Cisco Express Bootcamp - Data Center Track for Engineers

Vendor: Cisco
Course Code: CXNWEDCDCIDUC-CXP
Course Outline

This course is aimed at Cisco partners working towards requirements for the Cisco Channel Partner Data Center program.

Upon completing this course, you will be able to describe and use design-oriented knowledge for unified computing topics, including:

  • Hardware and device virtualization
  • FEX options
  • Virtual networking and appliances
  • Management and orchestration
  • Cisco UCS C Series and B-Series servers and use cases
  • Fabric interconnect connectivity
  • Hyperconverged and integrated systems
  • Management systems, including Cisco UCS, VMware vCenter, and Cisco CloudCenter
  • Hadoop, SAP HANA, and IoT on Cisco UCS
  • Systemwide parameters
  • RBAC
  • Pools and policies for service profiles
  • Network-specific adapters and policies
  • Templates in Cisco UCS Manager


Prerequisites & Audience

It is recommended that delegates have the following skills and knowledge before attending this course:

  • Implement data center networking (LAN and SAN)
  • Describe data center storage
  • Implement data center virtualization
  • Implement Cisco UCS
  • Implement data center automation and orchestration with the focus on Cisco ACI and UCS Director
  • Describe data center products in the Cisco Nexus and MDS families

This could be achieved by attending DCICN, DCICT, v6.0 or later, which is recommended in order to obtain the level of information required before attending this course.

Course Topics

Data Center Infrastructure Design

  • Describing Hardware and Device Virtualization
  • Describing FEX Options
  • Describing Virtual Networking
  • Describing Virtual Appliances
  • Describing Management and Orchestration

Data Center Compute Connectivity Design

  • Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers and Use Cases
  • Describing Cisco UCS B-Series Servers and Use Cases
  • Describing Fabric Interconnect Connectivity
  • Describing Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems
  • Describing Management Systems
  • Describing Hadoop, SAP Hana, and IoT on Cisco UCS

Data Center Compute Resource Parameters Design

  • Describing System-Wide Parameters
  • Describing RBAC
  • Describing Pools for Service Profiles
  • Describing Policies for Service Profiles
  • Describing Network Specific Adapters and Policies
  • Describing Templates in Cisco UCS Manager

At the end of the course you will take the 300-160 Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Infrastructure Exam

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On Demand Training

This course is available as an onsite, closed course and can be delivered at your premises. This may be a cost effective option where you have a group of delegates who require the same training. Additionally, it has the benefit that course content can be tailored to the needs of your organisation.

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