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DCIDUC – Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Infrastructure 6.0


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DCIDUC – Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Infrastructure 6.0
2 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Unified Computing

Course Details

The DCIDUC 6.0 – Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Infrastructure is a two-day instructor-led course that focuses on Data Center design based on Cisco unified computing solutions.

The course includes theoretical content, as well as design-oriented case studies and exercises. The course is designed to help students prepare for Cisco Channel Partner Data Center Program requirements and for professional-level Data Center roles.


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Upon completing this course, you will be able to describe and use design-oriented knowledge for unified computing topics, including:

  • Hardware and Device Virtualization
  • FEX Options
  • Virtual Networking and Appliances
  • Management and Orchestration
  • Cisco UCS C-Series and B-Series Servers and use cases
  • Fabric Interconnect Connectivity
  • Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems
  • Management Systems, including Cisco UCS, VMware vCenter, and Cisco CloudCenter
  • Hadoop, SAP HANA, and IoT on Cisco UCS
  • Systemwide Parameters
  • RBAC
  • Pools and Policies for Service Profiles
  • Network-Specific Adapters and Policies
  • Templates in Cisco UCS Manager


Module 1: Data Center Infrastructure Design

  • Lesson 1: Describing Hardware and Device Virtualization
  • Lesson 2: Describing FEX Options
  • Lesson 3: Describing Virtual Networking
  • Lesson 4: Describing Virtual Appliances
  • Lesson 5: Describing Management and Orchestration


Module 2: Data Center Compute Connectivity Design

  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco UCS C-Series Servers and Use Cases
  • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco UCS B-Series Servers and Use Cases
  • Lesson 3: Describing Fabric Interconnect Connectivity
  • Lesson 4: Describing Hyperconverged and Integrated Systems
  • Lesson 5: Describing Management Systems
  • Lesson 6: Describing Hadoop, SAP Hana, and IoT on Cisco UCS


Module 3: Data Center Compute Resource Parameters Design

  • Lesson 1: Describing System-Wide Parameters
  • Lesson 2: Describing RBAC
  • Lesson 3: Describing Pools for Service Profiles
  • Lesson 4: Describing Policies for Service Profiles
  • Lesson 5: Describing Network Specific Adapters and Policies
  • Lesson 6: Describing Templates in Cisco UCS Manager

Target Audience

  • Pre-sales Engineer
  • Data Center Architect
  • Systems Engineer
  • Field Engineer
  • Support Engineer


To fully benefit from this course, students attending this training should have completed the following classes or obtained the equivalent level of knowledge:

  • Implement Data Center networking (LAN and SAN)
  • Describe Data Center storage
  • Implement Data Center virtualization
  • Implement Cisco UCS
  • Implement Data Center automation and orchestration with the focus on Cisco ACI and UCS Director
  • Describe Data Center products in the Cisco Nexus and MDS families