CCNA Data Center Exams & Recommended Training
  • 640-911 DCICN Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
  • 640-916 DCICT Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies(DCICT)

Module I – DCICN
Upon completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe How a Network Works
  • Configure, Verify and Troubleshoot Data Center Switches
  • Implement a Data Center IP Addressing Scheme
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot Routing on Cisco Nexus Switches.

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

  • Describe and Verify Cisco Data Center Fundamentals
  • Describe and Verify Cisco Data Virtualization
  • Describe and Verify Cisco Data Center Storage Networking
  • Describe and Verify Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric
  • Describe and Verify Cisco Unified Computing System.


Module I – DCICN
None Required

Module II – DCICT
Knowledge similar to that covered in Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)

Course Outline

Module I – DCICN

Describe How a Network Starts

  • Internetworking Basics
  • Cisco OSI Model
  • Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer
  • Cisco TCP/IP Model: Internet Layer
  • Cisco TCP/IP Model: Transport Layer
  • Understanding Address Resolution Protocols and ICMP
  • NX-OS and Cisco Nexus Switching: Next-Generation Data Center Architectures

Configure, Verify and Troubleshoot a Switch with vLAN’s and Interswitch Communication

  • Ethernet Technologies
  • Introduction to LAN Protocols
  • Understanding VLANS by Understanding MAC Table Operation
  • Understanding Address Resolution Protocols and ICMP
  • Calculating an 802.1d Spanning-Tree Topology

Implement an IP Addressing Scheme and IP Services to Meet Network Requirements In A Medium-Size Enterprise Branch Office Network

  • IP Addressing Guide
  • IP Addressing and Subnetting for New Users
  • Cisco Subnet Calculations Part I: Subnetting a Class C Network
  • Cisco Subnet Calculations Part II: Subnetting Class A and B
  • Binary Game
  • Subnet Game
  • Subnet Troubleshooting Game
  • IP Routing – Introduction

Configure, Verify, and Troubleshoot Basic Router Operation and Routing On Cisco Devices

  • Routing Basics
  • IP Routing – Introduction
  • Routing Protocols: Part 1
  • Introducing EIGRP
  • Introducing the OSPF Protocol

Module II – DCICT
Cisco Data Center Fundamentals Concepts

  • Cisco Data Center Network Architecture—At-A-Glance
  • Cisco Data Center Infrastructure 2.5 Design Guide
  • Cisco Enterprise Data Center Network Design
  • Cisco Implementing FabricPath
  • Cisco FabricPath for Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
  • What is Data Center Ethernet?
  • NX-OS and Cisco Nexus Switching: Next-Generation Data Center Architectures
  • I/O Consolidation in the Data Center
  • Data Center Fundamentals
  • Technology Comparison: Cisco Overlay Transport Virtualization and Virtual Private LAN Service as Enablers of LAN Extensions
  • Using OTV to Extend Layer 2 between Two Data Centers

Data Center Unified Fabric

  • Cisco Unified Fabric Design with Nexus
  • What is Data Center Ethernet?
  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Webinar
  • FCoE Initialization Protocol
  • iSCSI and FCoE: A Comparison

Storage Networking

  • Cisco SAN Components and Technologies

DC Virtualization

  • Security and Virtualization in the Data Center
  • Virtualization Using Cisco Data Center Solutions Running Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V
  • Cisco Network Virtualization Technologies
  • Cisco VN-Link at a Glance
  • Virtual Machine Networking: Standards and Solutions
  • Deploying the VXLAN Feature in Cisco Nexus 1000V Series Switches

Unified Computing

  • Cisco UCS Business Advantage Delivered: Data Center Management
  • Cisco UCS B22 M3 Blade Server
  • Cisco Unified Computing Systems Hardware
  • Cisco UCS B200 M2 Blade Server
  • Cisco UCS B200 M3 Blade Server
  • Cisco UCS B230 M2 Blade Server
  • Cisco UCS B250 M2 Extended Memory Blade Server
  • Cisco UCS B420 M3 Blade Server
  • Cisco UCS B440 M2 High-Performance Blade Server
  • Unified Computing and Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers
  • Managing Cisco UCS C-Series Rack-Mount Servers
  • Cisco UCS C-Series Network Adapters
  • Cisco UCS C200 M2 High-Density Rack-Mount Server
  • Cisco UCS C210 M2 General-Purpose Rack-Mount Server
  • Cisco UCS C250 M2 Extended-Memory Rack-Mount Server
  • Cisco UCS C260 M2 Rack-Mount Server
  • Cisco UCS C460 M2 High-Performance Rack Server
  • Cisco Unified Computing System Extended Memory Technology Overview
  • Cisco Unified Computing System Blade Server Chassis Power Modes

Data Center Network Services

  • Data Center Service Patterns
  • Cisco ACE 4710 Application Control Engine Appliance Deployment Guide
  • Implementing Nexus 7000 in the Data Center Aggregation Layer with Services
  • Cisco Application Control Engine and Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Integration
  • Virtualized Application Delivery with Cisco Application Control Engine (ACE)
  • Automating Web Services Security and Acceleration with Cisco ACE Application Switch and Cisco ACE XML Gateway
  • Enterprise Data Center Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) Design Guide
  • Deploying Cisco Wide Area Application Services, 2nd Edition
  • Cisco Nexus 1000v Series Switches

Our fresh batches for CCNA Data Center program start on every Second Monday of the month. We also run weekday and weekend batches to ensure flexibility for our students.

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