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Many companies are embracing the Cloud to help them to be more agile, flexible, and effective at delivering better business outcomes. Today, the majority of companies are already using XaaS offerings, and by 2018, it's estimated that 78% of workloads will be processed through the cloud. The CCNA Cloud certification is a job role focused certification and training program that helps Cloud engineers, Cloud Administrators, and Network Engineers to develop, advance, and validate their cloud skill set, and enables them to help their IT organization meet changing business demands from technology transitions. With a CCNA Cloud certification, you will obtain the skills to perform entry-level provisioning and support of Cisco cloud solutions. Learn from the only company that has an end-to-end Cloud and Intercloud story.
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Cloud adoption is driving new roles and responsibilities. Cloud engineers need the skills to work with private, public and hybrid cloud models, and leverage Intercloud solutions. The CCNP Cloud certification is a lab based training and certification program that is targeted at Cloud engineers, Cloud Administrators, Cloud Designers, and Architects working in Data Centers. This program delivers the knowledge and skills necessary to design, provision, automate and manage Cloud and Infrastructure-as-a-Service deployments. Learn from the only company that has an end-to-end Cloud and Intercloud story.
The best way to prepare for this certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:
Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals (CLDFND)
This course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform foundational tasks related to cloud computing. It will review cloud characteristics and deployment models and explore the cloud basic components which consist of compute, storage and networking.
Introducing Cisco Cloud Administration (CLDADM)
This course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and skills to perform the essentials of cloud administration and operations. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to: Identify the components of the Cisco Cloud management software solution Understand the fundamentals of Cloud infrastructure administration Describe reporting and charge-back Provision Clouds using pre-configured templates Perform Cloud management, monitoring and remediation
To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):
210-451 CLDFND This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of Cisco Cloud solutions. A candidate is tested on knowledge of DC fundamentals; basics of UC, UF, Storage, Virtualization, and Network Services; Hypervisors, Windows Server and Linux OS; remote connectivity / VPN solutions; documentation of design, system builds, configurations, and support procedures. 210-451 CLDFND exam topics Register for the exam Read current exam policies and requirements
210-455 CLDADM This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of the basics of Cisco Cloud administration including Cloud provisioning, management, monitoring, reporting, charge-back models, and remediation. 210-455 CLDADM exam topics Register for the exam Read current exam policies and requirements
Implementing and Troubleshooting the Cisco Cloud Infrastructure (CLDINF) This course enables cloud support engineers to successfully build, maintain and troubleshoot cloud infrastructure at a cloud service provider.
Designing the Cisco Cloud (CLDDES)
Self-paced elearning | Instructor-led training This course is designed to provide students with the necessary knowledge and hands-on skills to design cloud deployments using the Cisco Cloud portfolio.
Automating the Cisco Enterprise Cloud (CLDAUT)
Self-paced elearning | Instructor-led training This course provides network professional with the process knowledge of automating and managing private and hybrid clouds using the processes, applications and products of the Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite.
Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure (CLDACI) This course extensively covers the process of implementing public, private, and hybrid cloud based on Cisco ACI.
To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exams:
300-460 CLDINF This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and ability to:
300-465 CLDDES This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and ability to:
300-470 CLDAUT This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and ability to provision Private IaaS; provision Private IaaS with Catalog Scaling; provision Private IaaS with Network Automation; provision Hybrid IaaS; and perform Application Provisioning & Life Cycle Management.
300-475 CLDACI This exam tests a candidate's knowledge and skills in ACI Architecture, Fabric and Physical Topology; ACI Design and Configuration; APIC Automation Using Northbound API; ACI Integration; and ACI Day 2 Operations.
With a CCNP Cloud certification, what job roles are you prepared for?
The CCNP Cloud certification prepares you for the role of a cloud engineer, cloud administrator, cloud designer, and/or architect working in a small-medium business or large enterprise.