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Success starts with having the right tools—now let us show you how to use them. Asigra offers a complete range of virtual and in-class training programs for all levels of IT personnel who will be working with Asigra Cloud Backup™ components, designed to fully prepare them as experts in delivering backup and recovery services.

Who should register

We recommend that all service provider IT staff using Asigra enroll in formal training by Asigra or an authorized Asigra training partner.

Our courses are developed for:

  • Windows system administrators
  • Linux system administrators
  • System engineers
  • Network administrators
  • System integration or development staff
  • Technical support personnel

Ask us about our online end-user training modules. Asigra Partners offer ready-made tools to enterprise customers as a self-guided learning program. Contact your Asigra Account Manager or your backup service provider for more information.

Register for training

To sign up your staff for virtual or in-class training, please contact your Asigra Account Manager or email a training specialist.

What you will learn

Gain the applied knowledge your team needs to offer Asigra Cloud Backup services. Real-life scenarios and hands-on exercises form the basis of intensive full-day sessions.

Level 1: Asigra Cloud Backup Foundation Training

Virtual instructor-led training: 3 Days
In-class training: 4 Days

Learn the fundamental operations of using Asigra Cloud Backup in a data center environment, with a focus on three core components: DS-License Server, DS-System and DS-Client. Participate actively in various lab exercises and learn configuration practices that can simplify deployment, as well as common pitfalls to avoid when working in a production environment.

At the end of this training, you will be able to:

  • Understand how Asigra handles and processes data
  • Determine which modules are licensed and leverage the numerous license types to your advantage
  • Deploy production and emergency DS-License Servers
  • Deploy physical and/or virtual DS-Systems
  • Optimally configure the DS-System for best performance and automate specific tasks
  • Manage and monitor the DS-System
  • Install and configure DS-Client
  • Create and use backup sets (File System, Database, VSS aware)
  • Generate and use reports, including the Asigra Storage and Bandwidth Calculation tool

Level 2: Additional Component and Configuration Training

Virtual instructor-led training: 2 Days
In-class training: 3 Days

Building upon the core components taught in Level 1 of the Asigra Cloud Backup™, you will learn advanced configurations for the DS-Client (Grid Configuration) and the DS-System (N+1). Additional concepts are taught for the DS-Billing and two new modules are introduced: Backup Lifecycle Management (BLM) Archiver and DS-NOC. Explore replication and discuss other disaster recovery plans as well as working with comprehensive backup sets.

At the end of this training, you will be able to:

  • Configure a Grid DS-Client
  • Deploy an N+1 DS-System
  • Configure and use Local/Remote DS-VDR
  • Implement replication solutions
  • Create disaster recovery plans
  • Build a disaster recovery drill environment
  • Install and configure the BLM Archiver
  • Configure and use DS-NOC including Asigra Recovery Tracker™

Two ways to get trained

Virtual instructor-led training (VILT)

Get the benefits of learning from experienced and qualified instructors in a convenient virtual learning environment. Just like in-class training, you will join a group of participants to learn together in live, real-time interactive sessions, but from the comfort of your home or office, reducing travel costs and time away from work. You will take part in media-rich online instruction in a dedicated virtual classroom that enables interactive exercises, so you can still learn through application exercises, online feedback and assessments, and instant messaging with other students and the instructor.

You get:

  • Virtual workstation (Windows platform)
  • Lab environment with access to Asigra Cloud Backup software
  • Printed training material, mailed to your home or office
  • Asigra Certificate of Completion upon passing the final exam

In-class training

Learn from experienced instructors alongside other IT professionals in a small group setting at Asigra’s headquarters in Toronto, Canada.

You get:

  • Workstation (Windows platforms)
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Lab environment with access to Asigra Cloud Backup software
  • Printed training material
  • Web Support Request Form
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Asigra Certificate of Completion upon passing the final exam

Get more information

To register for training please contact your Asigra Account Manager or email one of our training specialists.

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