Designing Cisco Data Center Network Infrastuctures v2.0 Equitrain

Course details

This course enables students to create a Data Center network design that optimizes availability, scalability, performance, and security, using the Cisco Nexus 7010, Cisco Nexus 5000, the Catalyst 6500 and 4948, the Catalyst Blade Modules - FWSM, IDSM/IPSM, NAM, ACESM and the ACE Appliance thus enabling customers to make a more effective use of the data center network devices.

Target Audience

This course is designed for individuals working in the Data Center field who are looking to add more advanced concepts to their knowledge which can then be implemented when designing Data Center solutions.


  • Describe the Data Center architecture for non-stop operation
  • Describe the hardware and software architecture of the Cisco Nexus 7010 Switch
  • Describe the Nexus 5000 hardware and software features and position it in the converged Data Center network
  • Explain the Data Center network design strategy at component,network, and architecture levels
  • Explain Data Center architecture strategy
  • Describe Data Center topologies and the services used

Course Outline

Data Center Design Models

  • Data Center Business Objectives
  • Data Center Networking Components: Cisco Platforms and Modules
  • Data Center Environmental Requirements

Cisco Nexus 7010 Switch

  • Hardware Architecture
  • Software Architecture
  • Continual Availability
  • Network Management
  • Security Overview
  • QoS Implementation
  • Positioning in the Data Center

Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switch

  • Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Nexus 5000 Series Overview

Data Center Design Models

  • Data Center Design Overview
  • Data Center Application Design

Data Center Design Strategy

  • Data Center Strategy

Data Center Network Design

  • Data Center Network Design

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