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Global Infrastructure

Management Specialist

Global Infrastructure Management Specialist Training Course or GIMS is hardware and networking certification course. This course enables you to make a career in maintaining and troubleshooting network server. It also provides training on installing, configuring and managing hardware and network servers. This prepares a student for the complete end-to-end application of managing IT infrastructures. Advances into a module that prepares students with skills most sought after by companies with a good IT infrastructure.

Global Infrastructure Management Specialist

Course Modules

Computer Architecture


  • Computer Components Identification
  • Assemble and Disassemble
  • Computer Components
  • Components in Portable Computers
  • Devices Installation and Configuration
  • Characteristics of Cabling and their Connectors
  • Common IDE, SCSI and Peripheral Devices
  • Optimize PC Operations Optimization
  • Determine the Issues that must be
  • Considered when upgrading a PC
  • Popular CPU Chips
  • Types of Memory (RAM)
  • Types of Motherboards and their Components
  • Printer Technologies, Interfaces and Options/Upgrades
  • Troubleshoot Common Printer Problems
  • Operating System Fundamentals OS Installation
  • Common Error Codes Interpretation
  • Networking Capabilities of Windows
  • Basic Internet Protocols and Terminologies
  • Procedures for Establishing Internet Connectivity




Enterprise Storage


  • Storage Technology
  • The Proliferation of Data
  • The Data Center Evolution
  • Storage Infrastructure
  • Evolution of Storage
  • Storage Systems Architecture
  • Intelligent Disk Subsystems
  • Storage Networking Overview
  • Direct – Attached Storage
  • Storage Area Networks
  • Network – Attached Storage
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Information Availability
  • Business Continuity Overview
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Local and Remote Replication
  • Disaster Recovery
    • Data Center Management
    • Security and Virtualization
    • Storage Infrastructure Security
    • Virtualization Technologies




Operating System


  • Installing Windows
  • Preparing the Windows 7 Installation Source
  • User and Group Management
  • Password Reset Disk
  • Parental Control
  • User Profiles Management
  • System Images Capturing
  • Virtual Hard Disk Files
  • Application Compatibility
  • Windows Aero and Mouse operations
  • Switching Users
  • Disks and Device Drivers
  • Network Settings
  • IPv4/IPv6 Configuration
  • Network Configuration
  • Folder and File Access
  • BranchCache
  • Printers in Windows
  • Windows 7 Desktops Security
  • Windows 7 Client Computers
  • Mobile Computing and Remote Access in Windows




Network +


  • Logical or Physical Network Topologies
  • Networking Standards
  • Characteristics of Different Types of Cables
  • Different media Connectors and Describetheir uses
  • Purposes, Features and Functions ofNetwork Components
  • General Characteristics of the Differentwireless technologies
  • Different Network Protocols
  • Classfull IP and Their Subnet Masks
  • Subnetting
  • Private and Public network addressing schemes
  • WAN Technologies
  • Security protocols and authentication protocols
  • Benefits and characteristics of using a firewalland proxy service
  • Main characteristics and purpose of extranetsand intranets
  • Antivirus software
  • Fault Tolerance
  • Network Utility to Troubleshoot Networks
  • Impact of modifying, adding or removingnetwork services
  • Network Troubleshooting with Physical Topology




Windows Server 2008 Administration


  • Windows Server 2008 Active Directory
  • Organizational Units and Domain Controllers
  • Global Catalog
  • Operations Masters and Server Manager
  • Global Catalog Servers
  • RID Master
  • Transferring and Seizing of Operations Master Roles
  • Active Directory and DNS
  • Command-Line DNS Server Administration
  • Zone Transfers and Replication
  • Active Directory Sites and Replication
  • Active Directory Sites
  • Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS)
  • Active Directory Rights Management Services (AD RMS)
  • Read-Only Domain Controllers
  • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS)
  • Windows Server 2008 Virtualization
  • Active Directory Objects and Trusts
  • Organizational Units
  • Group Membership
  • Shell Access Policies
  • Group Policy to Deploy Software
  • Backing Up and Recovering Active Directory
  • Use of Windows Server Backup
  • Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Installing Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Certificate Templates and Revocation




CCNA – ICND I & ICND II


  • Basic Networking Concepts & OSI Reference
  • Model
  • Function of Ethernet
  • Network Security
  • Wireless Network Technology
  • Ethernet Switch Configuration
  • Subnetting
  • Routers and Router Configuration
  • Different WAN Technologies
  • Advanced dynamic Routing Protocols
  • Route Summarization
  • Link State Routing Protocol
  • EIGRP
  • Advanced Switching Technology
  • VLAN and Trunks
  • Access Control List
  • Network Address Translation (NAT)
  • IP version 6
  • Wide Area Network
  • Frame Relay




Redhat Linux


  • Get Started with the GNOME Graphical Desktop
  • Manage Files Graphically with Nautilus
  • Get Help in a Graphical Environment
  • Configure Local Services
  • Manage Physical Storage I
  • Manage Logical Volumes
  • Monitor System Resources
  • Manage System Software
  • Get Started with Bash
  • Get Help in a Textual Environment
  • Establish Network Connectivity
  • Administer Users and Groups
  • Manage Files from the Command Line
  • Secure Linux File Access
  • Administer Remote Systems
  • Configure General Services
  • Manage Physical Storage II
  • Install Linux Graphically
  • Manage Virtual Machines
  • Control the Boot Process
  • Deploy File Sharing Services
  • Secure Network Services




Cisco Firewall, VPN, Intrusion Prevention


  • Essentials of Cisco ASA
  • Basic connectivity and device management
  • Network integration
  • Configure common features of the Cisco ASA OS
  • Cisco ASA policy control
  • Core Cisco ASA VPN common components
  • Main VPN components
  • Cisco clientless VPN solutions
  • Cisco AnyConnect full tunnel VPN solution
  • Cisco ASA high availability and virtualization options
  • Features of Cisco ASA 5500-X Series Next-Generation Firewalls





Duration of the courses: 120 Hours

Key Benefits

Better infrastructure management ensures effective network server, improves work processes, prepares one to work in a hardware and network environment, enhances one's knowledge in the IT domain, server management, linux operating system and mould one's career as a system admin, network engineer etc.