Designing the Cisco Cloud Training (CLDDES)

Designing the Cisco Cloud Training (CLDDES)

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Course Overview:

Designing the Cisco Cloud Training (CLDDES) – Hands-on

Designing the Cisco Cloud Training (CLDDES) is a new 5-day ILT course designed to help students prepare for the CCNP Cloud certification, a professional level certification specializing in Cloud technologies. Designing the Cisco Cloud Training course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and hands-on skills to design cloud deployments using the Cisco Cloud portfolio.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Designing the Cisco Cloud Training (CLDDES) course:

• Cloud Architects
• Infrastructure Engineers
• Technical Administrators

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Designing the Cisco Cloud Training (CLDDES) course are as follows:

• Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND)
• Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration (CLDADM)

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Designing the Cisco Cloud Training (CLDDES) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Translate the business requirements into Cisco Cloud automation designs
• Define the appropriate Cisco Cloud solution, based on a broad range of products and technologies
• Design for the self-service user portal
• Design for the Application and Platform as a service
• Design for a Private Cloud infrastructure, automation, and security
• Design for a Hybrid Cloud infrastructure, automation, and security
• Design for Virtual Network Services for Private and Hybrid Clouds
• Describe the VM Lifecycle management

Designing the Cisco Cloud Training (CLDDES) – Course Syllabus:

Module 1: Translate Requirements into Automation Designs

Cloud overview
Deployment models
Key business requirements for cloud
Cloud APIs
Cisco cloud portfolios overview
ONE Enterprise cloud suite
UCS director
Virtual application cloud segmentation (VACS)
Intercloud fabric
Automation tasks
PSC stack designer with PaaS

Module 2: Design a Private Cloud Infrastructure

Pod designs
UCS director
Cloud design storage considerations
Storage connectivity types
Thin vs. thick provisioning
Storage provisioning methods
Cloud network service automation tools
Nexus data broker

Module 3: Design a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

Public cloud architectures
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
IBM SoftLayer
Cisco Intercloud Ecosystem
Cisco Intercloud Fabric director
Cisco Prime Service catalog
Site-to-site and remote access VPN
MPLS technology

Module 4: Secure the Cloud Infrastructure

Administrative access
Centralized authentication
Secure multitenant capabilities
Infrastructure security components

Module 5: Virtualization and Virtual Network Services for Private and Hybrid Clouds

Hypervisor ecosystem
Disaster recovery
High availability vs. fault tolerance
Memory ballooning
Workload dependencies
VM migration
VM format conversion
VM lifecycle management


• Creating a UCS Director Workflow for Baremetal Provisioning
• Design and Create Cisco UCS Director Catalog Entries for Discovered VM Templates
• Design Prime Service Catalog Storefront for UCS Director
• Creating an Application Template in the Cisco Stack Designer
• Provision VACS Container
• Choosing a Hybrid Cloud Solution
• RBAC and LDAP Integration in Cisco UCS Director
• Plan for ICF Cloud Requirements and Deployment
• Design Hybrid Cloud Connectivity and Security
• Design for VM Lifecycle and Cisco ICFD Integration in the Hybrid Cloud

Follow On Courses

Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure (CLDACI)
Automating the Cisco Enterprise Cloud (CLDAUT)
Implementing and Troubleshooting the Cisco Cloud Infrastructure (CLDINF)

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