Storage Area Networking Fundamentals – SN71G


Length– 32 hours


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

The following course, or equivalent knowledge, is required prior to this course:
• Introduction to Storage SS0

This is a base course for individuals who are involved in the planning, installing, configuring, and upgrading of IBM systems.

Course Outline
SAN Concepts
Fibre Channel
SAN design and topology (1 of 2)
SAN design and topology (2 of 2) (continued)
IBM Fibre Channel b-type switches and directors
Cisco MDS Fibre Channel switches and directors
SAN over Ethernet