Course Duration : 2 Day - Face-To-Face Instructor Led Workshop
Course Fee : Available upon request (Write to us at
Course Location : TLC (Karachi), Customer Onsite, and Online
: Online workshop are delivered in four days, two units each day between 11 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm
Course Code : TN175
Deliverables : Comprehensive Student Guide and Workshop Certificate
This course is designed to provide you with introductory information on leading edge infrastructure and emerging technologies. You will be taught about the capabilities, functions and basic solutions offered by the various technology market leaders. 

This is a two day face-to-face workshop that is specially designed to develop human resources in the field of infrastructure technologies. 
Based on 27 years of experience, this course is developed and designed to prepare human resources to meet local and global demand gap where you can demonstrate your abilities as a key IT resource for any organization. 

This workshop is equally beneficial for fresh universities graduates and for those who want to start their career as technology professional. This workshop is a prerequsite of the following job roles.

  • Customer who want to update their knowledge in the field of Infrastructure Technologies based on emerging technologies like Virtualization, IoT's, Object Storage, and Cloud Computing. This shall ebable customers to exapnd their knowledge helping them to better communicate with their technology vendors during presales cycle, preparing RPFs etc. 
  • People who want to start their career as Infrastructure Technology Pre Sales Specialists. 
  • People who want to develop skills as IT Infrastructure Technology Consultants and Systems Integrators. 
  • Senior IT resources and managers who want to refresh their knowledge in IT Infrastructure Technologies. 
  • Technology vendors, their Business Partners and distributors. 
  • Technology sales people who want to change their profession from other technology discipline to IT Infrastrastructure Sales Professionals. 
Participants should have basic level of understandings of Information Technology. 

On completion of this course participants should be able to:

Unit 1 – Data Center Technologies
  • Understand Data Center –Consolidation & Colocation.
  • Next Generation Data Center.
  • System Availability –Some Facts.
  • Continuous Availability for Local & DR –Change Management.
  • 9 Layer of IT Infrastructure Foundation –Knowing the Mistake.
  • Why Data Protection is important?
  • Why enterprises are increasingly more vulnerable to disaster?
  • Important consideration from Data Recovery point of view.
  • Understanding Recovery Point Objective –RPO and RTO.
  • Data Center Tiers.
  • DData Center Architecture and Design.
  • Data Center Security and Safety.
  • Data Center Infrastructure Management and Monitoring.
  • Open System Interconnection –OSI Model.
  • Networking Devices –An integral part of Data Center.
  • Mandatory components of Data Center.
  • Some of the Big Challenges –Data Center.
  • Understanding the difference between TCO and TCA.
  • IDC’s top 10 predictions for the data center.
Unit 2 – Virtualization Technologies
  • Typical standalone server configuration.
  • Management key objectives & Challenges.
  • Virtualization Defined.
  • Understand different forms of Virtualization.
  • Traditional IT Infrastructure.
  • What is Virtualization and the role of hypervisor.
  • Virtualization and overall benefits.
  • CPU, Memory, Storage and Network virtualization.
  • Advantages of virtualization.
  • Impact of Server Virtualization –Consolidation Example.
  • Virtualization –Hypervisor, the core technology.
  • Desktop virtualization.
  • Storage Capacity Utilization –Expanding more for less.
  • Why there is a need for Storage Virtualization.
  • Key features & benefits offered by Storage Virtualization.
  • Flexibility through Storage Virtualization.
Unit 3 – Storage in a view - Challenges and Trends
  • Storage types and subsystems
  • IT Trends and storage dilemma
  • Business requirements
  • Pressure on the IT management
  • Information infrastructure model
  • Information explosion –The growth
  • Reduce cost, minimize risk and improve services
  • Backup and restore solutions Planning about new storage purchase
  • Understanding SAN & the role of SNIA –Standards & Compliances.
  • Why SAN and SAN highlights and utility.
  • Components and benefits of SAN.
  • SAN –A high speed data transfer between hosts.
  • Protocols supported by SAN –FC SAN and IP SAN.
  • Understand igroup and LUN.
  • Logical Unit Number specifics.
  • Information you require to create a LUN.
  • Understanding Block Level Storage & its applications.
  • Major SAN players.
  • Understand file sharing environment and NAS.
  • Describe File Based Storage and NAS Advantages.
  • Understand NAS Protocols –NFS, CIFS, HTP.
  • Server and NAS connectivity.
  • NAS communications and security.
  • iSCSI –What is it? and Basic iSCSI storage configuration.
  • Understanding TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE).
  • NAS Implementation.
  • Understand NAS I/O and NAS benefits.
  • SAN NAS comparison chart.
  • Understand Snapshot technology.
  • Understanding Network Data Management Protocol and its functionality. 
  • Difference between Unstructured and Structured data types.
  • What is an Object and Metadata?
  • What is Object Storage?
  • Understand Object Storage Concepts.
  • About Object Store Contents.
  • Abstraction of Storage.
  • Object Storage components.
  • Key characteristics of Object Storage.
  • Object Storage –Data Containers & Attributes.
  • Components of Object Storage.
  • Understanding REST.
  • Features and Benefits of Object Storage.
  • Nine reasons Object Level Storage adoption has increased.
  • Object Storage –Usage scenario with respect to Applications.
  • Global Use Cases.
  • Object Storage as a Scalable Cloud Storage Service.
  • Global Object Storage vendors and their positioning.
Unit 4 - Backup Recovery and Data Security
  • Why backups are important?
  • Why recovery of the data is critical?
  • Types of general purpose user applications.
  • Data replication technologies and replication types.
  • Network bandwidth consideration and latency.
  • Data integrity and data consistency.
  • Online backup consistency and problems.
  • Understanding Encryption –Symmetric & Asymmetric.
  • Why encryption is essential.
  • Consequences of data security breaches.
  • Fabric-based encryption for data-at-rest.
  • Self Encrypting Hard Disk Drives and Tape Drives.
  • Data Encryption supported on Storage Subsystems –Example.
Unit 5 – Cloud Computing Defined
  • Cloud Computing Defined.
  • Defining Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and Web Services.
  • Describe Representational State Transfer (REST) Architecture.
  • Technologies that Enable Cloud Computing.
  • Virtualization, Hypervisor, Provisioning, Orchestration, Security, and Lifecycle Management.
  • Understand three Cloud Service Models & their details.
  • Describe Cloud four Deployment Models with Several Variations and their details.
  • Clients are moving workloads to cloud.
  • Application Readiness with respect to Cloud.
  • Cloud solution to common IT problems & challenges.
  • Common terms & phrases related to cloud solutions.
  • Cloud Architecture and a view on Cloud Computing Reference Architecture.
  • Cloud migration from architecture through implementation.
  • Vendors are helping their clients achieve compelling business outcomes.
  • Cloud local and international market players.
  • Cloud boundaries getting blurred and complex.
Unit 6 – Exploiting Internet of Things (IoT)
  • What is Internet of Thing –IoT and Major components of IoT.
  • Understand how IOT Works.
  • Example of an IoT system.
  • What are Sensor Based Data Acquisition Systems?
  • Internet of Things –Hardware & Software.
  • Basic Architecture of Internet of Things.
  • IoT –Embedded Operating System and Supported Platforms.
  • Top 5 wireless technologies for IoT & 5G networks.
  • Exponential growth of IoT.
  • IoT is the current wave of the Internet.
  • M2M Vs IoT –A Smart Comparison
  • IoT disadvantages that you should know.
  • IoT Market –Sizing the opportunity.
  • Emerging Standards supporting IoT.
  • Standard IoT Devices & Simple view of the Internet of Things.
  • IoT Device Management.
  • Internet of Things -Common Uses.
  • IoT Applications.
  • Why most IoT projects are unsuccessful.
Unit 7 – Information Security Awareness
  • Our world –and how we interact with it –is changing.
  • The Evolution of Data increases storage security threats.
  • The Evolution of Storage technologies and future.
  • What is Information Security and Dependability.
  • Business Drivers for Data Security and Risks attached to Poor Security.
  • Top 11 ways poor cyber security can harm you.
  • Key Cybersecurity initiatives business should consider.
  • Security Vs. Safety in a view.
  • Threats definitions –Just a refresher.
  • Malware Detection and Security –Defense in depth.
  • Avoid Social Engineering and Malicious Software.
  • Other Hacker tricks to avoid.
  • Understand Fraud and Pulling fraud out of the shadows.
  • Top Security Concerns for Cloud-Based Storage Services.
  • Keep your Storage Security policy simple.
  • 5 Questions you should ask your Cloud Services Provider
  • Top 5 Cloud Storage Security Challenges.
  • Generalized Security Framework.
  • Traditional Approach to Security.
  • Enterprise Security in a View.


List of IBM AIX Operating System 
Standard Courses

AIX 7 Basics

Power Systems for AIX II - AIX Implementation and Administration

Power Systems for AIX III - Advanced Administration and Problem Determination

Introduction to AIX Korn Shell Scripting - AIX 7,1, AIX 6.1, AIX 5.3 and Linux

AIX 7 Jumpstart for UNIX Professionals

Security for Power Systems AIX

IBM POWER Virtualization Technologies

AIX Disk Storage Management and Recovery Procedures

AIX Performance Monitoring and Management

Introduction to IT Infrastructure Technologies

Understanding the Role of Storage Technologies and Big Data

Linux Basics for Users


List of IBM AIX Operating System 
Short-Term Courses

AIX System Configuration Devices & AIX System Storage Overview

AIX Disk Storage Management & Recovery Procedures

AIX Performance Monitoring & Management

Understanding & Managing AIX ODM (Object Data Manager)

Security for Power Systems AIX

AIX Software Installation Maintenance & Backup & Restotore

Working with Logical Volume Manager & File System Administration

AIX Error Monitoring & System Dump Facility and AIX Scheduling

AIX Security & User Administration