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PlateSpin Recon 4.0: Consolidation Assessments and Data Center Management [Course 8258]

Course Overview

This course teaches students how to use PlateSpin Recon 3.7.4 to perform a Consolidation Assessment. The goal is to give students a good idea of what PlateSpin Recon can do for them during an infrastructure assessment for consolidation planning. A second goal is to show students what Recon can do for them as an on-going data center optimization and protection tool. It will start by showing them how to discover and Inventory servers in their infrastructure and then how to report their findings and to produce a consolidation project. This course is needed to train customers, partners and NetIQ consulting staff in the product.

  • Learn about what PlateSpin Recon is and does
  • Learn about what a Consolidation Assessment Project is
  • Understand the PlateSpin Recon Assessment Process
  • Learn how to do a consolidation assessment with PlateSpin Recon
  • Learn about different consolidation scenarios
  • Learn about reasons to keep PlateSpin Recon for on-going data center management

Training Level: 2 - Intermediate

Duration: 1 Days

Key Objectives

Learn to use PlateSpin Recon 3.7.4 to run Consolidation and Protection projects solutions, as well as how to use Recon to monitor and manage a data center with virtualized workloads.

Audience Summary

The target audience for this course should be somewhat familiar with operating systems and virtualization. It is targeted at technical staff at NetiQ partners, customers and consultants. Itis designed to show them how to actually use the product to perform a consolidation assessment project.

Course Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have a basic understanding of virtualization and operating systems.

Course Outline

This course is taught in the following sections:

Section 1:  The PlateSpin Product Suite

Section 2: PlateSpin Recon Overview

Section 3: Recon Technical Information

Section 4: Recon Client

Section 5: Consolidation Assessments

Section 6: Recon Assessment Process

Section 7: Recon Project Wizard

Section 8: Sample Consolidation Assessments

Section 9: On-Going Data Center Management

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