Introducing Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches Training

  • Learn via: Classroom
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Price: Please contact for booking options
We can host this training at your preferred location. Contact us!

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

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe Cisco MDS SAN features and advantages
  • Describe fixed and modular platforms
  • Describe Cisco MDS architecture and high-availability mechanisms
  • Describe technologies used in modern SANs
  • Describe SAN management with Cisco DCNM
  • Describe key value-add features that distinguish Cisco MDS switches
  • Configure basic Cisco MDS features and interfaces using DCNM

Describing Cisco MDS Platformâ—¦Introduction and Advantages of Cisco MDS

  • Fixed Platforms
  • Modular Platforms

Describing Cisco MDS Architectureâ—¦Store-and-Forward Architecture

  • High Availability
  • Redundancy

Describing Storage Technologiesâ—¦Fibre Channel

  • Non-Volatile Memory Express (NVMe) Over Fibre Channel
  • Fibre Channel Over IP
  • Fibre Channel Over Ethernet

Managing Cisco MDS Switchesâ—¦Cisco Data Center Network Manager

  • Cisco NX-OS CLI
  • Cisco NX-API

Describing and Using Cisco MDS Key Features

  • Virtual Storage Area Networks (VSANs)
  • Inter-VSAN Routing
  • Port Channels
  • Slow-Drain Device and Path Analysis Using Congestion Control Mechanisms
  • SAN Telemetry Streaming
  • Cisco DCNM SAN Insights for SAN Analytics
  • N Port Virtualization (NPV) and N-Port Identifier Virtualization (NPIV)
  • Zoning
  • Smart Zoning
  • Diagnostics Toolbox
  • SAN Extension
  • Other Differentiator Features


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Upcoming Trainings

Join our public courses in our Istanbul, London and Ankara facilities. Private class trainings will be organized at the location of your preference, according to your schedule.

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02 July 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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13 July 2024
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15 August 2024
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25 August 2024
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06 September 2024
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16 September 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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19 September 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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21 September 2024
Istanbul, Ankara, London
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