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The DCFNDU- Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations v1.0 course is a 5-day course that is designed to help students prepare for entry-level data center roles. During this course, students will gain the foundational knowledge and skills needed to configure Cisco data center technologies including: networking, virtualization, storage area networking, and unified computing.
Students will receive an introduction to Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI), automation, and cloud computing. Students will get hands-on experience with configuring features on Cisco Nexus Operating System (Cisco NX-OS) and Cisco Unified Computing System (Cisco UCS).
This course will help participants to:
Topics covered in the course include:
To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
Describing the Data Center Network Architectures
Describing the Cisco Nexus Family and Cisco NX-OS Software
Describing Layer 3 First-Hop Redundancy
Describing Cisco FEX
Describing Port Channels and VPCs
Describing Switch Virtualization
Describing Machine Virtualization
Describing Network Virtualization
Introducing Basic Data Center Storage Concepts
Describing Fibre Channel Communication Between the Initiator Server and the Target Storage
Describing Fibre Channel Zone Types and Their Uses
Describing Cisco NPV Mode and NPIV
Describing Data Center Ethernet Enhancements
Describing Cisco UCS Components
Describing Cisco UCS Manager
Describing Cisco ACI
Describing Cloud Computing
Please check the course description to find prerequisite information.
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