Note:

  • CCIE Security 350-018 exam will be retired on January 30, 2017, the new exam is 400-251.
  • CCNA Data Center 640-911 DCICN exam will be retired on April 11, 2017.
  • CCNA Data Center 640-916 DCICT exam will be retired on April 11, 2017.
  • CCNP Data Center 642-035 DCUCT exam will be retired on July 3, 2017.
  • CCNP Data Center 642-980 DCUFT exam will be retired on July 3, 2017.
  • CCNP Data Center 642-996 DCUFD exam will be retired on July 3, 2017.
  • CCNP Data Center 642-997 DCUFI exam will be retired on July 3, 2017.
  • CCNP Data Center 642-998 DCUCD exam will be retired on July 3, 2017.
  • CCNP Data Center 642-999 DCUCI exam will be retired on July 3, 2017.
  • The new CCNP Data Center certification required exams are 300-180 DCIT, 300-165 DCII, 300-160 DCID, 300-175 DCUCI and 300-170 DCVAI exams.

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24 Nov

cisco 642-996 dcufd practice test

cisco 642-996 dcufd practice test is available. The 642-996 DCUFD Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric exam is one of the exams associated with the CCNP DC certification and to the Cisco Unified Fabric Design Specialist certification.

This 642-996 DCUFD exam tests a candidate’s knowledge of designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric solutions, including reference network topologies, routing protocols, traffic design concepts, storage and storage networking architectures, scalability, availability; security and management architectures. Below are the details of Cisco 642-996 DCUFD  exam topics.

7% 2.0 Describe Data Center Structure and Modularity

2.1 Describe network architectures for the Data Center
2.1.a LAN
2.1.b SAN
2.2 Describe the Modular Approach in Network Design
2.3 Describe the data center core layer
2.4 Describe the data center aggregation layer
2.5 Describe the data center access layer
2.6 Identify Design Considerations for connectivity between Data Centers
2.7 Identify the environments that use a Cisco data center virtualization solution
2.8 Identify the migration plan from existing to new infrastructure

13% 3.0 Describe the Technologies used within the Data Center

3.1 Describe switching protocols used in a data center network
3.2 Describe IPv4/IPv6 Addressing
3.3 Identify Routing Protocol Considerations in an Data Center
3.4 Describe how various data center protocols impact the design of a data center network
3.5 Describe data center server deployment topologies
3.6 Describe how traffic flows may impact the design of a data center network
3.7 Describe methods for deploying a Energy Efficient Data Center
3.8 Describe Data Center virtualization technologies
3.9 Determine when to use each technology within a Data Center solution
3.10 Describe high availability design in the data center

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13 Aug

642-996 DCUFD Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric

The 642-996 DCUFD Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric exam is one of the exams associated with the CCNP DC certification and to the Cisco Unified Fabric Design Specialist certification. This 642-996 DCUFD exam tests a candidate’s knowledge of designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric solutions, including reference network topologies, routing protocols, traffic design concepts, storage and storage networking architectures, scalability, availability; security and management architectures.

Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric is the exam name of 642-996 DCUFD test. The Associated Certifications are CCNP Data Center Certification, Cisco Data CenterUnified Fabric Design Specialist. There are 65-75 questions in real Cisco 642-996 DCUFD exam, which will take the candidates 90 minutes to complete the test. The available languages are English and Japanese. Candidates can register Cisco 642-996 DCUFD exam at Pearson VUE testing center.

It is important for the candidates to know Cisco 642-996 DCUFD exam topics.

6% 1.0 Describe the Design Methodology

1.1 Describe developing business trends
1.2 Identify business requirements driving the Data Center design
1.3 Determine the requirements needed to create a Data Center solution
1.4 Describe the tools/process to characterize an existing Data Center
1.5 Describe the top down approach to network design

7% 2.0 Describe Data Center Structure and Modularity

2.1 Describe network architectures for the Data Center
2.1.a LAN
2.1.b SAN
2.2 Describe the Modular Approach in Network Design
2.3 Describe the data center core layer
2.4 Describe the data center aggregation layer
2.5 Describe the data center access layer
2.6 Identify Design Considerations for connectivity between Data Centers
2.7 Identify the environments that use a Cisco data center virtualization solution
2.8 Identify the migration plan from existing to new infrastructure

13% 3.0 Describe the Technologies used within the Data Center

3.1 Describe switching protocols used in a data center network
3.2 Describe IPv4/IPv6 Addressing
3.3 Identify Routing Protocol Considerations in an Data Center
3.4 Describe how various data center protocols impact the design of a data center network
3.5 Describe data center server deployment topologies
3.6 Describe how traffic flows may impact the design of a data center network
3.7 Describe methods for deploying a Energy Efficient Data Center
3.8 Describe Data Center virtualization technologies
3.9 Determine when to use each technology within a Data Center solution
3.10 Describe high availability design in the data center

10% 4.0 Design the Core Layer of a Data Center

4.1 Select the appropriate platforms and modules for use in the data center core layer
4.2 Identify scalability, availability, performance and connectivity requirements in the data center core layer
4.3 Design for traffic flows in the data center core layer
4.4 Design for a collapsed data center core layer

11% 5.0 Design the Aggregation Layer of a Data Center

5.1 Select appropriate platforms and modules in the data center aggregation layer
5.2 Identify scalability, availability, and performance requirements in the Data Center aggregation layer
5.3 Design for traffic flows in the data center aggregation layer
5.4 Design virtualization into the data center aggregation layer

22% 6.0 Design the Access Layer of a Data Center

6.1 Select appropriate platforms and modules in the data center access layer
6.2 Identify scalability, availability, performance and connectivity requirements in the Data Center access layer
6.3 Design for traffic flows in the Data Center access layer
6.4 Design a cabling plan and topology for the Data Center access layer
6.5 Design virtualization into the data center access layer

15% 7.0 Design Storage and SAN Solution

7.1 Consult with internal leading storage vendor experts for design criteria for proper LUN sizing and data protection
7.2 Given a particular set of data center applications and servers, identify the storage requirements to create a Cisco virtualized data center solution
7.3 Describe block vs. filer
7.4 Describe different SAN topologies
7.5 Describe and select SAN Services
7.6 Describe Data replication
7.7 Connect the SAN Unified Fabric

8% 8.0 Design Security Considerations into a Data Center

8.1 Identify Cisco technologies to mitigate security vulnerabilities
8.2 Secure Data center network connectivity
8.3 Secure the Data center infrastructure

8% 9.0 Design Network Management Considerations into a Data Center

9.1 Describe the common industry and Cisco-specific data center network management tools
9.2 Design a network data collection strategy for a data center


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