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Overview

The HP ATA – Cloud certification provides the knowledge and experience required to discover and meet the business objectives of a small and medium business and to design an end-to-end IT solution that meets their unique requirements. This includes on-premises elements, hosted and cloud services. The certification also includes the knowledge and skill to deploy and troubleshoot the solution.
To pass the Cloud certification, candidates must be certified in the other three pillar exams - Connected Devices, Networks, Servers and Storage.

WHAT'S COVERED?

This certification addresses the following skills:

- Explain and recognize industry standard cloud and virtualization technologies and their implications on customer needs
The HP ATA Cloud certification teaches candidates how to explain and recognize industry standard cloud and virtualization technologies and their implications on customer needs. Specifically, they'll learn to:
- Describe and recognize common virtualization technologies and products and their implications on customer needs
- Describe the business benefits of Virtualization
- Define cloud and identify and describe various types of cloud services and their implications on customer needs
- Describe the business benefits and risks of using cloud services

- Plan and design end-to-end IT solutions for SMB customers
The HP ATA Cloud certification teaches candidates how to Plan and design end-to-end IT solutions for SMB customers. Specifically, they'll learn to:
- Consult with an SMB customer to translate their business objectives into an enabling technology strategy
- Gather the customer's technical requirements and assess existing infrastructure
- Design the end-to-end Technical Solution for an SMB customer including on-premises, hosted, and cloud solution components
- Design online presence and hosted services solution elements (incorporating both onsite and cloud components as appropriate)
- Design an end-to-end solution for support/disaster recovery for an SMB customer
- Write and present a solution proposal to the customer decision makers

- Install, configure, and upgrade end-to-end IT solutions for SMB customers
The HP ATA Cloud certification teaches candidates how to Install, configure, and upgrade end-to-end IT solutions for SMB customers. Specifically, they'll learn to:
- Implement changes to the existing infrastructure to support solution, including servers, storage, data, network, clients, applications, and users

- Optimize and troubleshoot end-to-end IT solutions for SMB customers
The HP ATA Cloud certification teaches candidates how optimize and troubleshoot end-to-end IT solutions for SMB customers. Specifically, they'll learn to:
- Apply the HP troubleshooting methodology in an end-to-end solution environment
- Troubleshoot common issues in end-to-end solutions for SMB customers
- Optimize common performance issues in end-to-end solutions for SMB customers
- Administer and Manage end-toend IT solutions for SMB customers
- Add users, groups and profiles on cloud services in addition to local infrastructure
- Administer and Manage end-to-end IT solutions for SMB customers

 
 View the Certification Guide (3 pages, 1 MB)

PREP MATERIALS
  1. eBook
  2. Lesson Plans and Presentation Materials
  3. Practice Test