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Hitachi Vantara Certified Professional

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Enhance and Validate Your Storage Skills

The Hitachi Vantara Certified Professional program is an industry-leading, role-based, certification program. It provides knowledge and skills validation through a variety of exams in the areas of storage solutions architecture, implementation and administration, using Hitachi Vantara hardware, software, solutions, services and technology.

Benefits

With the Hitachi Vantara Certified Professional program, IT professionals can:

  • Validate their skills, knowledge and technical competencies.
  • Establish their credibility and increase their value in the IT marketplace.
  • Gain peer recognition and distinguish themselves from the competition.
Credential Levels

The Hitachi Vantara Certified Professional program features a two-tier assessment structure that provides an evolution path as professionals increase their expertise and advance their careers.

Qualification-level testing leverages low stakes exams typically used for validation of broad and general expertise on subjects that evolve rapidly and for validation of basic and fundamental technical knowledge acquired academically.

In most cases, passing a qualification test leads to a qualification credential. Passing a test can also be a requirement for a certification credential. Hitachi Vantara currently offers two qualification levels: Associate and Professional.

Certification-level testing effectively and accurately validates that candidates have the skills, knowledge and abilities to perform specifically identified tasks as they relate to real-life job situations.

In order to pass certification exams, candidates are expected to use knowledge acquired through multiple means and real-life experiences, including various formal and informal training and learning methods.

In most cases, passing a certification exam leads to a certification credential. Alternatively, multiple exams may be required to obtain a certification credential. Two certification levels are currently available: Specialist and Expert.

Program Tracks
  • Sales Track
  • Presales Track
  • Administration Track
  • Architect Track
  • Implementation and Integration Track
  • Installation and Support Track
  • Basics and Fundamentals Track
Next Steps

Click on the following links to take your next steps toward certification.

Exam Numbers and Names
Qualification Tests Associate Level
HQT-0050 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Associate - Strong Concepts
HQT-6751 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Associate - Hitachi Ops Center Operations
Professional Level
HQT-1001 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Solution Selling
HQT-2101 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Pre-sales Edge-to-core-to-cloud Foundation
HQT-2901 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Pre-sales Lumada DataOps Foundation
HQT-4160 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - VSP 5000 Series Installation
HQT-4180 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - VSP Midrange Family Installation
HQT-4210 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - NAS Installation
HQT-4420 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Content Platform Installation
HQT-4630 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - UCP Hyperconverged Installation
HQT-6200 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional – NAS Administration
HQT-6420 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Content Platform Administration
HQT-6701 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Storage performance analysis with Ops Center Analyzer
HQT-6711 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Hitachi Ops Center Protection
HQT-6712 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Global-Active Device Management and Operations
HQT-6740 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Storage Administration
HQT-6741 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Hitachi Ops Center Administration
HQT-6761 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Hitachi Ops Center Automation
HQT-6771 Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional - Hitachi Ops Center Analyzer Management
Certification Exams Specialist Level
HCE-3210 Hitachi Vantara Certified Specialist - NAS Solutions Architect
HCE-4140 Hitachi Vantara Certified Specialist - VSP G1500 and VSP F1500 Storage Installation
HCE-5210 Hitachi Vantara Certified Specialist - NAS Solutions Implementation
HCE-5420 Hitachi Vantara Certified Specialist - Content Platform Implementation
HCE-5910 Hitachi Vantara Certified Specialist - Pentaho Business Analytics Implementation
HCE-5920 Hitachi Vantara Certified Specialist - Pentaho Data Integration Implementation
Expert Level
HCE-3700 Hitachi Vantara Certified Expert - Performance Architect
HCE-3710 Hitachi Vantara Certified Expert - Replication Solutions Architect
HCE-5710 Hitachi Vantara Certified Expert - Replication Solutions Implementation
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