Cisco Data Center & Storage


Introducing Cisco Data Center Networks

Duration: 5 Days

Who should attend:

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees
  • Entry-level experienced Network Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Designer
  • System Administrator
  • Systems Engineer
  • Technical Solutions Architect
An individual course planning is possible for this kind of course. If you would like to know more about this course please either call us on +43 (0)1 70795380 or send an email to

The knowledge and skills that you must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment

Cisco Learning Offerings that contribute to recommended knowledge, skills and attitudes:

  • Introduction to Data Centers Networking (DCICN)

Course Content

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v 6.1 is a five-day instructor-led training (ILT) program that is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNA Data Center Certification and for associate level data center roles. The course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies including data center network virtualization, unified computing, data center automation and orchestration, and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). 

The hands on lab exercises focus on configuring features on Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS), Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco UCS Director

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe and configure Cisco UCS 
  • Describe and configure Cisco data center virtualization 
  • Describe and configure Cisco data center networking 
  • Describe and configure Cisco Automation and Orchestration 
  • Describe and verify Cisco ACI
Course Outline
  • Module 1: Network Protocols and Host-to-Host Communication
  • Module 2: Basic Data Center Networking Concepts
  • Module 3: Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts
  • Module 4: Basic Data Center Storage
  • Module 5: Advanced Data Center Storage
  • Module 6: Cisco UCS Architecture
Further information

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