Cisco Unified Data Center Workshop
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Cisco Unified Data Center Workshop

Cisco Unified Data Center Workshop

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7855 South River Parkway

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Tempe, AZ 85284

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WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION

Cisco Unified Data Center integrates computing, storage, networking, virtualization, and management into a single platform.

Businesses gain operational simplicity and business agility essential for best-in-class cloud computing and IT as a service. Learn hot to deliver smart, programmable infrastructure that simplifies and speeds enterprise-class application and service deployment in bare-metal, virtualized and cloud-computing environments. Learn how a next generation Data Center platform provides unified, model-based management, end-to-end provisioning, and migration support to accelerate and simplify application deployment with greater reliability and security. We will also learn about Cisco HyperFlex Systems and how they are a part of a complete unified data center strategy that uses hyper-convergence architecture models to solve basic business challenges of data optimization, operational efficiency, and adaptability.

HANDS-ON LABS

  • Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) hands-on lab.
    Lab focus is to demonstrate UCS platform, management features, and computing functionality
  • Cisco HyperFlex Intro hands-on lab.
    Lab focus is to understand how to work with Cisco HyperFlex different components and administration tasks.
  • Cisco HyperFlex in VDI hands-on lab.
    Lab focus is to understand how to work with Cisco HyperFlex in a VDI environment.
  • Cisco HyperFlex HX series hands-on lab.
    Lab focus is to demonstrate HyperFlex HX clusters and administration tasks.


WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES

  • Understand business benefits of leveraging Cisco Unified Data Center Portfolio
  • Understand Modern Data Center key differentiators and features relevant today
  • Understand the components of Cisco Unified Data Center technologies
  • Understand where UCS and HyperFlex solutions are positioned into today’s enterprise
  • Understand Cisco UCS and deployment options
  • Understand Cisco HyperFlex solutions and deployment options
  • Demonstrate Cisco UCS portfolio, HyperFlex Systems capabilities and how it's utilized to achieve business outcomes.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This two-day event is targeting Technical Decision Makers (TDM), Technical Managers, Technical Architects, and Technical Leads that have a high level of influence and interest in driving their corporate Data Center and Cloud vision

DETAILED WORKSHOP OUTLINES

  • Modern Corporate and Next Generation Data Center Challenges
  • Cisco Unified Data Center Portfolio
  • Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) Intro and deployment options
  • Cisco HyperFlex Systems Intro
  • Cisco HyperFlex benefits in today’s modern Data Center deployment
  • Cisco HyperFlex Systems deployment options

Day 1

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Checking in, breakfast, and quick meet and greet

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM

NNP Intro, Presenter Intro, Workshop Intro, and attendees Intros

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

The History of Data Center Technologies and Architecture

Cloud Computing Introduction

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Coffee break and individual conversations

10:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Cisco Unified Data Center Architecture

Cisco Unified Computing Systems Introduction

Cisco Unified Computing Systems Architecture and Technical Deep Dive

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Vendor presentation and working Lunch

1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

UCS Central Labs to work in teams of 2 people:

Scenario 1: Overview of User Interface

Scenario 2: Register a UCS Domain to UCS Central

Scenario 3: Role-Based Access Control

Scenario 4: Schedule Backups and Configuration Exports

Scenario 5: Create Global Resource Pools

Scenario 6: Create Global Policies

Scenario 7: Create Networking Templates and Connectivity Policies

Scenario 8: Create and Use Global Service Profile Template

Scenario 9: Use Connectivity Templates for VLAN Aliasing

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Questions and discuss accounts’ requirements

Day 2

8:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Checking in, breakfast, and questions/ open conversation

8:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Converged Infrastructure Introduction

FlexPod and vBlock Architecture

10:00 AM – 10:15 AM

Coffee break and individual conversations

10:15 AM – 11:45 AM

Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Introduction

Cisco HyperFlex Introduction

Cisco HyperFlex Architecture and Technical Deep Dive

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Vendor presentation and working Lunch

1:00 PM – 4:30 PM

HyperFlex Labs to work in teams of 2 people:

Lab1

Scenario 1: Connecting to the Virtual Desktop

Scenario 2: Getting Familiar With the Demo Environment

Scenario 3: HyperFlex System Administration Tasks

ReadyClones of a VM

New Datastore Creation

Deploy VMs Into the Cluster

Create Native Snapshots and ReadyClones From the Deployed VM

Change the Size of a Datastore

Scenario 4: HyperFlex Use Case - Boot Storm

Lab2

Scenario 1: Create Virtual Center Setup

Scenario 2: Create HX Cluster

Scenario 3: System Administration Tasks

New Datastore Creation

Deploy VMs Into the Cluster

Create Native Snapshots From the Deployed VM

ReadyClones of a VM

Change the Size of a Datastore

Expand HX Cluster

Simulate Node Failure

4:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Workshop evaluation forms, and Questions

Workshop will be held at
NextNet Partners headquarters!

NextNet Partners
ASU Research Park in Tempe
7855 S River Parkway #121
Tempe, AZ 85284

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