Cisco DCICT 1.0 – Reviewing the Cisco Nexus 5000, 2000, and MDS Product Families

This course is targeted toward data center network engineers and learners embarking on a network administration or engineering career who wish to understand all the components that make up a real-world data center. In addition, anyone interested in the DCICT CCNA Data Center certification exam will benefit from this course. This course offers the official training for the Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (640-916 DCICT) certification exam which is a component exam for the CCNA Data Center certification

Prerequisite
None

Expected Duration
138 minutes

Description
The Cisco Nexus 5000 Series and 2000 Series family of products create the network foundation for a unified fabric data center and high-end performance campus core. The Cisco Multilayer Director Switch (Cisco MDS) Fibre Channel switches are used in the SAN environment to provide Fibre Channel network connectivity for devices. In this course, you’ll learn about the features of Cisco Nexus 5000 Series and 2000 Series Fabric Extenders products as well as the Cisco MDS Fibre Channel switches and their relationship to the layered design model. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for Cisco exam 640-916: Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies.

Objective

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series

  • start the course
  • compare the chassis for the Cisco Nexus 5000 and 5500 Platform switches
  • describe key features on Cisco Nexus 5010 and 5020 Switches
  • describe Cisco Nexus 5000 GEM expansion module support
  • describe the capabilities of the Cisco Nexus 5548 switch
  • describe the Ethernet and Fibre Channel GEM2 on the 5500 platform series switch
  • describe the Layer 3 daughter card for Cisco Nexus 5548 Switch
  • describe the software licensing for the Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches

Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders

  • describe how the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders act as remote I/O modules in the data center
  • match the 2000 Series Fabric Extender deployment model to its description
  • recognize the 2000 Series Fabric Extenders supported by each parent switch
  • describe the virtualized switch chassis from a physical and logical view
  • describe the benefits of virtualized switch chassis fabric extenders
  • describe the features and range of the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders
  • describe how Cisco Nexus B22 Series Blade Fabric Extenders simplify data center server access and operations where third-party blade servers are used
  • describe the factors involved when reviewing the 2000 series fabric extender model differences

Reviewing the Cisco MDSProduct Family

  • describe the benefits to the data center of deploying the Cisco MDS 9000 Series MultilayerSwitches
  • describe the capacities of the Cisco MDS 9500 Series Multilayer Directors chassis
  • describe the capabilities of the Cisco MDS 9500 Series supervisor modules
  • describe the capabilities of the Cisco MDS 9513 crossbar switching fabric
  • describe licensing options for the Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches
  • describe the capabilities of the Cisco MDS 9000 Series switching modules
  • describe the capabilities of the Cisco MDS 9000 SSN-16
  • describe the capabilities of the Cisco MDS 9500 Series power supply options
  • describe the capabilities of the Cisco MDS 9100 Series Multilayer Fabric Switches
  • describe the capabilities of the Cisco MDS 9222i Multiservice Modular Switch

Practice: Reviewing the 5000, 2000, and MDS

  • select a series of products from the Cisco Nexus 5000, 2000, and MDS product family based on requirements

MONTHLY SUBSCRIPTION

$129/month
 

ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION

$1295/year

Multi-license discounts available for Annual and Monthly subscriptions.