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Manage, configure, and design Cisco unified fabric products in a Cisco data center network architecture

The Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Design Specialist certification validates the data center technology design and implementation skills and knowledge of network virtualization and unified I/O design and presales engineers. It confirms that you have the skills and expertise to work with:

  • Cisco Nexus 1000V, 5000, and 7000 Series Switches
  • Cisco UCS B-Series and C-Series servers
  • Cisco UCS Manager
  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager
  • Cisco Virtual Network Management Center
  • Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches


3-5 years data center experience and the following level of experience or equivalent knowledge is recommended: 

CCNA Data Center


CCNA-DC - CCNA Data Center Boot Camp

DCICN - Introducing Cisco Data Center Networking v1.0

DCICT - Introducing Cisco Data Center Technologies v1.0

Required Exams

642-996 DCUFD

642-997 DCUFI

Recommended Courses


Cisco Specialist certifications are valid for two years. To recertify, you must complete one of the following:

  • Any 642 exam that is part of the professional-level curriculum
  • Any Cisco CCIE written exam
  • Cisco CCDE written exam
  • Current CCDE practical exam
  • Cisco CCAr interviewCCAr board review

Visit Cisco's site for additional recertification information.