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GCSIT is pleased to invite you to special a one-day workshop

VxRail Test Drive for Technical Decision Makers

This solutions-oriented training is designed for end-user DC Architects and Senior Engineers who are responsible for developing data center solutions that span compute, network, and storage. 

LEARN the fundamentals and advantages of Dell EMC VxRail and VMware vSAN platforms and their key enabling technologies.

USE hands-on lab exercises with demo pods that have been designed to help you explore VxRail and vSAN management capabilities.


Learning Objectives

  • Describe Hyper-convergence
  • Describe vSAN and SDDC
  • Describe VxRail Hardware and Operations
  • Compare VxRail with vSAN Ready Nodes
  • Describe how to deploy and operate VxRail

The VxRail Workshop will cover: 

  • Lesson 1: Hyper-convergence 
  • Lesson 2: vSAN 
  • Lesson 3: VxRail Hardware 
  • Lesson 4: VxRail vs. vSAN Ready Nodes 
  • Lesson 5: VxRail Deployment and Operations 


  • Lab 1: First Build 
  • Lab 2: Logical and Physical Health 
  • Lab 3: Cluster Expansion - Scaling Out 
  • Lab 4: QoS IOPS limit 
  • Lab 5: Fault Domains 
  • Lab 6: Erasure Coding 
  • Lab 7: Snapshot Creation and Management

Thurs, June 28
9 AM to 5 PM

Dell EMC
505 1st Avenue South Suite 600 Seattle WA 98104

Vancouver Conference Rm 6th Floor

Space is limited to only 16 participants

Food & beverages will be provided

Please bring your laptop so you may participate in the lab exercises