Cisco Nexus Implementation Professional


This five-day hands-on course is a Firefly Enhanced version of Cisco's DCUFI, designed for systems and field engineers, consulting systems engineers, technical solutions architects, and Cisco integrators and partners who install and implement the Cisco Nexus 7000, 7700, 6000, and 5000, 5500 Switches, Cisco MDS, and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender. The course covers the key components and procedures needed to install, configure, manage, and troubleshoot the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series Switches in the network and SAN environment.

Audience Profile

  • experienced Network Field Engineers.


  • identify the Cisco Nexus product family, specifically the Cisco Nexus 7000 Switch chassis and components; the Cisco Nexus 6000, 5000, and 5500 Switches; and the Cisco Nexus 2000 Fabric Extender
  • describe how to configure the features of Cisco Nexus switches
  • describe how to configure Cisco Nexus Switch advanced features such as Overlay Transport Virtualisation (OTV), security, and quality of service
  • identify the management tools that are available for the Cisco Nexus Series Switches and how to configure the relevant tools to support the given design
  • explain the Fibre Channel Protocol, the Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) Protocol, and the Data Center Bridging enhancements
  • describe how to configure Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • describe how to troubleshoot Cisco Nexus Switches.


Students should have the following pre-requisite skills and knowledge:

  • good understanding of networking protocols — Recommended CCNA Certification
  • good understanding of the Fibre Channel protocol and the SAN environment—Recommended attendance of a Fibre Channel protocol class or equivalent experience
  • recommended attendance of the Implementing Cisco Storage Network Solutions (ICSNS) class or equivalent experience.

On-Site Training

If you need training for three or more people, ask us about training at your site. You can enjoy the convenience of reduced travel cost and time, as well as a familiar environment for your staff. Additionally, we can customise the course for your business needs.

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