The Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist is a design and implementation track that tests a candidate's knowledge and implementation skills of network topologies and architecture, routing protocols, traffic design and network virtualization. Unlike other data center general certifications, this program combines design and implementation knowledge of unified fabric architecture with security, high-availability and network virtualization in one program.
Note:The Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist certification will be retired effective July 4, 2017. The last day to test for the 642-996 DCUFD and 642-997 DCUFI exams will be July 3, 2017.
Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist is for data center professionals who want to design and implement convergence, network scale and virtualization-awareness within their data center network.