VDI on FlexPod for AMs (VDIFPAM)


Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is Account Managers who require an understanding of desktop virtualization so that they can articulate the benefits and value of implementing a desktop virtualization environment on a FlexPod converged infrastructure to their customers.


Prior to attending, you should have a basic understanding of data center technologies and solutions.

Course Objectives

In this one-day course, you will learn to:

  • Identify potential customers for a desktop virtualization solution
  • Explain the value of the FlexPod desktop virtualization solution
  • Describe the FlexPod Converged Infrastructure Family
  • Describe the benefits of Cisco UCS and a Unified Fabric with a simplified virtualized infrastructure
  • Understand why Cisco UCS is the ideal platform for Desktop Virtualization
  • Describe the B-Series and C-Series servers within the Cisco UCS family
  • Understand how Intel Xeon Processor families provide performance and availability
  • Describe NetApp FAS family of storage controllers as an integral part of FlexPod
  • Understand how Clustered Data ONTAP provides storage scalability and availability
  • Explain the value of VMware View Horizon built on FlexPod
  • Explain the value of Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp built on FlexPod
  • Explain how Cisco can help to solve common VDI performance problems
  • Understand how Cisco UCS can deliver improved performance for VDI power users
  • Examine use cases for desktop virtualization and identify the key benefits of the solution

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

1 day

  • on request
Classroom Training

1 day

  • on request


Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.