VMware vSphere Network Design Basics

Topic: Course Overview

This course is oriented towards the networking professional who is engaged in a VMware based data center and wants an understanding of the design considerations for the networking configured in the VMware hypervisors and its interaction with the physical data center network. The topics covered are focused exclusively on networking. From the basics of VMware vSphere virtualization configuration the course begins with providing a thorough grounding in vSphere virtual networks and an overview of Cisco data center technologies. Using a combination of lab activities and the white board, vSphere storage, Cisco networking considerations for QOS, multicast, network monitoring and management, network resource allocation, and virtual network packet tracing are covered in detail. The course provides the foundation knowledge required to create effective design solutions in the modern converged data center.