Course Details

Intended Audience

Learning Objectives



Course Outline

Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals  

Course CLDFND Five days Instructor-led


The Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA) to perform foundational tasks related to Cloud computing. It teaches the characteristics and deployment models of a Cloud network.

Intended Audience:

  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees

Learning Objectives:

After successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe common cloud characteristics
  • Describe and Identify the cloud service models
  • Describe and Compare cloud deployment models
  • Identify cloud deployment decision factors
  • Identify and Illustrate key features of UCS
  • Define server virtualization
  • Describe network architectures for the data center
  • Identify infrastructure virtualization
  • Analyze and Identify storage provisioning concepts
  • Describe and Compare the difference between all the storage access technologies
  • Describe and Compare various reference architectures for converged infrastructure


  • Understand Network Fundamentals
  • Understand Compute Fundamentals
  • Understand Storage Fundamentals


This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of Cloud characteristics and deployment models including Cisco InterCloud; the basics of Cisco Cloud infrastructure i.e. Unified Compute including Cisco UCS and server virtualization, Unified Fabric including DC network architecture and infrastructure virtualization, and Unified Storage including integrated infrastructure solutions.

  • DURATION: 90 Minutes (55 - 65 questions)

Please note the exam is not included in the course and must be booked separately.

Course Outline:

Module 1: Cloud Characteristics and Models

Module 2: Cloud Deployment

Module 3: Basic Knowledge of Cloud Compute

Module 4: Basic Knowledge of Cloud Networking

Module 5: Basic Knowledge of Cloud Storage