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Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations

WGAC-CSC-DCFNDU

Cisco Training Courses Certification 46a21f4384

Schedule

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Cisco

Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations

WGAC-CSC-DCFNDU

Rome

Language: Italian

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:10 Oct 2022 09:30
End date:14 Oct 2022 17:30
Duration:5 days

$ 3,290

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Cisco

Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations

WGAC-CSC-DCFNDU

Munich

Language: German

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:10 Oct 2022 10:00
End date:14 Oct 2022 17:30
Duration:5 days

$ 3,190

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Cisco

Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations

WGAC-CSC-DCFNDU

Virtual ILT

Language: English

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:17 Oct 2022 10:00
End date:21 Oct 2022 18:00
Duration:5 days

$ 2,625

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Cisco

Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations

WGAC-CSC-DCFNDU

Zurich

Language: German

CET UTC+01:00

Start date:24 Oct 2022 10:00
End date:28 Oct 2022 18:00
Duration:5 days

$ 4,150

Self-paced
Cisco

Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations

WGAC-CSC-DCFNDU

$ 1,500

Description

Describing the Data Center Network Architectures

  • Cisco Data Center Architecture Overview
  • Three-Tier Network: Core, Aggregation, and Access

Describing the Cisco Nexus Family and Cisco NX-OS Software

  • Cisco Nexus Data Center Product Overview
  • Cisco NX-OS Software Architecture

Describing Layer 3 First-Hop Redundancy

  • Default Gateway Redundancy
  • Hot Standby Router Protocol

Describing Port Channels and vPCs

  • Ethernet Port Channels
  • Virtual Port Channels

Describing Switch Virtualization

  • Cisco Nexus Switch Basic Components
  • Virtual Routing and Forwarding

Describing Machine Virtualization

  • Virtual Machines
  • Hypervisor

Describing Network Virtualization

  • Overlay Network Protocols
  • VXLAN Overlay

Introducing Basic Data Center Storage Concepts

  • Storage Connectivity Options in the Data Center
  • Fibre Channel Storage Networking

Describing Fibre Channel Communication Between the Initiator Server and the Target Storage

  • Fibre Channel Layered Model
  • FLOGI Process

Describing Fibre Channel Zone Types and Their Uses

  • Fibre Channel Zoning
  • Zoning Configuration

Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV

  • Cisco NPV Mode
  • NPIV Mode

Describing Data Center Ethernet Enhancements

  • IEEE Data Center Bridging
  • Priority Flow Control

Describing FCoE

  • Cisco Unified Fabric
  • FCoE Architecture

Describing Cisco UCS Components

  • Physical Cisco UCS Components
  • Cisco Fabric Interconnect Product Overview

Describing Cisco UCS Manager

  • Cisco UCS Manager Overview
  • Identity and Resource Pools for Hardware Abstraction

Using APIs

  • Common Programmability Protocols and Methods
  • How to Choose Models and Processes

Automating the Data Center

Describing Cisco ACI

  • Cisco ACI Overview
  • Multitier Applications in Cisco ACI

Describing Cloud Computing

  • Cloud Computing Overview
  • Cloud Deployment Models

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

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

These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®)

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • 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

The description for this course is currently being updated.
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