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Brocade SAN Advanced (BRA)


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 SAN 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 SAN 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: CHF 3,750.-
incl. catering
Catering includes:

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

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

Digital courseware

Courseware language: English

Click on town name to book Schedule
25/11/2019 - 28/11/2019 Munich
27/01/2020 - 30/01/2020 Hamburg
24/02/2020 - 27/02/2020 Frankfurt
23/03/2020 - 26/03/2020 Berlin
14/04/2020 - 17/04/2020 Düsseldorf
11/05/2020 - 14/05/2020 Munich
02/06/2020 - 05/06/2020 Münster
29/06/2020 - 02/07/2020 Stuttgart
09/12/2019 - 12/12/2019 Paris
Middle East
16/08/2020 - 19/08/2020 Doha Course language: English
United Arab Emirates
15/12/2019 - 18/12/2019 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
12/04/2020 - 15/04/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
16/08/2020 - 19/08/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
13/12/2020 - 16/12/2020 Dubai Course language: English This course is being delivered by iTLS.
15/12/2019 - 18/12/2019 Cairo Course language: English
26/01/2020 - 29/01/2020 Cairo Course language: English
05/04/2020 - 08/04/2020 Cairo Course language: English
05/07/2020 - 08/07/2020 Cairo Course language: English
27/09/2020 - 30/09/2020 Cairo Course language: English