CCNA Data Center

CCNA Data Center 2018-05-08T15:47:10+00:00

CCNA Data Center

Course Length :  35 Hours

Course Description

The CCNA Data Center certification course students will be learning networking concepts for the Data Center environment, based on Nexus-OS. You will learn fundamental information on how a Data Center network works; and how to configure virtualization in the network, addressing schemes, troubleshooting and configuration skills.

Course Prerequisites

It is recommended that you have the following skills and knowledge before starting this course:

  • CCNA Routing and Switching.
  • Configure and manage users, groups, and shared resources in a simple SOHO network.
  • Understand the use of basic access control measures, such as authentication, security policy, encryption, and firewalls.

In this bundled course, you will be learning the following courses:

  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (640-911)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (640-916)

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (640-911)

1.Describe How a Network Works

  • Describe the purpose and functions of various network devices
  • Interpret a network diagram
  • Define physical network topologies
  • Select the components required to meet a network specification
  • Switches
  • Describe and identify Nexus hardware specifications
  • Describe and identify Nexus licensing requirements
  • Use the OSI and TCP/IP models and their associated protocols to explain how data flows in a network
  • Describe the purpose and basic operation of the protocols in the OSI and TCP
 2.Configure, Verify and Troubleshoot a Switch with VLANs and InterswitchCommunications Using Nexus
  • Explain the technology and media access control method for Ethernet
  • IEEE 802 protocols
  • CSMA/CD
  • Explain basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches
  • Describe and configure enhanced switching technologies
  • VTP
  • VLAN
  • 1q
  • STP

3.Implement an IP Addressing Scheme and IP Services to Meet Network Requirements in a Medium-Size Enterprise Branch Office Network Using Nexus

  • Describe the operation and benefits of using private and public IP addressing
  • Classful IP addressing
  • RFC 1918
  • RFC 4193
  • Describe the difference between IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes
  • Comparative address space
  • Host addressing

4.Configure, Verify, and Troubleshoot Basic Router Operation and Routing on Cisco Devices Using Nexus

  • Describe and configure basic routing concepts
  • Packet forwarding
  • Router look-up process (exec mode, exec commands, configuration mode)
  • Describe the operation of Cisco routers
  • Router boot-up process
  • POST
  • Router components

Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (640-916)

1.Cisco Data Center Fundamentals Concepts

  • Describe network architectures for the Data Center describe the purpose and functions of various network devices.
  • Describe the Modular Approach in Network Design
  • Describe the data center core layer
  • Describe the data center aggregation layer
  • Describe the data center access layer
  • Describe the collapse core model
  • Describe FabricPath
  • Identify key differentiator between DCI and network interconnectivity
  • Describe, configure, and verify vPC
  • Describe the functionality of and configuration of port channels
  • Describe and configure virtual device context (VDC)
  • Describe the edge/core layers of the SAN
  • Describe the Cisco Nexus product family
  • Configure and verify network connectivity
  • Identify control and data plane traffic
  • Perform initial set up

2.Data Center Unified Fabric

  • Describe FCoE
  • Describe FCoE multihop
  • Describe VIFs
  • Describe FEX products
  • Perform initial set up

3.Storage Networking

  • Describe initiator target
  • Verify SAN switch operations
  • Describe basic SAN connectivity
  • Describe the different storage array connectivity
  • Verify name server login
  • Describe, configure, and verify zoning
  • Perform initial set up
  • Describe, configure, and verify VSAN

4.DC Virtualization

  • Describe device Virtualization
  • Describe Server Virtualization
  • Describe Nexus 1000v
  • Verify initial set up and operation for Nexus 1k

5.Unified Computing

  • Describe and verify discovery operation
  • Describe, configure, and verify connectivity
  • Perform initial set up
  • Describe the key features of UCSM

6.Data Center Network Services

  • Describe standard ACE features for load balancing
  • Describe server load balancing virtual context and HA
  • Describe server load balancing management options
  • Describe the benefits of Cisco Global Load Balancing Solution
  • Describe how the Cisco global load balancing solution integrates with local Cisco load balancers
  • Describe Cisco WAAS needs and advantages in the Data Center
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CCNA Data Center

  • Duration :   35 Hours
  • Certificates :   Yes
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Quick Facts

 The CCNA Data Center certification course students will be learning networking concepts for the Data Center environment, based on Nexus-OS. You will learn fundamental information on how a Data Center network works; and how to configure virtualization in the network, addressing schemes, troubleshooting and configuration skills.