Cisco UCS Design Workshop (UCSDW)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

The Cisco UCS Desisgn Workshop (UCSDW) is suitable for Data Center designers, architects and administrators who need to understand how to design and deploy a Cisco UCS solution for given Data Center requirements. UCSDW guides learners through the planning and deployment stages and evaluates the LAN and SAN connectivity requirements and sizing for common workloads.

Who should attend

The primary audience for this 2-day design workshop is as follows:

  • Data Center designers, architects, administrators, system engineers, and engineers.


It is recommended that the learner has the following skills before attending this course:

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate Data Center (CCNA Data Center) certification
  • Knowledge that is covered in the Cisco Nexus product family courses
  • Knowledge that is covered in !CI-DCUFD course
  • Knowledge that is covered in the Cisco MDS product family courses
  • Knowledge of server and desktop virtualization (for example, VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V, VMware View, Citrix XenDesktop, and so on)
  • Operating system administration familiarity (for example, Linux and Windows)

Course Objectives

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

  • Assess the requirements and performance characteristics of data center computing solutions
  • Employ design steps to size the Cisco UCS solution for given data center requirements
  • Evaluate and design Cisco UCS solution LAN, SAN, and virtual access layer connectivity
  • Recognize and design Cisco UCS solution server deployment

Course Content

Module1: Assess Data Center Computing Requirements

  • Lesson 1: Defining a Cisco Unified Computing System Solution Design
  • Lesson 2: Analyzing Computing Solutions Characteristics
  • Lesson 3: Employing Data Center Analysis Tools

Module 2: Size Cisco Unified Computing Solutions

  • Lesson 1: Sizing Cisco UCS C-Series Server Solution
  • Lesson 2: Sizing Cisco UCS B-Series Server Solution
  • Lesson 3: Planning Unified Computing Deployment

Module 3: Evaluate the use of Intel Xeon Processor families

  • Lesson 1: Intel Technology in Cisco UCS

Module 4: Design Cisco Unified Computing Solutions

  • Lesson 1: Designing Unified Computing Network
  • Lesson 2: Designing Unified Computing Storage
  • Lesson 3: Designing Virtual Access Layer

Module 5: Design Cisco Unified Computing Solutions Server Deployment

  • Lesson 1: Designing Cisco UCS Server Deployment
  • Lesson 2: Designing Unified Computing Management

Course Labs

Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 2 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,290.- €
incl. catering
Catering includes:

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

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Dates and Booking
Online Training
Modality: L

Duration 2 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,290.- €
Dates and Booking
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29/11/2017 - 30/11/2017 Online Training Time zone: Europe/Berlin Course language: German
FLEX Training

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07/12/2017 - 08/12/2017 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana

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