NADCBC- Cisco NA Data Center Boot Camp v6.0



This course requires 15 hours of pre course work prior to taking this course. You will be given the foundational knowledge and a broad overview of Cisco Data Center products and their operation, covering the architecture, components, connectivity, and features of a Cisco Data Center network. You will gain practical experience configuring the initial setup of Cisco Nexus 7000, Cisco Nexus 5000, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS), and Cisco MDS Multilayer Fabric Switch. You will also learn to verify the proper operation of a variety of features such as Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV), Cisco FabricPath, Port Channels, virtual Port Channels (vPCs), and Cisco Nexus 1000V Distributed Virtual Switch for VMware ESXi.

This Global Knowledge exclusive course is a combination of the DCICN and DCICT courses and helps prepare you for the CCNA Data Center certification exams.�

  • 200-150 DCICN
  • 200-155 DCICT


  • Anyone seeking the CCNA Data Center certification
  • Network designers, administrators, engineers, and managers
  • Storage and server administrators
  • Program and project managers
  • Systems engineers


This course requires students to complete 15 hours of digital pre-course work prior to attending class.

Learning Objectives

  • Ethernet communication functions and standards
  • OSI and TCP/IP models
  • Routing process on Nexus switches
  • Compare storage connectivity options in the data center
  • Fibre Channel name server and fabric login (FLOGI) process
  • Configure Cisco Unified Computing System
  • Configure Cisco data center virtualization
  • Configure Cisco data center networking
  • Configure Cisco automation and orchestration
  • Verify Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure

  1. What is a Network - Overview of OSI Model
  2. Evolution of the Modern Datacenter
  3. Basic Data Center Networking Concepts
  4. Review NX-OS Material
  5. Review Nexus Product Line
  6. VDC and VRF Concepts as a Review
  7. Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  8. Redundant Switched Topologies
  9. Advanced Data Center Networking Concepts
  10. Routing Protocols on Nexus Switches
  11. Layer 3 First Hop Redundancy
  12. AAA on Nexus Switches
  13. ACLs on Nexus Switches- Datacenter Storage Basics
  14. Storage Options/Types
  15. Advanced Data Center Storage
  16. Cisco Data Center Network Virtualization
  17. Functional Planes of Cisco Nexus Switches l
  18. Function of Overlays
  19. Virtualization
  20. Virtual Switches
  21. Cisco Data Center Network Technologies Configuration
  22. Cisco FabricPath
  23. Unified Port Feature of Cisco Nexus Switches
  24. Cisco Unified Fabric
  25. Cisco Unified Computing System
  26. Data Center Automation and Orchestration
  27. Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure