A Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Data Center (CCIE Data Center) professional is responsible for planning, design, implementation and management of the complex modern IT data center infrastructure. The certified expert will have a good understanding of the requirements of data centers and device configurations. The professional should have in-depth knowledge of Layer 2 and Layer 3 connectivity, fabric infrastructure, storage networking, planning network services, automation, and orchestration.
The CCIE Data Center professional will analyze the evolving technologies and their impact on the architectural framework, deployment models, implementation, and operations. This certified expert must be well-versed with the fiber channel protocol and the SAN environment. They will implement LAN and SAN connectivity in the computing environment. It is the Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Data Center professional who is responsible for all computer server resources and management tasks. The professional must maintain and monitor high availability in a unified computing environment. They have to identify and resolve unified computing issues and maintenance tasks. The CCIE Data Center professional maintains the data center virtualization with the Cisco Nexus 1000V/implement security system. They should have a good understanding of the Fiber Channel protocol and the SAN environment.