This is a self - study technical course that is designed for senior engineers and IT professionals who implement and manage Cisco Nexus® 9000 Series Switches in Cisco® Application Centric Infrastructure (Cisco ACI™) mode. This course covers the key components of the Cisco ACI architecture, along with the knowledge and hands - on skills you need to configure, manage, and troubleshoot Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in Cisco ACI mode and connect the Cisco ACI fabric to external networks and services. You will learn how to deploy Cisco ACI security, networking, virtualization, automation, and programmability features on the Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches and migrate to a policy - enforced data center. This Cisco self - paced course is designed to be as effective as classroom training. Course content is presented in easily - consumable segments via both Instructor Video and text. Interactivity is enabled through Discovery Labs, content review questions, and graded Challenge assessments. This makes the learning experience hands - on, increasing course effectiveness, and provides students direct feedback on how well they have mastered the material. Gamification features are built in, including earning badges, achievements, and a leaderboard, to encourage better performance.