Cisco CCNA Data Center:
DCICT v6.0


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Cisco CCNA Data Center: DCICT v6.0

In this online training course, you will be given the foundational knowledge and a broad overview of Cisco Data Center products and their operation. The DCICT online training course covers network virtualization, network technologies, Unified computing, automation and orchestration, and the Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure (ACI).

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This online training course helps prepare you for the Cisco Certified Network Associate Data Center (CCNA Data Center) certification.

Exam Number: 200-155 DCICT


Desiree Lindfield,
CCNP R&S, CCNA Data Center

Course Information

Skills Learned

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • 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

Who Should Attend This Course

The DCICT  course is designed to serve the needs of:


Course Outline

Unified Computing

  • Describe common server types and connectivity found in a data center
  • Describe the physical components of the Cisco UCS
  • Describe the concepts and benefits of Cisco UCS hardware abstraction
  • Perform Basic Cisco UCS configuration

Network Virtualization

  • Describe the components and operations of Cisco virtual switches
  • Describe the concepts of overlays
  • Describe the benefits and perform simple troubleshooting of VDC STP
  • Compare and contrast the default and management VRFs
  • Differentiate between the data, control, and management planes

Cisco Data Center Networking Technologies

  • Describe, configure, and verify FEX connectivity
  • Describe, configure, and verify basic vPC features
  • Describe, configure, and verify FabricPath
  • Describe, configure, and verify unified switch ports
  • Describe the features and benefits of Unified Fabric
  • Describe and explain the use of role-based access control within the data center infrastructure

Automation and Orchestration

  • Explain the purpose and value of using APIs
  • Describe the basic concepts of cloud computing
  • Describe the basic functions of a Cisco UCS Director
  • Interpret and troubleshoot a Cisco UCS Director workflow

Application Centric Infrastructure

  • Describe the architecture of an ACI environment
  • Describe the fabric discovery process
  • Describe the policy-driven, multitier application deployment model and its benefits
  • Describe the ACI logical model


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