Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum

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Introduction to Cloud Computing (4 topics)

  • Introducing Cloud Computing Basic Concepts
  • Describing Cloud Service Models
  • Comparing Cloud Deployment Models
  • Exploring the Cisco Intercloud Solution

Cloud Networking (6 topics)

  • 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 (4 topics)

  • Comparing Storage Options
  • Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking Concepts
  • Exploring NAS Storage Basic Concepts
  • Identifying Cisco MDS and UCS Invicta Products

Cloud Compute (4 topics)

  • 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 (2 topics)

  • Exploring Reference Architecture for Converged Infrastructure
  • Describing Cloud Automation, Provisioning, and Management Platforms

Labs (7 topics)

  • Lab 1: Examine Cisco Intercloud Fabric Director
  • Lab 2: Explore the Cisco UCS Manager GUI
  • Lab 3: Review Cisco UCS Series Configuration
  • Lab 4: Deploy VMware ESXi Server on Cisco UCS Series Servers
  • Lab 5: Examine the Cisco Prime Network Services Controller
  • Lab 6: Deploy Cisco Virtual Security Gateway
  • Lab 7: Deploy Cisco ASA 1000V Cloud Firewall


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

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