Course ID 00907924
Course format VILT,ILT
Course length 3 day(s)
Skill level Advanced
Delivery languages English
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Course description

The Designing HP Data Center and Cloud Solutions course prepares the participant to navigate through the HP Converged Infrastructure and Converged Cloud solution offerings and 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. Upon its completion, you should be able to demonstrate a broad understanding of purpose, function, market positioning, competition, and capabilities of data center solutions based on the HP Converged Infrastructure and Converged Cloud.

Who should attend

Anyone who needs to learn how to describe, position, recommend, select, demonstrate, and design data center solutions, based on the HP Converged Infrastructure and HP Helion, and meeting customer’s technical and business requirements. The participant 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.

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: Review of the Navigating the Journey to Cloud course
    Describe and explain the topics that were covered by the Navigating the Journey to Cloud course
    Answer a series of questions to move forward to the next module, or review foundational cloud and HP Helion topics
     
  • Module 2: OpenStack Fundamentals
    Describe OpenStack and its core technologies
    Explain how HP is involved with OpenStack and how it contributes to OpenStack projects
    Draw and discuss the OpenStack conceptual and functional architecture
    Name the current OpenStack projects and describe how they work together
    Use OpenStack terminology correctly
  • Module 3: HP Reference Architectures
    Describe the HP reference architectures
    Explain how HP client virtualization reference architectures simplify the complexities inherent in client virtualization
    Describe the Hadoop reference architectures and list their benefits
     
  • Module 4: HP CloudSystem 8 Architecture
    Articulate the business value of the common HP Helion architecture
    Highlight the main HP CloudSystem 8 Foundation features
    Draw and explain the HP CloudSystem 8 architecture
  • Module 5: Implementing the Plan
    Match HP solutions to customer requirements for moving forward to cloud solutions
    Explain how to use HP OneView to manage a HP Converged Infrastructure and cloud environment
    Name the appropriate HP consulting and support services for HP Converged Infrastructure and cloud solutions
  • Module 6: Customer Engagement Tools
    Explain the value of HP assessment and configuration tools to your customer
    Use these tools and their output effectively to help your customer plan and design HP Converged Infrastructure and cloud solutions
  • Module 7: HP Converged Infrastructure Management Tools
    Provide an overview of HP OneView features and functions
    Provide an overview of the updated features and functions of HP Insight Control server provisioning (ICsp)
    Describe the integration of HP OneView with HP ICsp
  • Module 8: HP CloudSystem 8 Enterprise
    Describe the components and functionality of HP CloudSystem 8 Enterprise
    Use HP CloudSystem 8 Enterprise to manage the Marketplace service offerings, create a service design and deploy an offering, and configure multi-tenancy
  • Module 9: Planning and Designing HP Converged Infrastructure and Cloud Solutions
    Prepare a proposal for an HP Converged Infrastructure or cloud solution
    Explain HP CloudSystem 8 licensing
    Describe an HP Customer Intent Document (CID) and explain its purpose, benefits, and who is responsible for its creation
    Describe the HP CloudSystem sizing and configuration process

Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:
  • Have a successful conversation with a customer about infrastructure convergence, cloud, HP Helion, and the reasons for moving toward a service-centric, cloud-enabled environment
  • Describe OpenStack technologies and explain how HP is involved with OpenStack and how it contributes to OpenStack projects
  • Explain how HP reference architectures help simplify the complexities of building the next-generation data centers
  • Articulate the business value of HP Helion and describe the common HP Helion and HP CloudSystem 8 Foundation and Enterprise architecture
  • Match HP solutions to customer requirements for moving forward to cloud solutions
  • Explain and demonstrate how HP OneView and HP Insight Control server provisioning enable a unified, simplified, and flexible HP Converged Infrastructure management
  • Use HP tools to assess a customer’s initial state of the IT environment, determine the desired state, and plan the journey to get there
  • Help a customer plan and design the right HP Converged Infrastructure and cloud solution
  • Assist in the solution sizing and configuration process

How to register

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