vCloud Air Fundamentals

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Course Description
Self-Paced (2 Hours)
This eLearning course on vCloud Air will provide you a fundamental understanding of vCloud Air and how customers can move or extend their on-premises data center to vCloud Air.

The course provides an overview of vCloud Air, the common challenges with public cloud offerings, common barriers to public cloud adoption, and how vCloud Air helps overcome these barriers. The course then examines the vCloud Air service offerings and features, security and compliance standards, and networking concepts and services associated with vCloud Air. You will evaluate some use cases to understand how customers can get started with vCloud Air. Finally, you will identify the various management tools that can be used to manage your vCloud Air environment with your on-premises virtual infrastructure.

Objectives:   At the end of this course, you should be able to:
-  Explain how vCloud Air helps customers employ a hybrid cloud solution.
-  Explain vCloud Air networking concepts.
-  Explain the use of vCloud Air management tools.
Prerequisites:   It is recommended that learners complete the following prerequisite course: vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]
Outline:   1.  Course Introduction
-  Course Overview
-  Course Objectives
-  Course Outline

2.  Introduction to VMware vCloud Air
-  What is VMware vCloud® Air™?
-  VMware’s Hybrid Cloud Vision
-  Challenged with Public Cloud Offerings
-  Common Barriers to Public Cloud Adoption
-  vCloud Air Core Service Offerings
-  vCloud Air Service Delivery Components
-  Features of vCloud Air
-  Security and Compliance
-  Use Case Based Starting Points for Hybrid Cloud

3.  vCloud Air Networking
-  vCloud Air Networking Overview
-  Edge Gateway
-  Edge Gateway Networking Services
-  Bring-Your-Own Third-Party Appliances
-  Connecting vCloud Air and Data Center
-  Network Access Control

4.  vCloud Air Management Tools
-  vCloud Air Management Tools: Overview
-  vCloud Air Web Portal
-  vCloud Air vSphere Client Plug-In
-  vCloud Connector
-  vRealize Suite
-  vRealize Operations Manager (vRealize Operations)
-  vRealize Hyperic
-  vRealize Automation