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Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU)

 

Who should attend

  • Data center administrators
  • Data center engineers
  • Systems engineers
  • Server administrators
  • Network managers
  • Cisco integrators and partners

Prerequisites

To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:

  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems

These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA®)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the foundations of data center networking
  • Describe Cisco Nexus products and explain the basic Cisco NX-OS functionalities and tools
  • Describe Layer 3 first-hop redundancy
  • Describe Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) connectivity
  • Describe Ethernet port channels and virtual port channel (VPCs)
  • Introduce switch virtualization, machine virtualization, and network virtualization
  • Compare storage connectivity options in the data center
  • Describe Fibre Channel communication between the initiator server and the target storage
  • Describe Fibre Channel zone types and their uses
  • Describe N-Port Virtualization (NPV) and N-Port Identifier Virtualization (NPIV)
  • Describe data center Ethernet enhancements that provide a lossless fabric
  • Describe Fibre Channel over Ethernet FCoE
  • Describe data center server connectivity
  • Describe Cisco UCS Manager
  • Describe the purpose and advantages of APIs
  • Describe Cisco ACI
  • Describe the basic concepts of cloud computing

Course Content

The Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.0 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®).

Online training
Modality: L

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Poland: 2,790.- €
Classroom training
Modality: C

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Poland: 2,790.- €

Schedule

English
Time zone CET
Online training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)
Online training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Central European Time (CET)
1 hour difference
Online training Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) guaranteed!
Online training Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Online training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
Online training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: British Summer Time (BST)
6 hours difference
Online training Time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online training Time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online training Time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Online training Time zone: Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
7 hours difference
Online training Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Online training Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Online training Time zone: Central Daylight Time (CDT)
Online training Time zone: Central Daylight Time (CDT)
9 hours difference
Online training Time zone: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
Online training Time zone: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT)
Online training Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Online training Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Guaranteed date:   Fast Lane will carry out all guaranteed training regardless of the number of attendees, exempt from force majeure or other unexpected events, like e.g. accidents or illness of the trainer, which prevent the course from being conducted.
Instructor-led Online Training:   This is an Instructor-Led Online course
This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
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