Who should attend
This seminar will appeal to IT decision makers as well as network architects and system administrators who are seeking to leverage the benefits and features of the VersaStack validated design.
Seminar attendees should have a basic understanding of virtualized data center architectures, computing, storage resources, and networking.
Upon completing this seminar, attendees will have a comprehensive overview of the VersaStack pre-validated architecture and its unique value to both IT and business.
Attendees will be able to meet these overall objectives:
- Understand VersaStack components and architecture
- Identify the benefits of VersaStack solutions
- Leverage VersaStack Case Studies to formulate planning and design options for their supported organizations
- Experience the VersaStack architecture through practical test drive exercises
The VersaStack solution by Cisco and IBM is an integrated infrastructure designed for cloud and enterprise application deployments. It combines the performance and innovation of the Cisco UCS Integrated Infrastructure with the versatility and efficiency of the IBM Storwize storage system. The VersaStack solution is backed by Cisco Validated Designs to provide a faster delivery of applications, greater IT efficiency, and less risk. The VersaStack solution is Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI) ready. Upon completion of the seminar, attendees will understand how the VersaStack reference architecture streamlines the design and implementation of cloud infrastructure by providing a pre-validated solution based on carefully selected, next-generation, virtualized data center hardware. Attendees will explore the business and technical advantages of a VersaStack solution and understand new deployment options, as well as migration strategies for existing production environments.