Cisco Cloud


Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals

Duration: 5 Days

Who Should Attend

 The primary target audience for the course is as follows:

  • Cloud Operations Engineers –operation and support of the Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions

The secondary target audience for the course is as follows:

  • Cloud Technical Administrators – implementation operation and support of Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architects – design infrastructure and operations of Cloud Services using Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions
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 The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Understand network fundamentals – for example, routing, switching, VLAN
  • Understand compute fundamentals – for example, servers, operating systems
  • Understand storage fundamentals – for example, basics of FC, FCoE, VSAN
Course Content

Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND) v 1.0 is a five-day instructor led training course that is designed for Cloud Operations Engineers, Cloud Technical Administrators, Cloud Infrastructure Architects, and Cisco Integrators and Partners who provide operation and support of Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions. This course provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes (KSA) to perform foundational tasks related to Cloud computing, and help students prepare for the CCNA Cloud certification, an associate level certification specializing in Cloud technologies.

Course Objectives

 Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:

  • Describe Cloud Computing principles and basics
  • Give better understanding of the data center as a major resource for Cloud services
  • Describe the Cisco products and technologies building the data center.
Course Outline

 The course contains these components:

  • Module 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Module 2: Cloud Networking
  • Module 3: Cloud Storage
  • Module 4: Cloud Compute
  • Module 5: Cloud Automation and Reference Architectures
  • Hardware Lab 1: Examine Cisco Intercloud Fabric Director
  • Hardware Lab 2: Validate VSAN and Zoning
  • Hardware Lab 3: Validate FLOGI and FCNS
  • Hardware Lab 4: Explore the Cisco UCS Manager GUI
  • Hardware Lab 5: Review Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration
  • Hardware Lab 6: Deploying VMware ESXi Server on Cisco UCS Blade
  • Hardware Lab 7: Connecting ESXi Server to FC LUN on the Cisco UCS Invicta Storage
  • Hardware Lab 8: Deploying the Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch with VSUM
  • Hardware Lab 9: Examine the Cisco Prime Network Services Controller
  • Hardware Lab 10: Deploying Cisco Virtual Security Gateway
  • Hardware Lab 11: Deploying Cisco ASA 1000V
Further information

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