Course Overview

This course provides network professional with the process knowledge of automating and managing private and hybrid clouds using the processes, applications and products of the Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite.

5 days
CCNP Cloud
Learning Credits: 
  • Upon completion of the course, students will have the knowledge to:

    • Describe Cisco’s architectural components of the data center to support the infrastructure of a private cloud IaaS
    • Describe how to manage the private IaaS service offerings with Cisco PSC
    • Automate network services in a private IaaS cloud
    • Describe the lifecycle management and application provisioning in the cloud
    • Describe how to use the ICF to manage the workloads in the hybrid cloud
  • Module 1: Manage Private Cloud Infrastructure for IaaS

    • Lesson 1: Describing Cloud Automation and Management
    • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite and Cloud Management
    • Lesson 3: Managing Devices for a Cloud Tenant Using Cisco UCS Director
    • Lesson 4: Managing Infrastructure Policies for IaaS Using Cisco UCS Director
    • Lesson 5: Managing VDCs in Cisco UCS Director
    • Lesson 6: Managing Workflows in an IaaS Tenant Cloud
    • Lesson 7: Managing Self-Service Provisioning in Cisco UCS Director

    Module 2: Manage Private IaaS Catalog with Cisco PSC

    • Lesson 1: Publishing Cisco UCS Director Services in Cisco PSC
    • Lesson 2: Ordering IaaS Services as an End User Using Cisco PSC

    Module 3: Cisco VACS for Provisioning Private IaaS with Network Automation

    • Lesson 1: Identifying Cisco VACS
    • Lesson 2: Defining the Policies for Containers
    • Lesson 3: Creating a Cisco VACS 3-Tier Internal Template Automation
    • Lesson 4: Creating a Cisco VACS 3-Tier External Template Automation
    • Lesson 5: Publishing Discovered Cisco VACS Services in Cisco PSC

    Module 4: Application Provisioning and Life-Cycle Management

    • Lesson 1: Ordering a Virtual Server Using Cisco PSC
    • Lesson 2: Ordering a Physical Server Using Cisco PSC
    • Lesson 3: Ordering a Multi-Tier Application Container Using Cisco PSC
    • Lesson 4: Managing Application Containers
    • Lesson 5: Managing Life Cycles of Cloud Resources
    • Lesson 6: Managing Snapshots

    Module 5: Manage Intercloud Fabric Connectivity for IaaS in Hybrid Cloud

    • Lesson 1: Configuring Intercloud Fabric Connectivity
    • Lesson 2: Managing VM Templates to Deploy New Workloads
    • Lesson 3: Managing Intercloud Fabric Infrastructure
    • Lesson 4: Managing Routing Policies for Secure VM Communication in the Hybrid Cloud
    • Learning Lab 1: Create a Multitenant Cloud in Cisco UCS Director
    • Learning Lab 2: Configure and Manage Policies for a Multitenant Cloud in Cisco UCS Director
    • Learning Lab 3: Manage VDCs and VDC Applications
    • Learning Lab 4: Create Workflow Parameters in Cisco UCS Director
    • Learning Lab 5: Creating a Cisco UCS Director Workflow for Baremetal Provisioning
    • Learning Lab 6: Clone Container Policies
    • Learning Lab 7: Configure Resource Pools
    • Learning Lab 8: Managing Cisco VACS 3-Tier Internal and External Templates
    • Learning Lab 9: Configure and Manage Catalogs in Cisco UCS Director
    • Learning Lab 10: Create Self-Service Provisioning Requirements in Cisco UCS Director
    • Learning Lab 11: Discover Cisco UCS Director Catalogs and Templates, and Order VM or Application Stacks as an End User
    • Learning Lab 12: Life-Cycle Management with Cisco PSC
  • It is recommended, but not required, that students have the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

    • Data Center experience
    • OS experience and experience with designing and deploying IT solutions
    • IT degree with 2-3 years experience and/or strong fundamentals on key concepts including Networks, Cloud Computing related to public, private and Hybrid cloud, Virtualization, and Storage
    • Attend the Cisco CCNA Cloud Fundamentals course and Cisco CCNA Cloud Administration or equivalent experience is highly recommended, in order to fully benefit from this course.
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