DCICN 6.1 – Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking

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DCICN 6.1 – Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking

Course Schedule

  • 5 Days Course
    Data Center Switching

    Classroom + Online

    £3000 (Excl. VAT)
    REGISTER

    Course Details

    Overview

    Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.1 is a five-day instructor-led course is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNA® Data Center certification and for associate-level data center roles. The course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies including network protocols and host-to-host communication, data center networking concepts and technologies, data center storage networking, and Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) architecture.

     

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    Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Describe and identify data center network protocols and host-to-host communication
    • Describe basic data center networking concepts and use the Cisco NX-OS command-line interface and implement VLANs, trunks, and port channels
    • Describe advanced data center networking concepts, implement multilayer switching, and perform basic configuration: protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP); AAA on Cisco NX-OS devices and secure remote administration; and access control lists
    • Describe and compare basic data center storage connectivity options and configure VSANs
    • Describe advanced data center storage and configure zoning, NPV mode, and NPIV on Cisco Nexus and Cisco MDS switches
    • Identify the components of Cisco UCS architecture and use the Cisco UCS Manager GUI

    Outline

    • Module1: Network Protocols and Host-to-Host Communication
    • Module 2: Basic Data Center Networking Concepts
    • Module 3: Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts
    • Module 4: Basic Data Center Storage
    • Module 5: Advanced Data Center Storage
    • Module 6: Cisco UCS Architecture

    Target Audience

    • Channel Partners
    • Customers
    • Employees

    Prerequisites

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

    • Good understanding of networking protocols
    • Good understanding of the VMware environment
    • Basic computer literacy
    • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems
    • Basic Internet usage skills