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Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist

Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist for data center professionals who want to design and implement convergence, network scale and virtualization-awareness within their data center network.  The Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist is a design and implementation track that tests a candidate’s knowledge and implementation skills of network topologies and architecture, routing protocols, traffic design and network virtualization.  Unlike other data center general certifications, this program combines design and implementation knowledge of unified fabric architecture with security, high-availability and network virtualization in one program.

 

 

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Candidates can choose to take either exam 642-991 DCUFD v4.0 or 642-996 DCUFD v5.0 and 642-991 DCUFI v4.0 or 642-997 DCUFI v5.0 through February 28, 2013.

 

Beginning March 1, 2013, only the 642-996 DCUFD v5.0 and 642-997 DCUFI v5.0 exams will be available to achieve the Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist certification.

 

NOTE: Candidates who are currently in the process of achieving the certification: Please review the previous set of requirements.

     

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    No prerequisites

     

    Exams & Recommended Training

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    Recommended Training

    642-991 DCUFD v4.0
    Last day to test February 28,2013
    OR
    642-996 DCUFD v5.0

    Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFD) v4.0


    Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFD) v5.0

    642-992 DCUFI v4.0
    Last day to test February 28,2013
    OR
    642-997 DCUFI v5.0

    Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI) v4.0


    Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI) v5.0

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    Cisco Specialist

    Cisco Specialist certifications are valid for two years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:

     

    • Pass the current required exam(s), or
    • Pass the current CCIE written exam, or
    • Pass the current CCDE written exam, or current CCDE Practical Exam
    • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review

     

    For more information, access the Cisco About Recertification page

     

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