The Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) v1.0 course provides a technical overview of the Cisco Nexus® switches’ key capabilities including platforms, architecture, software, management, and features that contribute to performance, high availability, flexibility, operational simplicity, and investment protection.
This course is for technical decision makers and IT professionals who architect, implement, and manage Cisco Nexus switches in data center environments. You will have hands-on practice exploring key features including virtual device contexts (VDCs), First Hop Redundancy Protocols (FHRPs), and user management.
The Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCCNX) v1.0 course may also be taken after taking this course to learn how to configure the Cisco Nexus Switches using Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS).
After taking this course, you should be able to:
- Identify the platforms that make the Cisco Nexus 7000, 5000, 3000, and 2000 product families
- Implement Cisco Nexus
- Explore Cisco Nexus basic features
- Describe virtual device contexts
- Describe port channels and virtual port channels
- Configure First Hop Redundancy Protocols
What You'll Learn
To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
- Familiarity with Cisco data center technologies
- Understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
- Understanding of business and application requirements
These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:
- Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
- Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.0
- Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) v1.0
- Solutions, data center, and network architects
- System, data center, network, and pre-sales engineers
- Technical decision makers
- Cisco integrators and partners
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