Course ID 00856223
Course format ILT
Course length 2 days
Delivery languages English
Related certifications
In preparation for these exams
Selected items from this course are included in these exams:
  • HP0-D27 : Navigating the Journey to HP Cloud (Inactive)
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Course description

This course prepares you to identify, describe, and position the HP Converged Infrastructure and HP cloud solution offerings, to evaluate high level customer requirements and recommend the best solution. It also shows you how to demonstrate the key benefits and functionality of the HP Converged Infrastructure and cloud technologies.
This course has a series of participant centered activities that reinforce the lecture.

Who should attend

Anyone who needs to learn how to describe, position, recommend, and demonstrate HP Converged Infrastructure and HP cloud solutions to meet a customer’s requirements.

Prerequisites

For specific 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 of modules
  • Module 2: The HP Journey to the Cloud
    • Name the challenges businesses face on their journey to the cloud
    • Identify opportunities for HP Converged Infrastructure and HP Converged Cloud to provide solutions to these challenges
    • Describe the paths from an HP Converged Infrastructure to the cloud
    • Name the programs HP has in place to help partners build their businesses
    • Explain how Cloud Maps assist in fast-tracking the development of a CloudSystem Matrix service catalog
  • Module 3: A Closer Look at HP Matrix Operating Environment and HP CloudSystem Matrix
    • Describe the features and functions of HP Matrix Operating Environment (Matrix OE) as cloud management software
    • Explain how Matrix OE builds on the HP infrastructure management portfolio, including HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM) and HP Insight Control
    • Explain how cloud bursting with Matrix OE works
    • List the major components of HP CloudSystem Matrix and describe how they function
    • Explain how customers have implemented HP CloudSystem Matrix, as described in case studies
  • Module 4: A Closer Look at HP CloudSystem Enterprise
    • Differentiate HP CloudSystem Enterprise from the other two HP CloudSystem offerings
    • Name the components of HP Enterprise Starter Suite
    • Explain how CloudSystem Enterprise fits the requirements of certain use cases and case studies
  • Module 5: A Closer Look at HP CloudSystem Service Provider
    • Identify the major components of HP CloudSystem Service Provider
    • Describe the features and functions of HP Aggregation Platform for SaaS (AP4SaaS)
    • Explain how CloudSystem Service Provider fits the requirements of certain use cases and case studies
  • Module 6: Planning and Designing HP Converged Infrastructure and Cloud Solutions
    • Prepare a proposal for an HP Converged Infrastructure
    • Describe the CloudSystem sizing and configuration process
  • Module 7: HP Technology Showcase
    • Access and watch demo videos on HP Converged Infrastructure and cloud technologies within the HP Solution Demo Portal (SDP)
    • Apply the technologies discussed in the SDP that are relevant to your customers

Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Explain what infrastructure convergence is and why organizations are moving toward it.
  • Define cloud computing and explain how infrastructure convergence enables cloud deployments.
  • Articulate the HP Converged Infrastructure and Converged Cloud strategies.
  • Describe cloud service and delivery models.
  • Explain the purpose, goals, and elements of the HP Converged Infrastructure Reference Architecture and the HP Cloud Functional Reference Architecture.
  • Explain how these two architecture models relate to each other.
  • For each, list and describe the management portals and access method.
  • Name the challenges businesses face on their journey to the cloud.
  • Identify opportunities for HP Converged Infrastructure and HP Converged Cloud to provide solutions to these challenges.
  • Describe the paths from an HP Converged Infrastructure to the cloud.
  • Name the programs HP has in place to help partners build their businesses.
  • Explain how Cloud Maps assist in fast-tracking the development of a CloudSystem Matrix service catalog.
  • Describe the features and functions of HP Matrix Operating Environment (Matrix OE) as cloud management software.
  • Explain how Matrix OE builds on the HP infrastructure management portfolio, including HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM) and HP Insight Control.
  • Explain how cloud bursting with Matrix OE works.
  • List the major components of HP CloudSystem Matrix and describe how they function.
  • Explain how customers have implemented HP CloudSystem Matrix, as described in case studies.
  • Differentiate HP CloudSystem Enterprise from the other two HP CloudSystem offerings.
  • Name the components of HP Enterprise Starter Suite
  • Explain how CloudSystem Enterprise fits the requirements of certain use cases and case studies.
  • Identify the major components of HP CloudSystem Service Provider.
  • Describe the features and functions of HP Aggregation Platform for SaaS (AP4SaaS).
  • Explain how CloudSystem Service Provider fits the requirements of certain use cases and case studies.
  • Prepare a proposal for an HP Converged Infrastructure.
  • Describe the CloudSystem sizing and configuration process.
  • Access and watch demo videos on HP Converged Infrastructure and cloud technologies within the HP Solution Demo Portal (SDP).
  • Apply the technologies discussed in the SDP that are relevant to your customers.

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