Implementing Cisco ACI

by Matt Conran

In this course, you'll gain knowledge about Implementing Cisco ACI solution and the various ways to optimize the Cisco ACI. The ACI is Cisco's approach to SDN in the data center and is based on a leaf-spine and VXLAN overlay topology.

What you'll learn

The traditional data center is not very agile and was built for a different era. In this course, Designing and Architecting the Cisco ACI, you’ll learn the new features and functions of the ACI, with the ability to design and integrate the solution.

  • Explore the current data center requirements, the Cisco ACI and its core features.
  • Discover the leaf and spine architecture, the VXLAN overlay, Bridge Domains and Endpoint groups along with their new functions.
  • Learn how to extend and integrate the Cisco ACI.
When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of the Cisco ACI needed to design and architect its new components and features.

Course FAQ

What is Cisco ACI?

The ACI is Cisco's approach to SDN in the data center and is based on a leaf-spine and VXLAN overlay topology.

What will I learn in this course?

This course will discuss building out the ACI logical infrastructure, the fabric validation process, and the various logical configurations that you can carry out.

About the author

Matt Conran has more than 24 years of networking industry with entrepreneurial start-ups, government organizations and others. He is a lead Network & Security Architect and successfully delivered major global greenfield service provider and data center networks. Core skill set includes advanced data center, service provider, security, and virtualization technologies. He loves to travel and has a passion for landscape photography.

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