protect
  • NGINX Open Source
  • NGINX Plus

 

Solution Areas:

  • API Management
  • Load balancing/application delivery controller (ADC)
  • Security

 

Introduction to NGINX App Protect

 

Introduction to NGINX App Protect is a 4-hour course that covers the NGINX App Protect WAF in depth. You’ll create a basic configuration of NGINX App Protect, review the default NGINX App Protect policy, and set up NGINX App Protect logging. You’ll then create and test policies, and troubleshoot common policy configuration issues. You’ll work with an NGINX- provided Kibana visualization of NGINX App Protect. Finally, you’ll perform a software update.

 

NGINX Products:

  • NGINX App Protect
  • NGINX Open Source
  • NGINX Plus

 

Solution Areas:

  • Security

NGINX courses


NGINX Load Balancing - NGINXLOAD
CODE: WGAC-F5N-NGINXLOAD
NGINX Core - NGINXCORE
CODE: WGAC-F5N-NGINXCORE
NGINX Caching - NGINXCACHE
CODE: WGAC-F5N-NGINXCACHE
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