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DCII 6.1 – Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure


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Course Schedule

  Sep 21 - Sep 25, 2020

  Nov 16 - Nov 20, 2020

  • 5 Days Course
    Data Center Switching

    Classroom + Online

    ÂŁ3000 (Excl. VAT)

    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.


    New version available:

    This course will be retired on February 23, 2020. “See other Cisco courses available.


    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