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Course Description:

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Data Center (CCIE Data Center) certifies the expert-level skills required to plan, prepare, operate, monitor, and troubleshoot complex data center networks. Professionals who achieve CCIE Data Center certification have demonstrated their technical skills at the highest level.

Certification/Specialization: 

CCIE Data Center v2 Lab Exam

Prerequisite Knowledge:

There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE certification. Other professional certifications or training courses are not required.

Who Should Attend:

  • Candidates that need to acquire their CCIE Data Center certificate.
  • Network engineers/designers that need to raise their knowledge to an expert-level.

What the Students Get:

CCIE Data Center v2 – Digital Kit

Course Delivery Method:

This boot camp is approximately 60% lecture and 40% hands-on labs.

The instructor uses a combination of “Chalk talk” and “one on one mentoring”, the instructor will NOT use an overhead projector, Micronics believes in traditional method of teaching where the subjects were taught and NOT lectured.

The classroom material and hardware are based on current CCIE Data Center v2 Blueprint.

Boot Camp Hours:

10:00 AM – 8PM or later (Central Time)

Last Day  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Day 1: Data Center L2/L3 Technologies

  • Traditional/Legacy L2 Technologies
    • VLANS
    • Trunks
    • Port-Channels
      • Load Sharing
      • Hashing Operations
    • Spanning-Tree
    • SPAN & ERSPAN
    • UDLD
    • BFD
  • Complex Data Center Layer L2 Technologies and Features
    • vPC
    • “Back-to-Back” vPC
    • Fabric Extenders
    • eVPC
    • FabricPath
    • VPC+
    • OTV
    • EVPN
    • VXLAN
    • PTP
    • NTP
    • DNS
    • DHCP
    • QoS
    • Layer 2 Security
      • Port Security
      • MACsec
      • ACL
      • Private VLANs
    • Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
      • Layer 2 NVF

Day 2:  Data Center L2/L3 Technologies (Continued)

  • Complex Data Center Layer 3 Technologies
    • OSPF
    • ISIS
    • MPBGP
    • PBR
    • BFD
    • OTV
    • LISP
  • Multicast Operations
    • PIM
    • IGMP
    • RP
    • BSR
  • Layer 3 Security Features
    • CoPP
    • ACL’s
    • DAI
    • IP Source Guard
    • Netflow
  • External Fabric Connectivity
    • Policy Driven L2/L3 Connectity
  • Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI)
    • Layer 3 NFV

Day 3: Cisco Storage Networking Concepts

  • Data Center Storage Protocols
    • FC
    • FCoE
    • iSCSI
    • DCB
    • File Storage Protocols
      • NFS
      • CIFS
    • Storage Networking Features
      • Zoning
      • Multi-Hop Technologies
    • Compute Resources
      • SAN/LAN Polices
      • Boot Policies
      • Profiles
      • UCS Management Utilities
        • UCSM
        • UCS Central
        • UCS Director
      • Compute Connectivity
        • SAN/LAN Uplinks
        • Server Ports
        • Monitor Ports
        • Appliance Ports
        • Fabric Ports
      • Physical and Virtual Endpoint Connectivity
        • Fabric Interconnects
        • Nexus 1000v

Day 4: Data Center Infrastructure & Network Services

  • Policy and Non-Policy Driven Internal Fabric Connectivity
    • ECMP
    • ISIS
    • In-band Management
    • VXLAN
  • Infrastructure Policies and Management
    • Interface Policies
    • MGMT Policies
  • Data Center Network Services
    • Service Insertion and Redirection
      • Load Balancing
      • vPATH
      • ITD
      • RISE
    • Policy Driven L4-L7 Services

Day 5: Data Center Automation & Orchestration

  • Automation Methods
    • REST
    • Scripting Languages
      • Python
    • Open Source Orchestration
  • Orchestration Tools
    • UCSD
    • UCS Central
    • CPO
  • Cloud Integration
    • Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite
  • Exam Planning
    • Strategy
    • Final Review QA

Payment Policy / Options:

  • Prepayment is required for all courses and packages. All prices are based on USD currency.
  • Pricing, registration terms, and conditions are subject to change without notice.
  • Payment can be made using following methods:
  • PayPal
  • Credit Card: American Express, MasterCard, Visa.
  • CISCO Learning Credits (to submit CLC request please contact sales@micronicstraining.com).
  • Bank Wire.

Retake Policy:
There are no free retakes for this course.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. You will be issued a credit. There is no expiration for the credit. You can take the class at a different date or location at no additional cost. We need a minimum of two weeks notice for postponing the class.

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March 17, 2018 - March 21, 2018
Course Fee$2,995.00
May 5, 2018 - May 9, 2018
Course Fee$2,995.00
July 28, 2018 - August 1, 2018
Course Fee$2,995.00
October 27, 2018 - October 31, 2018
Course Fee$2,995.00

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Course Description:

This boot camp offers both the CCIE Data Center version2 Foundations & DCv2 Advanced Workshop. This program offers a 8-days Instructor Led lessons and hands-on labs. Also, there is Troubleshooting on specific topics, Assessment labs, including instructor feedback to provide student mentoring and support.

Course Objective:

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to perform the necessary and invariant configuration and troubleshooting steps for the following key Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching technologies:

  • Cisco Data Center Layer 2 / Layer 3 Technologies
  • Cisco Data Center Network Services
  • Data Center Storage Networking and Compute
  • Data Center Automation and Orchestration
  • Cisco ACI

Certification/Specialization:

CCIE Data Center v2 Lab Exam

Prerequisite Knowledge:

There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE certification. CCNP + or equivalent knowledge recommended.

Who Should Attend:

Candidates that need to acquire their CCIE Data Center certificate.
Network engineers/designers that need to raise their knowledge to an expert-level.
What the Students Get:

What the Students Get:

  1. Upon registration, the students will receive an E-COPY of Micronics’ “CCIE DCv2 Foundations work books” for “NEXUS”, “UCS” & “ACI”, these workbooks prepare the students for the Boot Camp. Written by Terry Vinson. On the first day of the boot camp the students get the following:
  2. Secured PDF file of Micronics’ “Advanced CCIE Data Center – Mock Lab Scenarios Work Book.”
  3. Micronics Digital courseware which includes:
  • Pre-assessment Lab
  • Foundations Video on Demand Series Access
  • Advanced Data Center Protocols Video Library

Course Delivery Method:

This boot camp is approximately 60% lecture and 40% hands-on labs.

The instructor uses a combination of “Chalk talk” and “one on one mentoring”, the instructor will NOT use an overhead projector, Micronics believes in traditional method of teaching where the subjects were taught and NOT lectured.

The classroom material and hardware are based on current CCIE Data Center v2 Blueprint.

Boot Camp Hours:

10:00 AM – 8PM or later (Central Time)

Last Day  10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

*Class hours subject to change without notice

Day 1

  • Lecture on – Virtual Device Contexts
  • Directed Activity on Nexus 7K and 5K initial Configuration
  • Lecture on – NXOS Unicast Routing
  • Individual Activity on L3 Core Connectivity
  • Lecture on – NXOS Multicast Routing
  • Individual Activity on Dynamic RP Assignment
  • Lecture on – Fabricpath
  • Directed Activity on – Inter Pod Fabricpath Interconnectivity
  • Lecture on – VXLAN, L2 Gateways
  • First Assessment Lab (5 Hours)

Day 2

  • Review and Discussion of Assessment Lab – 1
  • Lecture on – vPC
  • Directed Activity on – vPC integration with VXLAN
  • Lecture on – FEX
  • Directed Activity on – FEX integration with L2, L3 & vPC Operation
  • Lecture on – OTV
  • Directed Activity on – Large Inter-DC OTV Deployments
  • Layer 2/Layer 3 – Mock Lab (5 Hours)

Day 3

  • Review and Discussion L2/L3 Mock Lab
  • Lecture on – ACI infrastructure
  • Directed Activity on – ACI Fabric Discovery & Boot Strap
  • Lecture on – ACI Deployment Modes & Logical Constructs
  • Directed Activity on – ACI Fabric & Access Policies.
  • Lecture on – Application Network Profiles & Attachment Entity Profiles
  • Directed Activity on – ACI VMM Integration and NFV
  • ACI Mock Lab 1 (3 Hours)

Day 4

  • Lecture on – ACI external Connectivity
  • Demonstration Activity on – L2 Bridging & L3 Shared Resource Connectivity
  • Lecture on – Fibre Channel Protocol
  • Directed Activity on – VSANs, Zoning and Optimizations
  • Lecture on – UCS Connectivity
  • Demonstration of – Fabric Interconnect Turn-up
  • Lecture on – Stateless Computing
  • Directed Activity on – Service Profiles & Advanced Policies
  • Lecture on – UCS Data flow and Troubleshooting
  • UCS Mock Lab – (5 hours)

Day 5

  • Review and Discuss – UCS Mock Lab
  • Lecture on – FcoE
  • Directed Activity on – FcoE Direct and Indirect attached UCS Storage
  • Lecture on – FcoE Multihop

*** Class Hours:  9:00 AM to 1:00 PM or later (for 5-Day Attendees class ends at 1:00 PM and 8-day will continue until 9:00 PM or later)

  • Lecture on – Network programmability
  • Directed Activity on – API interaction via Python|Postman
  • Lecture on UCS Central
  • Individual Activity on – Deploying UCS Central
  • Lecture on UCS Director
  • Individual Activity on – Deploying UCSD & Creating Work Flows
  • Lecture on – Advanced UCS Operations
  • UCS Mock Lab 2 – (4 hours)

Day 6

  • Review and discuss UCS Mock Lab 2
  • Lecture on – Network Services
  • Individual Activity on – Service Graph/Chaining
  • Lecture on- Shared Fabric Services
  • Individual Activity on – Deploying a DVS using ACI
  • Individual Activity on – Deploying an ASAv using ACI
  • Individual Activity on – Deploying an AVS using ACI
  • Lecture on – Unmanaged Devices in ACI
  • Mock Lab-1 (Full)

Day 7

  • Review and Discuss Mock Lab-1
  • Lecture on – Troubleshooting Methodology and Techniques
  • Troubleshooting Lab – 1
  • Mock Lab-2 (Full)

Day 8

  • Review and Discuss Mock Lab-2
  • Lecture on – RISE, ITD & QOS
  • Directed Activity on – Integrated Services & CoPP

 

Payment Policy / Options:

  • Prepayment is required for all courses and packages. All prices are based on USD currency.
  • Pricing, registration terms, and conditions are subject to change without notice.
  • Payment can be made using following methods:
  • PayPal
  • Credit Card: American Express, MasterCard, Visa.
  • CISCO Learning Credits (to submit CLC request please contact sales@micronicstraining.com).
  • Bank Wire.

Retake Policy:
There are no free retakes for this course.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. You will be issued a credit. There is no expiration for the credit. You can take the class at a different date or location at no additional cost. We need a minimum of two weeks notice for postponing the class.

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March 17, 2018 - March 24, 2018
Course Fee$3,995.00
May 5, 2018 - May 12, 2018
Course Fee$3,995.00
July 28, 2018 - August 4, 2018
Course Fee$3,995.00
October 27, 2018 - November 3, 2018
Course Fee$3,995.00

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The Zero-to-Hero Data Center class is designed to give students a quick and effective overview of the requirements of the Data Center CCNP track. It will cover data center architecture, technologies, products and solutions that can be used in day-to-day operations.

Prerequisites:

There are no formal perquisite but we recommend CCNA level knowledge.

Course Delivery Method:

This boot camp is a combination of lecture and hands-on labs.

Boot Camp Hours:

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Central Time (Saturdays Only)

Week 1

 Nexus

  • Virtual Port Channels (VPCs)
  • Fabricpath
  • OTV
  • VXLANs

Week 2

Nexus

  • Unicast Routing
  • Multicast Routing
  • VXLAN EVPN

Week 3

Storage

  • Native Fibre Channel Protocol
  • Configuration
  • Zoning
  • Advanced Storage Features

Week 4

Storage

  • Fibre Channel Over Ethernet (FCoE) Protocol
  • Configuration
  • Zoning
  • Advanced FCoE Features

Week 5

ACI

  • ACI & APIC Fundamentals
  • Policies and Templates
  • VMware Integration (vCenter)
  • Deploy DVS
  • Deploy AVS
  • Deploy ASAv

Week 6

ACI

  • Routing (L3-EXT)
    • BGP
    • OSPF
    • EIGRP
    • Multicast
  • Transit Routing

Week 7

ACI

  • ACI Security
  • ACI QoS
  • Network Programmability
  • Monitoring ACI
  • Troubleshooting ACI

Week 8

UCS

  • UCS Components
    • Fabric Interconnect (FI)
    • 5108 Chassis
    • Fabric Extenders (IOM/FEX)
    • Mezzanine Adapters
    • B200 M4 Server
  • SAN Connectivity
  • LAN Connectivity
  • Server Connectivity
  • UCSM and UCSM-Client

Week 9

UCS

  • Resource Pools
  • Service Profiles
  • Policies
  • Service Profile Configuration

Week 10

UCS

  • Virtual Networking
  • VN-Link
  • Nexus 1000v
    • VEM
    • VSM
    • vPath
  • UCS Troubleshooting

Week 11

Orchestration

  • REST
  • API
  • Python
  • Ansible
  • Postman

Week 12

Orchestration

  • UCS Central
  • UCS Director
  • Work Flows

Payment Policy / Options:

  • Prepayment is required for all courses and packages. All prices are based on USD currency.
  • Pricing, registration terms, and conditions are subject to change without notice.
  • Payment can be made using following methods:
  • PayPal
  • Credit Card: American Express, MasterCard, Visa.
  • CISCO Learning Credits (to submit CLC request please contact sales@micronicstraining.com).
  • Bank Wire.

Retake Policy:
There are no free retakes for this track.

Refund/Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. You will be issued a credit. There is no expiration for the credit. You can take the class at a different date or location at no additional cost. We need a minimum of two weeks notice for postponing the class.

More
January 6, 2018 - May 5, 2018
Course Fee$3,699.00
July 7, 2018 - September 29, 2018
Course Fee$3,699.00
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