Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) v1.1 Training Course

Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) v1.1 Certification Training Course Overview

In 2020, individuals were capable of creating 1.7 MB of data every second. As of 2021, 4.66 billion users were sharing information across the internet. That is over 60% of the population and at a personal level. When we look at the sheer magnitude of information organizations gather, process and store, it is imperative to introduce the best possible data management practices into an organization. Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure training is one such program that highlights the importance robust system to deliver business value.

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Course Modules

Module 1: Introducing Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and Basic Concepts
  • What Is Cisco ACI?
  • Cisco ACI Topology and Hardware
Module 3: Describing Cisco ACI Basic Packet Forwarding
  • Endpoint Learning
  • Basic Bridge Domain Configuration Knob
Module 4: Introducing External Network Connectivit
  • Cisco ACI External Connectivity Options
  • External Layer 2 Network Connectivity
Module 5: Introducing VMM Integration
  • VMware vCenter VDS Integration
  • Resolution Immediacy in VMM
Module 6: Describing Layer 4 to Layer 7 Integrations
  • Service Appliance Insertion Without ACI L4-L7 Service Graph
  • Service Appliance Insertion via ACI L4-L7 Service Graph
Module 7: Explaining Cisco ACI Management
  • Out-of-Band Management
  • In-Band Management
Module 8: Lab Outline
  • Validate Fabric Discovery
  • Configure Network Time Protocol (NTP)
  • Create Access Policies and Virtual Port Channel (vPC)
  • Enable Layer 2 Connectivity in the Same Endpoint Group (EPG)
  • Enable Inter-EPG Layer 2 Connectivity
  • Enable Inter-EPG Layer 3 Connectivity
  • Compare Traffic Forwarding Methods in a Bridge Domain
  • Configure External Layer 2 (L2Out) Connection
  • Configure External Layer 3 (L3Out) Connection
  • Integrate Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller (APIC) With VMware vCenter Using VMware Distributed Virtual Switch (DVS)
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Course Prerequisites
To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills:
  • Understanding of networking protocols, routing, and switching
  • Familiarity with Cisco Ethernet switching products
  • Understanding of Cisco data center architecture
  • Familiarity with virtualization fundamentals

The following Cisco courses may help you meet these prerequisites:

  • Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) v1.0
  • Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) v1.0

Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Training Course

The Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) course equips students with the ability to both deploy and manage the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches within the Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI) mode. Taking part in the Implementing Cisco ACI course teaches students how to connect the Cisco ACI system to external networks and services as well as the fundamentals around using Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) integration.
This 5-day Cisco Course will be an instructor-led training that allows for practical understanding required to implement key capabilities, including fabric discovery, policies, connectivity, VMM integration and other integral concepts. The Implementing Cisco ACI certification exam costs USD 300 and can be taken at a Pearson Vue test center near you.

Key Features Cisco ACI Certification Training Course

  • 5-day instructor-led Implementing Cisco ACI Certification Training
  • Get access to 300-620 DCACI course preview to begin your preparation
  • Expert Cisco certified instructors with global experience
  • Accredited Cisco ACI training material prepared by SMEs
  • Implementing Cisco ACI Training resources provided to learners from Cisco and Koenig Solutions
  • Cisco ACI course completion certificate provided after the training
  • Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure training provided across 100+ locations globally

Who can take up this Implementing Cisco ACI training?

Professionals within the following domains should consider taking up this course: 
  • Network Designers
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Data Center Engineers
  • Consulting Systems Engineers
  • Technical Solution Architects
  • Cisco Integrators/Partners
  • Field Engineers
  • Server Administrators
  • Network Managers
  • Storage Administrators
  • Cisco Integrators and Partners
  • Professionals who are looking to take up the Implementing Cisco ACI certification exam

Eligibility Criteria to take up the Implementing Cisco ACI Course

In order to fully maximize the benefits offered from this Implementing Cisco ACI course, students must come equipped with the following skills and information;
  • Understanding of networking protocols, routing and switching 
  • Familiarity with Cisco Ethernet switching products
  • Understanding of Cisco data center architecture 
  • Familiarity with virtualization fundamentals

Learning Objectives Cisco ACI Training

Upon completion of the Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure course, participants are able to:
  • Describe Cisco ACI Fabric Infrastructure and basic Cisco ACI concepts.
  • Describe Cisco ACI policy model logical constructs and basic packet forwarding.
  • Describe external network connectivity.
  • Describe VMM integration.
  • Describe Layer 4 to Layer 7 integrations.
  • Explain Cisco ACI management features
The course itself consists of seven modules ranging from understanding the Cisco ACI Fabric infrastructure and basic concepts to explaining Cisco ACI Management. There are ten labs outlined within the curriculum allowing for students to introduce a more hands-on, practical approach to the course structure.
Other than the certification that accompanies the completion of the examination, individual benefits include:
Gaining skills and practical experience around integrating enhanced, automated capabilities of the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI mode for faster and more efficient deployment.
Introducing stronger knowledge around protocols, solutions and designs in order to apply for and land both professional and expert level data center job roles.
40 CE (continuing education) credits that can be used when recertification is required.

Implementing Cisco ACI Certification Exam Format 

After successfully completing the “Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) v1” course, students are able to sit the 300-620 DCACI: Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure examination.


Exam Name

Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure

Exam Code

300-620 DCACI

Exam Cost

USD 300

Exam Format

Multiple Choice

Total Questions

55-65 Questions

Passing Score

750-850 out of 1000

Exam Duration

90 Minutes



Testing Center

Pearson Vue / Online Proctored Exam



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Cisco is an IT industry heavyweight, offering innovation around networking, the cloud, and cybersecurity. Cisco ACI is able to propel businesses into elevation by introducing a tightly bound system of hardware and software, enabling unique business value around modern data centers. Professionals with Cisco ACI certification are considered the ones who can create the most secure, most flexible and an end to end software defined networking solutions for an organization. 
Professionals with this Cisco ACI accreditation are highly sought after for their ability to introduce the best data management protocols with efficiency and effectiveness. The average salary of a Cisco ACI certified professional is in the range of USD 81,000 to USD 136,000 per annum in the US.
The instructor led classes are held both in person and virtually and run over five days.
The topics or the training agenda for the course is given below with the actual exam weightage that it covers:
  • ACI Fabric Infrastructure (20% of exam)
  • ACI Packet Forwarding (15% of exam)
  • External Network Connectivity (20% of exam)
  • Integrations (15% of exam)
  • ACI Management (20% of exam)
  • ACI Anywhere (10% of exam)
After visiting the examination website, Cisco currently offers two methods for students to sit examinations; 
  1. In person at highly secure and convenient locations spread across the globe for international students convenience. The examinations conducted in person are closely proctored.
  2. For students unable to reach a secured testing location, Cisco offers the option to take the examination anywhere and at any time also within a secured environment.
As part of your Implementing Cisco ACI certification training, you will receive:
  • 320-620 DCACI course material prepared by SMEs
  • Key Cisco ACI resources from both Cisco and Koenig Solutions
  • Instructor-led hands-on exercises and practical sessions on Cisco ACI to better understand the concepts
  • Implementing Cisco ACI Course Completion Certificate