500-325 CSA

Cisco Collaboration Servers and Appliances

Associate certification: Video (Collaboration)

Duration: 90 minutes

Languages: English

Exam overview

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of the technical skills needed to install and support Cisco collaboration servers and appliances.

Exam topics

The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.

60%    Unified Computing System Architecture

  • Describe the features of the appliance approach (VMPT)
  • Describe the features of BE6000
  • Describe the features of BE7000
  • Describe the features of BE4000
  • Describe the features of the Contact Center CC view (package CCE)
  • Describe the features of CMS1000 and CMS2000
  • Describe the features of CE1100
  • Describe the functionality of hybrid applications with Spark
  • Explain the DIY approach
  • Explain the purpose of tested reference
  • Explain the purpose of Specs-based
  • Explain the purpose of Specs-based third-party
  • Explain the functionality of unified communications on Cisco UCS
  • Explain the purpose of design and size unified communications on Cisco UCS

12%    BIOS and Integrated Management Controller Setup

  • Describe network setup
  • Describe BIOS setup
  • Describe Cisco Integrated Management Controller setup

20%   Introduction and Setup of VMware ESXi

  • Explain the functionality of VMware ESXi5.0
  • Describe the setup VMware ESXi
  • Explain how to create virtual machines
  • Explain networking and storage
  • Explain access control and maintenance

8%   Deploying Virtualized Applications

  • Virtualize unified communications applications
  • Migrate to a virtualized deployment

Exam preparation

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