Course Duration:

5 Days


It is recommended that a learner has the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:
• Describe data center networking concepts
• Describe data center storage concepts
• Describe data center virtualization

Course Content

The focus of this skills-building course is on the implementation and deployment automation of Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Cisco Nexus switches.

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Implement infrastructure virtualization solutions, such as VDC, VRFs, Cisco Nexus 1000v, and Cisco AVS
• Identify programmability methods and program Cisco Nexus switches using XML, Python, and NX-API
• Implement a Cisco ACI solution that provides fabric connectivity to bare-metal hosts, virtual machines, and external Layer 2 and Layer 3 domains
• Integrate Cisco ACI with virtual machine managers, such as VMware vCenter
• Enforce application policies in intra- and intertenant scenarios
• Deploy Cisco AVS and microsegmentation
• Program Cisco ACI using Python, RESTful APIs, and Arya
• Orchestrate Cisco ACI using the Cisco UCS Director
• Insert L4-L7 services into the Cisco ACI fabric
• Monitor Cisco ACI deployment using atomic counters and other monitoring tools

Course Outline

Module1: Infrastructure Virtualization Implementation
Module 2: NX-OS Configuration Automation
Module 3: Application-Centric Infrastructure
Module 4: ACI Constructs
Module 5: Application-Centric Infrastructure Monitoring and Programmability
Module 6: Cisco ACI Enhanced Features
Module 7: Application-Centric Infrastructure Networking

Who Should Attend

• Channel Partners
• Customers
• Employees
• Entry-level to experienced Network Administrator
• Senior Network Engineer
• Presales Engineer
• Design Engineer
• Data Center Administrator
• Senior Systems Engineer
• Senior Technical Solutions Architect