Data Center v3.0 Equipment

CCIE Data Center (v3.0) Equipment and Software List

The practical exam tests candidates on solutions that can be configured using the below Equipment and software versions. Candidates may see more recent software versions during their attempt but will only be tested on features that are supported in the list below.

Passing the exam requires a depth of understanding difficult to obtain without hands-on experience. Early in your preparation you should arrange access to equipment and software similar to that used on the exam.

Lab Equipment

  • APIC cluster
  • Nexus 9336 ACI Spine Switch
  • Nexus 9332 ACI Spine Switch
  • Nexus 9372 Switch
  • Nexus 93180 Switch
  • Nexus 93108 Switch
  • Nexus 7004 Switch
    • Supervisor 2 Enhanced
    • 48-Port 10-Gb Ethernet SFP/SFP+ (F3 module)
  • Nexus 5672 Switch
  • Nexus 2348 Fabric Extender
  • UCS C220 M4 Series Rack Server
    • Virtual interface card (VIC) for C-Series
  • UCS-6248 Fabric Interconnect
  • UCS 5108 Blade Server Chassis
    • B200 M4 Blade Server
    • Cisco Virtual Interface Card
    • VIC 1340
  • Dual Attached JBOD
  • Cisco Catalyst 3750 Switch
  • Cisco 2911/K9 terminal Server
  • Cisco HyperFlex HX220c M5

Software

  • Cisco NX-OS v8.x on Nexus 7000 switches
  • Cisco NX-OS v7.x on Nexus 5000 switches
  • Cisco NX-OS v9.x on Nexus 9000 switches
  • Cisco UCS Manager Release 4.x Fabric Interconnect
  • Cisco Application Policy Infrastructure Controller 4.x
  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager 11
  • Cisco Integrated Management Controller 4.x
  • Cisco UCS Director 6.x
  • Cisco Hyperflex version 4.x
  • ACI Multi-site Software version 2.x