This guide is for Dell EMC personnel, channel partners, and customers. It provides sample deployment information that Dell EMC Engineering used to test and validate the Ready Stack. Deployment of individual technology components that are mentioned in this guide might require specific training, certification, partner competencies, and other prerequisites. Deployment personnel must have prerequisites and a knowledge of data center infrastructure best practices for servers, storage, networking, data protection, power, and cooling. To learn more about product competency training and requirements, contact your Dell EMC Partner, Dell EMC Channel team, or Dell EMC Sales.