Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking

////Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking

Course ID: DCICN 5 Days

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking


Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) is a five-day instructor-led course is designed to help students prepare for the Cisco CCNA® Data Center certification and for associate-level data center roles. The course covers foundational knowledge, skills, and technologies including network protocols and host-to-host communication, data center networking concepts and technologies, data center storage networking, and Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) architecture.



  • Network administrators, engineers, designers, and managers
  • Cisco integrators/partners
  • Systems engineers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects


CCNA Data Center


DCICN: 200-150


Instructor-led / Virtual Instructor-led

Singapore: SGD5,000
Malaysia: MYR8,500
Indonesia: IDR34,500,000
Thailand: THB79,000
India: USD2,500


  • Good understanding of networking protocols
  • Good understanding of the VMware environment
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Basic Internet usage skills


  • Describe and identify data center network protocols and host-to-host communication
  • Describe basic data center networking concepts and use the Cisco NX-OS command-line interface and implement VLANs, trunks, and port channels
  • Describe advanced data center networking concepts, implement multilayer switching, and perform basic configuration: protocols (OSPF, EIGRP, HSRP); AAA on Cisco NX-OS devices and secure remote administration; and access control lists
  • Describe and compare basic data center storage connectivity options and configure VSANs
  • Describe advanced data center storage and configure zoning, NPV mode, and NPIV on Cisco Nexus and Cisco MDS switches
  • Identify the components of Cisco UCS architecture and use the Cisco UCS Manager GUI


Module1: Network Protocols and Host-to-Host Communication

Module 2: Basic Data Center Networking Concepts

Module 3: Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts

Module 4: Basic Data Center Storage

Module 5: Advanced Data Center Storage

Module 6: Cisco UCS Architecture

What’s Next

DCICT: Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies

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