Cisco Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization

Cisco Data Center Architecture Specialization tests knowledge in selling, designing, installing, and supporting the Data Center Architecture.

Specialization Requirements

There are five required roles for the Advanced Data Center Architecture Specialization: account manager, architecture systems engineer, and 3 field engineers.

Account Manager

Prerequisites: !

Cisco Career Certification Recommended Training Exam

Cisco Data Center Sales Specialist for Architecture

Quickstart for DC/Virtualization Architecture

DCUCAM Cisco Data Center Unified Computing for Account Managers

PSDCUCAM
Exam #650-987

DCNSS Data Center Networking Solution Sales

DCNSS
Exam #646-985

Role Sharing Guidelines:
One qualified individual may fill only the account manager role in up to two architecture specializations.


Architecure Systems Engineer

Prerequisites: none

Cisco Career Certification Recommended Training Exam

Cisco Data Center Architecture Design Specialist

Quickstart for DC/Virtualization Architecture

!CI-DCSNS

DCSNS
Exam #642-357

!CI-DCUFD

DCUFD
Exam #642-991

!CI-DCUCD

DCUCD
Exam #642-982

Role Sharing Guidelines:
One qualified individual may fill only the Architecture Systems Engineer (ASE) role in up to two architecture specializations.


Field Engineer 1 (Unified Computing)

Prerequisites: none

Cisco Career Certification Recommended Training Exam

Cisco Data Center Support for Unified Computing Specialist

Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCI)

DCUCI
Exam #646-983

Role Sharing Guidelines:
The field engineer cannot fill roles in other architecture specializations (Borderless Network or Collaboration); however, one field engineer can fulfill up to 1 additional field engineer role (2 FE roles total) within the Data Center Architecture Specialization. Role sharing in technology specialization(s) has no impact on architecture specialization(s).


Field Engineer 2 (Unified Fabric)

Prerequisites: Cisco Certified Network Professional Routing and Switching (CCNP)

Cisco Career Certification Recommended Training Exam

Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Support Specialist

!CI-ICSNS

ICSNS
Exam #642-359

!CI-IASNS

!CI-DCUFI

DCUFI
Exam #642-992

Role Sharing Guidelines:
The field engineer cannot fill roles in other architecture specializations (Borderless Network or Collaboration); however, one field engineer can fulfill up to 1 additional field engineer role (2 FE roles total) within the Data Center Architecture Specialization. Role sharing in technology specialization(s) has no impact on architecture specialization(s).


Field Engineer 3 (Application Services)

Prerequisites: Cisco Certified Network Associate Routing and Switching (CCNA)

Cisco Career Certification Recommended Training Exam

Cisco Data Center Application Services Support Specialist

!CI-DCASI

DCASI
Exam #642-975

Role Sharing Guidelines:
The field engineer cannot fill roles in other architecture specializations (Borderless Network or Collaboration); however, one field engineer can fulfill up to 1 additional field engineer role (2 FE roles total) within the Data Center Architecture Specialization. Role sharing in technology specialization(s) has no impact on architecture specialization(s).