Cisco Data Center & Storage


Designing Cisco Data Center Application Services

United Arab Emirates:
USD 3,200.00 excl. VAT

Duration: 5 Days

Who Should Attend

  • Channel Partner / Reseller
  • Customer
  • Employee
An individual course planning is possible for this kind of course. If you would like to know more about this course please either call us on +971 4 42 89 440 or send an email to

You will gain the most from this course if you have a basic understanding of the following topics:

  • The TCP / IP protocol
  • The HTTP and SSL protocols
  • N-tier application architecture
  • Server load-balancing
Course Objectives

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe IP application delivery with the ACE module.
  • Describe the configuration tasks necessary to successfully deploy an ACE module.
  • Describe the structure and function of the Modular Policy CLI statements used to configure ACE features.
  • Describe the capabilities and configuration of the ACE features used to provide load balancing of IP-based applications.
  • Identify the layer 7 processing options used to provide advanced application networking.
  • Describe ACE support for SSL protocol processing.
  • Describe the ACE features that provide IP application-based security.
  • Describe the high-availability features of the ACE module which are used to provide reliable application networking services.
  • Describe a methodology used to design and configure multiple ACE features.
Course Content

DCASD is a 5-day, instructor-led, lecture / lab course. You will learn how to deploy and configure intelligent network services using the Cisco ACE Products, Catalyst 6500 Application Control Engine (ACE) 4710 . This course covers all of the key features of the ACE products, including resource virtualization and management, server load balancing (Layer 2-4 and Layer 7), SSL termination and offload, and security features like application-layer inspection and fixups. The focus is on enabling the student to properly position the ACE products in the network for optimizing data center components and network resources.

Course Outline

Module 1: Data Center Application Services Overview.

Lesson 1: IP-Based Data Center Applications
Lesson 2: Data Center Application Architecture
Lesson 3: Deploying the ACE Appliance and Service Module

Module 2: Designing Server Load Balancing Solutions.

Lesson 1: Modular Policy CLI
Lesson 2: Managing the ACE Appliance and Service Module
Lesson 3: Security Features
Lesson 4: Layer 4 Load Balancing
Lesson 5: Health Monitoring
Lesson 6: Layer 7 Protocol Processing
Lesson 7: Processing Secure Connections
Lesson 8: Migrating From CSS and CSM

Module 3: Designing Web Application Acceleration Solutions.

Lesson 1: Web Application Acceleration Overview
Lesson 2: Deploying Application Acceleration and Optimization

Module 4: Designing Site-to-Site Load Balancing Solutions.

Lesson 1: Deploying the GSS
Lesson 2: Managing the GSS
Lesson 3: Designing Global Server Load Balancing

Module 5: Optimizing the DCAS Solution.

Lesson 1: High Availability
Lesson 2: WAN Optimization
Lesson 3: Designing Application Services

Further information

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