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This is a bundled training package. It contains training for each of the bundled items below:

Course Price
Virtualizing Servers for the Cloud $74.95
Converged Infrastructures, Automation, and Provisioning for the Cloud $74.95
An Introduction to Basic Cloud Storage Solutions $74.95
Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks $74.95
An Introduction to Basic Cloud Concepts $74.95
Cisco UCS Product Line for Cloud Computing $74.95
Understanding Cisco Cloud Networking Architecture $74.95
Understanding Cisco Network Virtualization Solutions and SDN $74.95

Bundle Price: $289.00
Total Savings: $310.60


Virtualizing Servers for the Cloud

Maximizing all physical resource utilization should be a primary goal for all datacenter deployments. For servers, you can accomplish this by breaking up a physical server into multiple logical servers. In this course you will explore the purpose of a hypervisor in server virtualization and be introduced to VMWare, Hyper-V, XenServer, and KVM. This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals exam (210-451 CLDFND). This exam counts toward the CCNA Cloud certification.
  • start the course
  • describe traditional server deployments
  • describe server scalability challenges
  • describe server virtualization
  • define a virtual machine
  • describe virtual machine benefits
  • describe hypervisor responsibilities
  • describe VMware vSphere suite
  • describe VMware ESXi user interfaces
  • describe the vNetwork standard switch
  • describe the vNetwork distributed switch
  • describe Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization
  • describe hypervisor extensible switch
  • describe Microsoft system center virtual machine manager
  • describe Citrix XenServer virtualization
  • describe KVM virtualization

Converged Infrastructures, Automation, and Provisioning for the Cloud

Building, provisioning, monitoring and maintaining a cloud/datacenter from scratch can be a daunting task. Making sure that you have devices that work together is one of the biggest challenges. To make this process easier, reference architectures exist as well as pre-built validated server/switch/storage solutions. In this course, you will explore reference architectures and pre-built validated all-in-one solutions. In addition, you will examine the various methods that can be used to automate provisioning, monitoring, and maintenance. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals exam (210-451 CLDFND). This exam counts toward the CCNA Cloud certification.
  • start the course
  • describe the components and benefits of reference architecture
  • describe FlexPod components and benefits
  • describe FlexPod base architecture
  • describe FlexPod for VMware CVD
  • describe VCE components and benefits
  • describe VSPEX components and benefits
  • describe HDS UCP select components and benefits
  • describe cloud computing, automation, and management solutions
  • describe Cisco UCS director
  • describe how Cisco UCS Director works
  • describe Cisco UCS Director orchestration
  • describe workflows
  • describe storage and network orchestration
  • implement workflow
  • describe Cisco IAC
  • describe the Cisco Prime Service Catalog
  • describe Cisco Prime Service Catalog integration
  • describe Prime Service Catalog and UCS Director
  • describe OpenStack cloud infrastructure solutions
  • describe Horizon in OpenStack components
  • describe Nova and Glance in OpenStack components
  • describe storage in OpenStack components
  • describe networking in OpenStack components
  • describe identity service in OpenStack components
  • describe additional modules in OpenStack components
  • describe the basic concepts of OpenStack

An Introduction to Basic Cloud Storage Solutions

The primary purpose of a cloud is to store information that can be easily accessed from all corners of planet Earth. This course introduces you to various storage types and the different protocols that can be used based on the storage types. You will also explore SANs along with Fibre Channel and FCoE. In addition you will discover various provisioning methods. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals exam (210-451 CLDFND). This exam counts toward the CCNA Cloud certification.
  • start the course
  • describe block storage and file-based storage characteristics
  • describe block-based protocols
  • compare block I/O and file I/O
  • describe SCSI protocol in broad terms
  • describe SCSI protocol in detail
  • describe SCSI operation
  • describe direct-attached storage
  • describe storage area network
  • describe fibre channel protocol
  • describe fibre channel topologies
  • describe fibre channel HBAs
  • describe fibre channel frame structure
  • describe FCoE protocol transporting options
  • describe IEEE standards for enabling FCoE
  • describe iSCSI protocol
  • describe the iSCSI concept
  • describe iSCSI node names
  • describe the software-based iSCSI model
  • describe network-attached storage protocols
  • describe thick and thin provisioning methods
  • compare thick and thin provisioning methods
  • describe thin provisioning and oversubscription
  • describe object storage principles

Fibre Channel Storage Area Networks

The typical SAN is deployed using Fiber Channel because it is a far better option than Ethernet. The design of an FC SAN will depend on the overall requirements. This course focuses on FC storage networking concepts and the various ways that a FC SAN network can be designed and deployed. It also focuses on FC addressing, the fabric login process, and Zoning. In addition, the FC network requires FC switches. The Cisco MDS product line is designed for this task which you will discover as well. Network Attached Storage (NAS) is also covered in this course. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals exam (210-451 CLDFND). This exam counts toward the CCNA Cloud certification.
  • start the course
  • describe Fibre Channel SAN topologies
  • describe the point-to-point topology
  • describe the arbitrated loop topology
  • describe the switched fabric topology
  • describe Cisco SAN switches
  • describe traditional SAN data center infrastructure
  • describe SAN redundant core-edge design
  • describe SAN collapsed-core design
  • describe different types of Fibre Channel ports
  • describe Fibre Channel addressing
  • describe FLOGI and the FCNS processes
  • describe fabric login
  • describe Fibre Channel flow control
  • describe how VSANs can create multiple logical SANs
  • describe how VSANs are multiple logical fabrics
  • describe the purpose and use of zoning
  • describe the purpose and use of zoning and LUN masking
  • describe NAS topologies
  • describe NFS and CIFS
  • describe NFS mount point
  • describe three different versions of NFS
  • describe securing NFS
  • describe the Cisco MDS products portfolio
  • describe the Cisco MDS multilayer directors
  • describe the Cisco MDS 9250i multiservice modular switch capabilities
  • describe the Cisco UCS invicta series
  • describe node and router hardware differences

An Introduction to Basic Cloud Concepts

Almost every resource we interact with today is cloud based. This includes private resources as well as public resources. If you intend on administering the resources of the future, you need to be comfortable with the various cloud concepts, and cloud models available. In this course you will be introduced to basic cloud concepts as well as the various service and deployment models available. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals exam (210-451 CLDFND). This exam counts toward the CCNA Cloud certification.
  • start the course
  • describe cloud computing
  • describe the need for cloud computing
  • describe examples of cloud computing
  • describe IT principles
  • describe cloud solution framework
  • describe the cloud computing evolution
  • describe the business needs for cloud computing
  • describe cloud computing characteristics
  • describe cloud computing services
  • describe IaaS
  • describe PaaS
  • describe SaaS
  • describe XaaS
  • describe cloud deployment models
  • describe private cloud flexibility
  • describe public cloud deployment
  • describe community cloud deployment
  • describe hybrid cloud deployment
  • describe hybrid cloud challenges
  • describe Cisco Intercloud Fabric architecture
  • describe Cisco Intercloud Fabric core services
  • describe Cisco Intercloud Fabric
  • describe Intercloud Fabric deployment models

Cisco UCS Product Line for Cloud Computing

Within the data center, servers are needed to run the applications and services that users need to access and these servers will retrieve the required information from storage. In this course, you will be introduced to the Cisco UCS product line of servers. In addition, you will discover how B-Series servers are provisioned. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals exam (210-451 CLDFND). This exam counts toward the CCNA Cloud certification.
  • start the course
  • describe the Cisco UCS C-Series products and benefits
  • describe the Cisco UCS C-Series rack servers
  • describe the Cisco UCS C-Series network adapter card features
  • describe the Cisco UCS C-Series network adapter card
  • describe the Cisco UCS C-Series comprehensive server management
  • describe Cisco UCS B-Series products
  • describe the Cisco UCS B-Series server
  • describe the Cisco UCS 5108 blade server chassis
  • describe Cisco UCS B-Series servers
  • describe Cisco B420 M4
  • describe the Cisco UCS fabric extender
  • describe the Cisco UCS 6200 series Fabric Interconnects
  • describe the Cisco UCS B-Series network adapter features
  • describe Cisco UCS HA features
  • describe the Cisco UCS B-Series connectivity topology
  • describe service profile components
  • describe Cisco UCS service profiles
  • describe the virtualization layer and service profiles
  • describe service profile policies
  • describe resource pools
  • describe virtual LAN and SAN adapters
  • describe service profile templates
  • describe how service profiles provide server mobility
  • describe Cisco UCS manager GUI
  • describe the Cisco UCS manager navigation panel
  • describe Cisco UCS central

Understanding Cisco Cloud Networking Architecture

Clouds require physical network resources that can move and store information. To maximize resources you need to take advantage of unified communications and network virtualization. This courses introduces you to a typical Datacenter Network Architecture that takes advantage of unified communications and the Nexus line of Cisco products. It will also explore the concepts or virtual networking. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals exam (210-451 CLDFND). This exam counts toward the CCNA Cloud certification.
  • start the course
  • describe traditional isolated LAN and SAN networks
  • describe Cisco Unified Fabric fundamentals
  • describe Cisco Unified Fabric
  • describe Cisco Unified Fabric solution
  • describe the building blocks
  • describe Cisco Unified Fabric technologies
  • describe fabric extenders
  • describe virtual port channel
  • describe Cisco FabricPath
  • describe overlay transport virtualization
  • describe FCoE protocol transporting options
  • describe Cisco nexus family of products
  • describe VDC on the Cisco nexus 7000 series switch
  • describe storage VDC
  • describe traditional network access layer
  • describe the evolution of virtual networking
  • describe virtual network components
  • describe VM network access layer
  • describe standard vswitches
  • describe vnetwork standard switch operation
  • describe vnetwork standard switch components
  • describe vnetwork standard switch
  • describe distributed virtual switches
  • configure the virtual switch network
  • describe vswitch and vnetwork distributed switch

Understanding Cisco Network Virtualization Solutions and SDN

Virtualizing the cloud network infrastructure is key to building a robust, scalable, highly available, manageable, cloud. To fully benefit from network virtualization you need to consider virtual appliances. In addition, you have to start considering how Software Defined Networking can take your network to the next level. In this course you will discover virtual network devices such as the Nexus 1000v, the CSR, the ASA 1000v, the vWAAS, NetScaler 1000v, and VSG. You will also be introduced to SDN and discover how your organization can benefit from an SDN deployment. Specifically you will focus on the Cisco ACI solution. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Cisco exam Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals exam (210-451 CLDFND). This exam counts toward the CCNA Cloud certification.
  • start the course
  • describe standard vswitch challenges
  • describe Cisco Nexus 1000V components
  • describe Cisco Nexus 1000V benefits
  • describe high availability in the Cisco Nexus 1000V series
  • describe virtual networking service appliances
  • describe Cisco prime network services controller
  • describe Cisco VSG in the datacenter virtual infrastructure
  • describe Cisco CSR virtual router
  • describe Cisco ASA 1000V cloud firewall
  • describe Cisco vWAAS in the datacenter
  • describe Citrix NetScaler 1000V
  • describe software-defined networking
  • describe SDN separation of control and data
  • describe overlay for the supporting logical network
  • describe SDN programmability
  • describe Cisco ONE architecture
  • compare VLAN and VXLAN
  • describe NVGRE
  • describe the changing landscape
  • describe the application-centric approach
  • describe problems with SDN misses
  • describe the benefits of leaf and spine architecture
  • describe the Cisco ACI fabric
  • describe the role of the APIC controller
  • describe the common policy and operations framework
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Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals e-learning bundle
  • Course ID:
    271538
  • Duration:
    n/a
  • Price:
    $289