CCIE

CCIE Data center

For business services and technology architects, and presales, design, and implementation engineers who want to save time and money on their data center design, installation, and maintenance, the Cisco Certified Network Professional Data Center (CCNP Data Center) certification is a job-role-focused training and certification program that allows you to maximize your investment in your education and increase the value of your data center network.

Unlike other data center education and certification opportunities, our data center professional-level certification programs allow you to choose a concentration for your data center education according to your job role or function. Because of our experience with our existing certification and education programs and leadership in the data center equipment market, Cisco can provide a comprehensive program to address the key areas of data center network implementation and maintenance.

Written Exam

Cisco Data Center Architecture

1.1 Describe the Cisco data center architecture
1.2 Describe the products that are used in the Cisco data center architecture
1.3 Describe the Cisco unified I/O solution in access layer
1.4 Determine which platform to select for use in the different data center layers

Cisco Data Center Infrastructure-Cisco NX-OS

2.1 Describe Cisco NX-OS features
2.2 Design and implement Cisco NX-OS Layer 2 and Layer 3 functionality
2.3 Describe multicast
2.4 Describe basic Cisco NX-OS security features
2.5 Implement Cisco NX-OS high-availability features
2.6 Implement Cisco NX-OS management

Cisco Storage Networking

3.1 Describe standard-based SAN protocols
3.2 Implement the features of Fibre Channel protocols
3.3 Implement IP storage-based solution
3.5 Design high-availability features in a standalone server environment
3.6 Implement SAN management

Cisco Data Center Virtualization

4.1 Implement data center virtualization with Cisco Nexus 1000V

Cisco Unified Computing System

5.1 Cisco UCS components and architecture
5.2 Describe LAN connectivity in a Cisco UCS environment
5.3 Describe and implement SAN connectivity in a Cisco UCS environment
5.4 Describe Cisco UCS resources
5.5 Describe role-based access control management groups
5.6 Cisco UCS troubleshooting and maintenance

Cisco Application Networking Services

6.1 Data center application high availability and load balancing
6.2 Global load balancing

Lab Exam

Cisco Data Center Infrastructure-Cisco NX-OS

1.1 Implement Cisco NX-OS L2 functionality
1.2 Implement Cisco NX-OS L3 functionality
1.3 Implement basic Cisco NX-OS security features
1.4 Implement Cisco NX-OS high-availability features
1.5 Implement Cisco NX-OS management
1.6 Cisco NX-OS troubleshooting

Cisco Storage Networking

2.1 Implement Fibre Channel protocols features
2.2 Implement IP storage-based solution
2.3 Implement Cisco NX-OS Unified Fabric features

Cisco Data Center Virtualization

3.1 Manage data center virtualization with Cisco Nexus 1000V
3.2 Implement Cisco Nexus 1000V security features

Cisco Unified Computing System

4.1 Implement LAN connectivity in a Cisco UCS environment
4.2 Implement SAN connectivity in a Cisco UCS environment
4.3 Implement Cisco UCS server resources
4.4 Implement Cisco UCS management tasks
4.5 Cisco UCS troubleshooting and maintenance

Cisco Application Networking Services

5.1 Implement data center application high availability and load balancing