Description: This test is designed for Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) employees and partners who design Hitachi converged solutions for Microsoft, Oracle and VMware environments and develop proposals. The test will validate that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills to assess, plan and design solutions proposals that meet the business needs of HDS customers. This includes strong knowledge of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform (UCP) and UCP with Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Director solutions, how systems integrate into customer environments and how they can best satisfy the customer needs and meet their expectations. This test covers UCP solutions including Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere, Hitachi Unified Compute Platform Select for VMware vSphere with Cisco Unified Computing System, Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Microsoft® Private Cloud, Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Oracle Database, Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Oracle Real Application Clusters with Cisco Unified Computing System, Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for Microsoft SQL Server®.
Audience: Hitachi Data Systems employee and partner solutions architects.
HDS UCP solutions architects examine customer-related data and information to assess requirements from a business perspective and respond with solutions, defined as a hardware and software architecture that meets the customer's business needs. In a pre-sales engineering role, they define the technical architecture and components of the solution according to solution-design best practices in the context of the client's infrastructure, and they apply the most recent technologies. In a storage engineering role and in association with implementation personnel, they present and propose initial deployment and support plans for the solutions. HDS UCP solutions architects have knowledge of compute servers, network and storage systems included in the solutions and are familiar with the software environments in which the solutions (Microsoft, VMware, Oracle and SAP) integrate.
SXC2707 Accelerating Sales of Hitachi Unified Compute Platform - Pre-Sales (Adaptive Learning)
TCI2527 Managing and Monitoring Hitachi Unified Compute Platform for VMware vSphere (4d ILT)
Exam type: Certification
Format: Proctored, closed-book exam
Credential: Hitachi Data Systems Certified Specialist - UCP solutions architect
Delivery: The exam is available at Prometric test centers
Passing score: 68%
Duration: 90 minutes; 120 minutes for non-English speaking countries
Cost: US $200 in North America, US $225 (or equivalent in local currency) outside of North America