CCIE Data Center Training

The CCIE Data Center certification course from Intellipaat, one of the renowned e-learning institutes across the globe, has a well-designed course curriculum developed by the domain experts. From this course, you will acquire a strong foundation in the CCIE Data Center concepts such as Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies, data center network services, storage networking, computing, automation, etc., and further in the course, you will be working on real-world projects and lab assignments that will enhance your skill set. Kick-start your career by enrolling in Intellipaat’s CCIE Data Center course now!

Key Features

30 Hrs Instructor Led Training
25 Hrs Self-paced Videos
60 Hrs Project work & Exercises
Certification and Job Assistance
Flexible Schedule
Lifetime Free Upgrade
24 x 7 Lifetime Support & Access


Intellipaat offers a well-organized course curriculum for its CCIE Data Center certification training, consisting of an overview of Layer 2 and Layer 3 technologies, network services, block storage protocols, compute connectivity in SAN/LAN uplinks, tools in orchestration, automation, integration of Cisco Cloud offering with the data center infrastructure, and many more. For our candidates, we provide placement assistance via helping them prepare an industry-grade resume and conducting mock job interviews.

What are the concepts you will learn from this course?

  • Overview of CCIE Data Center
  • Virtualization and automation in network environments
  • Network programmability (SDN)
  • Northbound vs Southbound protocols
  • Performance and reliability
  • Troubleshooting and management
  • Fabric infrastructure
  • Storage networking features (zoning and multihop technologies)
  • Traffic management (queuing, policing, and shaping)
  • Network Engineers
  • Data Center Engineers who are looking to enhance their skill set
  • Architects and Project Managers
  • Freshers having sound domain knowledge
  • Aspirants should be good at networking basics
  • They must have strong technical skills
  • Candidates need to have good programming knowledge

As per the analysis of, the annual salary paid to CCIE Data Center Engineers in India is around ₹900k, and in the United States, it is up to US$123,500 on average.

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Course Fees

Online Classroom preferred

  • Everything in self-paced, plus
  • 30 Hrs of instructor-led training
  • 1:1 doubt resolution sessions
  • Attend as many batches for Lifetime
  • Flexible Schedule
  • 01 Aug
  • SAT - SUN
  • 08:00 PM TO 11:00 PM IST (GMT +5:30)
  • 08 Aug
  • SAT - SUN
  • 08:00 PM TO 11:00 PM IST (GMT +5:30)
  • 15 Aug
  • SAT - SUN
  • 08:00 PM TO 11:00 PM IST (GMT +5:30)
  • 22 Aug
  • SAT - SUN
  • 08:00 PM TO 11:00 PM IST (GMT +5:30)
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Corporate Training

  • Customized Learning
  • Enterprise grade learning management system (LMS)
  • 24x7 support
  • Strong Reporting

CCIE Data Center Course Contents

Cisco Data Center Layer 2 and Layer 3 Technologies preview videos

  • Designing, deploying, and troubleshooting Layer 2 technologies
    • Highly available and redundant topologies (vPC, fabricpath, and STP)
    • Data Center Layer 2 overlays (VXLAN, OTV, and EVPN)
    • Network management protocols (PTP, NTP, DNS, and DHCP)
    • Traffic management (queuing, policing, and shaping)
    • Layer 2 security features (port security, MACsec, ACL, and private vlans)
  • Designing, implementing, and fixing Layer 3 technologies
    • Routing protocols and features (OSPF, ISIS, MBGP, IBGP, PBR, and BFD)
    • Layer 3 overlay protocols (OTV and LISP)
    • Multicast protocols (PIM, IGMP, RP, and BSR)
    • Layer 3 security features (CoPP, ACL’s, DAI, and IP source guard)
    • Monitoring services
    • Policy-driven external fabric connectivity for L2/L3

Developing, deploying, and troubleshooting service insertion and redirection

  • Insertion and redirection of services (LB, vPATH, ITD, and RISE)
  • Network services (policy-driven L4-L7 services)
  • Configuring and troubleshooting data center storage protocols
    • Infrastructure to support block storage protocols (FC, FCoE, iSCSI, and DCB)
    • Infrastructure to support file storage protocols (NFS and CIFS)
  • Implementing and fixing data center storage networking features
    • Data center storage networking features (zoning and multihop technologies)
  • Implementing and troubleshooting compute resources
    • Compute policies and pools (SAN/LAN policies, boot policies, and profiles)
    • Analyzing and fixing compute resources using tools such as UCS Central and UCSM
  • Deploying and troubleshooting data center compute connectivity
    • Data center compute connectivity (SAN/LAN uplinks, rack server integration, fabric ports, and appliance ports)
    • Virtual and physical endpoint connectivity
  • Deploying data center automation
    • Data center automation using methods such as REST API implementation by Python or other programming languages
  • Deploying data center orchestration tools
    • Data center orchestration using tools such as UCSD, UCS Central, and CPO
  • Integrating Cisco Cloud offerings with the current data center infrastructure
    • Integrating Cisco Cloud technologies with the existing data center infrastructure with the help of solutions, namely, Cisco ONE Enterprise Cloud Suite
  • Developing and deploying internal fabric connectivity (both policy-driven and non-policy-driven)
    • Policy and non-policy-driven internal fabric connectivity (ECMP, ISIS, inband mgmt, and VXLAN)
  • Architecting, implementing, and monitoring infrastructure policies and elements
    • Policy-driven infrastructure (interface policies and MGMT policies)
    • Physical infrastructure components (controllers and switches)
    • Logical infrastructure elements analysis using health indicators
  • Cloud
    • Comparing cloud deployment models
    • Infrastructure/Platform/Software as a service (XaaS)
    • Performance and reliability
    • Security and privacy
    • Scalability and interoperability
  • Cloud implementations and operations
    • Automation and orchestration
    • Workload mobility
    • Troubleshooting and management
    • OpenStack components
  • Network Programmability (SDN)
    • Functional elements of network programmability (SDN)
    • Controllers and APIs
    • Scripting
    • Agents
    • Northbound vs southbound protocols
    • Virtualization and automation in network environments
    • DevOps methodologies, tools, and workflows
    • Network/Application function virtualization (NFV and AFV)
    • Service function chaining
    • Performance, availability, and scaling considerations
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Architectural framework and deployment considerations of IoT
    • Performance, reliability, and scalability
    • Mobility and migration
    • Security and privacy
    • Standards and compliance
    • Environmental impacts on the network
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CCIE Data Center Projects

What projects I will be working in this CCIE Data Center certification course?

Project 1: Server Management

Domain: Data Center Networking

Problem statement: A Data Engineer should keep track of and fix the servers that are going down.

Topics: Insertion and redirection, network management protocols, and Data Center Layer 2 overlays


  • Checking for and listing the inactive servers
  • Fixing the issue caused by the inactive servers down

Project 2: Controlling Backend Traffic

Domain: Data Center Trafficking

Problem statement: This project focuses on determining the storage, post-production, and transmissions of the videos on social media.

Topics: Data center storage protocols, storage networking features (zoning and multihop technologies)


  • Keeping track of data transmissions
  • Listing the failed transmissions
  • Fixing the issues caused by the failure
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CCIE Data Center Certification

Intellipaat’s CCIE Data Center training course provides you complete proficiency in the domain so as to clear the Data Center Certification exam. Intellipaat has a precise course curriculum, along with lab assignments and projects, to boost your skills in this domain. At the end of this course, you need to attempt quizzes and module tests. Once you execute the real-world projects and assignments and score at least 60 percent in the test, then you will be awarded the Intellipaat Course Completion Certificate.

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CCIE Data Center Reviews


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Mehul Sharma

Scrum Master at Polaris

Intellipaat has excellent practical training sessions and real-world projects. I have acquired strong practical knowledge by the lab sessions and theoretical explanations provided in the CCIE Data Center training course. Thanks, Intellipaat!

Manish Rathore

SAP Project Manager at HCL Technologies

I got enrolled in Intellipaat’s CCIE Data Center training. The quality of videos and demonstrations is really good. It has been created in a professional way and the online classes are very much interactive.

Ram Sharma

Project Manager at ABB

I am completely happy about Intellipaat’s support that came my way with CCIE Data Center training. They promised 24/7 online support and good guidance. Due to this, my queries were resolved within a short period of time that made me learn quickly and better.

Frequently Asked Questions on CCIE Data Center

Why do I learn CCIE Data Center from Intellipaat?

The CCIE Data Center training course is a comprehensive learning path to excel in CCIE Data Center. The training will be given by experienced working professionals. Besides, the course offers the following advantages:

  • 24/7 online query support
  • Self-paced and instructor-led online training modes
  • Lifetime access to quality lecture videos and course materials
  • 100% job assistance with Intelipaat’s certification

At Intellipaat, you can enroll in either the instructor-led online training or self-paced training. Apart from this, Intellipaat also offers corporate training for organizations to upskill their workforce. All trainers at Intellipaat have 12+ years of relevant industry experience, and they have been actively working as consultants in the same domain, which has made them subject matter experts. Go through the sample videos to check the quality of our trainers.

Intellipaat is offering the 24/7 query resolution, and you can raise a ticket with the dedicated support team at anytime. You can avail of the email support for all your queries. If your query does not get resolved through email, we can also arrange one-on-one sessions with our trainers.

You would be glad to know that you can contact Intellipaat support even after the completion of the training. We also do not put a limit on the number of tickets you can raise for query resolution and doubt clearance.

Intellipaat offers self-paced training to those who want to learn at their own pace. This training also gives you the benefits of query resolution through email, live sessions with trainers, round-the-clock support, and access to the learning modules on LMS for a lifetime. Also, you get the latest version of the course material at no added cost.

Intellipaat’s self-paced training is 75 percent lesser priced compared to the online instructor-led training. If you face any problems while learning, we can always arrange a virtual live class with the trainers as well.

Intellipaat is offering you the most updated, relevant, and high-value real-world projects as part of the training program. This way, you can implement the learning that you have acquired in real-world industry setup. All training comes with multiple projects that thoroughly test your skills, learning, and practical knowledge, making you completely industry-ready.

You will work on highly exciting projects in the domains of high technology, ecommerce, marketing, sales, networking, banking, insurance, etc. After completing the projects successfully, your skills will be equal to 6 months of rigorous industry experience.

Intellipaat actively provides placement assistance to all learners who have successfully completed the training. For this, we are exclusively tied-up with over 80 top MNCs from around the world. This way, you can be placed in outstanding organizations such as Sony, Ericsson, TCS, Mu Sigma, Standard Chartered, Cognizant, and Cisco, among other equally great enterprises. We also help you with the job interview and résumé preparation as well.

You can definitely make the switch from self-paced training to online instructor-led training by simply paying the extra amount. You can join the very next batch, which will be duly notified to you.

Once you complete Intellipaat’s training program, working on real-world projects, quizzes, and assignments and scoring at least 60 percent marks in the qualifying exam, you will be awarded Intellipaat’s course completion certificate. This certificate is very well recognized in Intellipaat-affiliated organizations, including over 80 top MNCs from around the world and some of the Fortune 500companies.

Apparently, no. Our job assistance program is aimed at helping you land in your dream job. It offers a potential opportunity for you to explore various competitive openings in the corporate world and find a well-paid job, matching your profile. The final decision on hiring will always be based on your performance in the interview and the requirements of the recruiter.

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