Description: This test is primarily designed for Hitachi Data Systems customers who use and administer HDS storage systems. It is also available to HDS employees and partners. The test will validate that the successful candidate has knowledge of the configuration and management tools, techniques and best practices that relate to all operational aspects of system utilization in a customer environment. The test covers Hitachi Command Suite products and includes basic troubleshooting procedures available to end-users.

Audience: Hitachi Data Systems customer, partner and employee storage administrators.

Storage administrators should have knowledge of all storage-related operations from an end-user perspective. They are responsible for planning, allocating and managing storage, architecting storage layouts, planning connectivity, policy design, performance tuning, instituting disaster recovery processes, cataloging maintenance and QA testing. Storage administrators should also have knowledge of storage systems, servers, operating systems, file systems, disk drives, Fibre Channel, host bus adapters, interconnect hardware, interoperability of storage networking and virtualization techniques.

Supporting material:
TSI2565 Managing Hitachi Storage with Hitachi Command Suite v8.x course (5d ILT)

Exam type: Accreditation
Format: Proctored, closed-book exam
Credential: Hitachi Data Systems Qualified Professional – Storage administration
Delivery: Depending on the location and course delivery format, this closed-book, proctored accreditation test may be offered and administered by the instructor at the conclusion of this course, using the Prometric TC Net online system. The accreditation test also is available at Prometric test centers worldwide.
Questions: 35
Passing score: 65%
Duration: 60 minutes
Cost: US$100 (or equivalent in local currency)