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Cisco UC on UCS (UCUCS)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline
 

Take this new exiting course that integrates the Unified Communications Suite with the Unified Computing System (UCS)

Course Content

In this comprehensive 3-day course developed by Fast Lane you will learn to install and deploy the Cisco Unified Communications (UC) applications on the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) hardware.

Who should attend

This course is a 3-day training program designed for:

  • Systems and field engineers
  • Consulting Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solutions Architects
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners who install and implement the Cisco Unified Communications applications on Cisco Unified Computing System hardware

Prerequisites

To benefit fully from this course the !FL-FVESS course or equivalent background and experience is required. You should also have:

Course Objectives

After attending this course, you will be able to:

  • Virtualize UC applications
  • Manage installation images
  • Use tested reference configurations (TRC)
  • Understand specification-based hardware support
  • Understand VMware feature support
  • Manage Virtual Machines (OVA Templates)
  • Understand the licensing model
  • Size a complete solution
  • Migrate UC from physical to virtual machines
  • Design a complete UC on UCS system
  • Migrate/upgrade UC applications

Detailed Course Outline

  • Reviewing Unified Communication Virtualization
    • Three pilars of UC on UCS solution
    • Virtualization solution
    • NetApp and FlexPod solution
  • Tested Reference Configuration
    • Describe TRC and understand its benefits
    • Describe supported Cisco UCS options
    • Explain unsupported UCS solution
  • Using Specification Based HW Support
    • Describe Specification Based guidelines for ESXi and Virtual Machines
    • Describe Specification Based guidelines for vCenter
    • Review best practices related to Spec-Based deployments
  • Prerequisites
    • Installation specifics related to NTP server
    • Unattended installation and Answer File Generator
    • Upgrading VMware Tools in UC applications
  • Installing Cisco Unified Communications Applications
    • vCPU and vRAM requirements
    • Cisco Unified Communications Sizing Tool
    • Installing Cisco Unity Connection, Unified Presence Server, and Contact Center Express
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting Cisco Unified Communications Apps
    • Reviewing hardware monitoring applications
    • Monitoring hypervisor layer
    • Measuring storage performance
  • Upgrading and Migrating Cisco Unified Communications Applications
    • Understanding W1 upgrade process (Windows to appliance model)
    • Explaining L2 upgrade process (appliance to appliance model)
    • Reviewing migration strategies
    • Upgrading VMware Tools

COURSE LABS

  • Access the Lab Equipment
  • Tested Reference Configuration
  • Examining ISO Images
  • Planning Deployment
  • CUCM Installation
  • UCxn Installation
  • Installing and integrating a CUP server
  • UCCX installation
Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 2,695
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 27 CLC
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Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price
  • United States: US$ 2,695
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 27 CLC
Enroll now