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CCNP Data Center Certification

The CCNP Data Center certification and training program offers comprehensive certification and Professional-level skills focused on the data center solutions, technologies and best practices to design, implement, and manage a modern data center infrastructure.

IT practitioners who are Cisco trained and certified are uniquely qualified for key roles in complex data center environments, with expertise utilizing technologies including policy-driven infrastructure, virtualization, automation and orchestration, unified computing, data center security, and integration of cloud initiatives. CCNP Data Center certified professionals are highly qualified for senior roles chartered with enabling digital business transformation initiatives.

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300-175 DCUCI Exam Overview   Exam Topics   Study Material   Practice
300-165 DCII Exam Overview   Exam Topics   Study Material   Practice
300-170 DCVAI Exam Overview   Exam Topics   Study Material   Practice
300-160 DCID Exam Overview   Exam Topics   Study Material   Practice
300-180 DCIT Exam Overview   Exam Topics   Study Material   Practice



CCNA Data Center or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.



Required Exam(s)

300-175 DCUCI


300-165 DCII


300-170 DCVAI


300-160 DCID


300-180 DCIT

CCNP Datacenter


1.     300-175 DCUCI  (Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing)

1.Implement Cisco Unified Computing

2. Unified Computing Maintenance and Operations

3. Automation

4. Unified Computing Security

5. Unified Computing Storage


2.     300-165 DCII   (Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure).

1.Implement Data Center Protocols

2.Implement Routing and Switching Protocols

3.Data Center Infrastructure Maintenance, Management, and Operations

4.Data Center Infrastructure Security

5 Infrastructure Storage


3.     300-170 DCVAI  (Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation)

1.Implement Infrastructure Virtualization

2.Implement Infrastructure Automation

3.Implementing Application Centric Infrastructure

4.Implementing Application Centric Infrastructure Network Resources

5.Implementing Application Centric Infrastructure Management and Monitoring


4.     300-160 DCID (Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure)

1.Data Center Network Connectivity Design

2.Data Center Infrastructure Design

3.Data Center Storage Network Design

4.Data Center Compute Connectivity Design

5.Data Center Compute Resource Parameters Design


5.     300-180 DCIT (Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure)

1.Troubleshooting Data Network Protocols

2.Troubleshooting Network Virtualization and Automation

3.Troubleshooting Application Centric Infrastructure

4.Troubleshooting Data Center Storage

5.Troubleshooting Data Center Compute Platforms

6.Troubleshooting Data Center Management and Operations