Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure

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Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure

Course ID: DCII 5 Days

Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure


Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII) is a five-day instructor-led course that is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center certification and for professional-level data center roles. The focus of this skills-building course is implementation of LAN, SAN, and Data Center Unified Fabric using Cisco MDS switches, Cisco Nexus switches, and Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders (FEXs). The course provides rich, hands-on experience of implementing Cisco data center infrastructure.



  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees
  • Entry-level to experienced Network Administrator
  • Senior Network Engineer
  • Presales Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Data Center Administrator
  • Senior Systems Engineer
  • Senior Technical Solutions Architect


CCNP Data Center


DCII: 300-165


Instructor-led / Virtual Instructor-led

Singapore: SGD5,000
Malaysia: MYR12,500
Indonesia: IDR34,500,000
Thailand: THB79,000
India: USD3,500


  • Describe data center networking concepts
  • Describe data center storage concepts
  • Describe data center virtualization
  • Describe Cisco Unified Computing System
  • Describe data center automation and orchestration with the focus on Cisco ACI and UCS Director
  • Identify products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and MDS families
  • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs, including switching and routing


  • Configure RSTP, MST, and port channels and implement Cisco FabricPath, OTV, VXLAN, and LISP
  • Configure first-hop redundancy, routing, and multicast in the data center
  • Configure user management and implement system security features on Nexus switches
  • Perform basic Fibre Channel configuration, manage Fibre Channel domains, and implement Fibre Channel port security and binding
  • Configure FCoE
  • Configure distributed device aliases, zoning, NPV, and FCIP
  • Configure system management and infrastructure monitoring


Module 1: Data Center Protocols

Module 2: Layer 3 Switching Features in the Data Center

Module 3: Data Center Infrastructure Security

Module 4: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Fabric

Module 5: FCoE Unified Fabric

Module 6: Data Center Infrastructure Storage Services

Module 7: Data Center Infrastructure Maintenance, Management, and Operations

What’s Next

DCUCI: Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing
DCVAI: Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation
DCID: Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure
DCIT: Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure

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