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IBM Certified Solution Advisor – SoftLayer Certification Prep

New & Exclusive – This course helps you prepare for the IBM Certified Solution Advisor-SoftLayer V1 certification exam.

GK# 6057 Vendor# U66057

Course Overview


This course is a comprehensive review of SoftLayer concepts and covers the six objectives of the Foundations of SoftLayer V1 exam. You will gain knowledge in uncommon topics to further prepare you for certification. 

This half-day course is taught as an interactive discussion including instructor lecture, demos, and self-study.


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What You'll Learn


In-depth coverage of the six objectives required to pass the Foundations of SoftLayer V1 exam (C5050-100).

  1. SoftLayer Introduction
  2. SoftLayer Core Offerings
  3. SoftLayer Ancillary Offerings
  4. SoftLayer Advanced Offerings
  5. SoftLayer Configuration
  6. SoftLayer Workloads and Solutions


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1. Cloud Computing 

  • Cloud Definition 
  • Cloud Platform Services 
  • Types of Cloud 

2. SoftLayer Infrastructure Data Centers Options 

  • SoftLayer 
  • SoftLayer Data Centers Network 
  • Infrastructure Management System (IMS) 
  • SoftLayer SLA and MSA 

3. Compute Servers 

  • Virtual Servers 
  • Bare Metal Server 
  • Private Cloud on SoftLayer 
  • Hybrid Cloud on SoftLayer 
  • Standard and Flex Images 

4. Networking

  • SoftLayer Infrastructure Global Network 
  • Firewalls in SoftLayer 
  • Load Balancers 
  • Auto Scale 
  • Content Delivery Network (CDN) 

5. Storage 

  • Cloud Storage 
  • File Storage 
  • Storage Configuration Options 
  • Object Storage 
  • QuantaStor 
  • Comparing Storage Types 

6. Back Up and Disaster Recovery

  • EVault
  • Idera
  • Object Storage
  • Disaster Recovery

7. Managed Services

8. Designing for SoftLayer

  • IBM Cloud Computing Reference Architecture (CCRA)



Who Should Attend

  • Individuals looking to achieve IBM Certified Solution Advisor – SoftLayer certification
  • Business Partners seeking to achieve or maintain membership levels (silver, gold, and platinum)
  • Cloud and SoftLayer sellers
Training Exclusives

This course comes with the following benefits:

  • Digital courseware
  • 12 Months of Indexed Virtual Class Recordings
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Course Delivery

This course is available in the following formats:

Virtual Classroom Live

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

Duration: 1 day

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