Implementing Data Center Application Services (DCASI) — A 5 day course

contact usEnquire about this course
Retired Course; no longer available


In this course, you will learn how to implement intelligent network services using the Catalyst 6500 Application Control Engine Service Module, the Cisco Application Control Engine 4710 Appliance, and the Cisco Global Site Selector (GSS).

This course covers all of the key features of the Cisco ACE, including resource virtualization and management, server load balancing (Layer 2-4 and Layer 7), SSL termination and offload, application-layer protocol inspection and fixups, and web application optimization features that are available on the ACE Appliance.

Site-to-site failover with the Cisco GSS is also covered.


After completing this training course the student will be able to:

Suitable For

This course is designed for Cisco Channel Partner Field Engineers (FEs) who are planning to achieve the Cisco Data Center Application Services (DCAS) Support Specialist Certification.


CCNP, CCIE R&S or CCIE SP Certification

Knowledge of Catalyst 6500 architecture and operations

Familiarity with common web application protocols such as HTTP and HTML

Familiarity with common traffic control and monitoring protocols such as RHI and QoS.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Data Center Application Services Overview

Implementing Server Load Balancing

Implementing Web Application Acceleration

Implementing Site-to-Site Load Balancing

Redundancy and Troubleshooting