CSDE: Cisco Storage Network Design Essentials

0 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum

This course has been retired in favour of the newer DCSNS course.


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Customer Needs Assessment (3 topics)

  • Designing for Customer Environments
  • Understanding Enterprise Application Architecture
  • Completing a detailed assessment

Designing Multiprotocol SANs (8 topics)

  • Designing FC SAN Fabrics
  • Engineering FC Traffic
  • Securing FC Fabrics
  • (Case Study: Designing FC SAN Fabrics)
  • Designing IP SAN Fabrics
  • Securing IP SANs
  • (Case Study: Designing IP SAN Fabrics)
  • Designing a Management Infrastructure

Designing SAN Extension Solutions (6 topics)

  • Optical Technologies Review
  • Choosing a Remote Connectivity Solution
  • HA Design
  • Fabric Configuration
  • Performance Tuning
  • (Case Study: Designing Remote SAN Connectivity Solutions)


Successful completion of Cisco Multiprotocol Storage Essentials.