Training Implementing a Private Cloud Solution – 4 days

Class overview :

As organizations evaluate cloud computing technologies, many are unwilling to trust the public cloud with their sensitive data. Creating a private cloud solution can allow your organization to exploit the benefits of cloud technologies within its data centers.

Class goals :

  • Build dedicated and hosted private cloud solutions to optimize IT service delivery
  • Assess private cloud computing options to solve business problems
  • Leverage open source and proprietary private cloud products
  • Manage and monitor your cloud infrastructure to improve resource utilization
  • Secure key components of your private cloud implementation
  • Integrate your private cloud with a public cloud to create a hybrid cloud solution

Content of Implementing a Private Cloud Solution

Introduction to Private Cloud Computing

  • Defining private cloud computing models
  • Specifying architectural components
  • Comparing SaaS, PaaS and IaaS service models
  • Leveraging a virtualized infrastructure
  • Identifying cloud market players

Solving IT Challenges with Cloud Technologies

Applying the benefits of private cloud computing in your organization

  • Identifying the business drivers
  • Maximizing resource utilization
  • Improving service provisioning time

Estimating private cloud implementation costs

  • Analyzing the cost benefits with a decision matrix
  • Comparing pricing models
  • Calculating hosted fees vs. on-premises costs

Implementing an On-Premises Private Cloud

Leveraging open source solutions

  • Identifying architectural components in OpenStack
  • Exploring OpenStack community projects
  • Enabling application computing power
  • Fabricating facilities for redundant data storage
  • Connecting private cloud components through the virtual network

Extending investment in proprietary technologies

  • Examining the Microsoft private cloud solution
  • Creating a Hyper-V private cloud
  • Building a virtual network
  • Customizing storage allocation
  • Monitoring and reporting on private cloud resource utilization

Automating self-service provisioning with the System Center Virtual Machine Manager portal

  • Planning host sizing and consolidation
  • Working with templates and clones
  • Deploying virtual machine images
  • Managing hosts and virtual machines

Deploying an Off-Premises Private Cloud Solution

Building and managing a dedicated infrastructure

  • Differentiating between hosting models: physical vs. virtual
  • Optimizing the infrastructure based on usage patterns

Commissioning physical hosted servers

  • Starting with bare metal configurations
  • Automating installation tasks
  • Administering servers from a Web-based control panel

Provisioning virtual hosted dedicated servers

  • Specifying instance resources appropriately
  • Scaling computing and storage based on demand
  • Scheduling near-line backups and images

Amazon Web Services (AWS) multitenant servers

  • Networking with Virtual Private Cloud to ensure maximum security
  • Creating and attaching Elastic Block Storage (EBS) volumes
  • Launching Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) instances

Securing the Private Cloud

Evaluating the layers of cloud security

  • Applying certification standards as a security benchmark
  • SAS70 Type II
  • PCI DSS Level 1
  • ISO 27001
  • Enhancing account access security features
  • Safeguarding physical and logical assets

Virtualizing security components

  • Configuring virtual private cloud firewalls
  • Establishing Virtual Private Network (VPN) segments
  • Authenticating users and authorizing access
  • Selecting trusted availability zones

Integrating Disparate Cloud Types

Creating a hybrid cloud

  • Interconnecting public, private and community clouds
  • Handling excess demand with cloud bursting

Ensuring hybrid cloud security

  • Maintaining sensitive data on- and off-premises
  • Federating security policies across clouds

Achieving project delivery success

  • Planning your private cloud road map
  • Realizing business and capacity objectives

Onze voordelen :

  • Type of training: Inter-company, intra-company and individual
  • 100% flexible & personalised training : You choose the place, the dates and the training program
  • Offer request : Response within 24 hours
  • 50% discount for SME’s from Brussels-Capital Region
  • Free parking, lunch & drinks
  • Free use of our Digital Competence Centre: Manuals, courses, exercises, …


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