Information Storage and Management (ISM)


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.

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

Course Objectives

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.

Course Content

  • 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

Prices & Delivery methods

Online Training

5 days

  • on request
Classroom Training

5 days

  • on request


Currently there are no training dates scheduled for this course.