Brocade 16 Gbps Advanced (BRA)

Course Description Schedule

Who should attend

  • Experienced Brocade Switch administrators
  • System Integrators, Field / System Engineers and Support staff
  • SAN designer
  • Employees preparing for the Brocade Certified Fabric Professional (BCFP) certification


Course Objectives

This accelerated theory-only course builds upon the Brocade 16 Gbps Fundamentals (BRF) and teaches students advanced FC SAN topics such as virtualization, Data Center Interconnect via native FC and native FCIP as well as interesting Traffic Engineering techniques for Brocade "Adaptive Networking" (QoS, Top Talker, TI-Zoning). Other important topics deal with FC-FC Routing for more efficient and robust resource management within a SAN, Security features and the popular Access Gateway mode. Finally this course covers troubleshooting, performance and monitoring techniques like Brocades D_Port, Bottleneck Monitoring and PortLog Dumps. This hands-on class features a variety practical lab excercises and is a great resource for anyone who needs a solid overview about advanced Brocade topics. For students looking for a consolidated and theory-only class we recommend booking Brocade 16 Gbps Advanced Accelerated (BRAX)

Course Content

  • FC Adaptive Networking Overview (Top Talker, QoS, Ingress Rate Limiting, TI-Zones)
  • FCIP tunneling techniques
  • FC-FC Routing (EX-Ports, LSANs)
  • Security concepts of Brocade SAN Switches
  • Access Gateway Mode
  • FC Long Distance
  • Basic Troubleshooting SANs
  • Virtual Fabrics Overview
  • Extensive hands-on labs
Classroom Training

Duration 4 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 2,990.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 3,750.-
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
01/11/2016 - 04/11/2016 Hamburg guaranteed date! Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
14/11/2016 - 17/11/2016 Stuttgart Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
12/12/2016 - 15/12/2016 Hamburg Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
16/01/2017 - 19/01/2017 Hamburg Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
13/02/2017 - 16/02/2017 Munich Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
13/03/2017 - 16/03/2017 Frankfurt
10/04/2017 - 13/04/2017 Hamburg
02/05/2017 - 05/05/2017 Düsseldorf
19/12/2016 - 22/12/2016 Zurich
06/03/2017 - 09/03/2017 Zurich
12/06/2017 - 15/06/2017 Zurich
09/10/2017 - 12/10/2017 Zurich
11/12/2017 - 14/12/2017 Zurich
13/02/2017 - 16/02/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
15/05/2017 - 18/05/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
28/08/2017 - 31/08/2017 Vienna (iTLS)
04/12/2017 - 07/12/2017 Vienna (iTLS)

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