3 Day(s)


This is an ILT/VILT course designed to teach the correct skill requirements for Storage Pre-sales focused individuals that have the right knowledge to support the sales representatives at the customer site and prepare a complete and supported solution for a customer. Certifications and Related Examinations HP ASE - StorageWorks Integration [2011] HP APC - StorageWorks Solutions Architect [2011] HP ASE - StorageWorks Integration [2011] -Upgrade from ASE - HP StorageWorks [2008] Exam: HP0-J48 Designing HP StorageWorks Solutions


Technical consultants who support sales representatives in the Sales cycle and have the ability to document a HP product based solution based on listening and understanding what the customers business needs are. Technical consultants who do not need in depth knowledge around installation, startup and troubleshooting but do need technical HP StorageWorks product and solutions understanding to design and plan an effective Storage solution that will solve customer business needs. Technical consultants who can 'sell' a fully functional HP solution and help to reduce the cost of selling.


Recommended pre-requisites include:-

  • Storage Technologies
  • Proliant Server Technologies
  • SAN Fundamentals
  • HP Storage Full-Line Technical WBT
  • HP Software and Solutions Full-Line Technical WBT
  • An understanding of the SNIA and the SMI-s initiative
  • A working knowledge of path failover capabilities and the HP failover options

Key topics

  • Identify business challenges and HP ESSN/Storage vision, strategy and solutions.
  • Architect an HP Storage solution for customers understanding the customer's business needs and translating them into an HP solution speaking the customer's language.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of HP FC disk storage systems (P2000, P4000, Enterprise Virtual Arrays, 3PAR and the P9000).
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the iSCSI-Based HP SAN solutions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the virtualization and scalable architecture.
  • Display an understanding of HP storage server integration.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of competitive situation.
  • Identify storage tiers and the strategy (RTP, RPO and ILM) and the complete HP Solution.
  • Display a basic understanding of the HP tools used during the HP StorageWorks solution design phase.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the available SAN networking products.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the Data Protection with Data Protector, D2D, and VLS solutions.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the storage management software.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Designing a complete solution (including the E5000 Messaging System).

Next steps

  • HP StorageWorks P4000 SAN Configuration and Administration - v11.1 (HH657_00280117) Courses -->

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Upcoming Dates

Course Location Days Cost Date
3 1500 £1500 2018-09-12