HP Advanced Sales Certified - Enterprise Storage Solutions and Services 
This certification validates that you have the advanced level selling skills and indepth knowledge of HP Storage products and solutions. It also demonstrates your ability to do the following:
- Address complex customer IT challenges and to drive value of the HP Enterprise Group portfolio of products, including HP 3PAR StoreServ, HP StoreOnce, Storage and Server Virtualization, and HP Technology Services, using consultative selling techniques to maximize revenue.
- Clearly differentiate HP solutions and services in a concise and relevant way that resonates with customers highlighting HP's key competitive strengths.
This course is an HP ExpertOne authorized course designed to prepare you for the associated certification exam. All material to be used and studied in preparation to pass the certification exam is included in this training.
Why earn this certification?
- To valdate your in depth knowledge of HP Storage solutions and services and their value for customers.
- To enhance your consultative selling competency to drive a purchase decision with customers at all levels of an organization.
- To clearly differentiate HP Storage offerings and highlight HP's key competitive strengths.
- To represent the full suite of HP Enterprise Group portfolio of products and services to drive increased and profitable channel sales.
Typical candidates for this certification are HP and HP Channel Partner sales professionals focusing on the enterprise market.
Steps to acquire this certification
Before you begin:
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:
You must have obtained 1 of the following
- HP Sales Certified - Storage Solutions and Services 
- HP Sales Certified - Converged Infrastructure Solutions 
- HP Sales Certified - SMB Storage  (inactive)
Step 4: Complete recommended training
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.
|Course #||Course Name||Typical Duration||Format||Register for course|
|Training for Exam HP2-K38: Selling HP Enterprise Storage Solutions and Services|
|00868803||HP Advanced Sales Certified - Enterprise Storage Solutions and Services  (training)||6 hours||ILT,WBT||Take Course|
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:
|Exam #||Exam name||Register for exam|
|HP2-K38||Selling HP Enterprise Storage Solutions and Services||Register|
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.
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