Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCICD)

Course Content

In this course, you will learn about designing data centers with Cisco components and technologies. The course covers network designs with virtualization, Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies, routing protocols, and data center interconnect design options. Also covered are device virtualization technologies such as virtual data centers and network function virtualization with virtual appliances including virtual switches, virtual routers, and virtual firewalls. Storage and SAN design is covered, with explanation of Fibre Channel networks and Cisco Unified Fabric. Design practices for the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) solution based on Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers and Cisco UCS Manager are also covered. Network management technologies include UCS Manager, Cisco Prime Data Center Network Manager, and Cisco UCS Director.

Course Length: 5 Days

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, the student should be familiar with:

Course Outline

Data Center Network Connectivity Design

Data Center Infrastructure Design

Data Center Storage Network Design

Data Center Compute Connectivity Design

Data Center Compute Resource Parameters Design