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VersaStack Test Drive (VSTD)


Course Overview

This course is a 2-day instructor led training program that is designed for technical decision makers as well as system and network engineers who will be given a comprehensive overview of the VersaStack pre-validated architecture and its unique value to both IT and business. The course covers key features of all the latest technologies comprising VersaStack solutions, including Cisco Nexus 9000 Series switches, Cisco MDS 9100 SAN switches, Cisco Unified Computing System, Cisco Nexus 1000V and IBM Storwize Unified Disk System. UCS Director delivers a unified infrastructure management and cloud automation solution and is featured as part of the lab experience as well.

Who should attend

  • Technical Decision Makers and Data Center Solution Architects
  • Network Engineers, Network Administrators, System Engineers and Server Administrators


  • General knowledge of networking technologies
  • Familiarity with data center architecture
  • Basic understanding of storage operations
  • Basic knowledge of server and server virtualisation technologies such as VMware ESXi

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Identify the architecture, features and components of VersaStack
  • Describe how VersaStack Solutions are designed
  • Describe implementation parameters for VersaStack:iIncluding Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches, Cisco MDS 9100 SAN Switches, Cisco Unified Computing System, Cisco Nexus 1000V and IBM Storwize Unified Storage Disk System

Course Content

  • VersaStack Architectural Overview
  • VersaStack Networking
  • VersaStack Storage Area Networking
  • VersaStack Compute: Unified Computing System
  • VersaStack Storage
  • VersaStack Virtualisation
  • Understanding Connectivity in the VersaStack Environment
  • Provisioning Storage from the Storwize Unified Disk System
  • Creating and Deploying a UCS Service Profile
  • Using Nexus 1000V in VMware ESXi 5.5 vSphere Environment
  • Exploring UCS Director
Online Training

Duration 2 days

  • US$ 1,995.-

Courseware language: English

Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

  • Singapore: US$ 1,995.-

Courseware language: English


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