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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Intermediate Level

Approx. 22 hours to complete

Suggested: 8 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction & Networking and Security Architecture with VMware NSX

We'll introduce you to the course and VMware NSX, as well as provide a brief history of how VMware has evolved into the company that it is today.

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3 videos (Total 32 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
3 videos
Evolution of VMware: Hypervisor, Network Virtualization, NSX9m
VMware Today: Virtual Cloud Network20m
1 reading
Network Virtualization for Dummies Guide, 2nd Edition10m
1 practice exercise
Evolution of VMware8m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

NSX Architecture Components

This module explains the architectural components that make up VMware NSX. These components are the foundation for understanding how VMware NSX is deployed into a data center.

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1 video (Total 14 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
1 reading
NSX Architecture Components Review10m
1 practice exercise
NSX Architecture Components8m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Security Solutions with VMware NSX

This module dives into VMware NSX as a security platform that provides a defensive in depth solution. The content compares traditional security solutions with the in-kernel firewall provided by VMware NSX. In addition, this module covers application behavior monitoring and the ecosystem of partners that integrate with VMware NSX to provide a comprehensive security solution.

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10 videos (Total 80 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
10 videos
NSX: Security at the Speed of Business3m
Micro-segmentation Solutions with VMware NSX12m
Secure End-User Computing Solutions with VMware NSX8m
DMZ Anywhere Solutions with VMware NSX5m
Introduction to NSX Security Ecosystem7m
Network Introspection13m
Guest Introspection11m
VMware AppDefense (1 of 2)10m
VMware AppDefense (2 of 2)6m
1 reading
Security Solutions Review10m
1 practice exercise
Security Solutions20m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Application Continuity Solutions (part 1 of 2)

This module provides details on using VMware NSX to create highly available data center designs.

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5 videos (Total 57 min), 2 quizzes
5 videos
Cross-vCenter NSX Use Cases, Key Concepts and Architecture19m
Multi-site Networking and Security16m
Multi-site Solutions with VMware NSX Demo10m
Multi-site Design Fundamentals8m
Week
5
3 hours to complete

Application Continuity Solutions (part 2 of 2)

The content covers stretched clusters and disaster recovery designs using VMware NSX. In addition, this module takes a look at how VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services allows public cloud solutions to be managed the same way an on-prem data center is managed.

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5 videos (Total 73 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Disaster Recovery Success, Planned Migration, Maintenance and Testing13m
Disaster Recovery Using NSX and SRM Demo12m
VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS)13m
VMware Cloud on AWS Portal Demo16m
1 reading
Application Continuity Review10m
1 practice exercise
App Continuity Quiz22m
Week
6
3 hours to complete

Operations (part 1 of 2)

The Operations modules explain the evolution of people, process and tooling.

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6 videos (Total 65 min), 2 quizzes
6 videos
Process Evolution: vRealize Automation and NSX (1 of 5)10m
Process Evolution: vRealize Automation and NSX (2 of 5)13m
Process Evolution: vRealize Automation and NSX (3 of 5)16m
Process Evolution: vRealize Automation and NSX (4 of 5)16m
Process Evolution: vRealize Automation and NSX (5 of 5)7m
Week
7
3 hours to complete

Operations (part 2 of 2)

The content covers process automation with VMware NSX using common cloud management platforms like OpenStack and vRealize Automation. In addition the content describes the need for new tooling that provides converged and correlated data of new data center technologies. Finally, the module explains the importance a growth mindset and the evolution of IT organizations away from rigid, well-defined silos to a more collaborative, cross-functional workforce.

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12 videos (Total 174 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
12 videos
Tooling Evolution: vRealize Network Insight (2 of 3)9m
Tooling Evolution: vRealize Network Insight (3 of 3)9m
Process Evolution: VMware Integrated OpenStack and NSX (1 of 5)11m
Process Evolution: VMware Integrated OpenStack and NSX (2 of 5)20m
Process Evolution: VMware Integrated OpenStack and NSX (3 of 5)5m
Process Evolution: VMware Integrated OpenStack and NSX (4 of 5)6m
Process Evolution: VMware Integrated OpenStack and NSX (5 of 5)11m
People Evolution: Operational Transformation (1 of 4)11m
People Evolution: Operational Transformation (2 of 4)33m
People Evolution: Operational Transformation (3 of 4)18m
People Evolution: Operational Transformation (4 of 4)9m
1 reading
Operations Review10m
1 practice exercise
Operations Quiz24m
Week
8
2 hours to complete

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS

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2 videos (Total 88 min), 2 readings
2 videos
NSX over a Cisco Underlay1h 2m
2 readings
VMware NSX Day 1 Guides10m
Special Thanks3m
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Top reviews from Networking and Security Architecture with VMware NSX

By FFJul 28th 2018

Awesome course. Skilled instructors delivered very solid content. I really recommend this course to any forward looking individual interested in software defined networking and security approach.

By MFeb 28th 2019

Execellent course to learn NSX both theoritically and hands-on. I recommend this couse to all Cloud Experts both private cloud and public cloud.

Instructor

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Chris McCain

Director of Product Management
Networking & Security

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