Advanced Gen 5 SAN Administration (CFP 300)

This advanced training course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to help them become proficient with advanced Fabric OS v7.2.0 features. Topics include Fibre Channel-to-Fibre Channel Routing (FC-FC Routing), Fibre Channel over Internet Protocol (FCIP), Adaptive Networking, Access Gateway, Virtual Fabrics (VF), Monitoring and Alerting Policy Suite (MAPS), Flow Vision, and Brocade management tools. Switch management tasked are performed using Telnet and Brocade Network Advisor v12.1.3.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) for Service Provider and Enterprise Networks (BGP 400)

This lab-intensive course covers intermediate to advanced BGP theory and concepts, and will provide students with the required skills to configure and troubleshoot BGP networks in Service Provider and Enterprise network environments. For more information on specific course topics, please read the data sheet via the link below. BGP 400 is a prerequisite for Brocade University MPLS training offerings.

Brocade 5600 vRouter Fundamentals (NFV 200)

This instructor-led course with hands-on labs, includes information on installing, configuring, and managing the Brocade 5600 vRouter. Other topics include, configuring DNS, DHCP, NAT, and firewall, creating site-to-site VPNs using IPsec or OpenVPN, and configuring the 5600 vRouter in a high availability scenario.

Brocade DCX Backbone Product Administration (DCX 200)

This instructor-led training provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to deploy and manage Brocade Backbone switches. Topics include Backbone chassis and blade hardware components. Backbone configuration, firmware management, and troubleshooting concepts will also be covered. This course covers the DCX, DCX-4s, DCX 8510-4, and DCX 8510-8. Hands-on laboratory exercises apply the concepts defined in class.

Brocade MPLS Implementation (MPLS 400)

This course is an in-depth study of deploying networks using Multiprotocol Label Switching (MPLS).  Course materials focus on features of the Brocade NetIron series of routers including multiple advanced L2 / L3 VPN technologies such as VLL, VPLS, and L3 VPNs. This course covers MPLS concepts, benefits, protocols, designs, configurations, and basic troubleshooting. MPLS 400 is a pre-requisite for Brocade University MPLS Traffic Engineering training offerings.

Brocade MPLS Traffic Engineering (MPLS 450)

This instructor-led training provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to implement MPLS Traffic Engineering using Brocade switches.  This advanced course is the second of two classes, and pertains specifically to the Brocade MPLS Traffic Engineering solution being deployed on Brocade switches.

Brocade Network Advisor for IP (BNA 200-IP)

This instructor-led training course with hands-on labs, provides an introduction to configuring, managing, and monitoring IP networks using the Brocade Network Advisor management application. This course focuses on discovering and configuring IP devices, as well as traffic analysis and reporting

Brocade Network Advisor for SAN (BNA 200)

Brocade Network Advisor for SAN provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to utilize Brocade Network Advisor (BNA) to proactively manage and monitor their Storage Area Network (SAN) environment. This course provides a significant amount of hands-on experience and discussion to help students become proficient in using BNA to install, configure, and manage their SAN environment. Students will learn how to leverage BNA’s comprehensive management capabilities to simplify daily operations while improving their SAN environment’s performance and reliability.

Brocade Network Industry Protocol (NIP 200-ILT)

This Instructor-led course provides an extensive view of networking concepts and technologies while exploring the standardized protocols used in networks today. It can also serve as a foundational course preparing students that are entering into the IP networking field needing a working knowledge of a networks structure and function. Studies include the physical and logical understanding of basic networking operations, Layer 2/3 addressing and standardized multi-vendor supported core, management and monitoring protocols. Multi-cast forwarding using PIM and IGMP protocols are discussed and an overview of popular WAN technologies deployed past in present.

Brocade Professional IP Administrator (BPIPA 200)

This course provides an in-depth study of the Brocade Ethernet Switch/Router family of products and how they are utilized in an enterprise network. The course covers core competencies of configuration, operations and maintenance of Brocade IP products including the FCX, ICX and MLX family of devices. This course also covers core L2/L3 protocol configurations including STP family, OSPF, BGP, QoS, and Brocade proprietary protocols and technology including MCT, VRRPe and FDP. Additional topics include the IPv6 protocol and Software Defined Networking (SDN) functions including Openflow, Netconf and Yang.

Brocade SAN Troubleshooting (SAN-TS 300)

This 3-day instructor-led course provides students with the technical and process information needed to perform troubleshooting and data gathering tasks in SAN switched and routed networks, based on 16 Gbps Brocade products and Fabric OS v7.1.0.

Brocade Virtual Application Delivery Essentials (VADC 200)

This instructor-led course with hands-on labs provides an introduction to the Brocade Virtual Application Delivery product family and supported Layer 4 through 7 features. Products covered in this training include Brocade Virtual Traffic Manager (vTM) with an overview of capabilities of Brocade Services Director (SD) and Brocade Virtual Web Application Firewall (vWAF). Other topics include, configuration of vTMinstallations, fail pools, clustering, SSL, and Global Load Balancing (GLB).

Core Gen 5 SAN Administration (CFA 200)

This training course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to help them become proficient with Brocade products and Fabric OS v7.2.0 features. Topics include an introduction to Fibre Channel, switch installation and configuration, zoning, Inter-Switch Links (ISLs), ISL Trunking, Layer 2 routing, updating switch firmware, backing up switch configurations, and basic troubleshooting. Students will learn to perform switch management tasks using the CLI and Brocade Network Advisor v12.1.3.