Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches Overview (DCMDSO)

 

Course Overview

The Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches Overview (DCMDSO) v1.5 course gives you a technical overview of how Cisco Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) 9000 Series, can be used to build highly available and scalable storage networks with advanced security and unified management. The course is for technical decision makers and IT professionals who architect, implement, and manage data center Storage Area Network (SAN) environments. In this course, you’ll learn about key capabilities of the MDS 9000 Series, including platforms, architecture, software, management, and key features that contribute to performance, high availability, flexibility, and operational simplicity of storage environments.

This course will help you:

  • Learn how you can use Cisco MDS Series 9000 Multilayer Switches to manage your enterprise SAN environment
  • Understand the common platform architecture and key features of the MDS 9000 Series, which provide a consistent set of provisioning, management, and diagnostic capabilities and lead to flexibility, speed, lower TCO, and more benefits.

The DCMDSO course is part of Cisco Black Belt Academy Aligned Content. It belongs to the stage: Black Belt MDS Presales/Deployment/ Support Stage-1.

Who should attend

IT professionals interested in understanding the capabilities of the MDS 9000 Series, including:

  • Data center architects
  • Data center engineers
  • IT directors
  • IT managers
  • Network architects
  • Network engineers
  • Solution architects
  • Systems engineers

Prerequisites

Understanding the following information can help you get the most from this course:

  • Experience managing data center deployments
  • Grasping the fundamentals of SAN technologies
  • Understanding business and application requirements

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe Cisco MDS SAN features and advantages
  • Define fixed and modular platforms
  • Understand Cisco MDS architecture and high-availability mechanisms
  • Identify technologies used in modern SANs
  • Describe SAN management with Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM)
  • Explain key value-add features that distinguish Cisco MDS switches

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

Duration
1 day

Courseware language: English

Classroom Training

Duration
1 day

Courseware language: English

E-Learning

Subscription duration
180 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 420.— €

Schedule

Guaranteed date:   The course is guaranteed to run regardless of the number of participants. This excludes unforeseeable events (e.g. accident, illness of the trainer) which make it impossible to carry out the course.
Instructor-led Online Training:   Course conducted online in a virtual classroom.
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.

English

Time zone: Central European Time (CET)   ±1 hour

Online Training Time zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
Online Training This is a FLEX course. Time zone: Eastern European Summer Time (EEST)
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3 hours difference

Online Training Time zone: India Standard Time (IST)
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4 hours difference

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6 hours difference

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7 hours difference

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Online Training Time zone: Central Daylight Time (CDT)
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9 hours difference

Online Training Time zone: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) CLC Eligible
Online Training Time zone: Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) CLC Eligible
Online Training Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST) Guaranteed date!
Online Training Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST) Guaranteed date!
FLEX Classroom Training (hybrid course):   Course participation either on-site in the classroom or online from the workplace or from home.

Europe

Greece

Athens This is a FLEX course in English language. Time zone: Eastern European Summer Time (EEST) Course language: English

Slovakia

Bratislava This is a FLEX course in English language. Time zone: Central European Summer Time (CEST)

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