Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (CS-DCID v6.0)

Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID) v6.0 is a five-day instructor-led course that focuses on data center design based on Cisco solutions.
  • Virtual Classroom

    Learning Style
  • Intermediate

    Difficulty
  • 3 Days

    Course Duration
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Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID) v6.0 is a five-day instructor-led course that focuses on data center design based on Cisco solutions.

About this course:

Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID) v6.0 is a five-day instructor-led course that focuses on data center design based on Cisco solutions. The course includes theoretical content, as well as design-oriented case studies that are in the form of testlets. The course is designed to help students prepare for Cisco CCNP® Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles.The course includes information on designing data centers with Cisco components and technologies. It covers network designs with virtualization, Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies and routing protocols, and data center interconnect design options. Also covered are device virtualization technologies such as virtual data centers and network function virtualization with virtual appliances, including virtual switches, virtual routers, and virtual firewalls. Storage and SAN design is covered, with explanation of Fibre Channel networks and Cisco Unified Fabric. This course also helps in the preparation for Cisco: 300-160 DCID exam.

This course is part of the following Boot Camps:

The average salary for Cisco Certified Network Engineer is $77,484 per year.

Course Objectives:

After completing this course, students will be able to: 

  • Describe Layer 2 switching and Layer 3 forwarding in a data center, including cabling and rack design for the access, aggregation, and core layers
  • Design vPC, Cisco FabricPath, OTV, and LISP in customer scenarios and describe management options in the LAN
  • Describe hardware virtualization and FEX technologies, discuss data center security threats and Cisco Virtual Application Container Services for IaaS, and describe management and automation options for the data center infrastructure
  • Describe storage and RAID options, describe the Fibre Channel concept and architecture, and design Fibre Channel and FCoE networks, along with management options
  • Describe the UCS C-Series, M-Series, and B-Series servers, with connectivity and adapter options. Compare the EHV and NPV network operations modes. Explain and distinguish among system integrated stack solutions and the management options for the UCS domains
  • Design the resource parameters for a UCS domain and design the resource pools and policies used in UCS service profiles and templates

Audience:

This course is intended for:

  • 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

Prerequisites:

It is recommended that a learner has the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

  • Implement data center networking (LAN and SAN)
  • Describe data center storage
  • Implement data center virtualization
  • Implement Cisco Unified Computing System
  • Implement data center automation and orchestration with the focus on ACI and UCS Director
  • Describe products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and MDS families

Suggested prerequisite courses:

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BrandCisco
Lab AccessYes
TechnologyCisco
Learning StyleVirtual Classroom
DifficultyIntermediate
Course Duration3 Days
LanguageEnglish
VPA EligibleVPA Eligible
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