Introducing Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCIMDS)

Training Summary
The Introducing Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCIMDS) course gives you an overview of Cisco MDS 9000 Series Multilayer Switches, including platform architecture, software, and management capabilities. You will learn the key features that contribute to high performance and availability, flexibility, and operational simplicity and investment protection. During hands-on lab time, you’ll configure: a Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) SAN fabric using Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM) and Command Line Interface (CLI) commands; SAN analytics and SAN telemetry streaming; device aliases and zoning; and more. You’ll gain a technical understanding of how to build highly available, scalable storage networks using the robust, flexible hardware architecture with network and storage management intelligence.
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
2 Days/Lecture & Lab
Technical decision makers and professionals who architect, implement, or manage data center SAN environments, including:
  • Solutions architects
  • Data center architects
  • Network architects
  • Systems engineers
  • Data center engineers
  • Network engineers
  • Technical decision makers
  • Cisco integrators and partners
Course Topics
  • Describing Cisco MDS Platform
  • Describing Cisco MDS Architecture
  • Describing Storage Technologies
  • Managing Cisco MDS Switches
  • Describing and Using Cisco MDS Key Features

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