This unique course provides a comprehensive mastery of the various storage infrastructure components and options in a modern data center environment. Participants will learn to apply storage-related technologies in a fast changing and complex IT environment due to the adoption of new technologies such as cloud, edge computing, Big Data, IoT, AI/ML, and 5G.
This course covers intelligent storage systems, networking technologies business continuity solutions, information security, and storage infrastructure management. The course content takes an open-approach to describe all the concepts and technologies, which are further illustrated and reinforced with Dell product examples.
Who should attend
This course is intended for:
- Experienced IT professionals directly managing storage infrastructure
- IT professionals seeking to better understand the role of storage infrastructure in the modern data center
- Students and professionals considering a career in the storage industry
- Organization-wide IT teams responsible for planning, designing, deploying, managing, or leveraging storage infrastructure
- Individuals who are seeking Dell Technologies Proven Professional Information Storage and Management associate-level certification
To successfully complete this course, a student should have:
- A basic understanding of computer architecture, operating systems, and networking
- Participants with experience in specific segments of storage infrastructure would also be able to assimilate the course material
Upon successful completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Describe business drivers of digital transformation.
- Describe modern data center infrastructure and its elements.
- Explain intelligent storage systems and their types.
- Evaluate various storage networking technologies and approaches.
- Describe software-defined storage and networking.
- Articulate business continuity and data protection solutions (replication, backup, migration, and archiving).
- Describe storage infrastructure security and management processes.
- Introduction to Information Storage
- Business Drivers of Digital Transformation
- Modern Data Center Environment
- Intelligent Storage Systems
- Block, File, and Object-based Storage System
- Storage Area Network – FC SAN
- IP SAN, FCoE, and NVMe-oF
- Software Defined Storage and Network
- Business Continuity
- Data Protection
- Storage Infrastructure Security
- Storage Infrastructure Management