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CASAM v1.0 - Cisco ACI/SDN for Account Managers

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Description

Description

The Cisco ACI/SDN for Account Managers (CASAM v1.0) course is designed for Account Manager who wish to learn how to identify and engage business decision-makers and IT leadership. This course will also help Account Managers to more effectively identify opportunities and communicate Ciscos Next Generation Data Center products value proposition.

Special focus will be placed on Cisco Nexus 9000, Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), and Orchestration platforms. These innovative technologies tightly integrate to form Ciscos Next Generation Data Center products.

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Cisco channel partners who sell Cisco Next Generation Data Center products.
  • Account managers who are responsible for understanding customer needs and positioning Cisco Next Generation Data Center products to address those needs.

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Channel partners and Cisco employees who are interested in learning about the Cisco Next Generation Data Center product portfolio and architectures.

Outline

Lesson 1: Course Introduction

  • Overview
  • Course Goal and Objectives
  • Course Flow
  • Cisco Glossary of Terms

Lesson 2: Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)

  • What is a Network?
  • Internetworking
  • Network Devices- Switch
  • Network Devices- Routers
  • Network Designs
  • Data Center Designs

Lesson 3: Applications

  • What is an Application?
  • What does a Network Application Need?
  • 3-Tier Application Flow
  • 3-Tier Application Flow w/Networking
  • Application Business Requirements
  • Application Technical Requirements
  • Time Frame and Budget

Lesson 4: Fabric Concepts

  • Overview
  • Server Virtualization
  • Physical Servers
  • Internal Addresses
  • WAN Addresses

Lesson 5: ACI Solution

  • What is a Tenant?
  • Endpoints
  • Endpoint Groups
  • Application Profiles
  • Networking
  • Contracts
  • Services
  • Multi-Tenant

Lesson 6: ACI vs. Standard SDN

  • Policy
  • Vendor SDN Solution
  • Open SDN Solution
  • Cisco ACI/SDN Solution

Lesson 7: Orchestration

  • Overview
  • Cisco UCS Director Introduction
  • Cisco UCS Director Capabilities
  • Cisco UCS Director & Cisco ACI Integration
  • OpenStack Introduction
  • OpenStack Release Timeline
  • OpenStack Compute Overview
  • OpenStack Storage Overview
  • OpenStack Networking Overview
  • OpenStack & Cisco ACI Integration