Ontrak CLDDES – Designing the Cisco Cloud (300-465)


This course provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform foundational tasks related to design cloud deployments using Cisco Cloud portfolio. You’ll learn the following in this course:

  • 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
  • VM lifecycle management



  • CCNA Cloud

Course Outline

  • Translate Requirements into Automation Designs
    • Cloud overview
    • Key business requirements for cloud
    • Automation
    • Cisco cloud portfolios overview
    • Automation tasks
    • PSC stack designer with PaaS
  • Design a Private Cloud Infrastructure
    • Pod designs
    • Cloud design storage considerations
    • Storage connectivity types
    • Thin vs. thick provisioning
    • Storage provisioning methods
    • Cloud network service automation tools
  • Design a Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure
    • Public cloud architectures
    • Cisco Intercloud Fabric director
    • Cisco Prime Service catalog
    • Site-to-site and remote access VPN
    • MPLS technology
  • Secure the Cloud Infrastructure
    • Administrative access
    • RBAC
    • Centralized authentication
    • Secure multitenant capabilities
    • Infrastructure security components
  • Virtualization and Virtual Network Services for Private and Hybrid Clouds
    • Hypervisor ecosystem
    • Workload dependencies
    • VM migration
    • VM format conversion
    • VM lifecycle management
  • Labs:
    • Lab 1: Creating a UCS Director Workflow for Bare-Metal Provisioning
    • Lab 2: Design and Create Cisco UCS Director Catalog Entries for Discovered VM Templates
    • Lab 3: Design Prime Service Catalog Storefront for UCS Director
    • Lab 4: Creating an Application Template in the Cisco Stack Designer
    • Lab 5: Provision VACS Container
    • Lab 6: Choosing a Hybrid Cloud Solution
    • Lab 7: RBAC and LDAP Integration in Cisco UCS Director
    • Lab 8: Plan for ICF Cloud Requirements and Deployment
    • Lab 9: Design Hybrid Cloud Connectivity and Security
    • Lab 10: Design for VM Lifecycle and Cisco ICFD Integration in the Hybrid Cloud
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