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

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

Duration: 1.00 days (8 hours)

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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.

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Intended Audience for this Cisco ACI/SDN for Account Managers v1.0 - CASAM Course

  • » 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.

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

      1. Lesson 1: Course Introduction
        1. Overview
        2. Course Goal and Objectives
        3. Course Flow
        4. Cisco Glossary of Terms
      2. Lesson 2: Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
        1. What is a Network?
        2. Internetworking
        3. Network Devices- Switch
        4. Network Devices- Routers
        5. Network Designs
        6. Data Center Designs
      3. Lesson 3: Applications
        1. What is an Application?
        2. What does a Network Application Need?
        3. 3-Tier Application Flow
        4. 3-Tier Application Flow w/Networking
        5. Application Business Requirements
        6. Application Technical Requirements
        7. Time Frame and Budget
      4. Lesson 4: Fabric Concepts
        1. Overview
        2. Server Virtualization
        3. Physical Servers
        4. Internal Addresses
        5. WAN Addresses
      5. Lesson 5: ACI Solution
        1. What is a Tenant?
        2. Endpoints
        3. Endpoint Groups
        4. Application Profiles
        5. Networking
        6. Contracts
        7. Services
        8. Multi-Tenant
      6. Lesson 6: ACI vs. Standard SDN
        1. Policy
        2. Vendor SDN Solution
        3. Open SDN Solution
        4. Cisco ACI/SDN Solution
      7. Lesson 7: Orchestration
        1. Overview
        2. Cisco UCS Director Introduction
        3. Cisco UCS Director Capabilities
        4. Cisco UCS Director & Cisco ACI Integration
        5. OpenStack Introduction
        6. OpenStack Release Timeline
        7. OpenStack Compute Overview
        8. OpenStack Storage Overview
        9. OpenStack Networking Overview
        10. OpenStack & Cisco ACI Integration

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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Award winning, world-class Instructors

David M.
- Networking expert with several Cisco certifications, including CCENT, CCNA, CCDA, CCSI, and CCVP. - Has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning. - Average rating of 8.75 out of 9 on student evaluation reports.

Bio:

David has been in the Networking field for the past eleven years and holds several Cisco certifications. He has been an instructor since 2005 and has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning.

David is an extremely enthusiastic trainer with a raw passion towards teaching and delivering Cisco information and takes great pride in his career as an instructor, which has lead him to develop and deliver the class in his own unique way; very professional and knowledgeable, yet pleasant and enjoyable. His classes have a high passing rate for students taking certification exams, and averages 8.75 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Michael G.
- Over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer.
- An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, as well as select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.
- High-skilled and acclaimed instructor. Has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning.

Bio:

Michael has over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer. An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, Michael also teaches select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.

Michael's dedication and passion for teaching is unmatched. He has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning since 2006 and his evaluation scores average 8.7 out of 9.
William D.
- Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania, in addition to several IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of experience in the IT industry; background ranges from engineering, administration and escalation support in networks.

Bio:

William is a highly-skilled IT professional with Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania. He has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years, with experience in engineering, administration and escalation support in networks ranging from small to large scale complex enterprise environments.

As a Cisco and CompTIA Subject Matter Expert, he holds several certifications, including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE. William is one of NetCom's top trainers, consistently scoring high marks in student evaluations.

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