HP AIS - Converged Infrastructure Integration [2011]

This certification validates that you can install and integrate an HP Converged Infrastructure solution to solve enterprise business problems. Such a solution incorporates the main components of today's cloud based data center infrastructure (virtualized servers, massive and redundant storage, and high speed, high availability networking). This certification also verifies that you can perform all aspects of installation including:
  • Hardware configuration
  • Operating system installation
  • HP driver installation
  • Full management instrumentation of the servers, networking, and storage solution components
  • Software installation and configuration
  • Infrastructure orchestration (Integrate all of the virtualized components to enable on demand fulfillment of server, storage, and networking functions)

Why earn this certification?

  • To demonstrate valued integration skills to help modernize data centers
  • To enhance your career advancement and job satisfaction as a certified expert.
  • To be part of a community of fellow certified professionals for ongoing synergy and growth

Candidate

Typical candidates for this certification are technical integration professionals who have at least one to three years of experience with servers, storage and networking. This experience can be in small, medium or large data center implementations.

Skill level

Professional

Steps to acquire this certification

Before you begin:

Acquire access to The Learning Center and get an HP Learner ID. Then create a profile with Pearson VUE, our exam delivery vendor.
Learn how in the Learning Center Assist Kit.

Step 1: Do you qualify for an upgrade path?

There are no upgrade paths available for this certification.

Step 2: Register or apply for this certification

Step 3: Verify or complete prerequisites

You must have the following prerequisites to move to Step 4:

Prerequisite 1
You must have obtained 1 of the following Prerequisite 2
You must have obtained 1 of the following Prerequisite 3
You must have obtained 1 of the following
  • HP0-S31: Managing Windows and Linux Server Systems
  • Linux - Professional Institute Certification Level 2 (LPIC-2)
  • Novell - Certified Engineer (NCE)
  • Novell - Certified Linux Administrator (CLA)
  • Microsoft - MCTS Windows Server 2008 Applications Infrastructure Configuration 
  • Novell - Certified Linux Engineer (CLE)
  • Microsoft - MCITP Server Administrator
  • Microsoft - MCITP Enterprise Administrator
  • Novell - Certified Linux Professional (CLP)
  • Microsoft - MCSA on Windows Server 2003
  • Red Hat - Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
  • Microsoft - MCSE on Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft - MCTS Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure Configuration 
  • Linux - Professional Institute Certification Level 1 (LPIC-1)
  • Red Hat - Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • Microsoft - MCTS Windows Server 2008 Active Directory Configuration
  • Red Hat - Certified Technician (RHCT)
  • MCTS: Windows Server Virtualization, Configuration
  • MCTS: Windows Small Business Server 2008, Configuration
Prerequisite 4
You must have obtained 1 of the following
  • HP ASE - Network Infrastructure [2011]
  • ASE - HP ProCurve Campus LANs [2010] (inactive)
  • HP0-S39: BladeSystem Networking
  • HP0-S32: HP BladeSystem Networking
  • Linux - Professional Institute Certification Level 2 (LPIC-2)
  • Cisco - Storage Networking (CCIE)
  • Cisco - CCIE
  • Cisco - CCIE Routing & Switching
  • Cisco - Certified Network Associate
  • Cisco - Service Provider (CCIE)
  • Microsoft - MCITP Enterprise Administrator
  • Microsoft - MCITP Server Administrator
  • Red Hat - Certified Engineer (RHCE)
  • Novell - Certified Linux Engineer (CLE)
  • Cisco - Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
  • Microsoft - MCSE on Windows Server 2003

Step 4: Complete recommended training (Optional)

Training is highly recommended to pass each exam. Training is not required, but it will help prepare you for the exams and increase your chances of passing the exams.

Training for Exam HP0-D09: Implementing HP Converged Infrastructure Solutions
00294445 HP Converged Infrastructure Solutions Software, Rev.11.11 4 days ILT Register
Training for Exam HP0-D21: Implementing the HP Matrix Operating Environment
00486464 Implementing the HP Matrix Operating Environment, Rev. 13.31 5 days ILT Register
Training for Exam HP0-S27: Implementing HP BladeSystem Solutions
00378708 Implementing HP BladeSystem Solutions - Rev 11.41 5 days ILT Register
00144348 HP Virtual Connect Technical Training (WBT) 5 hours WBT Take Course
00378703 HP ProLiant SE4235e Training 3 hours WBT Take Course
00112872 HP ProLiant BL600c Server Blade Family Technical Training 3 hours WBT Take Course
00429093 HP Virtual Connect Enterprise Manager (VCEM) v11.41 1 hour WBT Take Course
00110821 HP ProLiant BL200c Server Blade Family Technical Training 5 hours WBT Take Course
00119343 HP ProLiant BL400c Server Blade Series Server Family Technical Training 4 hours WBT Take Course
00429112 HP VirtualSystem CV2 for VMware View or Citrix XenDesktop on Microsoft Hyper-V 20 minutes WBT Take Course
00111766 HP BladeSystem c-Class Enclosures Technical Training (Inactive)
Training for Exam HP0-S35: Implementing HP BladeSystem Solutions
00433855 Implementing HP BladeSystem Solutions, Rev 13.21 5 days ILT Register
00755204 Level I - Consolidated Blade Family Technical Training, Rev. 13.21 2 hours WBT Take Course
Training for Exam HP0-S30: Design and Implementation of HP SIM and HP Insight Control
00298947 Deploying and Managing HP Servers with Insight Control 6.x and HP SIM 6.x, Rev.11.11 5 days ILT Register
00305178 HP SIM and Insight Control and Infrastructure Orchestration WBTs 3 hours WBT Take Course
00217417 Insight Control, Foundations of Management & Monitoring with SIM v6.0 5 days ILT Register
00189221 HP Insight Control server deployment, previously RDP, 6.0.0 4 days ILT Register
WBT = Web Based       ILT = Instructor Led       VILT = Virtual Instructor Led       VCR - Virtual Class Recorded
SCA = Special Course or Activity

Step 5: Pass the required exams

Requirement 1 - complete 1 of the following exams:
Requirement 2 - complete 1 of the following exams:
Requirement 3 - complete 1 of the following exams:
HP0-S30 Design and Implementation of HP SIM and HP Insight Control Register

Certification achieved

You will receive an email notification 2-5 days after successfully completing all requirements. In addition, your status in The Learning Center will change to "acquired". Track your training and certification progress through your transcripts in The Learning Center.