Cisco CloudCenter Deployment & Administration Workshop-CCDAW



Learn about cloud management automation platform, with application modeling, deployment automation across multiple clouds, and other cloud automation features. It will also provide you with CloudCenter use cases and solutions, as well as management integration with Cisco UCS Director, Cisco ACI fabric and other management tools.


  • Cisco Field Engineers
  • Channel Partner Field Engineers
  • Systems Administrators
  • Systems Engineers


  • Familiarity with Cisco Data Center storage, networking and server virtualization and management technologies
  • Understanding of Cisco Routing and Switching technologies

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the architecture, component and operation of Cisco CloudCenter
  • Understand Cisco CloudCenter Use Cases and Solutions for Management Automationg
  • Understand the architecture of cloud infrastructure management
  • Configure and integrate Public, Private and Hybrid Cloud services using Cisco CloudCenter
  • Model N-Tier Application across multiple clouds using Cisco CloudCenter
  • Deploy Advanced Application Services and Workflows using Cisco CloudCenter
  • Configure the Cisco CloudCenter integration with Cisco ACI fabric, Cisco UCS Director and CICD
  • Configure Application Scheduling, Benchmarking and Publishing using Cisco CloudCenter
  • Configuring Hybrid Cloud services using Cisco CloudCenter
  • Configuring Object sharing, policies and tagging in Cisco CloudCenter

Module 1 Cisco CloudCenter Fundamentals

Lesson 1: Cloud Computing with CloudCenter

  • Cloud Computing Overview
  • What is Cisco CloudCenter?
  • Cloud Computing Management Automation Platform
  • Application-Centric Cloud Management Platform
  • Cisco Cloud Center Services, Functions and Values
  • Cisco CloudCenter Service Methodology
  • Cisco CloudCenter Integration, Capabilites and Use Cases
  • Deploy OS or VM in Data Center
  • Deploy workloads for multitenant orchestration
  • Model multi-tier application in cloud
  • Deploy end-to-end orchestration for multi-cloud
  • Hybrid IT as a Service
  • IT as a Service, DevOps, Capacity Augementation
  • Extend Integration with DevOps tools, APIC controller, UCS Director

Lesson2: Cisco CloudCenter Solution Overview

  • Cisco CloudCenter Use Cases
  • Application and Migration Management
  • Dynamic Capacity Augmentation
  • IT as a Service with Governance
  • DevOps and Continuous Delivery
  • Cisco CloudCenter Architecture and Core Components
  • Manager
  • Orchestrators
  • Application Profiles
  • AMQP
  • Cisco CloudCenter Deployment Models
  • Dedicated On-Premise
  • Dedicated On Public Cloud
  • Cloud-Center-as-a-Service

Lesson 3: Public Cloud Provider Overview

  • Region Cloud Providers
  • Regions and Availability Zones
  • AWS Global Infrastructure
  • Core Services
  • Machine Images and Instance Type
  • Connecting to AWS EC2 Instance

Lesson 4: Cisco CloudCenter Administration

  • Cloud Configuration
  • Configuring Repository
  • Configuring Deployment Environments
  • Configuring Usage and Fees
  • User Administration

Module 2 Deploying and Configuring Cisco CloudCenter Applications

Lesson 1: �Application Modeling with Cisco CloudCenter

  • Gathering Application requirements
  • Modeling Applications
  • Deploying Applications
  • Deploy a Single VM

Lesson 2: Deploying Advanced Application with Cisco CloudCenter

  • Configuring Application Parameters
  • Types of Parameters, Custom Parameters
  • Using Macros
  • Passing Parameters within Scripts
  • Deployment Lifecycle
  • Scripting automation
  • Workflow automation

Lesson 3: Deploying Cisco CloudCenter Custom Services

  • CloudCenter Services Types
  • Custom Service Deployment

Lesson 4: Hybrid Cloud Deployment using Cisco CloudCenter

  • Deploying Hybrid Cloud Application

Lesson 5: �Integrating Cisco CloudCenter with Cisco ACI

  • Cisco ACI with Cisco CloudCenter Integration Overview
  • Configuring Cloud for Cisco ACI

Lesson 6: �Integrating Cisco CloudCenter with CICD

  • CICD Project Board
  • Creating Projects
  • Access Control and Permission
  • Promoting Applkications

Module 3: Management Integration with Cisco CloudCenter

Lesson 1: �Cisco UCS Director Integration with Cisco CloudCenter

Lesson 2: �CICD Integration with Cisco CloudCenter

Lesson 3: �Sharing Objects in Cisco CloudCenter

Lesson 4: �Managing Policies in Cisco CloudCenter

  • Configuring Action Polices
  • Configuring Scaling Polices
  • Configuring Aging Policies

Lesson 5: �Application Scheduling, Benchmarking �and Publishing