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Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline
 

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners
  • Systems engineers

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network designers
  • Network managers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects

Prerequisites

The learner is expected to have the following skills and knowledge 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

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the characteristics and benefits of the Ethernet protocol. List Ethernet standardization.
  • Describe the OSI and TCP/IP models
  • Describe IPv4 and IPv6 network layer addressing
  • Describe the packet delivery process
  • Compare and contrast TCP/IP with the OSI model
  • Examine the Cisco Data Center network architectures, the 2- and the 3-tier network design, and the spine/leaf network design.
  • Describe Cisco Nexus products and explain basic functionalities and tools of Cisco NX-OS.
  • Describe VLANs
  • Describe issues with STP
  • Describe the routing process on Nexus switches
  • Describe Layer 3 first hop redundancy
  • Describe and configure user security features
  • Describe ACL object groups
  • Describe storage connectivity options in the Data Center. Compare iSCSI, Fibre Channel, and NAS connectivity for remote server storage.
  • Describe Fibre Channel storage networking
  • Describe VSANs
  • Describe communication between the initiator and target
  • Describe Fibre Channel zone types and their uses
  • Describe NPV and NPIV
  • Describe data center Ethernet enhancements that provide a lossless fabric
  • Describe Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Describe the components of a Cisco UCS server
  • Describe the Cisco UCS physical connectivity for a Fabric Interconnect cluster
  • Describe the Cisco UCS Manager interfaces

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Course Content

The Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.2 course, prepares IT professionals for the Cisco CCNA Data Center certification and for associate-level data center roles. This course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies, including data center networking concepts, data center storage networking, and data center physical infrastructure.

Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

Price (incl. tax)
  • United Arab Emirates: US$ 3,150.-
  • Saudi Arabia: US$ 3,150.-
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28/10/2018 - 01/11/2018 Dubai Course language: English
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17/09/2018 - 21/09/2018 Hamburg
03/12/2018 - 07/12/2018 Munich
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24/09/2018 - 28/09/2018 Brussels Course language: English
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08/10/2018 - 12/10/2018 Milan
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05/11/2018 - 09/11/2018 Madrid
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14/10/2018 - 18/10/2018 Cairo Course language: English
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17/09/2018 - 21/09/2018 Online Training Time zone: US/Central Course language: English
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