The Delivering Hybrid IT with Cisco Cloud Center (CLDCTR) v1.0 is a three-day intensive training with hands-on labs that teaches students how to utilize Cisco Cloud Center to securely provision infrastructure resources and deploy application components across data center, private, and public cloud environments.


Upon completion of this training, you will be able to:
  • Understand business and technical challenges of going to the cloud
  • Understand benefits of an application centric hybrid cloud management platform
  • Understand Cisco CloudCenter architecture
  • Understand Cisco CloudCenter administrative capabilities like cloud management, multi-tenancy, governance and policy enforcement
  • Describe application lifecycle management and provisioning in cloudDescribe how to use Cisco CloudCenter to manage the workloads in the hybrid cloud


The course comprises the following sections:
  • Understanding Status Quo
  • Understanding Cloud Readiness
  • Introducing Cisco Cloud Center
  • Understanding Cisco Cloud Center Design
  • Understaning Cisco Cloud Center GUI
  • Introducing Cisco Cloud Center Repositories
  • Understanding Cisco Cloud Center Delployment Environment
  • Mapping Images in Cisco Cloud Center
  • Understanding Cisco Cloud Center Usage and Fee Structure
  • Understanding Cisco Cloud Center User Administration
  • Introducing Cisco Cloud Center Applications
  • Understanding Cisco Cloud Cloud Application Modeling
  • Understanding Cisco Cloud Center Application Runtime Management
  • Introducing Cisco CloudCenter Application Deployment Parameters
  • Indroducing Cisco Cloud Center Advanced Parameters
  • Understanding Cisco Cloud Center Application Deployment Lifecycle
  • Introducing Cisco Cloud Center Services
  • Deploying Applications in Cisco Cloud Center Hybrid Cloud
  • Integrating Cisco Cloud Center - Cisco ACI
  • Integrating Cisco Cloud Center - Cisco UCS Director
  • Introducing Cisco CloudCenter Application Management
  • Benchmarking Application in Cisco CloudCenter
  • Scheduling Application in Cisco CloudCenter
  • Sharing Application in Cisco CloudCenter
  • Introducing Cisco CloudCenter Marketplace
  • Understanding Cisco CloudCenter CICD
  • Understanding Cisco CloudCenter Policies
  • Introducing Cisco CloudCenter Governance
Lab outline:
  • Introduction to Cisco CloudCenter GUI
  • Create CloudCenter Repository
  • Create Deployment Environment
  • Create Images in Cisco CloudCenter
  • Create Contracts, Bundles, and Usage Plans
  • Create Users
  • Create Sub Tenant
  • Model and Deploy Two-Tier WordPress Application
  • Model and Deploy Multi-Tier RollerBlog Application
  • Terminate, Suspend, and Resume Applications
  • Create User-Defined Parameters
  • Explore Userenv File
  • Custom Service
  • Deploy Application in Hybrid Cloud
  • Application Benchmark
  • Schedule Application
  • Share Applications
  • Publish Applications in Marketplace
  • CICD Project Board
  • Manage Policies
  • Tags and Governance

Prerequisite Knowledge

It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:
  • Data center experience
  • Operating systems and virtualization experience
  • Understanding of server system design and architecture
  • Familiarity with cloud concepts and n-tier application designing
  • Familiarity with Cisco UCS, networking and storage concepts