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Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

  • Network Designer
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
  • Consulting Systems Engineer
  • Technical Solutions Architect
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners


This course is part of the following Certifications:


Students considered for this training should have attended the following classes or obtained equivalent level of knowledge:

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

  • Configure, secure, and maintain LANs and SANs based on Cisco Nexus and MDS switches
  • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco UCS
  • Configure, secure, and maintain Cisco ACI

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able 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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Course Content

The Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) v6.2 course is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building course is troubleshooting of LANs, SANs, Cisco Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The course provides rich hands-on experience in resolving problems on Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco fabric extenders (FEXs), Cisco UCS, and Cisco ACI. You’ll master the professional-level skills and technologies needed to troubleshoot Cisco data center infrastructure.

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (incl. tax)
  • United Arab Emirates: US$ 3,518.-
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Middle East
United Arab Emirates
18/08/2019 - 22/08/2019 Dubai Course language: English
17/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 Dubai Course language: English
17/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 Doha Course language: English
18/08/2019 - 22/08/2019 Cairo Course language: English
17/11/2019 - 21/11/2019 Cairo Course language: English
09/09/2019 - 13/09/2019 Hamburg guaranteed date!
23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 Stuttgart
14/10/2019 - 18/10/2019 Münster
04/11/2019 - 08/11/2019 Berlin
18/11/2019 - 22/11/2019 Munich
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019 Hamburg
18/11/2019 - 22/11/2019 Vienna (iTLS)
26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 Paris
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019 Paris
22/06/2020 - 26/06/2020 Paris
23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 Rome
18/11/2019 - 22/11/2019 Milan
16/12/2019 - 20/12/2019 Rome
02/09/2019 - 06/09/2019 Lisbon
25/11/2019 - 29/11/2019 Lisbon
07/10/2019 - 11/10/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bucharest
02/12/2019 - 06/12/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
26/08/2019 - 30/08/2019 Madrid
18/11/2019 - 22/11/2019 Madrid
23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 Zurich
United Kingdom
23/09/2019 - 27/09/2019 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
North America
United States
05/08/2019 - 09/08/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Central Course language: English
21/10/2019 - 25/10/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Central Course language: English
11/11/2019 - 15/11/2019 Online Training Time zone: US/Central Course language: English
21/10/2019 - 25/10/2019 Online Training Time zone: Canada/Eastern Course language: English
Latin America
09/09/2019 - 13/09/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Buenos_Aires Course language: Spanish guaranteed date!
14/10/2019 - 18/10/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo Course language: Portuguese
02/12/2019 - 06/12/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Santiago Course language: Spanish
Costa Rica
11/11/2019 - 15/11/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Costa_Rica Course language: Spanish
09/12/2019 - 13/12/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Mexico_City Course language: Spanish
02/09/2019 - 06/09/2019 Online Training Time zone: America/Lima Course language: Spanish
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