Retired courses - Certified Specialist – Data Center ACI Implementation | 300-620 DCACI

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

30.9.2024 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center ACI Implementation course, you'll gain the knowledge and skills to deploy, manage and configure the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) mode.

In just 4 days, you'll learn how to link the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services, and the fundamentals of Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) integration. You'll also learn how to:

  • Describe Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and basic Cisco ACI concepts
  • Describe external network connectivity and VMM Integration
  • Explain Cisco ACI management features

At the end of the course, you’ll sit exam 300-620 DCACI and achieve the Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center ACI Implementation certification.

You'll get access to official courseware and learn from certified Cisco instructors, as Firebrand is a Cisco Learning Partner. Train through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology and achieve your certification at twice the speed.


Audience


This course is ideal for:

  • Data center administrator
  • Data center engineer
  • Network administrator
  • Network engineer
  • System administrator
  • Systems engineer
  • Network designer
  • Consulting systems engineer
  • Technical solutions architect
  • Cisco integrator or partner

Next step: CCNP Data Center


Once you have passed exam 300-620 DCACI, you’ll be halfway to achieving the CCNP Data Center certification. Next, achieve the Cisco Certified Specialist – Data Center Core certification and get your CCNP Data Center.

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 4-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass the first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course the first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9 am – 5 pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day of quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in the Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 135,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

  • Module 1: Introducing Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and Basic Concepts
  • Module 2: Describing Cisco ACI Policy Model Logical Constructs
  • Module 3: Describing Cisco ACI Basic Packet Forwarding
  • Module 4: Introducing External Network Connectivity
  • Module 5: Introducing VMM Integration
  • Module 6: Describing Layer 4 to Layer 7 Integrations
  • Module 7: Explaining Cisco ACI Management

Lab outline

  • Module 1: Validate Fabric Discovery
  • Module 2: Configure Network Time Protocol (NTP)
  • Module 3: Create Access Policies and Virtual Port Channel (vPC)
  • Module 4: Enable Layer 2 Connectivity in the Same Endpoint Group (EPG)
  • Module 5: Enable Inter-EPG Layer 2 Connectivity
  • Module 6: Enable Inter-EPG Layer 3 Connectivity
  • Module 7: Compare Traffic Forwarding Methods in a Bridge Domain
  • Module 8: Configure External Layer 2 (L2Out) Connection
  • Module 9: Configure External Layer 3 (L3Out) Connection
  • Module 10: Integrate Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) With VMware vCenter Using VMware Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS)

Exam Track

As part of your accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) v1.0
    • Exam code: 300-620 DCACI
    • Duration: 90 minutes
    • Domains:
      1. ACI Fabric infrastructure (20%)
      2. ACI Packet forwarding (15%)
      3. External network connectivity (20%)
      4. Integrations (15%)
      5. ACI Management (20%)
      6. ACI Anywhere (10%)

These domains are general guidelines for the content likely to be included in the exam. As Cisco continues to develop this certification, other related topics may also appear.

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

Before attending this accelerated course, Cisco recommend you have knowledge and skills in:

  • Networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Cisco Ethernet switching products
  • Cisco data center architecture
  • Virtualisation fundamentals

Alternatively, any of the following courses and exams would fill the prerequisites:

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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