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.

Benefits

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

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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"I recently completed the PMP Project Management course at Firebrand, and I am thoroughly impressed with the experience. The instructor was incredibly knowledgeable and provide real-world insights that go beyond the textbook. The course material is well-structured, comprehensive, and up-to-date with the latest industry standards."
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