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Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations v1.0 (DCFNDU)

In this 5-day course, Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.0, students will gain the foundational knowledge and skills needed to configure Cisco data center technologies including: networking, virtualization, storage area networking, and unified computing.

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Intermediate

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5 Days

Course Duration

46 Units

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In this 5-day course, Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.0, students will gain the foundational knowledge and skills needed to configure Cisco data center technologies including: networking, virtualization, storage area networking, and unified computing.

Course Information

About this course:

In this 5-day course, Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.0, students will gain the foundational knowledge and skills needed to configure Cisco data center technologies including: networking, virtualization, storage area networking, and unified computing.

Students will be introduced to Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI), automation, and cloud computing. You will get hands-on experience with configuring features on Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS) and Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS).

This course will help students:

  • Prepare for entry-level job roles in the high-demand area of data center environments
  • Prepare for courses that support the Cisco Certified Network Professional Data Center certification exams
  • Gain knowledge and hands-on skills through Cisco’s unique combination of lessons and hands-on practice using enterprise-grade Cisco learning technologies, data center equipment, and software

Course Objective:

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

  • Describe the foundations of data center networking
  • Describe Cisco Nexus products and explain the basic Cisco NX-OS functionalities and tools
  • Describe Layer 3 first-hop redundancy
  • Describe Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) connectivity
  • Describe Ethernet port channels and virtual port channel (VPCs)
  • Introduce switch virtualization, machine virtualization, and network virtualization
  • Compare storage connectivity options in the data center
  • Describe Fibre Channel communication between the initiator server and the target storage
  • Describe Fibre Channel zone types and their uses
  • Describe N-Port Virtualization (NPV) and N-Port Identifier Virtualization (NPIV)
  • Describe data center Ethernet enhancements that provide a lossless fabric
  • Describe Fibre Channel over Ethernet FCoE
  • Describe data center server connectivity
  • Describe Cisco UCS Manager
  • Describe the purpose and advantages of APIs
  • Describe Cisco ACI
  • Describe the basic concepts of cloud computing

Audience:

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Data center administrators
  • Data center engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Server administrators
  • Network managers
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Prerequisite:

The knowledge and skills that the learner should have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems

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Brand Cisco
Subjects IT Ops & Management
Lab Access No
Technology Cisco
Learning Style Virtual Classroom
Learning Type Course
Difficulty Intermediate
Course Duration 5 Days
Language English
CLC 46 Units

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