Course ID 00836332
Course format ILT
Course length 3 day(s)
Delivery languages English
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Course description

This course prepares you to navigate through the HP Converged Infrastructure and Converged Cloud solution offerings. It then teaches you how to identify, describe, position, demonstrate, and specify the correct solution based on identified customer needs, the associated ROI/TCO, and customer’s current IT infrastructure maturity level. It provides you a broad understanding of purpose, function, market positioning, competition, and capabilities of data center solutions based on the HP Converged Infrastructure and Converged Cloud.
This course has a series of hands on labs and participant activities that reinforce the lecture.

Who should attend

You should have a thorough understanding of the individual HP Converged Infrastructure components, including HP servers, storage, networking, power and cooling, IT operations, software, security, and services. This course is beneficial to anyone who needs to learn how to describe, position, recommend, select, demonstrate, and design data center solutions, based on the HP Converged Infrastructure and Converged Cloud, and meeting customer’s technical and business requirements.

Prerequisites

For complete prerequisites and requirements to achieve any of the related certifications, see the certification description on the HP ExpertOne website.

Topics

  • Module 1: Overview of Prerequisite Modules
    • Review Prerequisite Modules
  • Module 2: HP Reference Architectures
    • Describe the HP reference architectures
    • Explain the differences between CloudSystem Matrix small, medium, and large reference configurations
    • Explain how HP client virtualization reference architectures simplify the complexities inherent in client virtualization
    • Describe the Hadoop reference architectures and list their benefits
  • Module 3: HP Journey to the Cloud
    • Identify opportunities for HP Converged Infrastructure and HP Converged cloud to provide solutions to these challenges
    • Name the paths from an HP Converged Infrastructure to the cloud
    • Explain how customers have implemented HP Converged Infrastructure solutions, as described in case studies
    • List HP consulting and support services for HP Converged Infrastructure and cloud solutions
  • Module 4: Customer Engagement Tools
    • Identify the tools that HP provides to help plan and design HP Converged Infrastructure and CloudSystem solutions
    • Name the programs HP has in place to help partners build their businesses
  • Module 5: Planning and Designing
    • Prepare a proposal for a Converged Infrastructure solution
    • Describe the CloudSystem sizing and configuration process
  • Module 6: Demonstrating HP Converged Infrastructure and Converged Cloud Technologies
    • Navigate the HP Virtual Lab (HPVL) environment
    • Create a basic and an advanced cloud map
    • Import a cloud map
    • Approve and monitor service creation in HP Matrix Operating Environment (OE)
    • Review infrastructure basics
    • Create Matrix OE pooled resources
    • Create a hybrid cloud map
    • Use HP OneView
  • Module 7: Strengths of HP Cloud Solutions
    • Describe the cloud market landscape
    • Explain how HP cloud computing solutions achieve positive business outcomes
    • Identify the strengths of HP cloud solutions

Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Describe the HP reference architectures.
  • Explain the differences between CloudSystem Matrix small, medium, and large reference configurations.
  • Explain how HP client virtualization reference architectures simplify the complexities inherent in client virtualization.
  • Describe the Hadoop reference architectures and list their benefits.
  • Identify opportunities for HP Converged Infrastructure and HP Converged cloud to provide solutions to these challenges.
  • Name the paths from an HP Converged Infrastructure to the cloud.
  • Explain how customers have implemented HP Converged Infrastructure solutions, as described in case studies.
  • List HP consulting and support services for HP Converged Infrastructure and cloud solutions.
  • Identify the tools that HP provides to help plan and design HP Converged Infrastructure and CloudSystem solutions.
  • Name the programs HP has in place to help partners build their businesses.
  • Prepare a proposal for a Converged Infrastructure solution.
  • Describe the CloudSystem sizing and configuration process.
  • Navigate the HP Virtual Lab (HPVL) environment.
  • Create a basic and an advanced cloud map.
  • Import a cloud map.
  • Approve and monitor service creation in HP Matrix Operating Environment (OE).
  • Review infrastructure basics.
  • Create Matrix OE pooled resources.
  • Create a hybrid cloud map.
  • Use HP OneView.
  • Describe the cloud market landscape.
  • Explain how HP cloud computing solutions achieve positive business outcomes.
  • Identify the strengths of HP cloud solutions.

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