Getting to know SDN with Cisco ACI eLearning

Start Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)

End Date: January 01, 1970 – 12:00 AM (Pacific Time)


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Course Description:

In this online training course, students will be provided with a fundamental understanding of Software Defined Networking (SDN). This course will focus on Cisco’s approach to SDN in the Data Center and Enterprise Campus environments.

Course Outline

Overview of traditional networks
What is SDN?
Southbound Communication
The Role Applications Play
Northbound Communication
Cisco SDN Vision
Cisco SDN for the DC
Cisco ACI Devices
Cisco SDN for the Enterprise
Cisco SDN Controllers
Accessing the APIC
Controllers Demonstration
Why ACI?
Do I need to Learn Programming?
Programming Demo

Skills Learned

Learn what SDN networking is
Know what a Spine/Leaf architecture is
Understand what APIC and APIC-EM are
Learn what a Northbound and Southbound API are
Better understand Policies and why they are valuable
Know what programming language they should focus on

Who Should Attend This Course

Anyone looking to get a better understanding of Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and how to utilize it.


No previous experience is required… however, having a background/knowledge of routed and switched networks is a bonus.


  • Accessible 24x7x365 both from your PC and Mobile Device
  • Enjoy job placement assistance for the first 12 months after course completion.
  • This course is eligible for CCS Learning Academy’s Learn and Earn Program: get a tuition fee refund of up to 50% if you are placed in a job through CCS Global Tech’s Placement Division*
  • Government and Private pricing available.*

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NOTE: These are our Partner Delivered eLearning.