Description: This test is designed for Hitachi Data Systems employees and partners who deploy and integrate Hitachi NAS Platform systems in customer environments. The test will validate that the successful candidate has knowledge and skills in implementing and supporting NAS solutions running on Hitachi NAS Platform systems. This includes thorough understanding of deployment and integration procedures and best practices, and of the tools and techniques related to supporting these systems. This test covers Hitachi NAS Platform 3000 and 4000 models and the accompanying management software.

Audience: Hitachi Data Systems employee and partner implementation and integration professionals.

Hitachi NAS Platform implementation personnel should have strong knowledge and skills in using, deploying and supporting Hitachi NAS Platform solutions. They have knowledge of storage concepts, file-oriented networks and interoperability of storage networking. As systems integrators, they provide pre-installation services, and following best practices they deploy, configure and test the hardware and software products included in the solutions. They provide post-installation support services including solutions maintenance, updates and upgrades, and they have thorough knowledge of problem determination and incident-resolution tools and techniques. They support all related administrative activities and should also be able to perform knowledge-transfer tasks by communicating needed information to allow clients to assume responsibility for operation of the solutions deployed.

Supporting material:
TCI2102 - Implementing Hitachi NAS Platform (5d ILT/vILT)

Exam type: Certification
Format: Proctored, closed-book exam
Credential: Hitachi Data Systems Certified Specialist – NAS implementation
Delivery: The exam is available at Prometric test centers
Questions: 60
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