Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.2 (DCICT v6.2)

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Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) v6.2 prepares students for the Cisco CCNA Data Center certification and for associate-level data center roles. The course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies, including networking technologies, data center network virtualization, unified computing, data center automation and orchestration, and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The hands-on lab exercises focus on configuring features in Cisco NX-OS Software, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco UCS Director.

You Will Learn How To:

  • Describe switch virtualization
  • Describe machine virtualization
  • Describe network virtualization, including overlays, virtual switches, and the Cisco Nexus 1000V solution.
  • Describe Cisco FabricPath
  • Describe Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) connectivity
  • Describe Ethernet port channels and virtual port channels (vPC)
  • Describe Cisco unified fabric
  • Identify Cisco UCS components
  • Describe Cisco UCS organizational hierarchy and role-based access control (RBAC)
  • Describe how to deploy servers in Cisco UCS
  • Describe the purpose and advantages of application programming interfaces (API)
  • Describe cloud computing basic concepts
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director, its functional blocks and deployment models
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director Orchestration features: policies, virtual data centers, workflows, and catalogs.
  • Describe Cisco ACI, traffic forwarding through the Cisco ACI fabric, as well as programming and orchestration capabilities
  • Explain traffic forwarding mechanisms in Cisco ACI
  • Describe programmability and orchestration capabilities of Cisco ACI

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Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Technologies (DCICT) v6.2 prepares IT professionals for the Cisco CCNA Data Center certification and for associate-level data center roles.

The course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies, including networking technologies, data center network virtualization, unified computing, data center automation and orchestration, and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The training provided in this course is focused on data center basic operations, covering the topics needed for today’s demanding associate-level positions. The hands-on lab exercises focus on configuring features in Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS) Software, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco UCS Director.

Those preparing for associate-level data center-oriented jobs, or who wish to certify on the in-demand Cisco CCNA Data Center level, can now take the official training in self-paced format. The e-learning format of this course offers an immersive, practice-based learning experience at your own pace. Using enterprise-grade Cisco data center equipment, this hands-on training format is designed to be as effective as classroom training, with easily consumable segments of video, text, discovery labs, review questions, and graded challenges.

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  • Requirements

    It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

    • Understanding of networking protocols
    • Understanding of the VMware environment
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    Course tuition does not include an exam voucher.

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Course Outline

  • Module 1: Cisco Data Center Network Virtualization

    • Lesson 1: Describing Switch Virtualization
    • Lesson 2: Describing Machine Virtualization
    • Lesson 3: Describing Network Virtualization

    Module 2: Cisco Data Center Network Technologies Configuration

    • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco FabricPath
    • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco Fabric Extender
    • Lesson 3: Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
    • Lesson 4: Describing Cisco Unified Fabric

    Module 3: Cisco Unified Computing System

    • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS Components
    • Lesson 2: Cisco UCS RBAC
    • Lesson 3: Deploying Servers in Cisco UCS

    Module 4: Data Center Automation and Orchestration

    • Lesson 1: Using Application Programming Interfaces
    • Lesson 2: Cloud Computing
    • Lesson 3: Describing Cisco UCS Director
    • Lesson 4: Using Cisco UCS Director for Orchestration

    Module 5: Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure

    • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco ACI
    • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco ACI Traffic Forwarding
    • Lesson 3: Programming and Orchestrating Cisco ACI

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