If you’re studying for the CCIE Data center v.10 exam, it’ll be available until July 2016, after which time the recently announced CCIE DC v2.0 exam will take its place.
CCIE DC v2.0 will no longer include
- Data Center application high availability and load balancing : ACE and WAAS.
- Fiver Channel over IP
The following topics have been added to the CCIE DC v2.0 exam:
- Implement and Troubleshoot Data Center Automation
- Implement and Troubleshoot Data Center Orchestration Tools
- Integrate Cisco Cloud Offerings into existing Data Center Infrastructure
New technologies now covered by the CCIE Data center exam include ACI, LISP, EVPN, and VxLAN. Hardware also takes a more prominent role and includes: Cisco Nexus 9300, Nexus 5600, Nexus 2300 Fabric Extender, UCS 4300 M Series Servers and APIC Cluster.See the below table for comparison CCIE Data center v1.0 and CCIE Data center v2.0.