New Cisco Data Center Curriculum



The Cisco CCNA® Data Center, CCNP® Data Center, and CCIE® Data Center certification programs are practical, relevant, and job-ready certification curricula aligned closely with the specific tasks expected of these in-demand data center professionals.

Achieving CCNA Data Center Certification

CCNA Data Center certification lays the foundation for job roles such as a data center network administrator. Candidates gain foundational knowledge in installing, configuring, and maintaining data centers.

Required Exams Training

640-911 DCICN

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)

640-916 DCICT

Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)


Detailed certification information

Achieving CCNP Data Center Certification

CCNP Data Center certification lays the foundation for job roles such as a data center technical architect or engineer. Candidates gain knowledge in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting data centers in all their components.

Required Exams Training

642-997 (DCUFI)

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI)

642-999 (DCUCI)

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI)


and

642-996 (DCUFD)

Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFD)

642-998 (DCUCD)

Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCD)


or

642-980 (DCUFT)

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT)

642-035 (DCUCT)

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCT)


Detailed certification information

Achieving CCIE Data Center Certification

The CCIE Data Center program is an expert-level certification that validates a candidate’s expert knowledge of implementing and troubleshooting complex data center networks.

Required Exams Recommended Courses
  • 350-080 CCIE Data Center Written Exam
  • CCIE Data Center Lab Exam v1.0


Detailed certification information

Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist

The Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist certification validates an engineer’s ability to design scalable, reliable, and intelligent data center virtualization solutions.

Required Exams Recommended Training

642-994 or 642-999

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI)

642-993 or 642-998

Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCD)


Detailed specialization information

Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Support Specialist

The Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Support Specialist certification is designed to test a learner’s knowledge of the fundamentals of the Cisco Unified Computing System and the ability to implement a virtualized data center environment. 

Required Exams Recommended Training

642-035

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCT)

642-994 or
642-999

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI)


Detailed specialization information

Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist

The Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist certification is for network virtualization and unified I/O design and presales engineers who are seeking to validate their skills and knowledge in data center technology design and implementation.

Required Exams Recommended Training

642-991 or
642-996

Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFD)

642-992 or
642-997

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI)


Detailed specialization information

Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Support Specialist

The Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Support Specialist certification is for network virtualization and unified I/O implementation, support, and field engineers who are seeking to validate their skills and knowledge in data center technology implementation and support.

Required Exams Recommended Training

642-992 or
642-997

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)

642-980

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT)


Detailed specialization information

 

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