Cisco Ultra M Deployment and Operations v1.0

Schedule

Start End Duration Location Details
January 17, 2022 January 19, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
March 14, 2022 March 16, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
May 16, 2022 May 18, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
July 11, 2022 July 13, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
September 12, 2022 September 14, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)
November 02, 2022 November 04, 2022 KDE 3.1 Virtual Classroom (GMT+08:00)

Course Details

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

Course code: SPMBL301 v1

Duration: 3 Days


Prerequisite:

•    The Cisco Service Provider Mobility Foundation LTE (LTE100) course
•    The Cisco Service Provider Mobility Intermediate LTE (LTE200) course
•    Familiarity with the operation and administration of Red Hat Enterprise Linux
•    Familiarity with TripleO (OpenStack on OpenStack)

Course Description:

The Cisco Ultra M Deployment and Operations (SPMB301) v1.0 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™ (Cisco UCS®) C240 M4S (Small Form Factor) servers. You will learn about the software components of the Ultra M solution, including the OpenStack Virtual Infrastructure Manager (VIM), the Ultra M Virtualized Network Function (VNF) architecture, and the Cisco Elastic Services Controller, and how the different components operate. 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.

Course 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

Intended Audience:
•    Systems engineers
•    Technical support personnel
•    Channel partners and resellers    

Course Outlines:

•    Cisco Ultra M Hardware and Topology Overview
o    Cisco Ultra M Hardware Components
o    Cisco Ultra M UCS Components
o    Cisco Ultra M UCS Interfaces
o    Cisco Ultra M Networking Components
o    Cisco Ultra M Physical Network Topology

•    OpenStack Deployment Architecture and Components
o    OpenStack Overview
o    Nova – OpenStack Compute Service
o    Glance – OpenStack Image Service
o    Neutron – OpenStack Network Service
o    Keystone – OpenStack Identity Service
o    Cinder – OpenStack Block Storage Service
o    OpenStack Horizon Dashboard

•    Ultra M Services Platform
o    Ultra Services Platform Architecture
o    Ultra M VNF Architecture
o    Ultra Automation Services (UAS)
o    Elastic Services Controller
o    OpenStack and Ultra Automation Services

•    VPC-DI Overview and Operation
o    Virtual Packet Core Evolution
o    Ultra M Layer 3 Network Topology
o    VPC-DI Network Topology
o    VPC-DI Packet Flows

•    Ultra M Installation and Deployment
o    Reviewing the Ultra M System Components
o    Planning the Network for Installation and Deployment
o    Deploying Hyperconverged Ultra M Models Using UAS
o    Deploying VNFs Using AutoVNF
o    Ultra Automation Services