Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management (UCSDIR)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline Lab Topology

Course Overview

Managing your IT infrastructure and delivering converged workload solutions requires a management approach that meets evolving business application requirements. The Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management training provides an optimal methodology to manage a converged infrastructure and the underlying virtualized application (vApp) workloads. Cisco UCS Director delivers both the capabilities and benefits to operationally manage any cloud infrastructure using industry leading technologies and reference architectures such as Cisco UCS, Cisco Nexus platforms, EMC VSPEX, VCE Vblock, NetApp FlexPod and ExpressPOD. This hands-on 2-day workshop immerses you into the operations of Cisco UCS Director Infrastructure Management 1.0 and its functional components. You will get a hands-on experience setting up Cisco UCS Director infrastructure and learn how to monitor and manage physical and virtual server resources, manage storage and manage network infrastructure. The deployment, maintenance and update capabilities that are supported by Cisco UCS Director are also covered.

Who should attend

  • Data Center Architects
  • Data Center Operations Professionals
  • Cloud Infrastructure Architects
  • Cloud Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Administrators
  • Storage Administrators
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners


  • System administration experience working in data center operations in the areas of management, automation, monitoring
  • An operational understanding of cloud computing concepts and cloud architecture
  • A basic understanding of data storage reference architectures using industry best practices

Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course and it's labs you should be able to:

  • Articulate how the UCS Director (rebranded from Cloupia) product fits into the infrastructure management functions of a data center operation
  • Describe UCS Director key benefits, supported by use cases
  • Describe UCS Director deployment models
  • Understand basic UCS Director administration tasks
  • Describe UCS Director infrastructure management concepts
  • Explain physical and virtual infrastructure monitoring and management using UCS Director
  • Describe UCS Director orchestrator, orchestration flows and its out-of-the-box task library
  • Explain additional UCS Director features
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 2 days

Dates and Booking
Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 2 days

Dates and Booking

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