Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking

Vendor: Cisco
Course Code: WGAC-CSC-DCICN
Course Outline

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.0 course is a five-day instructor-led training (ILT) program that introduces students to the primary technologies that are used in the Cisco Data Center. The introductory level of knowledge that is taught in this course is targeted for individuals who will perform only the more basic configuration tasks. The course lab exercises focus on viewing configurations, with some configuration changes made by the student.

Prerequisites & Audience

Prerequisites

The learner is expected to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Basic Internet usage skills

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners
  • Systems engineers

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network designers
  • Network managers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects
Course Objectives

The goal of the course is to give attendees a broad exposure to Cisco Data Center technologies in order to provide entry-level data center personnel with the skills that they require to be successful.

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

  • Describe Ethernet communication functions and standards
  • Describe the OSI and TCP/IP models
  • Describe the routing process on Nexus switches
  • Compare storage connectivity options in the data center
  • Describe the Fibre Channel name server and fabric login (FLOGI) process
Course Topics
Module 1: Network Protocols and Host-to-Host Communication
  • Lesson 1: Describing Ethernet Functions and Standards
  • Lesson 2: Describing Ethernet Hardware and Switching
  • Lesson 3: Describing OSI and TCP/IP Models
  • Lesson 4: Describing IPv4 and IPv6 Network Layer Addressing
  • Lesson 5: Describing Packet Delivery on a Hierarchical Network
  • Lesson 6: Describing the TCP/IP Transport Layer
Module 2: Basic Data Center Networking Concepts
  • Lesson 1: Describing Data Center Network Architectures
  • Lesson 2: Describing the Cisco Nexus Family and NX-OS
  • Lesson 3: Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Lesson 4: Describing Redundant Switched Topologies
Module 3: Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts
  • Lesson 1: Describing the Routing Process on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 2: Describing Routing Protocols on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 3: Describing Layer 3 First Hop Redundancy
  • Lesson 4: Describing AAA on Nexus Switches
  • Lesson 5: Describing ACLs on Nexus Switches
Module 4: Basic Data Center Storage
  • Lesson 1: Describing Storage Connectivity Options in the Data Center
  • Lesson 2: Describing Fibre Channel Storage Networking
  • Lesson 3: Describing VSANs
Module 5: Advanced Data Center Storage
  • Lesson 1: Describing Communication Between Initiator and Target
  • Lesson 2: Describing Fibre Channel Zone Types and Their Uses
  • Lesson 3: Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
  • Lesson 4: Describing Data Center Ethernet Enhancements
  • Lesson 5: Describing Fibre Channel over Ethernet
Module 6: Cisco UCS Architecture
  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS Server Hardware Components
  • Lesson 2: Cisco UCS Physical Connectivity for a Fabric Interconnect Cluster
  • Lesson 3: Describing the Cisco UCS Manager Interfaces
Certification
CCNA Data Center
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Classroom Dates

Start Date End Date Location Language Status Price Learning Credits
23 Oct 2017 26 Oct 2017 Eschborn,
Germany
de Open £2,145.64
06 Nov 2017 10 Nov 2017 London,
United Kingdom
en Guaranteed to Run £2,795.00
06 Nov 2017 09 Nov 2017 Wien,
Austria
de Open £2,145.64
13 Nov 2017 16 Nov 2017 Berlin,
Germany
de Open £2,145.64
27 Nov 2017 30 Nov 2017 Hallbergmoos,
Germany
de Open £2,145.64
27 Nov 2017 01 Dec 2017 Nürnberg,
Germany
de Open £2,145.64
11 Dec 2017 15 Dec 2017 London,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,795.00
11 Dec 2017 14 Dec 2017 Düsseldorf,
Germany
de Open £2,145.64
08 Jan 2018 12 Jan 2018 London,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,795.00
19 Mar 2018 23 Mar 2018 London,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,795.00
21 May 2018 25 May 2018 London,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,795.00
18 Jun 2018 22 Jun 2018 Wokingham,
United Kingdom
en Open £2,795.00
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On Site Training

This course is available as an onsite, closed course and can be delivered at your premises. This may be a cost effective option where you have a group of delegates who require the same training. Additionally, it has the benefit that course content can be tailored to the needs of your organisation.

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