Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX)

PT24947
Summary
The Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) course gives you a technical overview the Cisco Nexus Switches key capabilities including platforms, architecture, software, management, and features that contribute to performance, high availability, flexibility, operational simplicity, and investment protection. The course is for technical decision makers and IT professionals who architect, implement, and manage Cisco Nexus switches in data center environments. You will have hand-on practice exploring key features including Virtual Device Contexts (VDC), First Hop Redundancy protocols (FHRPs), and user management. The Configuring Cisco Nexus Switches (DCCNX) v1.0 course may also be taken after taking this course to learn how to configure the Cisco Nexus Switches using Cisco NX-OS.
Prerequisites
To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
  • Familiarity with Cisco data center technologies
  • Understand networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Understand business and application requirements
  • These are the recommended Cisco courses that may help you meet these prerequisites:
  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
  • Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.0
  • Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) v1.0
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)
Duration
2 Days/Lecture & Lab
Audience
  • Solutions architects
  • Data center architects
  • Network architects
  • System engineers
  • Data center engineers
  • Network engineers
  • Technical decision makers
  • Presales engineers
  • Cisco integrators and partners
Topics
  • Identifying Cisco Nexus Platforms
  • Implementing Cisco Nexus Platforms
  • Managing Cisco Nexus Platforms
  • Describing Virtual Device Contexts (VDC)
  • Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
  • Configuring First Hop Redundancy Protocols
  • Lab Outline

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