Implementing Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)

Course Description

NEW - The Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) v1.0 course helps prepare you for the new CCNP Data Center, CCIE Data Center, and the Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center Core certifications. This course should help you learn the skills and technologies you need to implement data center compute, LAN, and SAN infrastructure. You will also learn the essentials of automation and security in data centers. 

This course is the core course that leads to CCNP® Data Center, CCIE Data Center, and the Cisco Certified Specialist.
This course prepares you for the Cisco Certified Specialist - Data Center Core Certification.  

Required exam Recommended training
350-601 DCCOR
Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR)
Certification Track CCNP Data Center Certification | CCIE Data Center
Courses DCCOR (Core) + Concentration elective = CCNP Data Center Certification



Course Information

Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16


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Geography & Location
May 03, 2021 - 5 day(s)
May 03, 2021
$4595 USD
$4595 USD, 46 CLC
May 31, 2021 - 5 day(s)
May 31, 2021
Remote-London Time Zone
EMEA, Remote-London Time Zone
$4595 USD
$4595 USD, 46 CLC

Learning Objectives

  • Implement routing and switching protocols in a data center environment
  • Implement overlay networks in data center
  • Introduce high-level Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) concepts and Cisco Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) domain integration
  • Describe Cisco Cloud Service and deployment models
  • Implement Fibre Channel fabric
  • Implement Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) unified fabric
  • Implement security features in data center
  • Implement software management and infrastructure monitoring
  • Implement Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect and Server abstraction
  • Implement SAN connectivity for Cisco UCS
  • Describe Cisco HyperFlex™ infrastructure concepts and benefits
  • Implement Cisco automation and scripting tools in data center
  • Evaluate automation and orchestration technologies

  • Familiarity with Ethernet and TCP/IP networking
  • Familiarity with SANs
  • Familiarity with Fibre Channel protocol
  • Ability to identify products in the Cisco Data Center Nexus and Cisco MDS families
  • Understanding of Cisco Enterprise Data Center architecture
  • Understanding of server system design and architecture
  • Familiarity with hypervisor technologies (such as VMware)
These Cisco courses are recommended to help you meet these prerequisites:
  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) v1.0
  • Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.0
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN) v6.2
  • Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT) v6.2
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (ICND2)


  1. Configure Overlay Transport Visualization (OTV) 
  2. Configure Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) 
  3. Explore the Cisco ACI Fabric 
  4. Implement Cisco ACI Access Policies and Out-of-Band Management 
  5. Implement Cisco ACI Tenant Policies 
  6. Integrate Cisco ACI with VMware 
  7. Configure Fibre Channel 
  8. Configure Device Aliases 
  9. Configure Zoning 
  10. Configure NPV 
  11. Configure FCoE 
  12. Provision Cisco UCS Fabric Interconnect Cluster 
  13. Configure Server and Uplink Ports 
  14. Configure VLANs 
  15. Configure a Cisco UCS Server Profile Using Hardware Identities 
  16. Configure Basic Identity Pools 
  17. Configure a Cisco UCS Service Profile Using Pools 
  18. Configure an Internet Small Computer Systems Interface (iSCSI) Service Profile 
  19. Configure Cisco UCS Manager to Authenticate Users with Microsoft Active Directory 
  20. Program a Cisco Nexus Switch with Python

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Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)

Who Should Attend

Network designers, administrators, engineers, and managers, Systems engineers, Data center engineers, Consulting systems engineers, Technical solutions architects, Field engineers, Cisco integrators and partners, Server administrator