Cisco - CLDFND Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals v1.0 Exam 210-451
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COURSE COST: $4195.00

COURSE TIMES: 9:00am - 4:30pm

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Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND) v1.0 is a 5-day training program that provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform foundational tasks related to cloud computing, and helps prepare you for the CCNA Cloud certification, an associate-level certification specializing in cloud technologies. It is recommended that students who take the CLDFND training come with a working knowledge of network fundamentals, compute fundamentals, and storage fundamentals. The Cisco Cloud training course will prepare students for real-world scenarios related to common cloud characteristics, cloud service models, cloud deployment models and more. Learn more about Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals and how this course can prepare you for the CCNA Cloud certification exam below.


The primary audience for this course is as follows:

Cloud operations engineers
Cloud technical administrators
Cloud infrastructure architects
The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

An understanding of network fundamentals (routing, switching, VLAN)
An understanding of compute fundamentals (servers, operating systems)
An understanding of storage fundamentals (basics of FC, FCoE, VSAN)


Course to run is subject to a minimum enrollment. If the minimum enrollment is not met than the class may run as a live online virtual instructor led class. For more information, please contact 207-775-0244 or email: NEW Exam 200-301 CCNA Implementing & Administering Cisco Solutions goes live 2/24/2020


Course Objectives
Common cloud characteristics
Cloud service models
Compare cloud deployment models
Illustrate key features of UCS
Server virtualization
Network architectures for the data center
Cisco ACI, Infrastructure virtualization
Virtual networking services, Virtual Application Containers
Analyze storage provisioning concepts
Basic SAN storage concepts, Basic NAS storage concepts
Compare the difference between all the storage access technologies, Various Cisco storage network devices
Various reference architectures for converged infrastructure

Module 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing
Introducing Cloud Computing Basic Concepts
Describing Cloud Service Models
Comparing Cloud Deployment Models
Exploring the Cisco Intercloud Solution

Module 2: Cloud Networking
Describing Cisco Data Center Network Architecture
Exploring Virtual Networking
Identifying Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches
Define and Analyze Cisco Virtual Networking Service Appliances
Define and Analyze Software Defined Network Fundamentals
Describing the Cisco ACI Solution

Module 3: Cloud Storage
Comparing Storage
Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking Concepts
Exploring NAS Storage Basic Concepts
Identifying Cisco MDS and UCS Invicta Products

Module 4: Cloud Compute
Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Product Family
Identifying Cisco UCS B-Series Product Family
Explaining Cisco UCS Blade Provisioning
Defining Server Virtualization

Module 5: Cloud Automation and Reference Architectures
Exploring Reference Architecture for Converged Infrastructure
Describing Cloud Automation, Provisioning, and Management Platforms