3 Day(s)


This course describes how the HP virtual connect family of interconnect solutions, which are modules deployed in HP BladeSystem enclosures, can be used to enable server blades, also installed in the BladeSystem, to access IP and storage networks. A variety of supporting networking technologies will also be covered, including protocols and standards applicable to Layer1, 2, and 3, that are commonly encountered when selling data center solutions encompassing local area and storage area networks. Certifications and Related Examinations: . AIS - HP BladeSystem Solutions [2010] . AIS - HP ProLiant ML/DL/SL Servers [2010] . HP AIS - Converged infrastructure Integration [2011] . HP0-S32 - HP BladeSystem Networking


  • HP Solution Architect
  • HP Authorized Reseller
  • Partners
  • HP Technical Client
  • Consultants
  • HP Field Presales & Competency Center Solution Architects

Key topics

At the conclusion of this course, you should be able to:-

  • Describe protocols supporting redundancy and availability in IP networks including those enabling link aggregation (LACP and PAgP), and path redundancy (Spanning Tree).
  • Describe protocols commonly used in the management of IP networks including LLDP, CDP, SNMP, and Syslog.
  • Describe FlexFabric module and adapters features and functionality.
  • Configure HP Virtual Connect Fibre Channel modules to support storage network connectivity scenarios.
  • Describe IP networking terminology and concepts including physical connectivity, switching, and routing.
  • Describe the implementation of VLANs and how traffic from multiple VLANs can be 2 transported over network links.
  • Describe virtual switching concepts including those encountered in server virtualisation solutions like VMware.
  • Configure HP Virtual Connect FlexFabric modules to support storage network connectivity scenarios.

Thinking about Onsite?

If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. It's a cost effective option.

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Upcoming Dates

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