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SoftLayer Fundamentals

Learn the essential skills to become proficient in the SoftLayer IaaS platform and solutions.

GK# 0741

Course Overview

This course introduces you to SoftLayer Infrastructure-as-a-Solution (IaaS) capabilities through instruction, hands-on lab activities, and demonstrations. A three-tier application framework and client case study is used to provide a workload context in order to understand what SoftLayer can do.

Delivery Format Options

  • Classroom Live

    Classroom Live

    Receive face-to-face instruction at one of our training center locations.


    $1295 CAD

    2 day

  • Virtual Classroom Live

    Virtual Classroom Live

    Experience expert-led online training from the convenience of your home, office or anywhere with an Internet connection.


    $1295 CAD

    2 day

  • Private Group Training

    Private Group Training

    Train your entire team in a private, coordinated professional development session at the location of your choice.

    Receive private training for teams online and in-person.

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What You'll Learn

  • Cloud terminology
  • Architectural concepts in regards to SoftLayer
  • Compare the SoftLayer storage options
  • Security and compliance, including data privacy
  • Evaluate the multiple network options and the performance implications
  • SoftLayer differentiators
  • Model a typical environment using relevant SoftLayer component options

Follow-On Courses

Who Needs To Attend

  • For individuals who want to evaluate the SoftLayer's IaaS capabilities in more detail
  • Individuals responsible for evaluating the technical benefits of using third party cloud hosting services such as SoftLayer for IaaS
  • IT solution and software architects who want to assess the fit of SoftLayer's IaaS technologies and how they align with their business requirements
  • Application developers who want to understand the SoftLayer's IaaS capabilities and how to leverage them into their applications
  • Network managers who want to understand IaaS connectivity and performance considerations to manage the computer networks across their business
  • Security managers who want to learn how to design IaaS solutions that protect underlying information using cloud services
  • Storage managers who need to assess IaaS options to manage the storage architecture strategy

Course Outline

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