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DCII 6.1 – Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure


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  • 5 Days Course
    Data Center Switching

    Classroom + Online

    ISK425500 (Excl. VAT)
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    Course Details


    Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Infrastructure (DCIDUC) v6.1 is a two-day instructor-led course that focuses on data center design based on Cisco unified computing solutions. The course includes theoretical content, as well as design-oriented case studies and exercises. The course is designed to help students prepare for Cisco Channel Partner Data Center Program requirements and for professional-level data center roles. The course includes information on designing data centers with Cisco components and technologies, including infrastructure design, compute connectivity design, and compute resource parameters design.


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    Upon completing this course, you will be able to describe and use design-oriented knowledge for unified computing topics, including:

    • Hardware and device virtualization
    • FEX options
    • Virtual networking and appliances
    • Management and orchestration
    • Cisco UCS C-Series and B-Series servers and use cases
    • Fabric interconnect connectivity
    • Hyperconverged and integrated system
    • Management systems, including Cisco UCS, VMware vCenter, and Cisco CloudCenter
    • Hadoop, SAP HANA, and IoT on Cisco UCS
    • Systemwide parameters
    • RBAC
    • Pools and policies for service profiles
    • Network-specific adapters and policies
    • Templates in Cisco UCS Manager


    • Module 1: Data Center Protocols
    • Module 2: Layer 3 Switching Features in the Data Center
    • Module 3: Data Center Infrastructure Security
    • Module 4: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Fabric
    • Module 5: FCoE Unified Fabric
    • Module 6: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Services
    • Module 7: Data Center Infrastructure Maintenance, Management, and Operations

    Target Audience

    • Channel Partners
    • Customers
    • Employees
    • Entry-level to experienced Network Administrator
    • Senior Network Engineer
    • Presales Engineer
    • Design Engineer
    • Data Center Administrator
    • Senior Systems Engineer
    • Senior Technical Solutions Architect


    It is recommended that a learner has the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

    • data center networking concepts
    • data center storage concepts
    • data center virtualization
    • Cisco Unified Computing System t
    • data center automation and orchestration with the focus on Cisco ACI and UCS Director
    • Identify products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and MDS families
    • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs, including switching and routing