Understanding Cisco Cloud Fundamentals Here is the first course of two that prepares students for the exciting new CCNA Cloud certification from Cisco Systems. This Cisco training consists of action-packed, concise Nuggets that ensure exam mastery, as well as success in real world cloud deployments. Recommended skills: Network+, CCENT, or CCNA R&S is not required, but recommended Recommended equipment: None Related certifications: CCNA Cloud CCNA Data Center Related job functions: Network administrator Network operations analyst Network technician Data Center admin Data Center technician Cloud architect Cloud engineers Cloud administrators So many companies today are turning to cloud-based technologies to be more agile, flexible, and effective at delivering better business solutions. Today, the majority of companies are already using XaaS (Anything as a Service) offerings, and by 2018, its estimated that 78% of workloads will be processed through the cloud. This Cisco CCNA Cloud course covers cloud characteristics and deployment models including Cisco InterCloud. It also covers the basics of Cisco Cloud infrastructure such as the Unified Compute including Cisco UCS and server virtualization, Unified Fabric including Data Center network architecture and infrastructure virtualization, and Unified Storage including integrated infrastructure solutions.