Certification Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Hitachi Data Systems Certified Professional Program?
What are the changes to the HDS certification program?
Who should become certified?
Why become certified?
How are the certification exams developed?
Which credential levels are available?
Which tracks are available?
Which exams are currently available?
How long are the tests and what are the passing scores?
What is the format of the exams?
Where are the exams offered, and how do I register to take the exams?
How much do the certification exams cost?
How do I prepare for the exams?
How do I get my credentials?
How do I get certification credit in the Hitachi TrueNorth Partner Program?
What are the recertification rules?
What is the re-take policy?
What is the Prometric Cancellation/Reschedule Policy?
Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) provides information infrastructure, storage solutions and services that help companies innovate with information to make a difference in the world. HDS offers a single, virtualized platform for all data – structured and unstructured – to help organizations store, manage, search and protect their information and big data in the data center and the cloud.