Data Center Application Services Support Specialist
Learn to implement, integrate and troubleshoot Cisco Data Center Application Services products on Cisco's Data Center Architecture.
The Cisco Data Center Application Services Support Specialist certification validates an individual's post-sales knowledge of implementing, integrating, troubleshooting, and maintaining Cisco Data Center Application Services products in a highly scalable, efficient, and high-performance Data Center Application Services solution-based on Cisco's Data Center Architecture.
Exams & Recommended Training
|Required Exam(s)||Recommended Training|
|642-975 DCASI||Implementing Cisco Data Center Application Services (DCASI)|
The best way to prepare for the certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:
Implementing Cisco Data Center Application Services (DCASI)
The Implementing Cisco Data Center Application Services (DCASI) course covers all of the key features of the ACE 2.0 software, including resource virtualization and management, server load balancing (Layer 2-4 and Layer 7), SSL termination and offload, and security features like application-layer inspection and fixups.
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The following resources are suggested study supplements; they are not designed to serve as a complete self-study program.
- Exam Topics
- What is Data Center Ethernet?
- Cisco Data Center Network Architecture—At-A-Glance
- Cisco VN-Link At a Glance
- Data Center Library
- Additional Data Center content
- Cisco Learning Network - A variety of self-study materials can be found here.
Learning Partner Content
To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):
The 642-975 DCASI Cisco Data Center Support Implementation exam tests a candidate's knowledge of the skills needed by a field engineer to install and support a Cisco Data Center Application Services platform.
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.