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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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Exams & Recommended Training

Required Exam(s)

Recommended Training

642-996 DCUFD v5.0

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

642-997 DCUFI v5.0

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



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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