CCNP Data Center

The CCNP Data Center certification and training program offers comprehensive certification and Professional-level skills focused on the data center solutions, technologies and best practices to design, implement, and manage a modern data center infrastructure.


Valid Cisco CCNA Data Center certification or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Required Exam(s) & Recommended Training

300-175 DCUCI

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI)

300-170 DCVAI

Implementing Cisco Data Center Virtualization and Automation (DCVAI)

300-160 DCID


300-180 DCIT

Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID)


Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)


IT practitioners who are Cisco trained and certified are uniquely qualified for key roles in complex data center environments, with expertise utilizing technologies including policy-driven infrastructure, virtualization, automation and orchestration, unified computing, data center security, and integration of cloud initiatives. CCNP Data Center certified professionals are highly qualified for senior roles chartered with enabling digital business transformation initiatives.

Course Brief Introduction

The focus of this course is on deploying, securing, operating, and maintaining the Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and UCS C-Series Rack Servers for use in data centers.

Course Application