FlexPod for Account Managers (FPAM)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

This course is intended for

  • Account Managers
  • System engineers
  • Pre sales engineers


A background in networking and solution sales is strongly recommended.

Course Objectives

  • Explain the essential characteristics and the key requirements for cloud computing
  • Differentiate cloud computing service and deployment models r
  • Understand how a Cisco Data Center architecture helps reduce costs while increasing resource utilization and improving business agility
  • Understand how Enhanced Secure Multi-Tenancy can provide security and scalability on a shared infrastructure
  • Articulate Cisco’s vision for the evolution of cloud computing
  • Identify cloud computing opportunities and reasons for deployment in a Data Center
  • Explain the benefits of deploying Cisco UCS within a Data Center architecture
  • Understand the basics of server virtualization and VMware clustered architectures
  • Explain how vMotion, HA, FT and DRS tools provide high availability and service assurance within a dynamic virtualized infrastructure

Course Content

This account manager course teaches you Cloud computing concepts and benefits with the Cisco and NetApp FlexPod infrastructure. You can take this course as a 1-day instructor led course or in two half days.

What is Cloud Computing?

  • Essential characteristics of cloud computing
  • Cloud computing service models
  • Cloud computing deployment models
  • The key requirements for Cloud Computing

Cisco Data Center Business Advantage

  • Multi-tenancy, Security and Scalability
  • Cloud Collaboration
  • Cisco’s vision for the evolution of Cloud Computing

Cloud Computing Opportunities

  • XaaS Service providers
  • Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
  • Batch data processing
  • Business Continuance

Cisco Unified Computing System Overview

  • UCS components and options
  • UCS architecture and deployment

NetApp Multistore Overview

  • vFiler Overview
  • Multistore HA and Disaster recovery solutions

VMware vSphere Overview

  • Server virtualization overview
  • VMware ESX architecture
  • Data migration with vMotion
  • Data availability with HA and FT

Nexus 1000v

  • Nexus 1000v Architecture, VSM, VEM and DVS
  • Nexus Virtual Security Gateway (VSG) overview

FlexPod Overview

  • Architecture of a Unified Compute stack
  • Comparisons with other compute stack solutions
  • The benefits of deploying FlexPod in a cloud environment
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 1 day

Dates and Booking

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.  Enquire a date


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