Course Code: 13877

Cisco - CLDFND Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals v1.0 Exam 210-451

Class Dates:
5 Days
Class Time:


  • Course Overview
  • Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND) v1.0 is a 5-day training program that provides you with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform foundational tasks related to cloud computing, and helps prepare you for the CCNA Cloud certification, an associate-level certification specializing in cloud technologies. It is recommended that students who take the CLDFND training come with a working knowledge of network fundamentals, compute fundamentals, and storage fundamentals. The Cisco Cloud training course will prepare students for real-world scenarios related to common cloud characteristics, cloud service models, cloud deployment models and more. Learn more about Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals and how this course can prepare you for the CCNA Cloud certification exam below.
  • Audience
  • The primary audience for this course is as follows:

    Cloud operations engineers
    Cloud technical administrators
    Cloud infrastructure architects


  • The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

    An understanding of network fundamentals (routing, switching, VLAN)
    An understanding of compute fundamentals (servers, operating systems)
    An understanding of storage fundamentals (basics of FC, FCoE, VSAN)

Course Details

  • Course Objectives
  • Common cloud characteristics
  • Cloud service models
  • Compare cloud deployment models
  • Illustrate key features of UCS
  • Server virtualization
  • Network architectures for the data center
  • Cisco ACI, Infrastructure virtualization
  • Virtual networking services, Virtual Application Containers
  • Analyze storage provisioning concepts
  • Basic SAN storage concepts, Basic NAS storage concepts
  • Compare the difference between all the storage access technologies, Various Cisco storage network devices
  • Various reference architectures for converged infrastructure
  • Module 1: Introduction to Cloud Computing
  • Introducing Cloud Computing Basic Concepts
  • Describing Cloud Service Models
  • Comparing Cloud Deployment Models
  • Exploring the Cisco Intercloud Solution
  • Module 2: Cloud Networking
  • Describing Cisco Data Center Network Architecture
  • Exploring Virtual Networking
  • Identifying Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches
  • Define and Analyze Cisco Virtual Networking Service Appliances
  • Define and Analyze Software Defined Network Fundamentals
  • Describing the Cisco ACI Solution
  • Module 3: Cloud Storage
  • Comparing Storage
  • Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking Concepts
  • Exploring NAS Storage Basic Concepts
  • Identifying Cisco MDS and UCS Invicta Products
  • Module 4: Cloud Compute
  • Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Product Family
  • Identifying Cisco UCS B-Series Product Family
  • Explaining Cisco UCS Blade Provisioning
  • Defining Server Virtualization
  • Module 5: Cloud Automation and Reference Architectures
  • Exploring Reference Architecture for Converged Infrastructure
  • Describing Cloud Automation, Provisioning, and Management Platforms