Cisco AWS Integration

Session Detail:    Virtual 5 Day

Cisco AWS Integration v1.0 (CISAWS) is a five-day instructor led course that includes both lectures and handson labs. Students will learn how to use a suite of Cisco products to deploy a hybrid cloud environment that supports application workload mobility between a private Data Center deployed with 100% Cisco components and the AWS public cloud infrastructure. Cisco products featured in this course include: Cisco CSR 1000V, Cisco ASAv, Cisco CloudCenter, and Cisco Tetration. Throughout this course, the topic of security is stressed. Emphasis is placed on using Cisco products to provide the highest level of security in a Cisco/AWS hybrid cloud environment.

About this Course

Cisco AWS Integration v1.0 (CISAWS) is a five-day instructor led course that includes both lectures and handson labs. Students will learn how to use a suite of Cisco products to deploy a hybrid cloud environment that supports application workload mobility between a private Data Center deployed with 100% Cisco components and the AWS public cloud infrastructure. Cisco products featured in this course include: Cisco CSR 1000V, Cisco ASAv, Cisco CloudCenter, and Cisco Tetration. Throughout this course, the topic of security is stressed. Emphasis is placed on using Cisco products to provide the highest level of security in a Cisco/AWS hybrid cloud environment.

Audience Profile

This course is designed for network and data center engineers who want to learn how to deploy a secure hybrid cloud between a Cisco powered private cloud and Amazon Web Services using Cisco products such as the Cisco CSR 1000V and the Cisco ASAv. Network and data center engineers will also learn how to migrate application workloads between a Cisco powered private cloud and Amazon Web Services using Cisco CloudCenter. Finally, network and data center engineer’s monitor complex application workload dependencies in real time with Cisco Tetration in a secure hybrid cloud environment.

At Course Completion

Upon course completion, students will be able to:

  • Understand the modularization of compute, network and storage services in a cloud environment
  • Understand the concept of application workload mobility
  • Understand how to create a hybrid cloud connecting a Cisco powered private cloud with Amazon Web Services
  • Understand and tour the Amazon Web Services eco-system
  • Learn how to deploy the Cisco CSR 1000V in Amazon Web Services
  • Learn how to interconnect a Cisco Private Cloud to Amazon Web Services using the Cisco CSR 1000V
  • Learn how to deploy the Cisco ASAv in Amazon Web Services
  • Learn how to deploy secure VPN interconnections between Amazon Web Services and a Cisco Private Cloud using the Cisco ASAv
  • Learn how to migrate application workloads from Amazon Web Services to a Cisco Private Cloud using Cisco CloudCenter
  • Learn how to monitor complex application dependencies in real time with Cisco Tetration in both a Cisco Private Cloud and in an Amazon Web Services public cloud environment

Prerequisites

  • CCNA or Equivalent Experience in Cisco routing and Cisco ASA firewall concepts

Session Outline

Class Outline

Module 1: Application Workloads in a Cloud Environment

  • Overview of Application Workload Components
  • Decoupling application workload software and infrastructure components
  • Creating a common infrastructure for application workloads in a private and public cloud
  • Attaining a state of “infrastructure as code” using API’s for efficiently deploying and migrating application workloads from one cloud to another
  • Comparing and contrasting private and public environments
  • Evaluating the pros and cons of private and public environments
  • Synthesizing private and public clouds to create a hybrid cloud environment
  • Designing a secure hybrid cloud model to facilitate application workload mobility
  • Review the challenges and complexities of deploying a hybrid cloud environment to facilitate application workload mobility
  • Review the critical Cisco products to facilitate application workload mobility in a secure hybrid cloud environment

Module 2: Introduction to AWS

  • AWS Architecture Overview
  • AWS Services Overview
  • Using the AWS GUI Console
  • Using the AWS CLI
  • Review of AWS Programmability using the Python BOTO3 SDK
  • Enhancing an AWS deployment with Cisco products
  • AWS Design Considerations
  • Comparing a Cisco Powered Private Cloud Deployment with an AWS Public Cloud Deployment

Module 3: Deploying the Cisco CSR 1000V in AWS

  • Cisco CSR 1000V Overview
  • Cisco CSR 1000V capabilities
  • Exploring the multiple Cisco CSR 1000V management interfaces
  • Configuring DMVPN with the Cisco CSR 1000V to connect enterprise sites with AWS
  • Configuring IPSec on Cisco CSR 1000V DMVPN tunnels
  • Using the Cisco CSR 1000V to establish AWS inter-VPC VPN Tunnels
  • Using the Cisco CSR 1000V to create redundant connections to AWS?

Module 4: Deploying the Cisco ASAv in AWS

  • Cisco ASAv Overview
  • Cisco ASAv capabilities
  • Cisco ASA management interfaces
  • Installing the Cisco ASAv in AWS
  • Managing the Cisco ASAv

Module 5: Deploying Cisco CloudCenter in AWS

  • Cisco CloudCenter Overview
  • Cisco CloudCenter Components
  • Exploring Cisco CloudCenter User Interfaces
  • Installing Cisco CloudCenter
  • Cisco CloudCenter Configuration Defaults
  • Deploying an Application Cisco CloudCenter
  • Migrating an application workload with Cisco CloudCenter from AWS
  • Cisco CloudCenter advanced features: Benchmarking and Scaling Features

Module 6: Deploying Cisco Tetration in AWS

  • Cisco Tetration Overview
  • Cisco Tetration Features and Benefits
  • Cisco Tetration Analytics Platform Architecture
  • Cisco Tetration Hardware and Software Sensors
  • Cisco Tetration Licensing and Deployment Models

Labs

  • Lab Exercise 2-1: Lab Access and the AWS GUI
  • Lab Exercise 2-2: Launch a CENTOS VM as an AWS EC2 Instance
  • Lab Exercise 2-3: The AWS CLI
  • Lab Exercise 2-4: The AWS API Interface with Python BOTO3
  • Lab Exercise 3-1: Installation and Basic Setup of Cisco CSR 1000V
  • Lab Exercise 3-2: Configuring a DMVPN Tunnel Using the Cisco CSR 1000V
  • Lab Exercise 3-3: Managing the CSR 1000V using a REST-ful API
  • Lab Exercise 4-1: Installation and Basic Setup of Cisco ASAv
  • Lab Exercise 4-2: Configuring Cisco ASAv for Stateful Packet Inspection and NAT
  • Lab Exercise 4-3: Managing the Cisco ASAv using a REST-ful API
  • Lab Exercise 5-1: Installing and Configuring Cisco CloudCenter in AWS
  • Lab Exercise 5-2: Deploy an Application to AWS

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