Achieve superior scalability, simplified management and streamlined operations for your Data Center with role-specific UCS training.

IT training made simple

The success of a data center relies on the knowledge and experience to maintain a 24-hour runtime environment and build for rapid application deployment with a highly elastic infrastructure. Now, more than ever, it’s imperative to have the highly trained staff who can coordinate activities while monitoring, testing and upgrading systems as needed.

Passport is the only role specific Data Center training program built to master the challenges of deploying, securing, operating and maintaining a Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and UCS C-Series Rack Servers. It covers advanced topics such as data center infrastructure, data center networking, storage, virtualization, automation and Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) so you can to take control of your Data Center.

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  • Designed for specific Cisco Data Center job roles
  • Single annual subscription pricing
  • Guaranteed dates, no cancellations*
  • Attend unlimited live classes*
  • Live classrooms led by elite instructors
  • Enterprise level physical labs
  • Cisco accredited & accepts CLCs
  • Digital learning platform & community

* Limited to one course at a time. Classes with no registered students will not run.

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Cisco Data Center Course Curriculum:

Cisco HyperFlex Systems Core (HX-CORE)

Two-day instructor-led training covering Cisco HyperFlex fundamentals and the physical and logical architecture of Cisco HyperFlex operations via a series of hands-on labs.

Cisco Tetration Administration (TA-ADMIN)

This 1-day, hands-on course is for Cloud, Data Center, and Security Engineers who are deploying Cisco Tetration Analytics.

Cisco Unified Computing System Core (UCS-CORE)

Get the essential elements of the Cisco Unified Computing System and learn how to deploy and operate a Cisco UCS blade server infrastructure in three days.

Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in ACI Mode (DCAC9K)

DCAC9K is a four-day instructor-led training program is designed for network, data center and cloud systems architects who are implementing and managing Cisco ACI.

Data Center Unified Computing Implementation (DCUCI)

Using UCS Manager v2.2, learn to install and provision Cisco UCS, hardware, hypervisors, and applications. Using the CIMC interface, provision Cisco UCS C-Series servers.

Implementing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCII)

In this 5-day course, prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center certification - and for professional-level data center roles.

Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking (DCICN)

In this 5-day course, entry-level data center personnel will learn the primary technologies used in Cisco Data Center and prepare for exam 200-150: one of the two exams required for Cisco's CCNA Data Center Certification.

Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies (DCICT)

In this 5-day course, you will be given foundational knowledge and a broad overview of Cisco Data Center products and their operation.

Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)

In this 5-day course, prepare for the Cisco CCNP Data Center certification exam and for professional-level data center roles.

Troubleshooting the Cisco ACI Fabric (ACI-TSHOOT)

This 2 day class explores the most common issues found within ACI and explains how to troubleshoot them. Students will be introduced to the concepts and principles of ACI with emphasis being placed on policy driven networking.

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Cisco Data Center Passport

Today’s agile data centers are built for fast application deployment and supported by highly elastic infrastructures. the modern data center is critical for businesses to compete in a virtualized era. To harness this technology, highly trained and specialized staff is needed to maximize potential and return on investment.


  • Vendor Accredited
  • Live / On-Demand
  • Use your CLCs
  • Guaranteed to run

Expand Your Digital Future with Passport’s Features & Benefits

Passport is personally tailored training. It’s the only vendor accredited solution with the role-specific training required to operate a fully-functional Cisco Data Center delivered by a Cisco Global Learning Partner of the year. Live courses are guaranteed to run and taught by world-class Firefly instructors who blend formal learning and real-world business scenarios to ensure you hit the ground running.

Vendor Accredited

Our 1st Class courses are all vendor accredited and support only the best attributes of each field of work.

Live/On-Demand Content

Virtual application of core concepts ensures staff feels confident implementing what they learn.

Guaranteed to run

Plan your training around the deployment of your technology or corporate events and project plans.

Accepts CLCs

As a Cisco Learning partner our training is authorized to accept Cisco Learning credits.

1st Class Instructors

Firefly instructors bring expertise in both the technologies they teach and real-world business scenarios to ensure a highly relevant and credible learning experience.

Degreed Learning Platform

Collaborate or interact with instructors and other like-minded professionals and access the library of expert articles and videos.

Job Role Specific Content & Events

Firefly has delivered 7,000+ training events specifically designed to accelerate the adoption of technology by technical communities, globally and in over 16 local languages.

Test Drive Options

Drop into one of our many running courses. Check out how it works and the value we provide.

Personal Success Advisors

Our Success Advisors help you maximize the investment you make in Passport; keeping you, your staff and goals on track.

Learn About our Elite Instructors

Firefly’s elite instructors are amazing teachers with a passion to share their expertise with the world. They use enthusiasm, and expertise to communicate concepts and their educational abilities for their specific topic, makes them amongst the best in the industry. Get to know the elite tech and creative pros that instruct Passport courses.