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Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network administrators
  • Network engineers
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners
  • Systems engineers

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network designers
  • Network managers
  • Consulting systems engineers
  • Technical solutions architects


This course is part of the following Certifications:


The knowledge and skills that you must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • Basic Internet usage skills

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Describe how a network works
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications
  • Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet network requirements
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot routing operations on Cisco Nexus switches

Course Content

This course introduces you to the Cisco technologies that are deployed in the Data Center. The introductory level of content is focused on basic concepts like Ethernet, the OSI Layer Model, and TCP/IP. It then takes you through basic configuration tasks, including VLANs, network addressing, and subnet masks. Together with Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT), this course prepares you for the CCNA Data Center certification.

Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,490.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 3,850.-
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 28 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.

Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
02/01/2017 - 05/01/2017 Stuttgart Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
23/01/2017 - 26/01/2017 Hamburg Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
13/02/2017 - 16/02/2017 Frankfurt Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
28/02/2017 - 03/03/2017 Berlin Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
20/03/2017 - 23/03/2017 Munich
10/04/2017 - 13/04/2017 Düsseldorf
02/05/2017 - 05/05/2017 Stuttgart
15/05/2017 - 18/05/2017 Münster
FLEX Training

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20/03/2017 - 23/03/2017 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
20/03/2017 - 23/03/2017 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Stockholm
20/03/2017 - 23/03/2017 Zurich
06/06/2017 - 09/06/2017 Zurich
28/08/2017 - 31/08/2017 Zurich
27/11/2017 - 30/11/2017 Zurich
13/02/2017 - 16/02/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
02/05/2017 - 05/05/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
28/08/2017 - 31/08/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
06/11/2017 - 09/11/2017 Vienna (iTLS)

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