Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND)

Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND) v 1.0 is a course that is designed for Cloud Operations Engineers, Cloud Technical Administrators, Cloud Infrastructure Architects, and Cisco Integrators and Partners who provide operation and support of Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions.

This course provides students with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes (KSA) to perform foundational tasks related to Cloud computing, and help students prepare for the CCNA Cloud certification, an associate level certification specializing in Cloud technologies.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing

  • Lesson 1: Introducing Cloud Computing Basic Concepts

  • Lesson 2: Describing Cloud Service ModelDescribing ’as a Service" Models of Cloud Computing

  • Lesson 3: Comparing Cloud Deployment Models

  • Lesson 4: Exploring the Cisco Intercloud Solution Describing Hybrid Cloud Challenges Describing the Cisco Intercloud Hybrid Cloud Solution


Module 2: Cloud Networking

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco Data Center Network Architecture

  • Lesson 2: Exploring Virtual Networking

  • Lesson 3: Identifying Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches

  • Lesson 4: Define and Analyze Cisco Virtual Networking Service Appliances

  • Lesson 5: Define and Analyze Software Defined Network Fundamentals

  • Lesson 6: Describing the Cisco ACI Solution


Module 3: Cloud Storage

  • Lesson 1: Comparing Storage

  • Lesson 2: Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking Concepts

  • Lesson 3: Exploring NAS Storage Basic Concepts Describing the Different NFS Features and Functions

  • Lesson 4: Identifying Cisco MDS and UCS Invicta Products


Module 4: Cloud Compute

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Product Family

  • Lesson 2: Identifying Cisco UCS B-Series Product Family Describing Cisco UCS B-Series Products

  • Lesson 3: Explaining Cisco UCS Blade Provisioning Explaining Cisco UCS Service Profiles

  • Lesson 4: Defining Server Virtualization Windows and Linux Operating System Functions


Module 5: Cloud Automation and Reference Architectures

  • Lesson 1: Exploring Reference Architecture for Converged Infrastructure

  • Lesson 2: Describing Cloud Automation, Provisioning, and Management Platforms


Labs:

  • Hardware Lab 1: Examine Cisco Intercloud Fabric Director

  • Hardware Lab 2: Validate VSAN and Zoning

  • Hardware Lab 3: Validate FLOGI and FCNS

  • Hardware Lab 4: Explore the Cisco UCS Manager GUI

  • Hardware Lab 5: Review Cisco UCS B-Series Configuration

  • Hardware Lab 6: Deploying VMware ESXi Server on Cisco UCS Blade

  • Hardware Lab 7: Connecting ESXi Server to FC LUN on the Cisco UCS Invicta Storage

  • Hardware Lab 8: Deploying the Cisco Nexus 1000V Switch wit Hardware VSUM

  • Hardware Lab 9: Examine the Cisco Prime Network Services Controller

  • Hardware Lab 10: Deploying Cisco Virtual Security Gateway

  • Hardware Lab 11: Deploying Cisco ASA 1000V

Audience

The primary target audience for the course is as follows

  • Cloud Operations Engineers -operation and support of the Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions


The secondary target audience for the course is as follows

  • Cloud Technical Administrators - implementation operation and support of Cisco Cloud Products and Solutions