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"How to Transition to Software-Defined Networking: Using Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure"

Are you ready for the transition?

In this webinar, you will learn:
-- What’s driving this shift and why organizations should care
-- What Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) is and how it supports the transition to SDN and beyond, including software-defined architecture (SDA)
-- How you can use ACI to unlock the potential of SDN and drive business outcomes
-- How Cisco Services can help you reduce complexity and risk, align your IT to business outcomes, and accelerate your transformation
-- How other organizations are using ACI to achieve their goals

To learn more, visit www.cisco.com/go/aci

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How to Transition to SDN Using Cisco ACI - webinar

  1. 1. Cisco Confidential 1© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. • Cisco Services • www.cisco.com/go/aci How to Transition to SDN: Using Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
  2. 2. Cisco Confidential 2© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Agenda Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Introduction Driving Business Outcomes Through ACI Services How Are Customers Using ACI? Key Takeaways and Next Steps Industry Landscape: What’s Driving Change
  3. 3. Cisco Confidential 3© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Industry Landscape: What’s Driving Change
  4. 4. Cisco Confidential 4© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 5 CIO Imperatives for Business Relevance: Is Your Ecosystem Ready? Optimize a Cloud Enabled Infrastructure for Agility Leverage Mobility for Customer and Employee Engagement Use Social Media and Apps to Transform Customer Experience Unlock Intelligence from Virtualized Data Into Actionable Insights Secure and Protect Valuable Assets and Reputation
  5. 5. Cisco Confidential 5© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. New Application Demands on Infrastructure Application Attributes Demands for Infrastructure Dynamic Instantiation and Removal Increasingly Non-Virtualized Infrastructure Independent Scale-Out/Multi-Node Multi-Cloud Models Application Connectivity Awareness for Agile Deployment Physical/Virtual/Cloud Integration and Visibility Dynamic Shared Resource Pool Increasing Performance 1/10/40/100G and Scale Secure and Multi-Tenant Aware Cloud and Big Data Are Driving a Paradigm Shift
  6. 6. Cisco Confidential 6© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Current Industry Approaches and Challenges A New Model is Required Traditional Network Model Today’s SDN Model Application Centric • Existing infrastructure model • Existing application model • Lack of transparency and visibility • Virtual domain attempts to replicate physical network constructs ex: LAN Emulation • Per hypervisor integration overhead • Multiple management points • Simplification, simplification, simplification • Complete network automation and programmability • Software flexibility with hardware based performance and integrated visibility • Bypass 1st generation SDN limitations to an application centric infrastructure • Extensible to storage and compute Network of Boxes Software Based Network Virtualization Centralized Automation, Security, and Application Profiles App Centric
  7. 7. Cisco Confidential 7© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco’s Differentiation: Multi-layered Programmability Flexibility in Deriving Abstractions Network Virtualization Applications Physical SDN Visibility – Dependency Graphs De-Coupled Architecture Policy Enforcement ACI Network Elements and Abstraction
  8. 8. Cisco Confidential 8© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Network ServicesSecurity Storage (Future)Compute (Future)Network INFRASTRUCTUREELEMENTS Unified API – Unified Information Model (RESTFUL XML/JSON API) Introducing: Application Centric Infrastructure Open APIs, Open Source, Open Standards Efficiency Scale Optimization Telemetry Application Awareness Common Policy Driven Operational Model Hypervisor Network Services ASA Network Management, Automation, Orchestration
  9. 9. Cisco Confidential 9© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. ACI: A Complete System’s View ACI Fabric Non-Blocking Penalty Free Overlay App DBWeb External Network Policy ACI Policy Model Policy Policy SystemManagement HypervisorManagement AutomationTools OrchestrationFramework Application Policy Infrastructure Controller APIC
  10. 10. Cisco Confidential 10© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. ACI Delivers Business Outcomes 25% CAPEX Savings 45% Power Reduction 35% Security Savings ~50% Automation and Provisioning Savings 21% Network Ops Savings
  11. 11. Cisco Confidential 11© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. How do I manage the migration from traditional networking to application centric? Moving From “What” To “Why” And “How”  Skill set readiness for deployment and operation  Day 2 Tier 1- N support process implementation  Software development and management life cycle How do I operate after the implementation?  Network programmability for creating new services  Open standards to incorporate the best of the ecosystem partners  Centralized management and control for consistency  Adoption strategy  Use case validation  Configuration translation  Migration roadmap How will ACI benefit my business? Where do I start?  Current state assessment  Organizational alignment  Security policy placement  Application network profile
  12. 12. Cisco Confidential 12© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Open, Flexible, and Choice of Programmability Modes Per-Box Programmability Centralized Fabric Programmability Enhanced NXOS Policy Controller iNXOS 1/10/40/100GE Common Platform Network Ops Driven, Switch Automation User Driven, Policy Based Fabric Automation 40G Migration Opportunity Provide Migration Path to ACI Two Modes, Two Markets: One Platform APIC Standalone App Center Infrastructure
  13. 13. Cisco Confidential 13© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Driving Business Outcomes Through ACI Services
  14. 14. Cisco Confidential 14Cisco Confidential 14© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. APP APP APP APP APP APP Identify Applications that Benefit from ACI How Cisco Services Accelerates Application Migration Traditional Network Applications Existing Applications APP APP APP APP APPAPP APP APPAPP APP APPAPP APP
  15. 15. Cisco Confidential 15Cisco Confidential 15© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. APP APP APP APP APP APP Create Application Profiles How Cisco Services Accelerates Application Migration Traditional Network Applications Existing Applications APP APP APP APP APPAPP APP APPAPP APP APPAPP APP Load Balancing APP PROFILE SLA QoS Security
  16. 16. Cisco Confidential 16Cisco Confidential 16© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. APP APP APP APP APP APP Create Application Profiles How Cisco Services Accelerates Application Migration Traditional Network Applications Existing Applications APP APP APP APP APPAPP APP APPAPP APP APPAPP APP APP PROFILE SLA QoS Security Load Balancing
  17. 17. Cisco Confidential 17Cisco Confidential 17© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Existing Applications APP APP APP APP APPAPP APP APPAPP APP APP APP APP APP APPAPP APP APPAPP APP Perform Application Dependency Mapping How Cisco Services Accelerates Application Migration Traditional Network Applications ACI Solution Application Network Profile End Point Group End Point Group End Point Group End Point Group
  18. 18. Cisco Confidential 18Cisco Confidential 18© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Existing Applications APPAPP APP APPAPP APP Migrate the Chosen Applications to the ACI Fabric How Cisco Services Accelerates Application Migration Traditional Network Applications ACI Solution Application Network Profile End Point Group End Point Group End Point Group End Point Group APIC Connected APP APP APP APPAPP APP APP
  19. 19. Cisco Confidential 19Cisco Confidential 19© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Existing Applications APPAPP APP APPAPP APP Migrate the Chosen Applications to the ACI Fabric How Cisco Services Accelerates Application Migration Traditional Network Applications ACI Solution Application Network Profile End Point Group End Point Group End Point Group End Point Group APIC Connected APP APP APP APPAPP APP APP
  20. 20. Cisco Confidential 20© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Benefits of ACI Services Challenge Benefits Outcomes Standardization Workload mobility Reduce application deployment times and gain app-level end-to-end visibility Rising Costs Reduced TCO Save on OPEX, reduce time-to-market Align Business and IT Goal Tech-driven monetization opportunities Introduce differentiated services with competitive advantages Security and Risk Security compliance Architect a secure, future-ready network for performance, scale and flexibility
  21. 21. Cisco Confidential 21Cisco Confidential 21© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Key to Success We Can Help You Get Started with Software Defined Architecture In Several Ways, Depending on Where You Are in Your Journey Create a Secure and Optimized Application Centric Infrastructure Determine the right strategy for your business, develop a plan, and realize your vision. Troubleshoot ACI ecosystem with case management to reduce time to resolution Cost-effectively balance availability and performance to support and secure new capabilities. ACI Assessment Service ACI Design Service Solution Support for ACI APIC
  22. 22. Cisco Confidential 22© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. SMART SERVICE CAPABILITIES Services from Cisco Together with Cisco Channel Partners * Nexus 9000 STANDALONE MODE Services Cisco Services For ACI
  23. 23. Cisco Confidential 23© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. How Are Customers Using ACI?
  24. 24. Cisco Confidential 24© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Multinational Healthcare Solutions Provider  Ability to capture new and emerging opportunities  Client on-boarding from months to days  Reduced risk via new governance and standardization Expected Outcomes  Lack of flexibility to respond to new opportunities quickly  On-boarding process for new clients is too slow  Technology sprawl slowing innovation and need for business alignment  IT and business at risk because of operation complexity Challenge Recommended Solution  SDN end-to-end framework, including Application Centric Infrastructure  Next-gen data center using Nexus 9000  ACI enables automation and orchestration of infrastructure resources  Enterprise-wide SDN controller strategy
  25. 25. Cisco Confidential 25© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Service Provider Vertical  Streamline operations process with new operating model across silos  Reduce energy costs through improved power efficiency  Establish governance model  Standardize effective usage of tools and procedures  Create unified ops management with APIC  Programmatic use case for integrated management and visibility  Focus on automation to meet business demands and optimize time to market Expected Outcomes  Consolidate multiple distributed DCs into two centralized DC  Optimize time to provision and de-provision  Leverage CapEx savings from architecture to fund innovation  Power efficiency required due to high energy costs  Reduce risk to IT and business from operations complexity Challenge Recommended Solution  Develop strategic architecture vision with defined business outcomes  Use Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) as the foundation for Next Generation Data Center Architecture with multi-tenancy  Drive data center technology innovations to create agile IT  Establish end-to-end automation strategy
  26. 26. Cisco Confidential 26© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. ACI Use Case: Financial Industry  Defined governance processes and ownership  Compliance and governance applied on a consistent basis within the architecture  Risk/threat mitigated using consistent network security policy deployed in real time  Simplified operations reducing TCO  Monitoring of the retail banking solutions – regulatory compliance, and the ability to show it Expected Outcomes  Time/cost to adapt to regulatory compliance  High frequency trading  Latency monitoring for finance feeds  Complex operations management  Continuous auditing and assurance monitoring Challenge Recommended Solution  Develop strategic architecture vision with defined business outcomes  Compliance via complete visibility and control over the network to rapidly detect and mitigate threats  Security services are dynamically chained together and instantiated to mitigate specific risks and change security policies in real time  Critical monitoring of feeds within the network to ensure a dramatic decrease in dropped packets, if at a higher SLA on completed trades
  27. 27. Cisco Confidential 27© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Key Takeaways
  28. 28. Cisco Confidential 28Cisco Confidential 28© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco ACI: Simply A Better Approach ACI Systems + ASICs+ Software LOWER TCO SIMPLICITY,SCALE,SECURITY “DIY” Basic Switching White Box Merchant Silicon Software Only Scale Limitations Operational Disruptions Hypervisor Dependent Traditional Switching Virtual Overlay Common Policy Model Physical + Virtual Secure Workload Placement Application Visibility + Health Metrics Scale-out Performance Systems Approach Application and End-point Aware Choice: Hypervisor/Open Source/ Operational Models VM Mobility SDN LAN Emulation VM-Based Policy Integrated Hardware and Switching Software
  29. 29. Cisco Confidential 29Cisco Confidential 29© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. 1. Scripting/Languages 2. IT Automation 3. OpenSource 4. Integrated ACI Approach OPERATIONAL MODELS RESTful APIs, Python etc. OpFlex Open: Choice and Investment Protection RICH ECOSYSTEM Hypervisors L4-L7 Services Management Security Storage Operational Choice—Service Provider, Enterprise, Commercial CLOUD SECURITYNETWORK APPLICATION Automate
  30. 30. Next Steps  New Application Centric Infrastructure will transform data centers to meet demands of next-generation applications  Cisco Services is ready to engage with you to start this journey of transformation  Contact us today as-aci-support@cisco.com
  31. 31. Cisco Confidential 31© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. A Repeatable Methodology to Identify and Achieve Goals, Unlock Business Potential of ACI Cisco Services can offer:  Top-down program planning across all domains, or  Focused support on an individual domain Our services span:  Strategy and planning  Design and implementation  Management and operations
  32. 32. Thank you.
  33. 33. Cisco Confidential 33© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Appendix
  34. 34. Cisco Confidential 34© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Plan Services DesignStrategy and Analysis Results  High-level design for new ACI infrastructure  Application policy templates that abstract the underlying infrastructure and request needed resources in optimized, secure way  Conduct a baseline evaluation, and plan for future state direction  Align business and technology  Architect a secure, future-ready network for performance, scale and flexibility  Key KPI’s, cost-benefit models, and technology challenges  Impact to overall architecture, infrastructure, and applications  Steps to get there Assessment  ACI adoption and migration strategy  Validation of ACI production- ready architecture  Well-defined process for future migrations Evaluate operations readiness and migration assessment Develop technology strategy and adoption plan for ACI Design ACI-based data center environment
  35. 35. Cisco Confidential 35© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Build Services Data Center MigrationCustom Application Development Result  Infrastructure migration  L2-L3, L4-L7 Migration  ANP Policy Create & Install  Application migration  Strategize and work with customer to do actual workload migration  On-time, on-budget deployment  M&O, provisioning integration  Device packages creation and integration Ecosystem Integration  Management, Provisioning and Orchestration Integration  L4-L7 Integration  Supported third-party Integration APIC  Software Development for Integration Migrate to ACI
  36. 36. Cisco Confidential 36© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Manage Service Result  Ensuring continuous best-practice operations ACI Optimization  Performance and consumption analytics  Application policy optimization  API library  Day 2 scripting support  Day 2 operation support  Management/orchestration Enhance Environment for Better Operation
  37. 37. Cisco Confidential 37© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. BUILD Strategy and Analysis ACI Solution Validation  Cisco Data Center S&A Svc for ACI − Business alignment − Technology strategy and roadmap − Architecture evolution  Cisco Data Center Validation Svc for ACI − Pre-FCS support for APIC integration and usability testing − Automation use cases  Cisco Data Center Assessment Svc for ACI − Operations readiness evaluation − Infrastructure migration evaluation PLAN MANAGE (DAY 2) Available Q1FY15 Optimize and Operate ACI Optimization Services  Performance and consumption analytics  Application policy optimization  API library  Day 2 scripting support  Day 2 operation support  Management/orchestration ACI Design Services  Cisco Data Center Design Svc for ACI − Infrastructure design  Physical/logical topology  Interface to current state  Security − Application policy templates  Application network profiles  Service chaining – Security load balancing Available Design AS Tools ACI Build and Development Services  Cisco Ecosystem Integration Svc for ACI − L4 -7 services integration  Cisco Custom Application Development Svc for ACI − M&O, provisioning integration − Device packages creation and integration  Cisco Data Center Migration Svc for ACI − Infrastructure migration − Application migration  Cisco Data Center Solutions Validation Testing Svc for ACI  Cisco Data Center Operations Enablement Svc Integration and Migration Available Q1FY15 ACI Services Suite Available AS Tools On Time, On Budget Deployment Ensuring Continuous Best-Practice Operations Business and Technology Alignment Baseline Evaluation and Future State Direction Architected for Performance, Scale, Flexibility and Future ready
  38. 38. Cisco Confidential 38© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Data Center Strategy and Analysis Service for ACI Helps customer develop technology strategy for adopting ACI based on their business and technology needs. Service performs opportunity analysis for migration to an ACI-based infrastructure, and identify and prioritize business-impacting scenarios. Using tools and frameworks this service incorporates unique findings into a customized master plan. Cisco Data Center Assessment Service for ACI Provides operations readiness, migration strategy, and process for future migrations. The service provides hardware, software, and feature analysis; high-level details about ACI integration with current infrastructure; adoption strategy from a migration perspective; and an API evaluation to identify integration with the Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC). Operations assessment will identify gaps in key areas: people and skills; management processes and tools and technologies and after identifying gaps, make recommendations in three the key areas: people and skills; management processes and tools; and technologies. Cisco Data Center Validation (Proof of Concept) Service for ACI Pilots the ACI solution with a simulator so customer can understand ACI capabilities and gain experience to reduce deployment risk. Cisco Data Center Design Service for ACI Helps customer design an ACI-based data center environment, including infrastructure, fabric POD planning and design with application policy templates. For custom applications, this service will define application network profiles, define endpoint groupings, and provide policy definitions and fabric constructs related to application profiles. ACI Plan Services Summary
  39. 39. Cisco Confidential 39© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Data Center Migration Service for ACI  Infrastructure Migration: minimize ACI deployment risk with proven methodology and leading practices  Application Migration : will enable customers to successfully move workloads from legacy environment to ACI fabric and ensuring seamless interconnect Cisco Data Center Ecosystem Solutions Integration for ACI  Integration service for ACI provides the software development for L4-L7 third party integration with APIC Cisco Data Center Solution Validation and Testing Service for ACI  Service offers testing and validation for full ACI solution implementation Cisco Data Center Operations Enablement for ACI  Service provides the knowledge and user guide to run the Fabric successfully  User guide for API/script usage for Integration and customization Cisco Data Center Application Development for ACI  App Development service for creating custom device packages ACI Build Services Summary
  40. 40. Cisco Confidential 40© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Cisco Product Support with SMARTNet or SmartNet Total Care Options (available) Available globally 24/7 for Cisco hardware and software products and technologies associated with the Cisco Nexus 9000. Enhanced Cisco-delivered support options also include Cisco SMARTnet or Cisco Smart Net Total Care* with global 24-hour access to experts in the Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC); hardware replacement options, including 2-hour, 4-hour and next business day; and proactive diagnostics with immediate alerts on devices enabled with Smart Call Home. Cisco Solution Support for ACI (available) Offers a “one-stop shop” to reduce duration and effects of disruptions by adding solution-level perspective along with SMARTnet® product support to your device-level service contracts. Cisco Data Center Optimization for ACI (available Q1FY15) Provides performance and consumption analytics; application policy optimization; API library; Day 2 scripting and operation support; and management/orchestration. ACI Manage Services Summary
  41. 41. Cisco Confidential 41Cisco Confidential 41© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Service SKU Cisco Data Center Quick Start Service for Nexus 9000  AS-ACI-SME (US/EMEAR)  AS-ACI-CNSLT (APJC) Cisco Data Center Accelerated Deployment Service for Nexus 9000  ASF-DCV1-NEX-ADS (Global)  AS-ACI-CNSLT (Global) Cisco Data Center Migration Service for Nexus 9000  AS-ACI-CNSLT-MIG Cisco Services for Nexus 9000
  42. 42. Cisco Confidential 42Cisco Confidential 42© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Service SKU Cisco Data Center Strategy and Analysis Service for ACI AS-ACI-CNSLT Cisco Data Center Validation Service for ACI AS-ACI-CNSLT Cisco Data Center Assessment Service for ACI AS-ACI-CNSLT Cisco Data Center Design Service for ACI AS-ACI-CNSLT Cisco Data Center Plan Service for ACI – Small (Bundle) AS-ACI-CNSLT-SM Cisco Data Center Plan Service for ACI – Med (Bundle) AS-ACI-CNSLT-MED Cisco Services for ACI
  43. 43. Cisco Confidential 43Cisco Confidential 43© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Service Name Service Components Activities SKU Deliverables Cisco Data and Analysis Service for ACI *ACI Adoption Strategy  On-site workshop to discuss technical and business goals  Total 2 days AS-ACI-CNSLT N / A Cisco Data Center Validation Service for ACI *ACI Proof of Concept  The proof of concept will leverage the ACI Simulator to allow customers to experience the functionality and capabilities of the ACI solution AS-ACI-CNSLT 2 weeks engagement using ACI simulator at customer’s site Cisco Data Center Assessment Service for ACI ACI Operations Readiness Assessment  Operations readiness workshop  Executive readout on gaps (PPl and skills, processes, tools and technology) and recommendations  1 day onsite AS-ACI-CNSLT Operations Readiness Assessment Report ACI Migration Assessment  Hardware, software and feature analysis  High level details on ACI integration with Layer 4-7 services  ACI policy modeling and adoption strategy Migration Assessment Report S&A, Validation and Assessment Service Details
  44. 44. Cisco Confidential 44Cisco Confidential 44© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Service Name Service Components Activities SKU Deliverables Cisco Data Center Design Service for ACI ACI Infrastructure Design  ACI Fabric POD planning and design  Analyze application deployments in current infrastructure AS-ACI-CNSLT Infrastructure design document ACI Application Policy Template Define application network profiles:  Discovery and grouping of endpoints  Policy definitions  Fabric constructs relating to application profiles  Defined policies document  Application policy templates Design Service Details
  45. 45. Cisco Confidential 45Cisco Confidential 45© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. Service Name Service Components Activities SKU Deliverables Cisco Data Center Migration (Infrastructure and Application) Service for ACI Application Migration  Configure the new fabric application profiles  Discover the compute and storage (VMs and Servers) inventory (PLAN phase) - pre-discover but you validate the discovery of applications  Identify move groups and interdependencies  Strategize and work with customer to do actual workload migration AS-ACI- CNSLT (Global) ANP Configuration Template for ACI Infrastructure Migration  Guidance on fabric hardware installation  Software (Switch and APIC Software) recommendation and installation  Basic fabric configuration and connectivity readiness  Configure/setup environment ready for migration  Configure the new fabric application profiles  Strategies for integration of current DC with fabric infrastructure  L2-L3 , L4-L7 migration Migration Strategy Document Cisco Data Center Ecosystem Solution Integration Service for ACI Management, Provisioning and Orchestration Integration  The supported third party integration with northbound API on APIC  Software development for integration AS-ACI- CNSLT (Global) API/Script L4-L7 Integration  Customization of supported third party device packages for ACI features Device Package Cisco Custom Application Development Service for ACI SW Development Scripting Services  Device package creation  Developing programmability use cases for custom integration  Development of customer specific network and ACI automation applications and/or scripts AS-ACI- CNSLT (Global) Custom Device Package ACI Build Service Details
  46. 46. Cisco Confidential 46Cisco Confidential 46© 2013-2014 Cisco and/or its affiliates. All rights reserved. ACI Build Service Details Service Name Service Components Activities SKU Deliverables Cisco Data Center Validation and Testing Service for ACI Solution Validation  Comprehensive solution and integration testing  Validation and testing of migration strategy  Successful API integration testing of third party device packages and feature control  Application profile and contract operating as expected AS-ACI-CNSLT (Global)  Test plan  Test results readout Cisco Data Center Operations Enablement Service for ACI ACI Infrastructure Operations Current State vs. ACI Fabric Operations  Understand customer requirements  Understand customer’s NOC  Perform NOC specific knowledge transfer  Create run book based on customer ‘s NOC requirements AS-ACI-CNSLT (Global)  Run book  User guide for integration, customization and API/script usage

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