About this course

Course code TPFL-DCFAM
Duration 1 Day
Special Notices

If both classroom and virtual dates are available for this course please specify your preference when booking.

This one day instructor led class foundation course is for Account Managers who need to understand and position Cisco Data Center solutions in the market, in order to increase their business profitability and income.

Prerequisites

To attend this training, it is necessary to have some prior knowledge on networking components and terminology. It is also recommended to have previously sold generic Data Center and virtualization solutions.

Delegates will learn how to

By the end of the class the delegate will be able to:

  • Understand Data Center business and operational challenges
  • Describe Cisco Data Center networking architectures
  • Describe Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric solutions
  • Describe Cisco Data Center Storage Networking solutions
  • Describe Cisco Data Center Unified Computing solutions
  • Identify Cisco Data Center Business Solutions

Outline

Data Center Overview

Data Center challenges

  • Identifying the operational and business challenges that are prevalent in today’s Data Centers

Data Center architectures

  • Detailing the transition from a siloed architecture to a service oriented infrastructure

Consolidation and Virtualization Solutions

  • Exploring the issues with branch consolidation, server consolidation, storage consolidation and SAN island consolidation.
  • Exploring the issues with server virtualization, network virtualization and storage virtualization


Cisco Data Center business solutions

Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric solutions

  • Explaining the benefits of a Unified Fabric architecture using FCoE, supported by Cisco Nexus switches

Cisco Data Center Storage Networking solutions

  • Identifying storage networking solutions provided by Cisco MDS Fibre Channel switches.

Cisco Data Center Unified Computing solutions

  • Explaining the benefits of a Unified Computing architecture provided by Cisco UCS

Cisco Data Center Business Solutions

  • Applying Cisco architectures and innovative features to cloud computing, virtual desktops and high performance computing solutions

1 Day

Duration

This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom

Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

Find dates and prices

Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0345 074 7998 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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