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Cloud Computing II

Cloud Infrastructures and Cloud Security

The course at hand provides an excellent insight into the cloud infrastructures of modern data centers. It explains which technologies are used to set up these infrastructures and which components have to be implemented to ensure that the solution complies with the security requirements of the BSI (German Federal Office for Information Security). The seminar deals with topics like management and monitoring, as well as with the technical requirements to be met by the customer to enter the cloud. The specific implementation is explained with the help of market-leading products. The course provides the student with a holistic overview and a solid know-how basis on the topic of cloud infrastructures and shows in a preview how data centers and cloud architectures will change in the course of the next years.

Course Contents

  • Driving Forces for the Setup of Cloud Infrastructures
  • Server and Desktop Virtualization VMware, Microsoft, XEN, KVM, and Docker
  • Modern Data Center Design and Technological Developments
  • FabricPath, SDN, OpenFlow, Cisco ACI, VMware NSX, VXLAN, and NFV
  • Virtual SAN Infrastructures: Brocade and Cisco
  • Storage Development: Object Storage, Software-Defined Storage, and SAN Security
  • Software-defined Data Center (SDDC) Architecture and Implementation Variants
  • vCloud Suite and OpenStack
  • Innovative Server and Overall Solutions, as well as Hyper-convergent Systems
  • Cloud Security—Introduction and Setup (ISO 27001, BSI)
  • Security in LAN and SAN, Security of Applications and Databases, VM-to-VM Security
  • Web Access and Web Services in Cloud Infrastructures
  • Demands Made on the WAN and Possible Pitfalls
  • Transition Phase and Possible Pitfalls


Each participant will receive the comprehensive course documentation from the ExperTeach Networking series in English language.

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Target Group

The course at hand addresses technicians and pre-sales staff concerned with the setup of cloud infrastructures and/or cloud security.

Knowledge Prerequisites

The students should have a basic networking and IT know-how.