Cisco® Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies DCICT v6.2

Course Overview

The Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) course is a five-day instructor-led training (ILT) program that introduces students to Cisco technologies and products that are deployed in the data center: network virtualization, network technologies, unified computing, automation and orchestration, and the Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI). The introductory level of knowledge that is provided in these courses is targeted for individuals who can perform basic configuration tasks. The hands-on lab exercises focus on configuring features on Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS), Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), and Cisco UCS Director.

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows: Network Designer Server Administrator Network Engineer Systems Engineer Consulting Systems Engineer Technical Solutions Architect Cisco Integrators/Partners The secondary audience for this course is as follows: Network Administrator Storage Administrator Network Manager The tertiary audience for this course is as follows: Program Manager Project Manager

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives: Describe and configure Cisco UCS Describe and configure Cisco data center virtualization Describe and configure Cisco data center networking Describe and configure Cisco automation and orchestration Describe and verify Cisco ACI

Course Outline

1 - Cisco Data Center Network Virtualization

  • Lesson 1-1: Describing Functional Planes of Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 1-2: Describing Cisco Nexus Operating System VRF Contexts
  • Lesson 1-3: Describing Virtual Device Contexts
  • Lesson 1-4: Describing the Function of Overlays
  • Lesson 1-5: Describing Virtualization
  • Lesson 1-6: Describing Virtual Switches

2 - Cisco Data Center Network Technologies

  • Lesson 2-1: Describing Cisco Fabric Extender Connectivity
  • Lesson 2-2: Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
  • Lesson 2-3: Describing Cisco FabricPath
  • Lesson 2-4: Describing Unified Port Feature of Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 2-5: Describing Cisco Unified Fabric

3 - Cisco Unified Computing System

  • Lesson 3-1: Describing Data Center Server Connectivity
  • Lesson 3-2: Describing Cisco IMC Supervisor
  • Lesson 3-3: Describing Cisco UCS Manager Operations
  • Lesson 3-4: Describing Role-Based Access Control
  • Lesson 3-5: Describing Hardware Abstraction in Cisco UCS

4 - Data Center Automation and Orchestration

  • Lesson 4-1: Exploring the Utility of Application Programming Interfaces
  • Lesson 4-2: Introducing Cloud Computing Basic Concepts
  • Lesson 4-3: Describing Cloud Attributes and Service Models
  • Lesson 4-4: Describing Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 4-5: Describing VDCs, Tenants, and Policies
  • Lesson 4-6: Describing Orchestration
  • Lesson 4-7: Managing Catalogs and Templates
  • Lesson 4-8: Reporting in Cisco UCS Director (CloudSense)

5 - Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure

  • Lesson 51: Describing Cisco ACI
  • Lesson 5-2: Describing Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Lesson 5-3: Programming and Orchestrating Cisco ACI

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This is a 5-day class

Price: $4,495.00
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