DCICT: Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies

The Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies course is a five-day instructor-led training (ILT) program that introduces students to Cisco technologies and products that are deployed in the data center: network virtualization, network technologies, unified computing, automation and orchestration, and the Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI). The introductory level of knowledge that is provided in these courses is targeted for individuals who can perform basic configuration tasks. The hands-on lab exercises focus on configuring features on Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS), Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), and Cisco UCS Director.

Prerequisites:

The learner is expected to have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

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

Cisco learning offerings that contribute to recommended skills and knowledge:

Course objectives:

The goal of the course is to provide learners with broad exposure to Cisco data centertechnologies and to provide entry-level data center personnel with the skills they require to succeed in their job role.

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

  • Describe and configure Cisco Unified Computing System
  • 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 Application-Centric Infrastructure

Certifications:

This course leads to the certification: 200-155 DCICT Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies.

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of fundamental data center technologies including unified computing, data center network virtualization, Cisco data center networking technologies, data center automation and orchestration, and Application Centric Infrastructure. The course, Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6 (DCICT), will help candidates prepare for this exam, as the content is aligned with the exam topics.

 

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