Cisco Data Center & Storage


Designing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions

United Arab Emirates:
USD 2,750.00 excl. VAT

Duration: 5 Days

Who Should Attend

  • Channel Partner/Reseller
  • Customer
  • Employee
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Basic understanding of data storage hardware components and protocols, including iSCSI and Fibre Channel

Course Objectives
  • Given a SAN environment, identify the components, services, and features of the MDS 9000 platform that can be used to improve the availability, scalability, performance, and manageability of the SAN.
  • Given the MDS platform components, design a multiprotocol SAN to meet a variety of customer requirements.
  • Given a SAN environment, design a SAN that enables storage consolidation.
  • Given a SAN environment, design a SAN security implementation that includes port and fabric security, secure management protocols, and role-based access control to meet security policy requirements.
  • Given an understanding of SAN extension applications, design a SAN extension solution that meets application availability, performance, and scalability requirements.
Course Content

The Designing Cisco Data Center Solutions (DCSNS) is a 5 day ILT course, designed to help students prepare for the DCSNS certification 642-357. DCSNS is designed to give students a firm understanding of how to design a Storage Area Network (SAN) around Cisco FC switches and Directors in the MDS and Nexus series products.

Course Outline
  • Module 1: MDS 9000 Platform Fundamentals
  • Module 2: SAN Design
  • Module 3: SAN Extension Design
  • Module 4: SAN Security
Further information

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