Implementing Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure 2 - DCNI-2

Implementing Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure 2 - DCNI-2 Course Description

Duration: 5.00 days (40 hours)

Cisco Career Guide

The Implementing Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure 2 (DCNI-2) v3.0 is a five-day instructor-led course with lab exercises that are intended to prepare students for the certification exam (no. 642-974). The course schedule consists of approximately 50 percent lecture and 50 percent lab exercises. The Delivery Lab for this course is accessed using a remote access procedure coupled with a GUI application that provides connectivity to all lab devices.

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Intended Audience for this Implementing Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure 2 - DCNI-2 Course

  • » The primary audience is formed of individuals involved in the technical handling of Cisco platforms and solutions, namely installing, configuring, operating, and troubleshooting. The decision to cover only these areas is somewhat arbitrary, because many people with Cisco certifications are called on to provide advice in network planning and design as well. In this course, the target audience will be referred to generically as "technicians".

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Implementing Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure 2 - DCNI-2 Course Objectives

  • » Understand the enhancements associated with the Cisco NX-OS Software
  • » Understand product placement for the Cisco Nexus Platform Family
  • » Describe the migration of data center architectures, including unified I/O and unified fabric

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Implementing Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure 2 - DCNI-2 Course Outline

      1. Module 1: Using the Cisco Nexus 7000 in Data Center Networks
        1. Lesson 1: Understanding the Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches
        2. Lesson 2: Overview of the Cisco Nexus 7000
        3. Lesson 3: Introducing the Virtual Device Contexts in the Cisco Nexus 7000
        4. Lesson 4: Managing the Cisco Nexus 7000
        5. Lesson 5: Cisco Nexus 7000 and NX-OS Layer 2 Protocols and Features
        6. Lesson 6: Cisco Nexus 7000 and NX-OS Layer 3 Protocols and Features
        7. Lesson 7: Cisco Nexus 7000 and Cisco NX-OS Quality of Service
        8. Lesson 8: Cisco Nexus 7000 and Cisco NX-OS Security Lesson 9: Troubleshooting
        9. Lesson 9: Troubleshooting
      2. Module 2: Using the Cisco Nexus 5000 and 2000 in Data Center Networks
        1. Lesson 1: Overview of the Cisco Nexus 5000 and 2000
        2. Lesson 2: Understanding Fibre Channel
        3. Lesson 3: Implementing an FCoE Network Using Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches

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Skills Assessment

We ensure your success by asking all students to take a FREE Skill Assessment test. These short, instructor-written tests are an objective measure of your current skills that help us determine whether or not you will be able to meet your goals by attending this course at your current skill level. If we determine that you need additional preparation or training in order to gain the most value from this course, we will recommend cost-effective solutions that you can use to get ready for the course.

Our required skill-assessments ensure that:

  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.
This assessment is for your benefit and best taken without any preparation or reference materials, so your skills can be objectively measured.

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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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