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Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND) 1.0 Expert Live with Encore

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This is an introductory course on cloud fundamentals. Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify and describe the various characteristics and components that make up the Cloud. The characteristics and components covered will be based on the various software and hardware options for computing, storage, and networking within a data center.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
CCNA Cloud
210-451 CLDFND 1.0
Describe common cloud characteristics
List cloud service models
Compare cloud deployment models
Illustrate key features of UCS
Define server virtualization
Describe network architectures for the datacenter
Describe Cisco ACI
Describe Infrastructure Virtualization
Define virtual networking services
Define Virtual Application Containers
Analyze storage provisioning concepts
Describe basic SAN storage concepts
Define basic NAS storage concepts
Compare the difference between all the storage access technologies
Identify the various Cisco storage network devices
Describe various reference architectures for converged infrastructure
Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals
Module 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing
Lesson 1: Introducing Cloud Computing Basic Concepts
Lesson 2: Describing Cloud Service Models
Lesson 3: Comparing Cloud Deployment Models
Lesson 4: Exploring the Cisco Intercloud 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 Appliance
Lesson 5: Define and Analyze Software Defined Network Fundamentals
Lesson 6: Describe the Cisco ACI Solution
Module 3: Cloud Storage
Lesson 1: Comparing Storage
Lesson 2: Describe Fiber Channel Storage Networking Concepts
Lesson 3: Exploring NAS Storage Basic Concepts
Lesson 4: Identifying Cisco MDS and UCS Invicta Products
Module 4: Cloud Compute
Lesson 1: Describe Cisco UCS C-Series Product Family
Lesson 2: Identifying Cisco UCS B_Series Product Family
Lesson 3: Explaining Cisco UCS Blade Provisioning
Lesson 4: Defining Server Virtualization
Module 5: Cloud Automation and Reference Architectures
Lesson 1: Exploring Reference Architecture for Converged Infrastructure
Lesson 2: Describing Cloud Automation Provisioning and Management Platforms

Target Audience
This course is intended for students who are new to the Cloud and Data Centers and looking to understand all the characteristics and components that make up a real-world Cloud and Data Center deployment. In addition, anyone interested in the Cisco CCNA Cloud certification exam will benefit from this course.

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Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND) 1.0 Expert Live with Encore

  • Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Networking
  • Cloud Storage
  • Cloud Compute
  • Cloud Automation and Reference Architectures
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