Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.0 - DCICT (Associate)

Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.0 - DCICT (Associate) Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

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The Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) v6.0 course introduces students to Cisco technologies and products that are deployed in the data center: network virtualization, network technologies, unified computing, automation and orchestration, and the Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI). The introductory level of knowledge that is provided in these courses is targeted for individuals who can perform basic configuration tasks. The hands-on lab exercises focus on configuring features on Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS), Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS), and Cisco UCS Director.

Exam Format
Exam Number: 200-155 DCICT
Associated Certifications: CCNA Data Center
Duration: 90 minutes (55-65 questions)
Exam Registration: Pearson VUE

Next Class Dates

Dec 11, 2017 – Dec 15, 2017
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
Jan 15, 2018 – Jan 19, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
Apr 9, 2018 – Apr 13, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT
Jul 9, 2018 – Jul 13, 2018
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT

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Intended Audience for this Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.0 - DCICT (Associate) Course

  • » Network Designer
  • » Server Administrator
  • » Network Engineer
  • » Systems Engineer
  • » Consulting Systems Engineer
  • » Technical Solutions Architect
  • » Cisco Integrators/Partners

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Course Prerequisites for Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.0 - DCICT (Associate)

  • » Good understanding of networking protocols
  • » Good understanding of the VMware environment

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Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.0 - DCICT (Associate) Course Objectives

  • » Describe and configure Cisco UCS
  • » Describe and configure Cisco data center virtualization
  • » Describe and configure Cisco data center networking
  • » Describe and configure Cisco automation and orchestration
  • » Describe and verify Cisco ACI

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Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.0 - DCICT (Associate) Course Outline

      1. Cisco Data Center Network Virtualization
        1. Describing Functional Planes of Cisco Nexus Switches
        2. Describing Cisco Nexus Operating System VRF Contexts
        3. Describing Virtual Device Contexts
        4. Describing the Function of Overlays
        5. Describing Virtualization
        6. Lab: Install VMware ESXi on UCS C-Series Rack Server
        7. Lab: Install VMware vCenter Server Appliance
        8. Describing Virtual Switches
        9. Lab: Install Cisco Virtual Switch Update Manager
        10. Lab: Install Cisco Nexus 1000V with VSUM
        11. Lab: Configure a Port Group in the DVS
      2. Cisco Data Center Network Technologies
        1. Describing Cisco Fabric Extender Connectivity
        2. Lab: Configure the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender
        3. Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
        4. Lab: Configure Virtual Port Channels
        5. Lab: Configure Virtual Port Channels with FEX
        6. Describing Cisco FabricPath
        7. Lab: Configure Cisco FabricPath
        8. Describing Unified Port Feature of Cisco Nexus Switches
        9. Lab: Configure Unified Ports on Cisco Nexus Switch
        10. Describing Cisco Unified Fabric
        11. Lab: Implement FCoE
      3. Cisco Unified Computing System
        1. Describing Data Center Server Connectivity
        2. Describing Cisco IMC Supervisor
        3. Lab: Install and Configure the Cisco IMC Supervisor
        4. Describing Cisco UCS Manager Operations
        5. Lab: Navigate the Cisco UCS Manager GUI Interfaces
        6. Describing Role-Based Access Control
        7. Lab: Configure Local RBAC
        8. Describing Hardware Abstraction in Cisco UCS
        9. Lab: Configure Pools
        10. Lab: Configure a Service Profile Template
      4. Data Center Automation and Orchestration
        1. Exploring the Utility of Application Programming Interfaces
        2. Lab: Configure Cisco NX-OS with APIs
        3. Lab: Explore the Management Information Tree of the Cisco UCS Manager
        4. Describing Cloud Attributes and Service Models
        5. Describing Cisco UCS Director
        6. Lab: Install and Configure User Accounts in Cisco UCS Director
        7. Lab: Add Virtual and Physical Accounts to Cisco UCS Director
        8. Lab: Customize Cisco UCS Director
        9. Lab: Explore Cisco UCS Director Monitoring Capabilities
        10. Describing VDCs, Tenants, and Policies
        11. Lab: Create Policies and VDCs
        12. Describing Orchestration
        13. Managing Catalogs and Templates
        14. Lab: Create a Catalog and Provision a VM Using the Self-Service
        15. Lab: Explore Cisco UCS Director Built-In Reports
        16. Lab: View Chargeback and Reports
      5. Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure
        1. Describing Cisco ACI
        2. Describing Cisco ACI Fabric
        3. Programming and Orchestrating Cisco ACI

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » 200-155 : Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v6.0 - DCICT

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  1. All students in the class are at a comparable skill level, so the class can run smoothly without beginners slowing down the class for everyone else.
  2. NetCom students enjoy one of the industry's highest success rates, and pass rates when a certification exam is involved.
  3. We stay committed to providing you real value. Again, your success is paramount; we will register you only if you have the skills to succeed.
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Award winning, world-class Instructors

David M.
- Networking expert with several Cisco certifications, including CCENT, CCNA, CCDA, CCSI, and CCVP. - Has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning. - Average rating of 8.75 out of 9 on student evaluation reports.

Bio:

David has been in the Networking field for the past eleven years and holds several Cisco certifications. He has been an instructor since 2005 and has taught over 90 courses at NetCom Learning.

David is an extremely enthusiastic trainer with a raw passion towards teaching and delivering Cisco information and takes great pride in his career as an instructor, which has lead him to develop and deliver the class in his own unique way; very professional and knowledgeable, yet pleasant and enjoyable. His classes have a high passing rate for students taking certification exams, and averages 8.75 out of 9 on evaluation reports.
Michael G.
- Over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer.
- An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, as well as select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.
- High-skilled and acclaimed instructor. Has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning.

Bio:

Michael has over 22 years of professional experience in the IT field, including more than a decade as a Certified Trainer. An expert in Cisco's Routing, Switching, Security, Voice and Wireless areas, Michael also teaches select Microsoft, Novell, CompTIA, Sun and CWNP courses.

Michael's dedication and passion for teaching is unmatched. He has trained over 900 students at Netcom Learning since 2006 and his evaluation scores average 8.7 out of 9.
William D.
- Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania, in addition to several IT certifications.
- Over 20 years of experience in the IT industry; background ranges from engineering, administration and escalation support in networks.

Bio:

William is a highly-skilled IT professional with Bachelors and Masters Degree in Mathematics from University of Pennsylvania. He has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years, with experience in engineering, administration and escalation support in networks ranging from small to large scale complex enterprise environments.

As a Cisco and CompTIA Subject Matter Expert, he holds several certifications, including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, and CCIE. William is one of NetCom's top trainers, consistently scoring high marks in student evaluations.

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