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Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist

Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist

The Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist validates an engineer's ability to design scalable, reliable, and intelligent Data Center Virtualization solutions. The following products are covered in learning materials:

  • Cisco Unified Computing System B and C Series
  • Server virtualization software
  • Server operating systems
  • Additional Cisco Data Center products
 
Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist Prerequisites

All candidates must meet the following baseline requirements:

Candidates pursuing 642-993 DCUCD

Note: Prerequisites NOT applicable for DCUC ATP Partner status. Please visit
Data Center Unified Computing Requirements for specific DCUC ATP Roles and Requirements.

 
Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist Recommended Prelearning
VIrt101-ELT This six-hour e-learning course discusses virtualization basics and server architecture.
 
Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist Exams & Recommended Training
Required Exam(s)
Recommended Training
642-998 DCUCD
Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCD)
642-999 DCUCI
Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI) v5.0
Note: Candidates who are currently in the process of achieving the certification: review the previous set of requirements.

Note to Channel Partners:The Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist should not be confused with the Cisco Unified Computing Technology Design Specialist. Channel Partner specializations do not require the specialist badge represented on this page for specialization job role qualification. For more information on job role requirements, please visit the Partner Central Specialization pages. For more information on qualifying exams, please visit the Partner Education Connection.
 
Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Design Specialist Recertification

Complete one of the following recertification options every two years:

  • Re-take and pass all exams for each Specialist certification indicated on the specific certification page. Please note: this includes ALL exams whether refreshed or not.
  • Pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam

Achieving or recertifying CCDE or any CCIE automatically extends your active Specialist certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved.

 
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