1 - Describing Cisco MDS Platform
Introduction and Advantages of Cisco MDSFixed PlatformsModular Platforms
2 - Describing Cisco MDS Architecture
Store-and-Forward ArchitectureHigh AvailabilityRedundancy
3 - Describing Storage Technologies
Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) Over Fibre Channel Fibre ChannelOver IPFibre Channel Over Ethernet
4 - Managing Cisco MDS Switches
Cisco Data Center Network ManagerCisco NX-OS CLICisco NX-API
5 - Describing and Using Cisco MDS Key Features
Virtual Storage Area Networks (VSANs)Inter-VSAN RoutingPort ChannelsSlow-Drain Device and Path Analysis Using Congestion Control MechanismsN Port Virtualization (NPV) and N-Port identifier Virtualization (NPIV)ZoningSmart ZoningSAN Analytics and Telemetry Streaming Diagnostics ToolboxSAN ExtensionOther Differentiator Features
Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
Who is it For?
Technical decision makers and professionals who architect, implement, or manage data center SAN environments, including:
Data center architects
Data center engineers
Technical decision makers
Cisco integrators and partners
To fully benefit from this course, you should have the following knowledge and skills: Experience managing data center deployments Knowledge of the fundamentals of SAN technologies Understanding of business and application requirements.