Multicloud Cost Optimization with Cisco CloudCenter Suite (CLDCO)

This course, Mulitcloud Cost Optimization with Cisco CloudCenter Suite (CLDCO) v1.0, teaches you how the
reporting and analysis of consumption the cost optimizer provides, functions within a Cisco® CloudCenter Suite.
The cost optimizer works together with two other primary mechanisms: a workload manager that helps users
deploy applications and manage governance policies, and an action orchestrator that provides seamless
integration and workflow automation. Through lessons and hands-on experiences, you will learn the functionality of
the CloudCenter cost optimizer.

How you’ll benefit
This course will help you:
● Acquire the advanced skills and techniques using the CloudCenter Suite for a consistent experience across
all environments, whether you plan to deploy in the cloud or on-premises
● Learn how to use the tools of cost management and workload optimization by leveraging the functionality of
the entire CloudCenter suite

Who should enroll

This course is ideal for developers, engineers, and others including:
● Cloud solution architects
● Cloud administrators
● Customer sales engineers
● DevOps engineers
● Sales engineers
● Systems engineers
● Technical solutions architects

After completing the course, you should be able to:
● Describe what clouds are supported and how to configure clouds for Cost Optimizer
● Examine the Cost Optimizer snapshots of costs incurred by the various clouds installed for an organization

Before enrolling in this course, you should have knowledge in the following areas:
● Data center experience
● Operating systems and virtualization experience
● Understanding of server system design and architecture
● Familiarity with public cloud concepts and n-tier application designing
● Familiarity with Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS®), networking, and storage concepts
The following Cisco course may help students meet these prerequisites:
● Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
● Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)


1 day

● Implementing Cisco CloudCenter Suite Cost Optimizer
◦ Cisco CloudCenter Suite Cost Optimizer
● Examining Cost Optimizer Inventory, Reports, Rightsizing, and Troubleshooting
◦ Configure Cost and Inventory Reports in the User Interface
Course overview
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Lab outline
● Create Users, User Roles, and Cloud Permissions
● Create Cost Group and Billing Unit
● Use Cisco CloudCenter Suite Cost Optimizer Representational State Transfer (REST) API