VersaStack Test Drive (VSTD)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline Lab Topology

Course Overview

This course is a 2-day ILT training program that is designed for technical decision makers as well as system and network engineers who will be given a comprehensive overview of the VersaStack pre-validated architecture and its unique value to both IT and business. The course covers key features of all the latest technologies comprising VersaStack solutions, including Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switches, Cisco MDS 9100 SAN switches, Cisco Unified Computing System, IBM Storwize V7000 Unified and VMware. UCS Director delivers a unified infrastructure management and cloud automation solution and is featured as part of the lab experience as well as covered during the course.

Who should attend

The primary audience for this workshop is as follows:

  • Technical Decision Makers and Data Center Solution Architects
  • Network Engineers, Network Administrators, System Engineers and Server Administrators


The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • General knowledge of networking technologies
  • Familiarity with data center architecture
  • Basic understanding of storage operations
  • Basic knowledge of server and server virtualization technologies such as VMware ESXi

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Identify the architecture, features and components of VersaStack for Data Center
  • Describe how VersaStack Solutions are designed
  • Describe implementation parameters for VersaStack, including Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches, Cisco MDS 9100 SAN Switches, Cisco Unified Computing System, IBM Storwize V7000 Unified, VMware and Cisco UCS Director

Course Content

  • VersaStack Overview
  • VersaStack Networking
  • VersaStack SAN
  • VersaStack Compute
  • VersaStack Storage
  • Cisco UCS Director
  • Cisco Nexus 9300 LAN Configuration
  • Cisco Nexus 9300 vPC Configuration
  • Cisco MDS 9100 SAN Configuration
  • Cisco UCS Resource Pools and Policies Configuration
  • Cisco UCS vNIC and vHBA Template Configuration
  • Cisco UCS Service Profile Template Configuration
  • Cisco UCS Service Profile Configuration and Deployment
  • IBM Storwize V7000 Unified SAN Provisioning
  • IBM Storwize V7000 Unified NAS Provisioning
  • Cisco UCS Director Discovery and Configuration
  • Cisco UCS Director Monitoring and Statistics
  • Cisco UCS Director Automation and Orchestration
Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 1,900.- €
  • Switzerland: Fr. 2,350.-
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.

Dates and Booking
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
23/11/2016 - 24/11/2016 Düsseldorf
14/12/2016 - 15/12/2016 Munich
14/12/2016 - 15/12/2016 Vienna (iTLS)

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