CLDDES - Designing the Cisco Cloud


5 days

List Tuition : $4,295.00 USD

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This course is designed to help you prepare for the CCNP Cloud certification, a professional-level certification specializing in cloud technologies. You will be provided with the necessary knowledge and hands-on skills to design cloud deployments using the Cisco Cloud portfolio.

  • Cloud architects
  • Infrastructure engineers
  • Technical administrators

  • 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
  • VM lifecycle management
  • 1. Translate Requirements into Automation Designs

    • Cloud overview
    • Key business requirements for cloud
    • Automation
    • Cisco cloud portfolios overview
    • Automation tasks
    • PSC stack designer with PaaS

    2. Design a Private Cloud Infrastructure

    • Pod designs
    • Cloud design storage considerations
    • Storage connectivity types
    • Thin vs. thick provisioning
    • Storage provisioning methods
    • Cloud network service automation tools

    3. Design a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

    • Public cloud architectures
    • Cisco Intercloud Fabric director
    • Cisco Prime Service catalog
    • Site-to-site and remote access VPN
    • MPLS technology

    4. Secure the Cloud Infrastructure

    • Administrative access
    • RBAC
    • Centralized authentication
    • Secure multitenant capabilities
    • Infrastructure security components

    5. Virtualization and Virtual Network Services for Private and Hybrid Clouds

    • Hypervisor ecosystem
    • Workload dependencies
    • VM migration
    • VM format conversion
    • VM lifecycle management

    Lab 1: Creating a UCS Director Workflow for Bare-Metal Provisioning
    Lab 2: Design and Create Cisco UCS Director Catalog Entries for Discovered VM Templates
    Lab 3: Design Prime Service Catalog Storefront for UCS Director
    Lab 4: Creating an Application Template in the Cisco Stack Designer
    Lab 5: Provision VACS Container
    Lab 6: Choosing a Hybrid Cloud Solution
    Lab 7: RBAC and LDAP Integration in Cisco UCS Director
    Lab 8: Plan for ICF Cloud Requirements and Deployment
    Lab 9: Design Hybrid Cloud Connectivity and Security
    Lab 10: Design for VM Lifecycle and Cisco ICFD Integration in the Hybrid Cloud

    • CLDFND - Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals v1.0
    • CLDADM - Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration

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