Implementing Cisco Catalyst 9000 Switches (ENC9K)

 

Course Overview

The Implementing Cisco Catalyst 9000 Switches (ENC9K) v3.0 course introduces you to the architecture, capabilities, and implementation of the Cisco® Catalyst® 9000 switching platform. This hands-on course covers many features of this Cisco IOS® XE platform and describes how to manage devices from a single dashboard called Cisco DNA Center™. You will learn how to use the Cisco Catalyst 9000 family of switches to enable Software Defined Access (SD-Access) and provide end-to-end security and automation with centralized management using Cisco DNA Center.

How you'll benefit

This course will help you:

  • Prepare for successful deployment of the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches
  • Understand the role of Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches in the SD-Access fabric
  • Learn to provision Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches using Cisco DNA center as the orchestration platform
  • Gain hands-on practice through in-depth lab exercises

Who should attend

  • Network designers
  • Network managers
  • System engineers

Prerequisites

You are expected to have the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

  • Cisco CCNP® certification or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of configuring LAN routing and switching with Cisco Catalyst switches
  • Familiarity with the Cisco IOS XE operating system
  • Familiarity with Cisco Identity Services Engine (ISE)
  • Familiarity with using network management software
  • Familiarity with Cisco Intent-based networking and policy-based management automation technologies

The following Cisco offerings can help you prepare for this course:

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Review the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches identify the switches’ features and examine the functionalities purpose-built for Cisco DNA and the SD-Access solution.
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9200 Series Switch architecture, model types, port types, uplink modules, components including power supplies, and other switch features and capabilities.
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9300 Series Switch architecture, model types, port types, uplink modules, and components, including power supplies and stacking cables.
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9400 Series Switches, different modular chassis, supervisor and line card options, architectural components, uplink, and power redundancy, and Multigigabit ports
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9500 Series Switches, model types, switch components, RFID support, architecture, and switch profiles.
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9600 Series Switch architecture, supervisor and line card options, and high availability features.
  • Position the different Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switch model types in the network, and map older Cisco Catalyst switches to the 9000 family for migration.
  • Examine management capabilities of the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches.
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches deployed in a Cisco StackWise Virtual environment and an SD-Access fabric.
  • Describe the new Cisco IOS XE software management, patchability, and Graceful Insertion and Removal (GIR) features on the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches.
  • Describe the ThousandEyes Enterprise Agent using the Docker environment on the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series switches.
  • Describe the scalability and performance features supported by the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switches.
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switch support for security, Quality of Service (QoS), and Internet of Things (IoT) convergence features.
  • Describe the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series support for cloud hosting and connectivity, along with automation features.
  • Explore the SD-Access solution fundamentals, deployment models for the Cisco Catalyst 9000 Series Switch, and the use of Cisco DNA Center to manage infrastructure devices.

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)

Courseware language: English

Classroom Training

Duration 3 days

Price (excl. tax)

Courseware language: English

E-Learning

Subscription duration 180 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,000.— €
  • Switzerland: US$ 1,000.—

Schedule

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Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.

English

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FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.

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