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Implementing Data Center Application Services (DCASI)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

  • Network Designers
  • System Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Administrators
  • and Network Managers involved with Data Center Infrastructure


Knowledge of Catalyst 6500 architecture and operations, Common web application protocols, including HTTP, HTML, XML, SSL, FTP, DNS, and LDAP, Common file system protocols, including CIFS and NFS, Traffic control and monitoring protocols, including WCCP, PBR, NBAR, NetFlow, RHI, QoS, IPSLA, and CEF.

Course Objectives

The course will cover Cisco Data Center Application Services implementation, operations, and optimization, focusing on the Cisco ACE family of products. Design intelligent network services using the Catalyst 6500 Application Control Engine Service Module, the Cisco Application Control Engine Appliance, the Cisco Global Site Selector, and Cisco Wide Area Application Services.

Course Content

In this course you will learn the key functions provided by Cisco Data Center Application Services and the products that support those functions. You will design server load balancing and web application acceleration solutions with the Cisco ACE Service Module and Appliance and design site-to-site load balancing solutions with the Cisco GSS. Finally you will implement and troubleshoot high availability data center application services.

Module 1: Data Center Application Services Overview

  • IP-Based Data Center Applications
  • Introducing ACE Family Solutions
  • Deploying the ACE Appliance and Service Module

Module 2: Implementing Server Load Balancing

  • Modular Policy CLI
  • Managing the ACE Appliance and Service Module
  • Security Features
  • Layer 4 Load Balancing
  • Health Monitoring
  • Layer 7 Protocol Processing
  • Processing Secure Connections
  • Migrating From CSS and CSM

Module 3: Implementing Web Application Acceleration

  • Web Application Acceleration Overview
  • Deploying Application Acceleration and Optimization
  • Integrating Multiple Features

Module 4: Implementing Site-to-Site Load Balancing

  • Deploying the GSS
  • Managing the GSS
  • Implementing Global Server Load Balancing

Module 5: Redundancy and Troubleshooting

  • High Availability
  • Troubleshooting Application Services
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,990.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 4,500.-
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 33 CLC
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

Dates and Booking
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
28/11/2016 - 02/12/2016 Berlin Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
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