Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND)

Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND)

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Course Overview:

Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND) – Hands-on

Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND) course builds upon a baseline knowledge of cloud technology – helping you to understand the basics of Cisco’s Cloud Infrastructure. With Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND), you will also learn the basics of Cisco Cloud infrastructure such as the Unified Compute including Cisco UCS and server virtualization, Unified Fabric including Data Center network architecture and infrastructure virtualization, and Unified Storage including integrated infrastructure solutions.

Upon completion of this Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND) class, you will have a strong understanding of Cisco’s Cloud Fundamentals. This certification indicates an expert level knowledge of cloud storage, server virtualization and network architecture – all of which makes you significantly more valuable to your respective teams and accounts.

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND) course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND) course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND) course:

This course is the first course recommended as preparation for the CCNA Cloud certification.

• For Cloud Engineers, Cloud Administrators, Cloud Operations / Support Engineers, Cloud Design Engineers, Cloud Infrastructure Architects, Virtualization Engineers job roles

Class Prerequisites:

The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND) course are as follows:

• Understand network fundamentals—routing, switching, VLAN
• Understand compute fundamentals—servers, operating systems
• Understand storage fundamentals—basics of FC, FCoE, VSAN

What You Will Learn:

Upon completing this Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

• Describe common cloud characteristics
• Describe and identify the cloud service models
• Describe and compare cloud deployment models
• Identify cloud deployment decision factors
• Identify and illustrate key features of UCS
• Define server virtualization
• Describe network architectures for the data center
• Identify infrastructure virtualization
• Analyze and identify storage provisioning concepts
• Describe and compare the difference between all the storage access technologies
• Describe and compare various reference architectures for converged infrastructure

Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training v1.1 (CLDFND) – Course Syllabus

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

Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Training – 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

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