Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals

Duration: 
5 days
Codes: 
CLDFND
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Overview

Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals is designed for Cloud Operations Engineers, Cloud Technical Administrators, Cloud Infrastructure Architects and Cisco Integrators and Partners who provide operations and support of Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions. This course provides students with the necessary knowledge and skills required to perform foundational tasks related to Cloud computing and to help students prepare for the CCNA Cloud certification, an associate level certification specialising in Cloud technologies.

This course is worth 30 Credits in the Continuing Education Program

Audience

Engineers looking to develop a career in cloud or to enhance their current Data Center skills with cloud knowledge as well as those engineers who plan, design, implement and support cloud deployments.

Skills Gained

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • Describe common cloud characteristics
  • List cloud service models
  • Compare cloud deployment models
  • Illustrate key features of UCS
  • Define server virtualization
  • Describe network architectures for the datacenter
  • Describe Cisco ACI
  • Describe Infrastructure Virtualization
  • Define virtual networking services
  • Define Virtual Application Containers
  • Analyze storage provisioning concepts
  • Describe basic SAN storage concepts
  • Define basic NAS storage concepts
  • Compare the difference between all the storage access technologies
  • Identify the various Cisco storage network devices
  • Describe various reference architectures for converged infrastructure

Prerequisites

Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Understanding of networking, computing and storage fundamentals - CCNA R/S or CCNA DC recommended

Course Outline

This course provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes (KSA) to perform foundational tasks related to Cloud computing and to help students prepare for the CCNA Cloud certification, an associate level certification specialising in Cloud technologies.

Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • Introducing Cloud Computing Basic Concepts
  • Describing Cloud Service Models
  • Comparing Cloud Deployment Model
  • Exploring the Cisco Intercloud Solution
  • Cloud Networking
  • Describing Cisco Data Center Network Architecture
  • Exploring Virtual Networking
  • Identifying Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches
  • Define and Analyze Cisco Virtual Networking Service Appliances
  • Define and Analyze Software Defined Network Fundamentals
  • Describing the Cisco ACI Solution
  • Cloud Storage
  • Comparing Storage
  • Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking Concepts
  • Exploring NAS Storage Basic Concepts
  • Identifying Cisco MDS and UCS Invicta Products
  • Cloud Compute
  • Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Product Family
  • Identifying Cisco UCS B-Series Product Family
  • Explaining Cisco UCS Blade Provisioning
  • Defining Server Virtualization
  • Cloud Automation and Reference Architectures
  • Exploring Reference Architecture for Converged Infrastructure
  • Describing Cloud Automation, Provisioning, and Management Platforms
  • Labs:
  • Lab 1: Examine Cisco Intercloud Fabric Director
  • Lab 2: Validate VSAN and Zoning
  • Lab 3: Validate FLOGI and FCNS
  • Lab 4: Explore the Cisco UCS Manager GUI
  • Lab 5: Review Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration
  • Lab 6: Deploying VMware ESXi Server on Cisco UCS Blade
  • Lab 7: Connecting ESXi Server to FC LUN on the Cisco UCS Invicta Storage
  • Lab 8: Deploying the Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch with VSUM
  • Lab 9: Examine the Cisco Prime Network Services Controller
  • Lab 10: Deploying Cisco Virtual Security Gateway
  • Lab 11: Deploying Cisco ASA 1000V

Exam

210-451 - CLDFND

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Bavaria
Garching5 2500 £2500 2019-01-28
Bristol
Bristol5 1836 £1836 2019-02-04
Edinburgh
Edinburgh5 1836 £1836 2019-02-04
Devon
Exeter5 1836 £1836 2019-02-04
Midlands
Birmingham5 1836 £1836 2019-02-04
Ile de France
Paris5 2500 £2500 2019-02-11
London
London5 2500 £2500 2019-02-11
Midlands
Birmingham5 2500 £2500 2019-02-11
Prague
Prague5 2500 £2500 2019-03-04
Madrid
Madrid5 2500 £2500 2019-03-04
Lisboa
Lisbon5 2500 £2500 2019-03-11
Eschborn
Eschborn5 2500 £2500 2019-03-18
Onsite
Onsite5 2500 £2500 2019-03-23
Lombardia
Milan5 2500 £2500 2019-03-25
Midlands
Birmingham5 1836 £1836 2019-04-01
Bristol
Bristol5 1836 £1836 2019-04-01
Edinburgh
Edinburgh5 1836 £1836 2019-04-01
Devon
Exeter5 1836 £1836 2019-04-01