Introduction to FICON

This web-based course (e-study) provides an introduction to FICON.

Duration:02 hours

Delivery Type: WBT


Upon successful completion of this course the student should be able to:

  • Define basic mainframe terms.
  • Identify the characteristics of mainframe and FICON architecture.
  • Recognize the features and benefits of FICON.
  • Understand the relationship of FICON and Open Systems.
  • List the factors to consider when creating a FICON/FCP intermixed environment.
  • Recognize the functions of FICON Management Server (CUP support), and RMF to manage FICON implementations.
  • Identify Brocade hardware and software products that support FICON.


Basic IT experience

Target audience

All personnel responsible for designing, implementing, managing, and maintaining FICON solutions with Brocade products.