This certification course HP and exam code (HP0- J73) is for whose IT professional who want their career in the field of Storage Solutions. The exam can be conducted in two languages English and Japanese. The format of this exam is multiple choice (single response, multiple responses, scenario based and scenario with multiple questions).This certification exam is basically a proctored type of exam in which the candidate can one hundred and five minutes in which they are required to solve sixty four number of questions. This certification validates that you understand the latest storage innovations such as common data services.
Why is this exam required?
This certification is required to demonstrate the technical essentials of networking, storage, servers and storage area networks along with principles of backup, data protection, the HP Storage portfolio and converged storage concepts. This certification is also required for pre sales or solution architects working in a channel partner organization that desires to attain or maintain Silver Storage Specialist in the HP Partner One program in order to increase its sales of HP storage solutions primarily to
SMB customers. In this exam candidate has to compare, identify and describe the concepts which are hard drive technology, interconnect technologies, transport technology, characterize RAID (Redundant Array of Inexpensive disks) levels, storage, presentation to host, NAS (Network Attached Storage) technology, backup systems technology and data availability technologies. This certification is helpful for whether you have experience implementing and managing another vendor's Enterprise Storage solutions and want to get certified with HP. The exam provides the basic level of information to professionals that are in the entry level of their career. The certification of HP is the ultimate proof that the candidate is a qualified professional of Storage Solutions and can perform technical tasks related to it.
Associated exam: There is some associated certificate exam with HP HP0-J73 courses such as:-
HP ATP - Storage Solutions V1- This certification course verifies that you can contribute to storage design, deployment and management. It is also validates your ability to support HP Simply Store IT solutions geared to small and midsized businesses, including virtualization, file sharing and backup and recovery solutions and also verify that you have a foundational knowledge of HP 3PAR StorServ, HP Store Virtual, and HP Store once and support information protection, retention and analytics across many applications and environments.
Prerequisite of the exam: Althoughnot a prerequisite, it is recommended that individuals will have a minimum of six (6) months or more of experience working with storage system technologies or at least have a proper training, and that candidates have a need to identify and define technical requirements and then design commercial storage solutions to meet those needs.
Objective of the exam: This certification course HP HP0-J73 exam, the exam is divided into 6 domains that are equally important. Each domain has different weight age in the exam, however it is important to fully cover each subject of every domain. Following are the six domains with their percentage in the exam. This certification exam validates that you can successfully perform the following:-
Fundamental storage architecture and technology (24%) - In this part of the domain candidates are required to compare and contrast hard drive technology and then identify interconnect technologies, identify transport technology after that describe and characterize RAID levels, describe storage presentation to host and NAS technology. Backup systems technology and data availability technologies.
HP Storage products, solutions, and service offerings (21%) - In this part of the domain candidates are required to describe the converged storage strategy, to correctly position HP storage portfolio, and list, describe, and map HP proactive resources.
Competitive positioning (1%) - In this part of the domain candidates are required to identify the strength of the HP storage solutions.
Solution planning and design (38%) - In this part of the domain candidates are required to plan and design a solution, check the size of the solution, to review and validate the proposal and present the solution to the customer.
Solution enhancement (11%) - In this part of the domain candidates are required to compare the existing solution design to documentation.
Solution management (5%) - In this part of the domain candidates are required to demonstrate data replication tasks and external array storage management.
Career prospects: - This certification course has several opportunities in the IT industry. The professionals can also join for the following positions:
- Storage solutions
- Server solutions
- Storage area networks
- Storage design