Dell - Information Storage and Management v5

$3,125.00 USD

5 Days


Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

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.

Course Objectives

  • 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.

Who Should Attend?

  • 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 whare seeking Dell Technologies Proven Professional Information Storage and Management associate-level certification
  • Top-rated instructors: Our crew of subject matter experts have an average instructor rating of 4.8 out of 5 across thousands of reviews.
  • Authorized content: We maintain more than 35 Authorized Training Partnerships with the top players in tech, ensuring your course materials contain the most relevant and up-to date information.
  • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
  • Post Class Resources: Review your class content, catch up on any material you may have missed or perfect your new skills with access to resources after your course is complete.
  • Private Group Training: Let our world-class instructors deliver exclusive training courses just for your employees. Our private group training is designed to promote your team’s shared growth and skill development.
  • Tailored Training Solutions: Our subject matter experts can customize the class to specifically address the unique goals of your team.

Course Prerequisites

  • 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


Introduction to Information Storage

  • Data and information
  • Key characteristics of a data center
  • Business drivers of digital transformation

Business Drivers of Digital Transformation

  • Cloud Computing
  • Big Data and AI/ML
  • IoT, Edge Computing, and 5G

Modern Data Center Environment

  • Types of compute system, hypervisor, VM, and containers
  • Applications, types of storage and network
  • Software-defined Data Center
  • Modern Data Center Architecture, CI/HCI

Intelligent Storage Systems

  • Types and components of intelligent storage systems
  • RAID
  • Storage provisioning and tiering

Block, File, and Object-based Storage System

  • Block storage system components
  • Scale-up and Scale-out NAS
  • Features and components of Object storage system
  • Unified storage system

Storage Area Network – FC SAN

  • FC SAN Architecture
  • FC topologies and zoning
  • SAN virtualization

IP SAN, FCoE, and NVMe-oF

  • iSCSI components, protocol stack, and VLAN
  • FCIP connectivity, protocol stack, and FCoE
  • NVMe-oF

Software Defined Storage and Network

  • Key attributes of SDS, SDS architecture
  • SDN architecture, benefits

Business Continuity

  • Business continuity overview
  • Fault tolerant IT infrastructure

Data Protection

  • Data replication
  • Backup and recovery
  • Data deduplication
  • Data archiving and migration

Storage Infrastructure Security

  • Introduction to information security
  • Storage security domains and threats
  • Key security controls

Storage Infrastructure Management

  • Introduction to storage management
  • Operations management

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