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Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches Overview (DCMDSO)

( Duration: 1 Day )

This Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches Overview (DCMDSO) training course provides a technical overview of how Cisco Multilayer Director Switch (MDS) 9000 Series, can be used to build highly available and scalable storage networks with advanced security and unified management. The course is for technical decision makers and IT professionals who architect, implement, and manage data center Storage Area Network (SAN) environments. In this course, you will learn about key capabilities of the MDS 9000 Series, including platforms, architecture, software, management, and key features that contribute to performance, high availability, flexibility, and operational simplicity of storage environments.

By attending Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches Overview (DCMDSO) workshop, delegates will learn to:

  • Describe Cisco MDS SAN features and advantages
  • Define fixed and modular platforms
  • Understand Cisco MDS architecture and high-availability mechanisms
  • Identify technologies used in modern SANs
  • Describe SAN management with Cisco Data Center Network Manager (DCNM)
  • Explain key value-add features that distinguish Cisco MDS switches

  • Experience managing data center deployments
  • Knowledge of SAN technologies
  • Understanding business and application requirements

The Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches Overview (DCMDSO) class is ideal for:

  • Data center architects
  • Data center engineers
  • IT directors
  • IT managers
  • Network architects
  • Network engineers
  • Solution architects
  • Systems engineers

COURSE AGENDA

1

Define Cisco MDS Platform Overview

  • Introduction and Advantages of Cisco MDS
  • Fixed Platforms
  • Modular Platforms
2

Desscribe Cisco MDS Architecture

  • Store-and-Forward Architecture
  • High Availability
  • Redundancy
3

Explore Cisco MDS Key Features

  • Virtual Storage Area Networks
  • Port Channels
  • Slow Drain Device and Path Analysis Using Congestion Control Mechanisms
  • Cisco DCNM SAN Insights for SAN Analytics
  • Zoning
  • Smart Zoning
  • Other Differentiating Features
4

Examine Cisco MDS Management

  • Cisco Data Center Network Manager

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