DDN Training Overview

DDN Education can help ensure that you have the knowledge and skills to deploy and maintain cost-effective, high-performance storage networks, as well as demonstrate your technical expertise keeping you ahead of the technology curve. We have expert training staff with deep technical and industry knowledge, providing you with instructor-led hands-on courses.

DDN offers a rich curriculum of introductory and best practices courses on our products and solutions:

  • On-demand training
  • Virtual classroom events
  • Traditional classroom events


On-demand training provides the flexibility of learning on your schedule. Same content
as the regular instructor-led training where you are in control of your time, pace and content.
The DDN Virtual Classroom contains over 60 hours of on-demand videos of training lectures
and labs given by experienced DDN system and support engineers including: recorded
sessions of instructor led classes (e.g SFA, EXAScaler, GRIDScaler, IME, Insight). Field
Replacement Unit videos for all major hardware platforms (e.g. SFA18K, SFA7990, SS9012),
demonstrations and course quizzes with complete certificates.


Instructor-led remote training provides the effective live trainer experience without the added cost and travel of traditional face to face training. Our DDN experienced systems and support engineers teach regular virtual classes to allow for immersive experience allowing remote interactions. Students can ask questions throughout the structured class supplemented by instructor demonstrations and hands-on lab exercises. Currently SFA, EXAScaler and GRIDScaler courses are offered. Detailed course descriptions are provided below. Training is delivered remotely with a video conferencing application and browser-enabled lab environment.Public classes are regularly scheduled and private classes for up to 12 students can be arranged.


On-site instructor training is also an option for the ultimate learning experience. Customers can book a trainer to teach SFA, EXAScaler or GRIDScaler classes at their location. Course curricula are provided below. Private classes are typically 20 hours of lecture and labs for up to 12 students.

For pricing, availability and to order training, contact your sales representative at 1.800.837.2298.