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Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFD)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

This course is aimed at providing data center architects with the knowledge and skills needed to design scalable, reliable, and intelligent data center unified fabrics, and virtualization solutions based on the Fabric Extenders (FEXs), Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), FabricPath, and equipment and link virtualization technologies.

The course describes the Cisco data center Unified Fabric solutions, and explains how to evaluate existing data center infrastructure, determine the requirements, and design the Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric solution based on Cisco products and technologies.

Who should attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:
  • Data center designers, data center administrators, and system engineers.
The secondary audience for this course is as follows:
  • Data center engineers and managers.



The recommended knowledge and skills that a learner should have to attend this course can be obtained in the following courses:

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, you will be able to meet these overall objectives:
  • Evaluate data center solution design and design process in regards to the contemporary data center challenges, Cisco Data Center Architecture solution, and components
  • Provide a comprehensive and detailed overview of technologies used in data centers, and describe scalability implications and their possible use in cloud environments
  • Design data center connections and topologies in the core layer
  • Present and design data center storage designs, solutions, and limitations of various storage technologies
  • Design secure data centers to be protected from application-based threats, network security threats, and physical security threats
  • Design data center infrastructure that is required to implement network-based application services
  • Design data center management to facilitate monitoring, managing, and provisioning data center equipment and applications

Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,990.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 4,430.-
  • 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.

Digital courseware Dates and Booking
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
21/11/2016 - 25/11/2016 Berlin Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
05/12/2016 - 09/12/2016 Munich Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
19/12/2016 - 23/12/2016 Stuttgart Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
FLEX Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

19/12/2016 - 23/12/2016 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/London
13/03/2017 - 17/03/2017 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Stockholm
16/10/2017 - 20/10/2017 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Stockholm
12/12/2016 - 16/12/2016 Zurich
05/12/2016 - 09/12/2016 Vienna (iTLS)

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