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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


This course is part of the following Certifications:


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

The goal of the course is to give attendees a broad exposure to Cisco Data Center technologies in order to provide entry-level data center personnel with the skills that they require to be successful.

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe Ethernet communication functions and standards
  • Describe the OSI and TCP/IP models
  • Describe the routing process on Nexus switches
  • Compare storage connectivity options in the data center
  • Describe the Fibre Channel name server and fabric login (FLOGI) process

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Course Content

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.0 course is a five-day instructor-led training (ILT) program that introduces students to the primary technologies that are used in the Cisco Data Center. The introductory level of knowledge that is taught in this course is targeted for individuals who will perform only the more basic configuration tasks. The course lab exercises focus on viewing configurations, with some configuration changes made by the student.

Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • United Arab Emirates: US$ 3,000.-
Dates and Booking
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Middle East
United Arab Emirates
10/12/2017 - 14/12/2017 Dubai Course language: English
28/01/2018 - 01/02/2018 Dubai Course language: English
29/04/2018 - 03/05/2018 Dubai Course language: English
29/07/2018 - 02/08/2018 Dubai Course language: English
28/10/2018 - 01/11/2018 Dubai Course language: English
05/08/2018 - 09/08/2018 Doha Course language: English
Saudi Arabia
29/10/2017 - 02/11/2017 Riyadh Course language: English
10/12/2017 - 14/12/2017 Riyadh Course language: English
21/01/2018 - 25/01/2018 Riyadh Course language: English
iTLS will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.