Cisco Data Center Training

Cisco  Data Center Training

Cisco is a leader in networking industry. They provide many networking certification courses, now they are started to provide Data Center Training as well.

5 levels of CISCO certification:

  •  Entry
  • Associate
  • Professional
  • Expert
  • Architect

8 paths of CISCO which you can follow:

  • Routing and Switching
  • Network Security
  • Service Provider
  • Service Provider Operations
  • Design
  • Wireless
  • Voice
  • Storage Networking

These certified programs offer job ready certification courses that allow the participant to be employed in a Data Center setting.  The current programs that are offered include:

Data Center Unified Computing

There are two courses currently available the Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist and the Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Support Specialist.

Areas covered include the Cisco Unified Computing System B and C Series, Server virtualization software, Server operating systems and additional Cisco Data Center products

Data Center Networking Infrastructure

There are three courses which are available the Networking Infrastructure Design Specialist, Support Specialist and Sales Specialist.

Some of the areas of study in these courses include the Cisco Catalyst 6500 Series Switches Service Modules and Nexus 2000, 4000, 5000 and 7000.

Data Center Application Services

There are two courses available the Application Services Design Specialist and Support Specialist. The pre-requisite for these courses is the CCDA or any CCIE Certification.

This certification covers the features and benefits of the Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Director and Fabric Switches in designing storage networks. In addition, this certification covers the use of Cisco NX-OS and provides a technology overview of Cisco Unified Fabric, Cisco Nexus, and Cisco Unified Computing System products.

 Data Center Storage Networking

Under this category there are two courses offered the Networking Design Specialist and the Support Specialist. Storage networking is becoming an increasingly sought after product by many businesses today.

With respect to Data Center Training there are several courses offered as supplemental resources and these include.

Course Outline:

  • Implementing Cisco Nexus 100V
  • Implementing Cisco Nexus 5000 and 2000
  • Implementing Cisco Nexus 7000
  • Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Troubleshooting
  • Additional training on information and storage management

Please check their site for more info: CISCO Data Center Certifications


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