In this 5-day (Classes are held on Sundays)Cisco ACI for Network Engineers course, you will become fully adept at deploying, provisioning and maintaining a Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), including the planning, design, and implementation of ACI.

It is designed for network and data center Cloud Systems Architects, as well as server Administrators Application developers and security engineers as well as virtualization administrators, Architects, Systems Engineers and Field Engineers who are selling, implementing and/or managing Cisco ACI. The course dives deep into each of the key concepts behind ACI’s application-centric infrastructure and policy-based architecture. 


Upon completion of the course, students will be familiar with:

  • Pre-Deployment Interview/Information gathering process
  • Out of the box setup and configuration of an ACI fabric
  • Scenario driven configuration principals for:
    • Multi-Tenancy/Tenant Configurations
    • Application Profiles
    • Endpoint Groups
    • Security - Built-in Stateful Firewall, Contracts
    • Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) Integration
    • Connecting the ACI fabric to external L2 and L3 networks
    • Connecting fabric to L4 – L7 services (ASA, F5, etc….)


Course Specifics

  • This course has a high degree of labs (40:60 ratio lab:lecture), and is intended to engage and challenge the student into performing the most common but also complex scenarios when migrating to Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) Fabric


  • Solution Architects
  • System Integrators
  • Cloud Architects
  • Network Administrators
  • System Engineers



  • Basic understanding of networking
  • Basic knowledge of VMware virtualization technology would be beneficial



Minimum class size is required for course to be held. Final determination will be made 2 weeks prior to scheduled class. In the event of class cancelation all registered learners will receive email notification of the cancelation and refund of all charges. Refund is limited to only the course registration fees. 1pv6 is not liable for any other costs that may have been incurred, including, but, not limited to transportation, lodging, VISAs.