Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)

Duration 5 Days
The Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) v6.2 course prepares you for the Cisco CCNA® Data Center certification and for associate-level data center roles. The course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies, including networking technologies, data center network virtualization, unified computing, data center automation and orchestration, and Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™). The training provided in this course is focused on data center basic operations covering the topics needed for today’s demanding associate-level positions. The hands-on lab exercises focus on configuring features in Cisco NX-OS Software, Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®), and Cisco UCS Director.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
  • Describe switch virtualization
  • Describe machine virtualization
  • Describe network virtualization, including overlays, virtual switches, and the Cisco Nexus® 1000V solution
  • Describe Cisco FabricPath
  • Describe Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) connectivity
  • Describe Ethernet port channels and virtual Port Channels (vPCs)
  • Describe Cisco Unified Fabric
  • Identify Cisco UCS components
  • Describe the Cisco UCS organizational hierarchy and Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)
  • Describe how to deploy servers in Cisco UCS
  • Describe the purpose and advantages of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Describe cloud computing basic concepts
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director and its functional blocks and deployment models
  • Describe Cisco UCS Director orchestration features: policies, virtual data centers, workflows, and catalogs
  • Describe Cisco ACI, traffic forwarding through the Cisco ACI fabric, and programming and orchestration capabilities
  • Explain the traffic forwarding mechanisms in Cisco ACI
  • Describe the programmability and orchestration capabilities of Cisco ACI

Cisco Data Center Network Virtualization
  • Describing Switch Virtualization
  • Describing Machine Virtualization
  • Describing Network Virtualization
Cisco Data Center Network Technologies Configuration
  • Describing Cisco FabricPath
  • Describing Cisco Fabric Extender
  • Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
  • Describing Cisco Unified Fabric
Cisco Unified Computing System
  • Describing Cisco UCS Components
  • Cisco UCS RBAC
  • Deploying Servers in Cisco UCS
Data Center Automation and Orchestration
  • Using Application Programming Interfaces 
  • Cloud Computing 
  • Describing Cisco UCS Director 
  • Using Cisco UCS Director for Orchestration 
Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure 
  • Describing Cisco ACI 
  • Describing Cisco ACI Traffic Forwarding 
  • Programming and Orchestrating Cisco ACI
Lab outline
  • Configure Virtual Routing and Forwarding by Using SSH
  • Explore the Elements of Virtual Device Contexts
  • Install VMware ESXi and vCenter
  • Configure Cisco FabricPath
  • Configure the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extender
  • Configure Virtual Port Channels
  • Configure Virtual Port Channels with FEX
  • Configure Unified Ports on a Cisco Nexus Switch and Implement FCoE
  • Explore the Cisco UCS Server Environment
  • Configure Local RBAC
  • Configure Cisco UCS to Boot Servers from SAN
  • Configure Cisco NX-OS with APIs
  • Explore the Management Information Tree of the Cisco UCS Manager XML API
  • Configure User Accounts in Cisco UCS Director
  • Add Virtual and Physical Accounts to Cisco UCS Director
  • Customize Cisco UCS Director
  • Explore Cisco UCS Director Monitoring Capabilities
  • Use Cisco UCS Director Orchestration Features
  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
Who Should Attend
IT professionals with one to three years of experience in these roles:
  • Data center engineer
  • Network administrator
  • Network engineer
  • System administrator
  • Systems engineer
  • Network designer
  • Consulting systems engineer
  • Technical solutions architect

  Course Duration

         5 Days

 Price List

          75,000 Baht
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  Available Schedule

16 - 20 Dec 2019