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VMware Cloud Fundamentals

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Course Description
Self-Paced (3 Hours)
Overview:
The Free VMware Certified Associate course on Cloud Fundamentals will provide you with a fundamental understanding of VMware’s Cloud products, including the business challenges those products are intended to solve.

There are three modules in this course. We’ll start by introducing the concepts of cloud computing, including some common IT challenges faced by organizations.

In module 2, we take a journey through the VMware vCloud Suite, showing the various components and features and how they can help resolve business and technical challenges.

Finally, in Module 3 we wrap things up by helping you relate the products and features to the challenges they are intended to resolve.

Objectives:   At the end of this course, you should be able to:

•  Define and describe the types of cloud computing.

•  Provide an overview of the features of the VMware vCloud Suite and understand how VMware’s products help solve business and technical challenges with regard to cloud computing.
 
Outline:   Module 1 is an Introduction to the VMware Cloud.

In this module we will define cloud computing, provide examples of business and technical challenges, and finally provide an overview of the vCloud suite of products.

At the end of this module, you should be able to:
•  Define and describe the types of cloud computing and provide an overview of the challenges that vCloud Suite is intended to resolve.

Module 2 covers Components of the VMware Cloud.
In this module we will explain what the vCloud Suite is, and how its components support cloud computing.

You'll learn about vCloud Director, vCloud Automation Center, vSphere, vCloud Networking and Security, vCenter Operations Manager, vCenter Chargeback, vFabric Hyperic, vFabric Suite, vCloud Connector, and vCenter Site Recovery Manager.

At the end of this module, you should be able to:

•  Discuss the features of the VMware Cloud Suite, and provide an overview of the challenges that the vCloud Suite is intended to resolve.

Module 3 is about applying what you have learned.

In this module you will use what you have learned in Module 2 about Cloud Computing and VMware products and features to help solve the Elasticity, Efficiency, Availability, and Management challenges faced by the clients that you met in Module 1.

At the end of this module, you will be able to:

•  Describe which VMware products help solve specific business and technical challenges in the area of cloud computing.