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Install, Config and Manage vSphere 4 on Nexus 1000V Data Center Networks (ICMNDC)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

  • Network Field Engineers
  • Network System Engineers
  • Data Center Network Designers
  • Pre-sales Engineers
  • Post-sales Engineers
  • Network Administration Personnel
  • System architects
  • System administrators
  • IT managers, and individuals responsible for implementing and managing VMware Infrastructure architectures.


Administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems. Course attendees should possess an intermediate knowledge of switching, routing and data enter architectures and protocols. Students who have already attended 3.X VMware training should take the "What's New" class.

Course Objectives

This highly focused 5 day course provides a detailed understanding of the emerging features and protocols supported by the Nexus 1000V product family and installation configuration, and management of VMware® vSphere™. The Cisco Nexus™ 1000V Series Switches are virtual machine access switches that are an intelligent software switch implementation for VMware vSphere environments. Operating inside the VMware ESX hypervisor, the Cisco Nexus 1000V Series supports Cisco VN-Link server virtualization technology to provide:

  • Policy-based virtual machine (VM) connectivity
  • Mobile VM security and network policy
  • Non-disruptive operational model for your server virtualization, and networking teams

Course Content

Upon completion of this course, the student will understand product placement for the Nexus 1000V, in addition to its close relationship to VMWare devices and services. Practical lab exercises augment and reinforce the courseware to provide a unified curriculum.

  • Install and configure ESX and vCenter Server
  • Configure and manage ESX networking and storage using vCenter Server
  • Deploy, manage and monitor virtual machines and their resources
  • Manage user access to the VMware infrastructure
  • Increase scalability using vCenter Server
  • Apply patches using VMware vCenter Update Manager
  • Manage higher availability and data protection using vCenter Server
  • Overview of the Nexus 1000 VEM and VSM
  • Undertand Network Virtualization and consolidation in Data Center Bridging Networks
  • Understand Data Center Application High-Availability
  • Understand the Nexus 1000 VEM (NX-OS) Features and Switching Mechanisms
  • Describe the NIV on ESX using Cisco Nexus switches
  • Describe Virtual Machine Policy-based Connectivity and Mobility
  • Utilize Cisco NX-OS based End-to-End QoS Concepts and Enforcement
  • Configure the Nexus 1000V System Management and Monitoring Features
  • Configure Virtual Machine Security Features Using the Nexus 1000V
  • Manage higher availability and data protection using vCenter Server
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

  • Singapore: 4,750.- SGD
  • Australia: 5,000.- AUD
  • New Zealand: 6,670.- NZD
  • Indonesia: US$ 4,100.-
  • India: 155,000.- INR
  • Philippines: 155,000.- PHP
  • Thailand: US$ 4,100.-
  • Vietnam: US$ 4,100.-
  • Sri Lanka: US$ 4,100.-
Dates and Booking

Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.  Enquire a date