Exam ID HP0-J72
Exam type Proctored exam taken at dedicated testing center
Exam duration 1 hour 45 minutes
Exam length 70 questions
Passing score 66%
Delivery languages English
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You will need an HP Learner ID and a Pearson VUE login and password.

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No online or hard copy reference material will be allowed at the testing site. This exam may contain beta test items for experimental purposes.

Exam description

This exam tests your ability to deploy, integrate and manage the following:
  • HP converged storage products including HP StoreVirtual, HP 3PAR StoreServ and HP StoreOnce systems
  • Enterprise level Storage Area Networks (SANs)
  • HP Backup solutions using StoreOnce and StoreOnce Catalyst

Who should take this exam?

Any technical consultant seeking an accelerated learning path that includes both conceptual knowledge of fibre channel SAN technologies and experience in heterogeneous SAN environments.

Exam contents

This exam has 70 questions. Here are types of questions to expect:
  • Multiple choice (multiple responses)
  • Multiple choice (single response)

Tips for taking this exam

These tips will help you while taking the exam.

Take the time to read the entire question and consider all of the options carefully before you answer. If the question indicates that it features an exhibit, study the exhibit and reread the question. Make sure to select the answer that correctly responds to the question that is asked — not simply an answer that includes some correct information. If the question asks for more than one answer, remember to select each correct answer. You will not receive partial credit for a partially correct answer.


This exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:

Fundamental storage architectures and technologies

  • Describe interconnect technologies.
  • Describe storage interconnect components.
  • Describe and characterize SAN topologies.
  • Identify network components.
  • Describe storage virtualization.
  • Describe backup systems technology.
  • Describe business continuity technologies.
  • Describe storage network and management.


HP products and solution offerings

  • Describe the HP solution-based portfolio.
  • Describe storage as a utility for CI.
  • Correctly position the HP storage portfolio.
  • Identify the HP Converged Infrastructure.


Planning and designing a solution

  • Identify customer business and technical needs.
  • Link business needs to HP solutions.
  • Survey and analyze current environment.
  • Develop a solution.
  • Present the solution to the customer.
  • Describe the pre-delivery tasks.


Solution implementation

  • Describe the delivery tasks.


HP Service offerings

  • Map proactive and service offerings.