The Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID) v7.0 course helps you master design and deployment options focused on Cisco® data center solutions and technologies across network, compute, virtualization, storage area networks, automation, and security. You will learn design practices for the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) solution based on Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers, Cisco UCS Manager, and Cisco Unified Fabric. You will also gain design experience with network management technologies including Cisco UCS Manager, Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM), and Cisco UCS Director. You can expect theoretical content as well as design-oriented case studies in the form of activities.
This course helps you prepare to take the exam, Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (300-610 DCID), which leads to the new CCNP® Data Center and the Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center Design certifications.
IT professionals with five to eight years of experience in these roles:
Data center engineers
Consulting systems engineers
Technical solutions architects
The knowledge and skills that a learner should have before attending this course are as follows:
Implement data center networking [Local Area Network (LAN) and Storage Area Network (SAN)]
Describe data center storage
Implement data center virtualization
Implement Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS)
Implement data center automation and orchestration with the focus on Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) and Cisco UCS Director
Describe products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) families
It is recommended, but not required, to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:
Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU)
Implementing and Administering Cisco Networking Technologies (CCNA®)
Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)
Course is subject to a minimum enrollment to run. Course may run virtually as a live online class if the minimum enrollment is not met. For more information, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 207-775-0244. Course will include Labs and Courseware. Exam not included.