Implementing and Administering the FlexPod Solution (FPIMPADM)

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Using Flexpod has many technical advantages for an organization, but it also has some consequences for the way the management department is structured. What does an organization have to do to make sure that managers are ready for this new way of working? Our colleague Kees Boot wrote a blog post about it:
How FlexPod changes the mindset and method of the management department [English]
Hoe FlexPod de denk- en werkwijze van de beheerafdeling verandert [Dutch]

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

  • Network engineers, Network administrators, System engineers and Server administrators


The knowledge and skills that a learner must have before attending this course are as follows:

  • General knowledge of networking technologies
  • CCNA / CCNP Data Center recommended
  • Basic understanding of NetApp storage operations; NetApp NCDA is recommended
  • Basic knowledge of server and server virtualization technologies such as VMware ESXi

Course Objectives

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

  • Describe the FlexPod solution
  • Describe the deployment use case
  • Describe network features
  • Describe storage networking features
  • Describe NetApp key features
  • Describe Cisco UCS compute
  • Describe compute node LAN connectivity
  • Describe identity, resource pools and policies
  • Describe service profiles and templates
  • Describe hypervisor and application solutions
  • Describe management and troubleshooting tools available for FlexPod components

Course Content

FlexPod Implementation and Administration is a 3-day instructor-led course where you will learn to set up, configure and administer the FlexPod architecture. The course provides a comprehensive understanding of the configuration requirements for FlexPod at the network, storage and compute layers of the architecture. You will also learn key implementation procedures, management and basic troubleshooting tasks on the Cisco Nexus 9372, Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS) and NetApp storage.

Updated features:

  • Cisco Nexus 9372
  • Cisco UCS Director / Cisco UCS Central
  • OpenStack
  • Hyper-V
Classroom Training
Modality: C

Duration 3 days

Price (VAT excl.)
  • Belgium: 2,700.- €
  • The Netherlands: 2,700.- €

  • NetApp Training Units: 36 NTU
  • Cisco Learning Credits: 38 CLC
Dates and Booking
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Currently no local training dates available.  For enquiries please write to info@flane.nl.

18-09-2019 - 20-09-2019 Vienna (iTLS) Enroll
09-10-2019 - 11-10-2019 Lisbon Enroll
02-10-2019 - 04-10-2019 Madrid Enroll

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