Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU)

 

Course Overview

The Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.1 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 configuring features on Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS) and Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS). This course also earns you 30 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification.

This course does not lead directly to a certification exam, but it does cover foundational knowledge that can help you prepare for several CCNP and other professional-level data center courses and exams:


This course will help you:

  • Prepare for entry-level job roles in the high-demand area of data center environments
  • Prepare for courses that support the Cisco Certified Network Professional Data Center certification exams
  • Gain knowledge and hands-on skills through Cisco’s unique combination of lessons and hands-on practice using enterprise-grade Cisco learning technologies, data center equipment, and software
  • Earn 30 CE credits toward recertification

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®)

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
Online Training

Dauer 5 Tage

Preis (exkl. MwSt.)
  • 3.190,– €
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 46 CLC

Sprache der Kursunterlagen: Englisch

Classroom Training

Dauer 5 Tage

Preis (exkl. MwSt.)
  • Deutschland: 3.190,– €
  • Schweiz: CHF 4.150,–
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 46 CLC

Sprache der Kursunterlagen: Englisch

Kurstermine

Instructor-led Online Training:   Dies ist ein Instructor-led Online Training, das über WebEx in einer VoIP Umgebung durchgeführt wird. Sollten Sie Fragen zu einem unserer Online-Kurse haben, können Sie uns jederzeit unter +49 (0)40 25334610 oder per E-Mail an info@flane.de kontaktieren.
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Online Training Zeitzone: Mitteleuropäische Sommerzeit (MESZ)
Dies ist ein FLEX-Kurs. Alle FLEX-Kurse sind auch Instructor-Led Online Trainings (ILO). Sie können an einem FLEX-Training sowohl bei uns vor Ort im Klassenraum als auch über das Internet (ILO) von Ihrem Arbeitsplatz oder von zu Hause aus teilnehmen.
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