CCNA Data Center

CCNA Data Center

Course Description:

CCNA Data Center course covers from the basics of Switching to configuration of various advanced features in Cisco Nexus Switches along with brief demonstration of Storage Networking (MDS) and Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS); followed by basics of Python scripting and Ansible mandatory to understand automation & orchestration. At first you will be given the foundational learning and a wide outline of Cisco Data Center items and their operation, covering the design, parts, availability, and components of a Cisco Data Center system. You will increase pragmatic experience designing the underlying setup of Cisco Nexus 9000, Cisco Nexus 7000, Cisco Nexus 5000, UCS, and Cisco MDS Multilayer Fabric Switch. You will likewise figure out how to check the best possible operation of an assortment of components, for example, Overlay Transport Virtualization (OTV), Cisco Fabric Path, Port Channels, virtual Port Channels (vPCs), and Cisco Nexus 1000V Distributed Virtual Switch for VMware ESXi.

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Agility is the hallmark of today’s successful data center. Built for rapid application deployment and supported by a highly elastic infrastructure, the data center has become core to businesses competing in our digital era. CCNA Data Center certification provides the confidence and nimbleness you need to install, configure, and maintain data center technology. Gain grounding in data center infrastructure, data center networking concepts and technologies, storage networking, unified computing, network virtualization, data center automation and orchestration, and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI). This NETWORKERS HOME course combines DCICN and DCICT courses and helps you to prepare for the CCNA Data Center certification exams.

  • 200-150 DCICN
  • 200-155 DCICT

What I will learn?

CCNA Data center @ NETWORKERSHOME has 2 special things ,we cover 100% syllabus as per the blueprint while you will find our competitors donot even list full syllabus .2nd benefit is program is Taught by Dual CCIE  Mr Vikas Swami (CCIE R&S,SEC) #22239 DC (W) also MD & Founder of NETWORKERS HOME.

Module 1: Cisco Data Center Network Virtualization

  • Objective: Describe Cisco Data Center Virtualization.
  • Lesson 1: Describing Functional Planes of Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Objective: Describe the functional planes of Cisco Nexus switches.
  • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco Nexus Operating System VRF Contexts
  • Objective: Describe Cisco NX-OS Virtual Routing and Forwarding Contexts
  • Lesson 3: Describing Virtual Device Contexts
  • Objective: Describe the elements of Virtual Device Contexts
  • Lesson 4: Describing the Function of Overlays
  • Objective: Describe the Function of Overlays.
  • Lesson 5: Describing Virtualization
  • Objective: Describing Virtualization
  • Lesson 6: Describing Virtual Switches
  • Objective: Describing Cisco virtual switches

Module 2: Cisco Data Center Network Technologies

  • Configuration
  • Objective: Configure Cisco data center network technologies
  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco Fabric Extender Connectivity
  • Objective: Describe Cisco Fabric Extender (FEX) Connectivity
  • Lesson 2: Describing Port Channels and Virtual Port Channels
  • Objective: Describing LAN port channels and virtual port channels (vPC)
  • Lesson 3: Describing Cisco FabricPath
  • Objective: Describe Cisco FabricPath
  • Lesson 4: Describing Unified Port Feature of Cisco Nexus Switches
  • Objective: Describe the unified port feature of Cisco Nexus switches
  • Lesson 5: Describing Cisco Unified Fabric
  • Objective: Describe Cisco unified fabric

Module 3: Cisco Unified Computing System

  • Objective: Describe Cisco unified computing system
  • Lesson 1: Describing Data Center Server Connectivity
  • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco IMC Supervisor
  • Lesson 3: Describing Cisco UCS Manager Operations
  • Objective: Describe how Cisco UCS Manager discovers new hardware and manages and monitors all Cisco UCS components
  • Lesson 4: Describing Role-Based Access Control
  • Objective: Describe role-based access control (RBAC)
  • Lesson 5: Describing Hardware Abstraction in Cisco UCS
  • Objective: Describe hardware abstraction in Cisco UCS

Module 4: Data Center Automation and Orchestration

  • Objective: Describe data center automation and orchestration
  • Lesson 1: Exploring the Utility of Application Programming Interfaces
  • Objective: Describe the utility of application programming interfaces (API)
  • Lesson 2: Introducing Cloud Computing Basic Concepts
  • Objective: Describe cloud computing basic concepts
  • Lesson 3: Describing Cloud Attributes and Service Models
  • Objective: Describe Cloud attributes and service models
  • Lesson 4: Describing Cisco UCS Director
  • Objective: Describe the functions of Cisco UCS Director
  • Lesson 5: Describing VDCs, Tenants, and Policies
  • Objective: Describe VDCs, tenants, and policies
  • Lesson 6: Describing Orchestration
  • Objective: Describe orchestration
  • Lesson 7: Managing Catalogs and Templates
  • Objective: Describe how to manage catalogs and templates
  • Lesson 8: Reporting in Cisco UCS Director (CloudSense)
  • Objective: Provide a high-level overview of reporting in Cisco UCS Director (CloudSense)

Module 5: Cisco Application-Centric Infrastructure

  • Objective: Describe application centric infrastructure
  • Lesson 1: Describing Cisco ACI
  • Objective: Describe the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric.
  • Lesson 2: Describing Cisco ACI Fabric
  • Objective: Describe the Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) fabric.
  • Lesson 3: Programming and Orchestrating Cisco ACI
  • Objective: Describe programming and orchestrating using Cisco ACI

Future JOB Scope

Below are a few job roles for which CCNA certified candidates can apply and opt for:

  • Data Center Admin
  • Data Center Engineer
  • Data Center Support Specialist
  • Cisco Data Center Engineer

Training & Learning

To advance their career and increase their knowledge domain candidates can opt for any of the following certification programs in different tracks:

Fee Structure




CCNA DC 25000/- + 18% GST $1,000
CCNP DC 100000/- + 18% GST $2,000
CCNA + CCNP COMBO 100000/- + 18% GST $2,500
CCNA + CCNP + CCIE 185000/- + 18% GST $4,000
CCIE LAB ONLY 100000/- + 18% GST $2,500
CCIE WRITEN + LAB 150000/- + 18% GST $3,000
CCNP + CCIE 175000/- + 18% GST $3,500

Regular Batch Schedule

Course Name



CCNA DC 8th Jan 12 – 2pm
CCNA DC 22nd Jan 8.30 – 10.30pm

Online Batch Schedule (Monday – Friday)

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CCNA DC 15th Jan 8 – 10pm
CCNA DC 08th Jan 12 – 2pm
CCNA DC (SAT,SUN ) 22nd Jan 8.30 – 10.30am

Weekend Batch Schedule (Saturday / Sunday)

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CCNA DC 14th Jan 10 – 06pm

Top Benefits of joining NETWORKERS HOME

  • All Training on CISCO Official curriculum
  • Biggest CISCO Training Lab in Asia
  • 24×7 Lab Access to students
  • Lab administrator guidance
  • Modern Rack equipment
  • Certified Trainers with remarkable industry experience
  • Produced 4000+ CCIEs over the years
  • We offer Best value for Money, Our service too is exceptional
  • We offer different Tracks (Regular and fast) to suit the beginners as well as experienced professionals
  • You have a choice of four great locations – Gurgaon, Delhi, NCR and Bangalore
  • 1-on-1 training with dedicated attention of trainer for the entire duration of course
  • Live Virtual Classes option also handy at the convenience of students

CCNA R&S Frequently Asked Questions

What is CCNA Data Center?

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) in Data Center is an associate level Certification offered by Cisco in Data Center track. It equips an aspirant with knowledge and skills required to install, configure and maintain Data Center technology. The Certification possesses very high reputation in Networking industry and validates the professional in DC technology.

What exams are required to become a CCNA Data Center certified?

There are two exams 200 – 150 DCICN and 200 – 155 DCICT exams required to be cleared for getting CCNA Data Center Certified. There are no prerequisites in taking up the exams. The validity of the Certification is for three years and then you require recertifying the Certification.

What does the scope of CCNA Data Center cover?

The scope of CCNA Data Center includes good clarity in Data Center infrastructure, Data Center Networking Concepts, Storage networking, Network Virtualization, Unified Computing, Data Center automation and ACI. The CCNA level Certification fulfils the prerequisite for higher level CCNP Data Center Certification and also forms base for CCIE Data Center Certification.

What are prerequisites to appear in CCNA Data Center Certifications?

There are no prerequisites to appear in the CCNA level Certification in Data Center track. The candidate should be well thorough through the technology involved in the track and a fresher may begin learning the technology in R&S track while opting for Certification would be the responsibility of candidate.

How valuable is CCNA Data Center Certification for fresher?

A CCNA Data Center opens up a lot of great career job roles such as Data Center Admin, Data Center Engineer, Cisco Data Center engineer, Data Center Support Specialist along with lot of other roles. It is better if the aspirants possess a little experience in networking domain before opting Data Center domain. The DC track is very valuable and consists of great opportunities in Future.

What topics are included in the CCNA Data Center Certification program?

Our training program consists of all the topics required for the Data Center Certification as per Cisco Curriculum. If there are any changes in the topics then we follow the same and deliver candidates the most recent technological advancement in the industry. DC Physical Infra, Basic & Advanced Networking Concepts and DC Storage and much more are currently included in course curriculum.

How would Networkers Home help me in my CCNA Data Center Certification preparation?

Networkers Home offers various important features required for appropriate Cisco CCNA DC training. Some of the features we would mention here as

  • Real Cisco Devices with 100% Practical Training
  • 24×7 Lab access facility in modern infrastructure facility
  • Classroom & Online sessions in both Weekends and weekdays
  • CCIE Certified Trainers for all the tracks
  • Latest revised information in workbooks

How much time will be required to prepare CCNA Data Center Certification?

It almost takes somewhere between 30 – 35 days in completing the CCNA Course training in Data Center track. Further if candidate is fresher then they may begin the training at CCNA level in R&S track which would take another 30 days to get the training completed. A candidate may or may not go for the CCNA R&S certification as the CCNA DC has no prerequisites.

How good is CCNA Data Center when compared to same level Certification in R&S or Security?

Data Center is a new technology and it always has an advantage over other tracks offered by Cisco. As you take the training towards the higher level CCNP and CCIE programs & get Certified there and so you have vast opportunities of good paying jobs are coming for you in Future.

Does the institute provide dumps for CCNA DC Certification preparation?

No. We rely on the training part of the technology covered in Data Center track at all the three levels CCNA, CCNP and CCIE. The learning helps candidates not only through the Certification but later throughout the career and the job role opportunities. The two exams 200-150 DCICN and 200-155 DCICT is required to be cleared for getting a CCNA DC certified.

Is online mode effective for CCNA Data Center Certification training? How efficient are Fast track boot camp programs?

Yes. The effectiveness of the online CCNA program is same as the Classroom training. The instructors are themselves CCIE Certified ones with high experience in training and industry. All the study material and workbooks are provided in softcopy with 24×7 accesses to lab facility and all the sessions recorded such that they may be viewed by candidates as and when required.

The Fast track Boot camp programs are very efficient and allow a candidate to cover the vast syllabus in a mere span of few days. We recommend this module for experienced candidates only since a fresher candidate or the one with less experience in the domain should choose the regular Classroom or online training for complete duration.

What would be the benefits being a CCNA Certified in Data Center track?

There is huge number of career options that a candidate has after getting certified in Data Center at CCNA level. Some of the benefits being a CCNA Data Center Certified are

  • Innumerable Job opportunities
  • Recognition in Networking domain
  • Deep knowledge in latest technology
  • Very high confidence in technology training

Which is best city in India for CCNA Data Center Certified professionals?

If you can you should surely choose Bangalore City for CCNA and higher level Data Center training, Certification and huge number of job opportunities. The scope of growth is very high in Bangalore and a lot of reputed IT giants are already established player here. Also there are new startups emerging here at tremendous rate that opens up big opportunities for you in the new technology.

What are future career opportunities for a CCNA Data Center Certified candidate?

The future career opportunities for CCNA Data Center Certified candidates are very bright and they get to perform in job roles such as Data Center Admin, Data Center Engineer, Data Center Support Specialist and a lot of other similar roles. A certified candidate also fulfils the prerequisite to appear in higher level CCNP Certification and the knowledge forms a base for CCIE level Certification exam.

How frequent would the lab facility would be available for practice?

The lab facility is available 24×7 for all the candidates training in Classroom as well as those enrolled in Online sessions. We offer real Cisco devices for practice & learning and this is very beneficial for the success in CCNA Certification.

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