Implementing Virtualization Experience Infrastructure & Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VXDI)

Course Description Schedule
 

Who should attend

This course is intended for:

  • Systems Engineers
  • Field Engineers
  • Network Professionals responsible for deploying VXI/VDI

Prerequisites

To benefit fully from this course the 2-day FlexPod for VMware Essentials course or equivalent background and experience is required. You should also have a:

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course you will gain the following knowledge and skills:

  • Position the desktop virtualization concept with the desktop workplace demands and drivers in the scope of Citrix XenDesktop, VMware, and Microsoft Virtualization products
  • Compare and position predominant storage connection technologies and underlying protocols for desktop virtualization
  • Explain the functionality of mainstream desktop virtualization endpoint and client products and their relevance in the building blocks of Cisco VXI
  • Design a storage solution with ACE capabilities in the VXI environment while evaluating and identifying the impact of the desktop virtualization on the network
  • Configure TCP/IP connectivity, the virtualization platform, and the desktop client using management and Desktop Virtualization Implementation guidelines for the VXI environment

Course Content

This advanced 3-day iTLS exclusive course prepares you for the key components and procedures you need to know to design, install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco VXI environment. Additionally in the comprehensive hands-on lab exercises you will install and configure a Virtual Desktop environment on the VXI infrastructure.

  • Desktop Virtualization Overview Transformation of the Desktop
    • What is Desktop Virtualization
    • VMware View 4.5
    • Citrix XenDesktop
    • Microsoft HyperV
  • Storage Options
    • SCSI vs. FC vs. FCoE vs. iSCSI vs. NFS/CIFS
    • Cisco Storage Networking Products
    • Storage Virtualization
    • EMC Storage
    • Hitachi Storage
  • Desktop Virtualization Clients
    • Desktop Virtualization Endpoints
    • VMware Client Functionality
    • Microsoft Client Functionality
    • Citrix Client Functionality
  • Introduction to Cisco VXI
    • Cisco VXI Components
    • Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)
    • Storage Components
    • Acceleration – Application Control Engine (ACE)
    • Virtualization Aware Network
    • Cisco VXI Management Tools
  • Implementing Desktop Virtualization
    • TCP/IP and Ethernet Transport
    • VMware Virtualization Platform
    • Citrix Virtualization Platform
    • Microsoft Virtualization Platform
    • VMware/Microsoft/ Citrix Desktop Client

COURSE LABS

Desktop Familiarization

  • VMware View
    • You will explore VMware View by starting it and connecting to two different remote desktops
  • Citrix Xen Desktop
    • Discover Citrix Xen Desktop by starting and connecting to two different remote desktops
  • Hyper V Experience
    • You will explore the Hyper-V Experience feature by connecting to two different Hyper V remote desktops

VXI Management

  • Learn how to install, configure, and deploy VXI Management Tools on an actual FlexPod lab infrastructure

Hypervisor Installation and Configuration

  • VMware ESX Installation
    • Install, configure, and deploy VMware ESX and validate critical features and functionality
  • Citrix Xen Installation
    • Install, configure, and deploy Citrix Xen and validate critical features and functionality
  • Microsoft Hyper V Installation
    • Install, configure, and deploy Microsoft Hyper V and validate critical features and functionality

Virtual Desktop Installation and Configuration

  • VMware View
    • Install, configure, and deploy VMware View virtual desktop software then establish and test remote desktop connectivity
  • Microsoft RDP
    • Install, configure, and deploy Microsoft RDP virtual desktop software then establish and test remote desktop connectivity
  • Citrix XenDesktop
    • Install, configure, and deploy Citrix XenDesktop virtual desktop software then establish and test remote desktop connectivity
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price
  • Singapore: Price on request
  • Australia: US$ 2,700.-
  • New Zealand: US$ 2,700.-
  • Indonesia: US$ 2,450.-
  • India: 75,000.- INR
  • Philippines: 92,000.- PHP
  • Thailand: US$ 2,450.-
  • Vietnam: US$ 2,450.-
  • Japan: 270,000 円
  • Sri Lanka: US$ 2,450.-
Dates and Booking
Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 3 days

Dates and Booking
 
Schedule

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