Navigating the Journey to HP Cloud (H1L34S)

Course overview

The Navigating the Journey to Cloud course prepares the participant to identify, describe, and position the HP Converged Infrastructure and HP Helion cloud solution offerings, to evaluate high-level customer requirements and recommend the best solution, and to demonstrate the key benefits and functionality of the HP Converged Infrastructure and HP Helion cloud technologies.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisite certifications required. However, it is strongly recommended that the candidate pursuing the Navigating the Journey to HP Cloud course completes the following training:

  • HP Innovations for Today’s IT Infrastructure (optional 1 day ILT/vILT/self-paced) (H1L35S)
Audience

Anyone who needs to learn how to describe, position, recommend, and demonstrate HP Converged Infrastructure and HP Helion cloud solutions to meet a customer’s requirements. The participant should have a foundational knowledge of the individual HP Converged Infrastructure components, including HP servers, storage, networking, IT operations, software, security, and services.

Course objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to do the following:

  • Provide valid arguments why customers with traditional, siloed IT infrastructures should be moving toward a converged infrastructure and cloud
  • Explain the fundamentals of a converged infrastructure and cloud computing
  • List and describe the different ways of achieving infrastructure convergence and moving toward a service-centric, cloud-enabled environment
  • Explain how HP can enable customer journey to big data, mobility, security, and cloud
  • Describe what HP Helion is, where it fits in the overall IT landscape, and what it can do for you
  • Describe the features, benefits, and functions of HP Helion CloudSystem 8 Foundation and Enterprise
  • Help a customer determine their place on the journey to infrastructure convergence and cloud
  • Recommend the right HP ConvergedSystem or CloudSystem solution based on high-level customer requirements
  • Explain HP Cloud Maps and reference architectures
  • Describe the cloud market landscape, explain how HP Helion cloud computing solutions achieve positive business outcomes, and highlight the strengths of these solutions
Course outline

Module 1: HP Converged Infrastructure and Cloud Fundamentals

  • Provide valid arguments why customers with traditional, siloed IT infrastructure should be moving toward an infrastructure convergence and cloud
  • Explain how a converged infrastructure affects service delivery, time spent on running and maintain the infrastructure, and data center utilization
  • Explain how a service is provisioned without and with a converged infrastructure
  • Explain the HP Converged Infrastructure and how it relates to cloud
  • Have a fundamental cloud conversation with your customers, peers, friends, and family
  • Explain why companies are moving to cloud, what is a cloud, and what are its key attributes, service and deployment models
  • Speak the language of the cloud

Module 2: The HP Journey to the Cloud

  • Describe the major trends changing the IT industry today
  • Explain why organizations are moving to infrastructure convergence, big data, mobility, and cloud
  • List and describe the different ways to achieve this convergence and get to where you want to go
  • Explain how HP can enable customer journey to big data, mobility, security, and cloud
  • Identify what you need to address IT challenges of the future
  • Describe what HP Helion is, where it fits in the overall IT picture, and what it can do for you
  • List the services HP provides to help customers mitigate major challenges as they move to the cloud

Module 3: HP Helion CloudSystem 8 Foundation

  • Describe the features and functions of HP Helion CloudSystem 8 Foundation
  • Describe the CloudSystem Portal
  • Explain how HP Helion CloudSystem Foundation is used

Module 4: HP Helion CloudSystem 8 Enterprise

  • Describe the features and functions of HP Helion CloudSystem 8 Enterprise
  • Explain the benefits of HP Cloud Service Automation (CSA)

Module 5: Moving Forward on the Journey to the Cloud

  • Help a customer determine their place on the journey to infrastructure convergence or cloud
  • Explain when to recommend an HP ConvergedSystem or an HP CloudSystem
  • Explain how to use HP Cloud Maps?
  • Define the term reference architecture

Module 6: Strengths of HP Converged Infrastructure and Cloud Solutions

  • Describe the cloud market landscape
  • Explain how HP Helion cloud computing solutions achieve positive business outcomes
  • List the strengths of HP Helion cloud solutions

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