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Virtualization Essentials - 2 Days

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The Virtualization Essentials course is a 2-day, interactive, classroom-based learning experience. The course provides a balanced curriculum and addresses the business perspective, the technical organization, and operating and governing virtualization. Scenario-driven learning has always been one of the key success factors of PB Tech’s courses because it puts participants in the right mind set to apply the principles in a realistic setting. Tee role-play activities included in this course present a real-word connect using situations that can occur in the day-to-day life of the participants. In addition, interactivities such as brainstorms, quizzes, and discussions add to the interactive nature of this course.

Course Overview

By the end of the class students will be able to:

  • Understand the common terms and definitions of virtualization.
  • Comprehend the business benefits and business considerations of virtualization.
  • Understand various approaches to server virtualization, its relevance to t he modern data center, available platforms and important features.
  • Understand the implications of virtualization on storage, networks, and applications, and recognize issues, challenges, and opportunities for managing this.
  • Comprehend the implications of virtualization on the modern workplace, and recognize challenges and opportunities for managing this.
  • Understand the impact and changes of virtualization on IT service management.
  • Explain typical steps that lead to the successful adoption of virtualization techniques, and understand the implications for an organization.
  • Recognize the compliance, risk, and regulatory consequences of virtualization and its financial and strategic impact on an organization.


There are no formal prerequisites; it is recommended that participants have experience in the IT domain.

Course Outline

  • Day 1

    • Course Introduction
    • Introduction to Virtualization
    • Business Perspective
    • The Virtual Data Center: Server Virtualization
    • The Virtual Data Center: Storage Networks, and Applications
  • Day 2

    • Workplace Virtualization Technologies
    • Adopting Virtualization
    • Operating Virtualization
    • Governing Virtualization