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.
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
Who Can Benefit
This is a base course for individuals who are involved in the planning, installing, configuring, and upgrading of IBM systems.
The following course, or equivalent knowledge, is required prior to this course:
- Introduction to Storage (SS01G)