Cisco Data Center Network Design for CCDA DESGN (200-310)

Designing datacenter networks is a daunting road. This course will provide you with the terminology and conceptual knowledge to start you on that journey.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 3, 2017
Duration
1h 25m
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Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Aug 3, 2017
Duration
1h 25m
Description

At the beginning of every network life sits a network designer who must weigh the requirements of the future network applications and put forth a design that will fulfill those requirements with the resources available. In this course, Cisco Data Center Network Design for CCDA DESGN (200-310), you'll learn the options and knowledge needed to define and design a datacenter network for your clients. First, you'll look at the different parts of the datacenter network. Next, you'll explore the top down design process and virtualization of networks. Then, you'll learn about software defined networking and removing spanning tree protocol from the network. Finally, you'll discover power and cabling considerations. By the end of this course, you'll be much more confident and knowledgeable about designing your first datacenter iteration.

About the author
About the author

Transatlantic network architect, interested in all forms of tech, driven to explain said tech to anyone who will listen. Loves networking in all its incarnations, interested in other layers, not just 1-4.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone. My name is Leigh Bogardis, and welcome to my course, Cisco Data Center Network Design for CCDA DESGN (200-310). I'm a network architect based in the UK. Designing data center networks is daunting road. This associate level course will provide you with the terminology and conceptual knowledge to start you on that journey. In this course, we're going to explore the options and knowledge needed to define and design a data center network for your clients. Some of the major topics that we will cover include one, designing from the top down, start with the application and work down to the hardware. Two, network connectivity, but starting with power and cabling and moving up into switching and virtualization. Three, software defined networks. What is SDN, and how does Cisco deploy it? By the end of the course, you will be much more confident and knowledgeable about engaging in you first data center network design. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with CCNA level techniques and technologies from Cisco. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn about data center networks with the Cisco Data Center Network Design for CCDA DESGN (200-310) course, at Pluralsight.