IST245G - Information Storage and Management

Credits: 3

This course provides a comprehensive introduction to storage technology including Storage Area Networks (SANs), tiered storage (CAS) and file sharing attachment (NAS) that will enable the student to make informed decisions concerning the selection and implementation of storage systems in a complex IT environment.  The student will learn about the architectures, features, and benefits of an intelligent storage system.  Topics include networked storage technologies and long-term archiving solutions, information security, and the emerging field of storage virtualization technologies. This course focuses on storage technology concepts and principles that are reinforced with examples of actual solutions. Realistic case studies enable you to design the most appropriate solution for given sets of criteria. 


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