IBMSN71G - Storage Area Networking Fundamentals

IBM offers a comprehensive portfolio of SAN switches, storage, software, services and solutions to reliably bring information to people in a cost effective way. IBM provides flexible, scalable and open standards-based business-class and global enterprise-class storage networking solutions for the on demand world.
This course provides an overview of storage network and data center networking technology. It reviews SAN concepts, Fibre Channel architecture, SAN topologies, IBM b-type offerings, IBM offerings from Cisco, and SAN over Ethernet architectures, such as iSCSI and FCoE.
Learning Journeys or Training Paths that reference this course:
  • IBM Storage Solutions
This is a base course for individuals who are involved in the planning, installing, configuring, and upgrading of IBM systems.
Day 1
Unit 1 - SAN Concepts
Unit 2 - Fibre Channel
Unit 3 - SAN design and topology (1 of 2)
Day 2
Unit 3 - SAN design and topology (2 of 2) (continued)
Unit 4 - IBM Fibre Channel b-type switches and directors
Day 3
Exercise 0 - Lab setup and preliminary instructions
Exercise 1 - Switch management overview
Exercise 2 - Management software installation
Exercise 3 - Zoning configuration
Exercise 4 - Configuring the IBM Storwize V3700 storage system
Exercise 5 - V3700 storage provisioning using iSCSI
Exercise 6 - Brocade VDX fabric merging
Unit 5 - Cisco MDS Fibre Channel switches and directors
Day 4
Unit 6 - SAN over Ethernet
Exercise 7 - Basic configuration
Exercise 8 - Management tools installation
Exercise 9 - VSAN creation
Exercise 10 - Zoning configuration on Cisco
Exercise 11 - Configuring the DS3500 storage subsystem
After completing this course, you should be able to:
Classify the components of a SAN infrastructure
Appraise the Fibre Channel architecture and terms
Classify the three major components of a SAN
Differentiate the features of the IBM Storage System b-type switch offerings
Differentiate the features of the IBM offered Cisco SAN switches and directors
Evaluate the implementations of iSCSI and FCoE

Prezzo di listino

2.600,00 EUR + IVA


  • 28 ore
  • 4 giorni


The following course, or equivalent knowledge, is required prior to this course:
Introduction to Storage (SS01)
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