Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI)

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI)


Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Implement infrastructure virtualization solutions, such as VDC, VRFs, Cisco Nexus 1000v, and Cisco AVS
  • Identify programmability methods and program Cisco Nexus switches using XML, Python, and NX-API
  • Implement a Cisco ACI solution that provides fabric connectivity to bare-metal hosts, virtual machines, and external Layer 2 and Layer 3 domains
  • Integrate Cisco ACI with virtual machine managers, such as VMware vCenter
  • Enforce application policies in intra- and intertenant scenarios
  • Deploy Cisco AVS and microsegmentation
  • Program Cisco ACI using Python, RESTful APIs, and Arya
  • Orchestrate Cisco ACI using the Cisco UCS Director
  • Insert L4-L7 services into the Cisco ACI fabric
  • Monitor Cisco ACI deployment using atomic counters and other monitoring tools


  • Module1: Infrastructure Virtualization Implementation
  • Module 2: NX-OS Configuration Automation
  • Module 3: Application-Centric Infrastructure
  • Module 4: ACI Constructs
  • Module 5: Application-Centric Infrastructure Monitoring and Programmability
  • Module 6: Cisco ACI Enhanced Features
  • Module 7: Application-Centric Infrastructure Networking


  • Channel Partners
  • Customers
  • Employees
  • Entry-level to experienced Network Administrator
  • Senior Network Engineer
  • Presales Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Data Center Administrator
  • Senior Systems Engineer
  • Senior Technical Solutions Architect


5 Days