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

Duration

Duration:

Only 4 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

29/3/2021 (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.

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 in just 4 days. 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 first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course 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 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day 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 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 77,489 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business

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

  • 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. 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

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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