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Cisco - CCNA Data Centre (DCICN & DCICT)

Duration

Duration:

Only 6 Days

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Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

28.3.2022 (Monday)

Overview

CCNA Data Centre - Firebrand Training Official Cisco Learning Partner

This certification retired on 24th February 2020. Our closest replacement is CCNA.

On your accelerated CCNA Data Centre certification course you'll develop the skills and knowledge to install, maintain and design Cisco data centres.

Your accelerated and official 6-day course is 33% faster than traditional training. Using our unique Lecture | Lab | Review technique combined with hands-on practical labs, you will develop skills and knowledge relevant to real world situations.

You'll be immersed in Data Centre topics across the DCICN and DCICT v6.0 curriculum by your experienced and official Cisco instructor. This covers:

  • Unified Computing and Network Virtualisation
  • Cisco Data Centre Networking Technologies
  • Automation and Orchestration
  • Advanced Data Centre Networking Concepts
  • Advanced Data Centre Storage

You will sit exams 200-150 DCICN and 200-155 DCICT on-site during the course. These are covered by your Certification Guarantee.

This is best suited to you if you're a entry-level to experienced Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Network Designer, System Administrator, Systems Engineer or Technical Solutions Architect.

Four reasons why you should sit your DCICN & DCICT course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be DCICN & DCICT trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 6-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your DCICN & DCICT course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass DCICN & DCICT 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 DCICN & DCICT 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 113836 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Use your Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs)

You may be entitled to free training via Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs). If you’ve bought Cisco hardware or software - check the invoice to see if you have credits waiting to be used! If you’re unsure, get in touch with us.

Benefits of Training with Firebrand

  • Two options of training - Residential classroom-based, or online courses
  • A purpose-built training centre – get access to dedicated Pearson VUE Select facilities.
  • Certification Guarantee – pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)
  • Everything you need to certify – you’ll sit your exam at the earliest available opportunity after the course - either immediately after your classroom course, or as soon as there are slots available, if you've taken it online
  • No hidden extras – one cost covers everything you need to certify

Curriculum

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) 6.0

In the first part of this course you will cover foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies covering network protocols and host-to-host communication, data center networking concepts and technologies, data centre storage networking, and Cisco UCS architecture.

Course Outline

  • Module 1: Data Centre Physical Infrastructure
  • Module 2: Basic Data Centre Networking Concepts
  • Module 3: Advanced Data Centre Networking Concepts
  • Module 4: Basic Data Centre Storage
  • Module 5: Advanced Data Centre Storage

Upon completion of this accelerated course, you will be able to:

  • Identfy and decribe data centre network protocols and host-to-host communication
  • Describe foundation data centre networking concepts
  • Use the Cisco NX-OS command line interface, implementing VLANs, trunks, and port channels
  • Describe advanced data centre networking concepts, implement multilayer switching, and perform basic configuration: protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP); AAA on Cisco NX-OS devices and secure remote administration; and access control lists
  • Describe and compare basic data centre storage connectivity options and configure VSANs
  • Describe advanced data centre storage
  • Configure zoning, NPV mode, and NPIV on Cisco Nexus and Cisco MDS Switches
  • Identify the components of Cisco UCS architecture and use the Cisco UCS Manager GUI

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking Technologies (DCICT) 6.0

In the second part of this accelerated course, you will cover foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies covering data centre network virtualisation, unified computing, data centre automation and orchestration, and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI).

The hands-on lab exercises will help you develop the skills to configure features on Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS), Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), and Cisco UCS Director.

Course Outline

  • Module1: Unified Computing
  • Module 2: Network Virtualisation
  • Module 3: Cisco Data Centre Networking Technologies
  • Module 4: Automation and Orchestration
  • Module 5: Application Centric Infrastructure

Upon completion of this accelerated course, you will be able to:

  • Describe and configure Cisco UCS
  • Describe and configure Cisco data centre virtualisation
  • Describe and configure Cisco data centre networking
  • Describe and configure Cisco automation and orchestration
  • Describe and verify Cisco ACI

Exam Track

Passing both DCICN and DCICT exams means you will achieve the CCNA Data Centre qualification. You will be prepared for and sit these exams on-site during the course, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

Exam 200-150 DCICN - Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking

This exam will test your knowledge of data centre physical infrastructure, data centre networking concepts, and data centre storage networking.

  • Duration - 90 Minutes
  • Questions - 55-65
  • Available Languages - English

Exam 200-155 DCICT - Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies

This exam will test your knowledge of fundamental data centre technologies including unified computing, data centre network virtualisation, Cisco data centre networking technologies, data centre automation and orchestration, and Application Centric Infrastructure.

  • Duration - 90 Minutes
  • Questions - 55-65
  • Available Languages - English

What's Included

Included:

  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) 6.0
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) 6.0

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. 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 (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

There are no official prerequisites for this course. It is however recommended that you attend the DCICN (Introducing Cisco Data Centre Networking) followed by DCICT (Introducing Cisco Data Centre technologies) course and have:

  • A good understanding of networking protocols
  • A good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Basic Internet usage skills

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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