Gigamon Visibility Fabric Design Training (GVFD)
Gigamon Visibility Fabric Design Training (GVFD) – Hands-on
In this 2-day hands-on Gigamon Visibility Fabric Design Training (GVFD) course you will learn the essential information and develop the key skills to enable you to design a Gigamon® Visibility Fabric™ deployment. Multiple discussion labs support the learning objectives and allow you to practice the lessons learned in class.
You will learn common terminology to describe the basic challenges and architectures for security solutions. The basic challenges and architectures presented for Cloud solutions (Private, Public and Hybrid) will help you to prepare for modern deployments. You will understand the basic challenges and architectures for utilizing analytical solutions to ensure your designs and deployments are achieving the desired goals.
The Visibility Fabric Design labs will assist you in understanding various networking architectures where the Gigamon Visibility Fabric™ can dramatically improve security and visibility. You will learn the most important design considerations given essential requirements and existing network infrastructure. During these labs, you will discuss the different Gigamon technologies that can be used to achieve specific goals.
Duration: 2 days
- Automated Traffic Visibility for the Software Defined Data Center Training (GVFSDDC)
- BlueCoat with Gigamon Inline Deployment Training (GVFBC)
- Cisco FirePOWER and AWS with Gigamon Joint Solutions Deployment Training (GVFFPAWS)
- Cisco FirePOWER with Gigamon Inline Deployment Training (GVFCFP)
- FireEye with Gigamon Inline Deployment Training (GVFFE)
- Gigamon Visibility Fabric Overview and Advanced Implementation Training Bundle (GVFAIBDL)
- Gigamon Visibility Fabric Advanced Implementation Training (GVFAI)
- Gigamon Visibility Fabric™ Design Training (GVFD)
- Gigamon Visibility Fabric Overview and Configuration Training (GVFOC)
- Gigamon Visibility in the AWS Public Cloud Training (GVFAWS)
- PaloAlto NGFW with Gigamon Inline Deployment Training (GVFPA)
- Riverbed SteelCentral with Gigamon Out-of-Band Deployment Training (GVFRSC)
» If you are familiar with some aspects of this Gigamon Visibility Fabric Design Training (GVFD) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
» We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Gigamon Visibility Fabric Design Training (GVFD) course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
» If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Gigamon Visibility Fabric Design Training (GVFD) course in manner understandable to lay audiences.
Audience / Target Group:
The target audience for this Gigamon Visibility Fabric Design Training (GVFD) course:
• Solution Architects
• Pre-Sales Engineers
• Security Professionals
The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this Gigamon Visibility Fabric Design Training (GVFD) course are:
• Basic understanding of networking concepts
• Familiarity with network security and monitoring tools
• Conversant with in-line and out-of-band security architectures
• Service Provider terminology and architectures (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, LTE)
• Private and public cloud architectures
• In-line and out-of-band Enterprise monitoring architectures.
ENO offers the following courses to help you prepare for GVFD:
• Networking & TCP/IP Fundamentals (NWF)
• CompTIA Network+ (NET+)
• CompTIA Security+ (SEC+)
For students without significant background in Gigamon, the following courses may be helpful
• Gigamon® Visibility Fabric™ Overview and Configuration (GVFOC)
• Gigamon® Visibility Fabric™ Advanced Implementation (GVFAI)
• Gigamon® Visibility Fabric™ Overview and Advanced Implementation Bundle (GVFAIBDL)
Upon completing this Gigamon Visibility Fabric Design Training (GVFD) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:
• Describe today’s security and performance monitoring challenges
• Learn to architect solutions that counter security threats
• Understand the important challenges of deploying Gigamon Visibility Fabric
• Prepare for multi-vendor solution deployments
Gigamon Visibility Fabric Design Training - Course Syllabus:
Module 1: Architecting for Security
Understanding Security Threats
Challenges in Detecting Threats
Basic Security Architectural Concepts
Module 2: Overview of Gigamon Secure Platform
Redundancy (Tool Groups, N+1)
Using NetFlow (Metadata)
Cloud Security Architectures
VMware, OpenStack, and AWS
Private, Public, Hybrid
Simple Inline Tool
Inline and Out-of-Band
Module 3: Architectural Challenges Monitoring in Service Provider Networks
Basic Service Provider Network—Diversity of Topologies
Unified Tool Rail Concept
Detecting and Responding to
Protecting Customer Information and Metrics
Deploying Gigamon Visibility Fabric
In Conjunction with Different Technologies (3G, 4G, LTE, 5G)
For Customer Experience
For Monitoring Internal Operations
Comparison of 3G, 4G, LTE, 5G
Module 4: Architecting for the Cloud
Basic Cloud Architectures (VMware, OpenStack, AWS)
Virtual Network Basics
ISDN and NFV
Integration with the Enterprise
Basic Virtual Networking
NSX and SDDC
Monitor from Within (Agent Based)
Using NetFlow (Metadata)
Cloud Security Architectures (VMware, OpenStack, AWS)
Module 5: Architecting for Analytics
Architectural—Monitoring Tools (Moore’s Law)
Understanding Traffic Sources (SPAN vs. TAP)
Basic Monitoring Challenges (dropping and duplicate packets)
Deploying Gigamon Visibility Fabric in a Clustered Deployment
Scaling to Accommodate Traffic Volume
New Company Acquisition
Virtual to Physical
Lights Out Operation
Opex/Capex Efficiency through Centralization
Gigamon Visibility Fabric Design Training – LABS
Lab 1: Security Architecture for Internet Edge and Remote Locations
The goal of this activity is to design a security solution based on customer-specific requirements and Gigamon best practices for the Internet segment. This lab challenges you to increase the overall security visibility and reliability of the Internet edge segment by using Gigamon Visibility Fabric™.
Lab 2: Security Architecture for Data Center
You will create and present a recommended architecture and describe how Gigamon technologies and solutions are being used in the Data Center environment. In this lab you will face specific Data Center challenges and your goal is to describe and select an appropriate Gigamon solution.
Lab 3: Customer Experience in Service Provider Environment
Demonstrate your understanding of how Gigamon technologies are deployed in a Service Provider environment. This lab challenges you to meet Service Provider requirements such as monitoring subscriber’s traffic and intergradation with external analytics, billing, and other tools.
Lab 4: Analytics and Trending in Service Provider Environment
Describe how Gigamon technologies can help Analytics tools to be more efficient, and how to choose appropriate subscriber aware features for a Service Provider environment
Lab 5: Architecture for Public Cloud
Present recent examples of how Gigamon technologies and solutions are being used in public and hybrid cloud environments, and to describe important design considerations that should be reviewed before deploying a solution.
Lab 6: Architecture for Private Cloud
Deploy Gigamon technologies in two widely used private cloud environments: VMware and OpenStack. You will describe the important design considerations that should be reviewed before deploying a solution.
Lab 7: Enterprise Analytics in a Multi-Tool Environment
The goal of this activity is to present a recommended architecture and describe how Gigamon technologies and solutions are being used in the Enterprise network for application and network performance monitoring as well as for customer experience management.
Lab 8: Basic Architecture for Efficiency
Present a recommended architecture and describe how Gigamon technologies and centralized monitoring tools can decrease Capex and Opex for a company.
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