Designing the Cisco Cloud

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Designing the Cisco Cloud

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to design cloud deployments using the Cisco Cloud portfolio. You will be able to translate requirements into automation designs and design a hybrid or private cloud deployment incorporating Security Best Practices. 

This is one of the four cloud specific courses required for the Cisco Certified Network Professionals for Cloud Certification.  

Target Audience

  • Cloud Architects and Cloud Infrastructure Architects responsible for the creation of cloud deployment designs and the design of infrastructure and operations for cloud services using Cisco cloud products and solutions

Prerequisites

  • Ideally individuals will have Data Center experience, OS experience and experience with designing and deploying IT solutions

Course Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • 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 for the VM Lifecycle management

 


 

Course Curriculum


Section 1 : Translating Requirements into Automation Designs

  • Describing Cloud and Automation
  • Gathering Business Requirements
  • Using Automation as a Foundation of Cloud Design
  • Choosing the Appropriate Solution to Automate Private or Hybrid Clouds
  • Designing Appropriate Automation Tasks to Meet Requirements
  • Designing Application and PaaS Using Stack Designer


Section 2 : Designing a Private Cloud Infrastructure

  • Comparing and Contrasting Private Cloud Integrated Infrastructures
  • Designing Cloud Storage
  • Determining Methods to Access Storage
  • Determining Storage Provisioning Methods for the Cloud Environment
  • Interconnecting Private Clouds
  • Determining Appropriate Solutions to Automate Network Service


Section 3 : Designing a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure

  • Comparing and Contrasting Public Cloud Architectures
  • Automating Hybrid Cloud Provisioning
  • Connecting to Public Clouds


Section 4 : Securing the Cloud Infrastructure

  • Using Best Practices for Securing Cloud Infrastructure
  • Designing a Secure Multitenant Environment


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

  • Describing the Hypervisor Ecosystem
  • Designing Workload Mobility for Cloud
  • Designing VM Lifecycle for Cloud