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Arista Essentials – Complete Course w/ ACE-A Practice Exams

Learn Data Center Networking, SDN, Linux, Python Programmability, Automation and Pass ACE-A Exam
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 12h 11m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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This course is designed to assist you pass Arista Certified Engineering Associate (ACE-A) Exam
You will learn Arista switch features, advanced monitoring and network programmability & automation
Introduce Software Defined Networking Model
I will demonstrate provisioning,  configuration and maintenance of our Arista switching in a Leaf and Spine topology
Also, will be covering advanced data center technologies such as VXLAN, MLAG and XMPP.
Lastly, you will be provided mock exams in every section to help you ACE the ACE (you get the joke!?)

You will learn

✓ Understand Arista Hardware and Software Technologies
✓ Learn Network and Data Center Python Programmability and Automation such as ZTP, AEM, eAPI
✓ Build the skills and confidence to ace ACE-A (Arista Ceritfied Engineer – Associate)
✓ Understand new and advanced Data Center features such as VXLAN, XMPP, MLAG and VM Tracer
✓ Refresh Configuration Basics and Maintenance
✓ Follow simple steps and clear demonstration on how to configure Arista Switch and Automation features


• Basic Networking
• Basic Computer Knowledge
• Basic Linux

This course is for

• Anyone who wants to pass Arista Certified Engineering Associate (ACE-A) Exam
• Anyone who wants to learn Arista Technologies
• Anyone want to learn Network and Data Center Automation
• Network Professionals – Beginner to Intermediate Level
• Linux Professionals – Beginner to Intermediate Level
Founder and Chief Architect
Hi Guys! My name is Dean Armada and I am your Cloud, Data Center and CyberSecurity Instructor.

My goal is to deliver easy to understand,  top quality and unique kind of online courses in Udemy. I am in the process of developing integrated courses, something that doesn’t only focus on one brand or technology.

I am proud to be one of the few instructors in Udemy who records themselves during the course delivery. Whether I am presenting, whiteboarding or doing lab demonstration, you will always see me. I do this so that I will be more CONNECTED TO YOU.

I have a very diverse background in the field of IT. I was a programmer who became a Linux administrator, who became a network engineer, who became a security specialist, who became a tech manager who became a startup tech founder but training delivery will always be my passion!

If you have any questions about Cloud, Data Center, F5, Cisco or Automation and Orchestration, feel free to send me a message and I would be happy to assist.

Trainer/Instructor Experience:
I have delivered training classes from Network, Security, Systems, Virtualization, Containerization, Programming, Storage, Servers, Cloud and Automation. I am a certified Cisco and F5 instructor and have traveled more than 30 countries and more than 60 cities since 2011. One of the busiest technical trainer and prior COVID-19, I used to have average of 10 flights / month.


F5 Certified Technology Specialist (F5-CTS), LTM
F5 Certified Technology Specialist (F5-CTS), GTM
Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE Security) #27437
Cisco Certified System Instructor (CCSI) #33824
CCNP (Data Center Security, Routing and Switching)
Cisco DevNet Professional
VMware Certified Professional (VCP) v6.5
F5 Certified Administrator (F5-CA)
Arista Certified Engineer (ACE-A)
And 50+ Other Certifications:

Awards and Recognition:

CCIE and CCSI by 30
10 year CCIE and CCSI veteran
First trainer to deliver Cisco Network Visibility and Segmentation (2019)
First trainer to deliver Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall Test Drive (2016)
First trainer to deliver Cisco Network as a Sensor Test Drive (2015)
Ghost Author of two of Cisco training courses (2015, 2018)
One of the first Cisco ACI Trainer (2015)
One of the first Arista Certified Trainer (2015)
One of the first Cisco Nexus 9000 Trainer (2014)
One of the first Cisco ISE Trainer (2012)
One of the first F5 Certified Trainer (2011)
First CCIE Security in the Philippines (2010)
Cisco Security Instructor Center Excellence (2018, 2020)
Cisco Data Center Instructor Center Excellence (2015, 2016)
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 12h 11m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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