Cisco® Designing Cisco® Data Center Unified Fabric v5.0 (DCUFD)

This course provides material for:
Cisco Exam code: 642-996 DCUFD
Certificates: CCNP Data Center, Cisco Data Center Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist

Overview

The course covers architectural components of Cisco Nexus and Cisco Catalyst switching lines, Cisco IOS and Cisco Nexus Operating System (NX-OS) software architecture, as well as management from the network design perspective.

Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these objectives:
  • Describe the data center network architecture design basics, challenges, and environmental requirements
  • Describe the Cisco data center network equipment
  • Explain virtualization principles that are used in data center networks
  • Explain server virtualization concepts
  • Design data center services and security
  • List data center standards, trends, and sizing guidelines

Syllabus

Data Center Design Fundamentals

  • Introducing the Data Center
  • Identifying the Cisco Data Center Business Advantage
  • Designing Data Center Solutions

Data Center Network Infrastructure

  • Introducing Cisco Catalyst Series Switches
  • Introducing Cisco Nexus Series Switches
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Security Products
  • Introducing Cisco SAN Products
  • Introducing Cisco Computing, Desktop, and Solution Products
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Network Management

Data Center Network Virtualization Principles

  • Introducing Device Virtualization
  • Introducing Network Virtualization
  • Introducing Fabric Virtualization
  • Identifying Data Center Standards and Trends

Data Center Topologies

  • Designing Data Center Topologies
  • Designing Data Center Topologies Using FEX
  • Designing Data Center Interconnect Solutions

Designing Data Center Interconnect Solutions

  • Designing Data Center IP Services
  • Designing Data Center Application Services
  • Designing Data Center Security

Data Center Standards

  • Sizing Data Centers

Training provider

Teaching mode:
Classroom - Instructor Led
Online - Instructor Led
Duration: 5 days
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