Description: This exam certifies that the successful candidate has the advanced knowledge, skills and abilities to implement, integrate and support HDS storage virtualization solutions. This test is designed for Hitachi Data Systems employees and partners who deploy and integrate Hitachi virtualization solutions in customer environments. The test will validate that the successful candidate has knowledge and skills in implementing and supporting virtualization solutions running on Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform F and G series. This includes a thorough understanding of deployment and integration procedures and best practices, and of the tools and techniques related to supporting the solutions. This test covers Hitachi Universal Volume Manager, Hitachi Command Suite, Hitachi Tiered Storage Manager, Hitachi Dynamic Provisioning and Hitachi Dynamic Tiering software, Hitachi Storage Advisor, as well as global-active device and virtual storage machine features.
Audience: Hitachi Data Systems employee and authorized partner implementation and integration professionals.
Hitachi virtualization solutions implementation personnel should have strong knowledge and skills in the use, deployment and support of Hitachi virtualization solutions. They have knowledge of general storage and storage-network concepts and in the area of interoperability of storage networking. As systems integrators, they provide pre-installation services, and following best practices, they deploy, configure and test the features 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 be able to perform knowledge-transfer tasks by communicating needed information to allow clients to assume responsibility for operation of the solutions deployed.
TSI2565 Managing Hitachi Storage with Hitachi Command Suite v8.x course (5d ILT) and
TSI2563 Implementing Virtualization and Data Mobility Solutions v8.x course (5d ILT)
TSE2630 Migrating Data with Nondisruptive Migration Using Hitachi Command Suite v8.x. (6h vILT)
Exam type: Certification
Format: Proctored, closed-book exam
Credential:Hitachi Data Systems Certified Expert - Storage virtualization solutions implementation
Delivery: The exam is available at Prometric test centers
Passing score: 66%
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