Cisco® Ultra M Deployment and Operations v1.0 (SPMBL301)

This course teaches you about the hardware components of the Cisco® Ultra M virtual packet core solution, including Cisco Nexus® spine and leaf switches and Cisco Unified Computing System. The course also covers the operation and administration of the Red Hat Enterprise Linux operating system in relation to the Ultra M Undercloud and Overcloud deployments.

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Learning Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the Ultra M hardware and software
  • Describe the features covered in the OpenStack component overview and deployment architecture
  • Describe the Ultra M deployment architecture and operation
  • Describe the Virtualized Packet Core-Distributed Instance (VPC-DI) architecture and packet flow
  • Deploy and operate Ultra M


    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Cisco Ultra M Hardware and Topology Overview
  • Cisco Ultra M Hardware Components
  • Cisco Ultra M UCS Components
  • Cisco Ultra M UCS Interfaces
  • Cisco Ultra M Networking Components
  • Cisco Ultra M Physical Network Topology
  • 2 - OpenStack Deployment Architecture and Components
  • OpenStack Overview
  • Nova – OpenStack Compute Service
  • Glance – OpenStack Image Service
  • Neutron – OpenStack Network Service
  • Keystone – OpenStack Identity Service
  • Cinder – OpenStack Block Storage Service
  • OpenStack Horizon Dashboard
  • 3 - Ultra M Services Platform
  • Ultra Services Platform Architecture
  • Ultra M VNF Architecture
  • Ultra Automation Services (UAS)
  • Elastic Services Controller
  • OpenStack and Ultra Automation Services
  • 4 - VPC-DI Overview and Operation
  • Virtual Packet Core Evolution
  • Ultra M Layer 3 Network Topology
  • VPC-DI Network Topology
  • VPC-DI Packet Flows
  • 5 - Ultra M Installation and Deployment
  • Reviewing the Ultra M System Components
  • Planning the Network for Installation and Deployment
  • Deploying Hyperconverged Ultra M Models Using UAS
  • Deploying VNFs Using AutoVNF
  • Ultra Automation Services
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    This course is designed for technical professionals who will deploy or have deployed the Ultra M virtual packet core solution in their network, including:

    Systems engineers

    Technical support personnel

    Channel partners and resellers

    Other Prerequisites

    We recommend but do not require the following knowledge before taking this course:

    Familiarity with the operation and administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux

    Familiarity with TripleO (OpenStack on OpenStack)

    Cisco® Ultra M Deployment and Operations v1.0 (SPMBL301)

    Call | This course is CLC-Eligible
    Course Length : 3 Days

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