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Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Operations and Troubleshooting (DCACIO)

The Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Operations and Troubleshooting (DCACIO) course shows you how to operate and troubleshoot Cisco© data center network infrastructure running Cisco ACI. Through expert instruction and hands-on practice, you will learn about operational tools, and best practices and caveats for configuration management, performance tracking, and more. You will practice troubleshooting common issues on a live fabric. Based on lessons learned in over 100 production deployments, this course gives you the real-world knowledge and skills to boost operational efficiencies in your own deployment.

Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches Overview (DCMDSO)

The Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches Overview (DCMDSO) v1.5 course gives you a technical overview of how Cisco Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) 9000 Series, can be used to build highly available and scalable storage networks with advanced security and unified management. The course is for technical decision makers and IT professionals who architect, implement, and manage data center Storage Area Network (SAN) environments. In this course, you’ll learn about key capabilities of the MDS 9000 Series, including platforms, architecture, software, management, and key features that contribute to performance, high availability, flexibility, and operational simplicity of storage environments.

Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS)

The Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) v3.5 course shows you how to implement, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco® MDS 9000 Series Switches, to build highly available, scalable storage networks. Through expert instruction and extensive hands-on practice, you will learn how to deploy and use capabilities such as Virtual Storage Area Networks (VSANs), Role-Based Access Control (RBAC), N-Port Virtualization (NPV) fabric security, zoning, automation with NX-API, Slow Drain Analysis, SAN analytics, Fibre Channel over TCP/IP (FCIP) tunnels, and more. You will learn how to configure and implement platform features and learn troubleshooting techniques pertaining to Fibre Channel (FC) domains, firmware upgrades, zones, and zone mergers. This course helps you prepare to take the exam, 300-625 Implementing Cisco Storage Area Networking (DCSAN), which leads to CCNP Data Center and the Certified Specialist - Data Center SAN Implementation certifications.

Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) – eLearning

The Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) v3.1 course shows you how to implement, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco® MDS 9000 Series Switches, to build highly available, scalable storage networks. This course helps prepare you to take the exam Implementing Cisco Storage Area Networking (300-625 DCSAN), which leads to CCNP Data Center and the Certified Specialist – Data Center SAN Implementation certifications.

Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS)

The Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS) v1.0 shows you how to deploy, secure, operate, and maintain Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) B-series blade servers, Cisco UCS C-Series, and S-Series rack servers for use in data centers. You will learn how to implement management and orchestration software for Cisco UCS. You will gain hands-on practice: configuring key features of Cisco UCS, Cisco UCS Director, and Cisco UCS Manager; implementing UCS management software including Cisco UCS Manager and Cisco Intersight™; and more.

Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS) – eLearning

The Configuring Cisco Unified Computing System (DCCUCS) v1.0 course shows you how to deploy, secure, operate, and maintain Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) B-series blade servers, Cisco UCS C-Series, and S-Series rack servers for use in data centers. You will learn how to implement management and orchestration software for Cisco UCS. You will gain hands-on practice: configuring key features of Cisco UCS, Cisco UCS Director, and Cisco UCS Manager; implementing Cisco UCS management software including Cisco UCS Manager and Cisco Intersight™; and more.

Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID)

The Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID) v7.0 course helps you master design and deployment options focused on Cisco® data center solutions and technologies across network, compute, virtualization, storage area networks, automation, and security. You will learn design practices for the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) solution based on Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers, Cisco UCS Manager, and Cisco Unified Fabric. You will also gain design experience with network management technologies including Cisco UCS Manager, Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM), and Cisco UCS Director. You can expect theoretical content as well as design-oriented case studies in the form of activities. This course helps you prepare to take the exam, Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (300-610 DCID), which leads to the new CCNP® Data Center and the Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center Design certifications.

Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID) – eLearning

The Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID) v7.0 course teaches design and deployment options focused on Cisco data center solutions and technologies across network, compute, virtualization, storage area networks, automation, and security. You will learn design practices for the Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) solution based on Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers, Cisco UCS Manager, and Cisco Unified Fabric. You will also gain design experience with network management technologies including Cisco UCS Manager, Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM), and Cisco UCS Director. You can expect theoretical content as well as design-oriented case studies in the form of activities. This course helps you prepare to take the exam, Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (300-610 DCID), which leads to the new CCNP® Data Center and the Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center Design certifications. The exam will be available beginning February 24, 2020.

Designing the VersaStack Solution (VSDESIGN)

Designing the VersaStack Solution is a 2-day intensive training with hands-on labs that prepares the Cisco or IBM Partner Systems Engineers to properly position and design the VersaStack Solution while comparing it to various Integrated Infrastructure Solutions. Cisco UCS Director and IBM Storwize will be introduced as the management tools for the VersaStack solution. The lecture and hands-on-labs will provide you with a better understanding of the VersaStack solution providing you with the ideas and information needed to increase sales and explain the value of VersaStack to customers.

Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)

The Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) course helps you prepare for the Cisco® CCNP® Data Center and CCIE® Data Center certifications and for advanced-level data center roles. In this course, you will master the skills and technologies you need to implement data center compute, LAN and SAN infrastructure. You will also learn the essentials of automation and security in data centers. You will get hands-on experience with deploying, securing, operating, and maintaining Cisco data center infrastructure including: Cisco MDS Switches and Cisco Nexus Switches; Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®) B-Series Blade Servers, and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers. This course, including the self-paced material, helps prepare you to take the exam, Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (350-601 DCCOR), which leads to the new CCNP Data CenterCCIE Data Center, and the Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center Core certifications.

Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) – eLearning

The Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) v1.1 course helps you prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center and CCIE Data Center certifications for advanced-level data center roles. In this course, you will master the skills and technologies you need to implement data center compute, LAN and SAN infrastructure.
You will also learn the essentials of automation and security in data centers. You will gain hands-on experience deploying, securing, operating, and maintaining Cisco data center infrastructure including: Cisco MDS Switches and Cisco Nexus Switches; Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS) B-Series Blade Servers, and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers. This course helps prepare you for the Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (350-601 DCCOR) exam.

Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure – Advanced (DCACIA) – eLearning

The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Advanced (DCACIA) v1.1 course shows you how to implement and use the advance features of the Cisco Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®) mode.
The course gives you the knowledge and skills to understand, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode, to implement traditional networks in Cisco ACI, and to implement Cisco ACI Multi-Pod and Multi-Site deployments. You will gain hands-on practice implementing advanced ACI capabilities such as Rogue Endpoint Feature, Transit Routing, VRF Route Leaking, Contracts and Zoning Rules, Policy Based Redirect to Layer 4–7 Service Node, Multi-Pod Fabric and Cisco ACI Multi-Site Orchestrator.

Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI)

The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) course show you how to deploy and manage the Cisco® Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI® ) mode. The course gives you the knowledge and skills to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode, how to connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services, and fundamentals of Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) integration. You will gain hands-on practice implementing key capabilities such as fabric discovery, policies, connectivity, VMM integration, and more.

Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) – eLearning

The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) v1.0 course show you how to deploy and manage the Cisco Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®) mode. The course gives you the knowledge and skills to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode, connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services, and provides the fundamentals of Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) integration. You will gain hands-on practice implementing key capabilities such as fabric discovery, policies, connectivity, VMM integration, and more. This course helps you prepare to take the Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (300-620 DCACI) exam, which leads to CCNP Data Center and Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center ACI Implementation certifications.

Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure in Multi-Fabric Deployments (DCACIM)

This intensive 2-day Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) course will introduce students to the basic concepts behind Multi-Fabric topologies, design and deployment. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs configuring ACI policy-based architecture, students will learn the configuration and use cases behind Multi-Pod, Multi-Site, Remote Leaf, Virtual Pod and ACI Mini-Fabric designs and recommended best practices. The course will include intense hands-on labs of all the key functions necessary to bring up a working ACI Multi-Site fabric using ACI APIC simulators. Students will be provided with their own ACI APIC simulator and will work in pairs to create their own fabric and then join that fabric into a Multi-Site topology with their partner.

Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure–Advanced (DCACIA)

The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure–Advanced (DCACIA) v1.0 course shows you how to integrate the capabilities of the Cisco® Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®) mode. You will learn how to configure and manage Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode providing enhanced management and policy framework, along with the protocols used in the underlying fabric. The course also covers how to use Cisco ACI as a policy-driven solution that integrates software and hardware, and how to implement Cisco ACI Multi-Pod and Multi-Site deployments. You will gain hands-on practice implementing advanced ACI capabilities such as Rogue Endpoint Feature, Transit Routing, VRF Route Leaking, Contracts and Zoning Rules, Policy Based Redirect to Layer 4–7 Service Node, Multi-Pod Fabric and Cisco ACI®Multi-Site Orchestrator.

Implementing Cisco HyperFlex (DCIHX)

The Implementing Cisco HyperFlex (DCIHX) course shows you how to deploy and use the Cisco® HyperFlex™ data platform to support multicloud workloads. You will become familiar with HyperFlex components and learn how to install, design, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco HyperFlex to support highly scalable and resilient multicloud implementations. You will also gain hands-on experience focused on installation, management, maintenance, and native replication, and you will explore cluster technologies as well as Cisco Intersight. ™

Implementing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode – Advanced (DCNXA)

The Implementing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode – Advanced (DCNXA) v1.0 course provides advanced training in applying and managing the Cisco Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in NX-OS mode. The Cisco® NX-OS platform deploys Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) and Ethernet VPN (EVPN) using Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM), implements Multi-Site VXLAN EVPN, and integrates L4-L7 services into the fabric providing external connectivity, utilizing advanced tenant features. You will also learn how to implement Cisco NX-OS Enhanced Policy-Based Redirect (ePBR) and Intelligent Traffic Director (ITD) features.

Implementing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCNX)

The Implementing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCNX) v1.0 course gives you a detailed understanding of the Cisco® Nexus switch platform and teaches you how to install, configure, and manage Cisco Nexus® switch platforms in a scalable, highly available environment. Through a combination of lectures and hands- on labs, you will learn how to describe various aspects of the Cisco Nexus product families and platforms, including implementation, management, security, programmability, and storage. Additionally, you will learn how to configure device aliases and zoning, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), and N-Port Identifier Virtualization (NPIV), and N-Port Virtualization (NPV) modes.

Implementing Cisco Tetration Analytics (DCITET)

The Implementing Cisco Tetration Analytics (DCITET) course shows you how to deploy, use, and operate Cisco® Tetration Analytics™ platform for comprehensive workload-protection and application and network insights across a multicloud infrastructure. Through expert instruction, use cases, and hands-on labs, you will learn how the Cisco Tetration Analytics platform uses streaming telemetry, behavioral analysis, unsupervised machine learning, analytical intelligence, and big data analytics to deliver pervasive visibility, automated intent-based policy, workload protection, and performance management. You will get hands-on practice in software agent installation, implementing policy, workload security, administration and operational tasks, and more. Cisco Tetration offers holistic workload protection for multicloud data centers by enabling a zero-trust model using segmentation. This approach allows you to identify security incidents faster, contain lateral movement, and reduce your attack surface.

Implementing the VersaStack Solution (VSIMP)

Implementing the VersaStackTM Solution is a 3-day instructor led and e-learning, hands-on course focused on 80% lab activities and 20% direct instruction for field engineers. This course enables engineers to deploy and support a VersaStack system using methods and procedures defined in the Cisco Validated Design. Infrastructure covered includes Cisco Nexus 9000 switches, Cisco MDS switches, Cisco UCS, VMware, Cisco UCS Director Virtual Machine, and IBM Storwize Storage System.

Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS)

The Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS) v1.0 is an introductory course that shows you how to deploy, secure, operate, and maintain the Cisco Unified Computing system (Cisco UCS®) B-Series blade servers, Cisco UCS C-Series and S-Series rack servers, and Cisco HyperFlex™ product family for use in data centers. You will gain hands-on practice on basic Cisco UCS server configuration, performing backup and restore activities, and more.

Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS) – eLearning

Introducing Cisco Unified Computing System (DCIUCS) v1.0 is an introductory course that shows you how to deploy, secure, operate, and maintain the Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS®) B-Series blade servers, Cisco UCS C-Series and S-Series rack servers, and Cisco HyperFlex™ product family for use in data centers. You will gain hands-on practice on basic Cisco UCS server configuration, performing backup and restore activities, and more.

Managing LAN Infrastructure with Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNML)

The course, Managing LAN Infrastructure with Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNML) v1.1 enhances your knowledge of managing LAN Infrastructure with Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) implementing a spine-and-leaf network fabric using DCNM with Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN), Ethernet VPN (EVPN), and Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). You will learn how the integration of spine-and-leaf network fabric with Cisco Data Center Network Manager increases overall data center infrastructure uptime and reliability, thereby improving business continuity. It provides a robust framework and comprehensive feature set that meets the routing, switching, and storage administration needs of data centers. Cisco DCNM streamlines the provisioning for the unified fabric and monitors the SAN (Storage area network) and LAN (Local area network) components.

Managing SAN Infrastructure with Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNMS)

The Managing SAN Infrastructure with Cisco® Data Center Network Manager (DCNMS) v1.0 course provides product training that that teaches you to deploy, operate, and maintain the Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) SAN solutions. You will learn to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco storage networking infrastructure using Cisco DCNM. Cisco DCNM provides management, automation, visualization, and troubleshooting across Cisco Nexus® and Cisco Multilayer Distributed Switching (MDS) solutions.

You will learn how the DCNM serves as a Storage Area Network (SAN) solution for managing and troubleshooting Cisco storage architecture.

Troubleshooting Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACIT)

This course teaches you the key components and procedures that you need to know to manage, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco® Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) mode, a solution to simplify, optimize, and accelerate infrastructure deployment and governance. This course is for advanced engineers who have installed and managed existing fabrics or for those who have completed the Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure-Advanced (DCACI) course.

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) v7.0 is a five-day instructor-led course that is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNP® Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building course is troubleshooting of LAN, SAN, Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). The course provides rich, hands-on experience in resolving problems on Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches, Cisco fabric extenders (FEXs), Cisco UCS, and Cisco ACI.

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) – eLearning

The Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT) v7.0 course shows you how to troubleshoot LAN, SAN, Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric, Cisco Unified Computing System™ (Cisco UCS®), and Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI®). This course helps you prepare to take the Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (300-615 DCIT) exam, which leads to CCNP Data Center and the Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center Operations certifications.

Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU)

The Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) course helps you prepare for entry-level data center roles. In this course, you will learn the foundational knowledge and skills you need to configure Cisco© data center technologies including networking, virtualization, storage area networking, and unified computing. You will get an introduction to Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI), automation and cloud computing. You will get hands-on experience with configuring features on Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS) and Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS).