Designing the Cisco Cloud v1.0

5 days


This new course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to design cloud deployments using the Cisco Cloud portfolio. You will be able to translate requirements into automation designs and design a hybrid or private cloud deployment incorporating Security Best Practices.


300-465 - Designing the Cisco Cloud

Course Outline

  • Translate Requirements into Automation Designs
  • Describing Cloud and Automation
  • Gathering Business Requirements
  • Using Automation as a Foundation of Cloud Design
  • Choosing the Appropriate Solution to Automate Private or Hybrid Clouds
  • Designing Appropriate Automation Tasks to Meet Requirements
  • Design Application and PaaS Using Stack Designer
  • Design a Private Cloud Infrastructure
  • Comparing and Contrasting Private Cloud Integrated Infrastructures
  • Designing Cloud Storage
  • Determining Methods to Access Storage
  • Determining Storage Provisioning Methods for the Cloud Environment
  • Interconnecting Private Clouds
  • Determining Appropriate Solutions to Automate Network Services
  • Design a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure
  • Comparing and Contrasting Public Cloud Architectures
  • Automating Hybrid Cloud Provisioning
  • Connecting to Public Clouds
  • Secure the Cloud Infrastructure
  • Using Best Practices for Securing Cloud Infrastructure
  • Designing a Secure Multitenant Environment
  • Virtualization and Virtual Network Services for Private and Hybrid Clouds
  • Describing the Hypervisor Ecosystem
  • Designing Workload Mobility for Cloud
  • Designing VM Lifecycle for Cloud
  • Appendix
  • Cloud Resource Guide
  • Labs and Exercises
  • Hardware Lab 1: Creating a UCS Director Workflow for Baremetal Provisioning
  • Hardware Lab 2: Design and Create Cisco UCS Director Catalog Entries for Discovered VM Templates
  • Hardware Lab 3: Design Prime Service Catalog Storefront for UCS Director
  • Hardware Lab 4: Creating an Application Template in the Cisco Stack Designer
  • Hardware Lab 5: Provision VACS Container
  • Challenge 6: Choosing a Hybrid Cloud Solution
  • Hardware Lab 7: RBAC and LDAP Integration in Cisco UCS Director
  • Challenge 8: Plan for ICF Cloud Requirements and Deployment
  • Challenge 9: Design Hybrid Cloud Connectivity and Security
  • Challenge 10: Design for VM Lifecycle and Cisco ICFD Integration in the Hybrid Cloud

Cloud Resource Guide Labs and Exercises

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Midlands Birmingham5 1836 £1836 2020-01-06
Berkshire Wokingham5 1836 £1836 2020-01-06
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Midlands Birmingham5 1836 £1836 2020-02-03
London London5 1836 £1836 2020-04-20
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