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SAN and Storage Fundamentals (SFUN)


Who should attend

Entry level storage technicians who need an overview of the structure and concepts of modern storage technologies.


Networking & TCP/IP Fundamentals (NWF) and Troubleshooting TCP/IP Fundamentals (TTCP) or similar knowledge of networking technologies.

Course Objectives

This course gives an overview of the design and concepts of storage technology as well as covering vendor specific features and protocols.

Course Content

Storage Media
  • Storage Tiers
  • Storage Media
  • When to choose what…
  • Tiering
  • Efficiency
Storage Access Protocols
  • Topologies: DAS, NAS, SAN
  • DAS: Direct Attached Storage
  • SAN: Storage Area Networks
  • SCSI: The Command Set
  • FC: Transport Medium
  • FCP: Client Protocol
  • Ethernet: Transport Medium
  • FCoE: Client Protocol
  • iSCSI: Client Protocol
  • NVMe / NVMe-oF: Modern SCSI replacement
  • NAS: Network Attached Storage
  • NFS: Client Protocol
  • SMB/CIFS: Client Protocol
  • Unified Storage
  • Gateway
  • Object Storage / Cloud
  • S3 (Amazon)
Backup Disaster Recovery Archive
  • Business Continuity (BC)
  • Disaster Recovery (DR)
  • High Availability (HA)
  • Backup
  • Archive
Security Monitoring Management
  • Why is Security Important?
  • Secure Multi-Tenancy
  • Monitoring
  • Management
  • Datacenter Provisioning Challenges
Vendor Comparison
  • Caveat
  • SAN / NAS / Unified Storage
  • Integrated Stacks
Online Training

Duration 5 days

  • Country: SG
    4,750.- SGD
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

  • Singapore:
    Country: SG
    4,750.- SGD
  • Australia:
    Country: AU
    5,000.- AUD
  • New Zealand:
    Country: NZ
    6,670.- NZD
  • Indonesia:
    Country: ID
    US$ 4,100.-
  • India:
    Country: IN
    155,000.- INR
  • Philippines:
    Country: PH
    155,000.- PHP
  • Thailand:
    Country: TH
    US$ 4,100.-
  • Vietnam:
    Country: VN
    US$ 4,100.-
  • Japan:
    Country: JP
    300,000 円
  • Sri Lanka:
    Country: LK
    US$ 4,100.-
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Asia Pacific

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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.