Cisco: New 300-160 Exam Instead of 642-996 and 642-998 Exams

By | April 18, 2017

The time of change iCisco 300-160s coming. July 3, 2017 will be the last day for such exams as:

Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric

This exam has a number 642-996 DCUFD. It is associated with the CCNP DC certification and to the Cisco Unified Fabric Design Specialist certification. The 642-996 exam tests a knowledge of designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric solutions.

Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing

This exam has a number 642-998 DCUCD. It is associated with the CCNP DC certification and with the Cisco Unified Computing Design Specialist. 642-998 exam tests a knowledge of designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing.

So if July 3, 2017 is the last day for some old exams, it also will be the first day for new one.

Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing

This exam has a number 300-160 DCID. It is associated with the CCNP DC certification. The 300-160 DCID exam is an hour and a half long exam with 60–70 question assessment.

The 300-160 exam tests a candidate’s knowledge of Cisco data center infrastructure design.

To pass this exam successfully, you should to review the following topics:

  • Data Center Network Connectivity Design
  • Data Center Infrastructure Design
  • Data Center Storage Network Design
  • Data Center Compute Connectivity Design
  • Data Center Compute Resource Parameters Design

The course, Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure v6 (DCID), will help candidates to become certified Cisco specialist without any doubts.

Unfortunately, both 642-996 DCUFD and 642-998 DCUCD exams will be a closed book soon, but it’s high time to open new one.

P.S. Remember that you can always join our IT certification community.

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