Hitachi Data Systems Certified Professional Program


TThe Hitachi Data Systems Certified Professional program validates that our customers, partners and employees have demonstrated the knowledge, skills and abilities to innovate with Hitachi information solutions.


It is a role-based program that offers a variety of exams in the areas of storage solutions architecture, implementation and administration, using Hitachi Data Systems hardware, software, solutions, services and technology. It features a 2-tier assessment structure that provides an evolution path as professionals increase their expertise and advance their careers.


Choose between the eight certification tracks listed below:


  • Sales Foundation


    This track is intended for Hitachi Data Systems partners and employees who sell products, solutions, services and technology from Hitachi Data Systems.


  • Pre-Sales Foundation


    This track is intended for Hitachi Data Systems partners and employee pre-sales personnel who support the sales activities of Hitachi Data Systems products, solutions, services and technology.


  • Basics and Fundamentals


    This track is an entry-level track for audiences who seek basic knowledge and understanding of IT concepts, technologies and standards.


  • Architect


    This track is intended for Hitachi Data Systems partners and employee architect personnel who assess, plan and design solutions that meet the business needs of HDS customers.


  • Installation and Support


    This track is intended for Hitachi Data Systems partner and employee installation personnel who install, configure and support Hitachi storage systems.


  • Implementation and Integration


    This track is intended for Hitachi Data Systems partners and employee implementation and professional services personnel who deploy, integrate and support solutions running on Hitachi Data Systems storage systems.


  • Administration


    This track is primarily intended for Hitachi Data Systems customer storage managers who use and administer HDS storage systems. It is also available to HDS employees and partners.


  • Legacy Implementer


    This track is intended for Hitachi Data Systems partners and employee installation personnel who install Hitachi Virtual Storage Platform and Hitachi Unified Storage VM systems. The associated exams remain available in order to satisfy current and legacy TrueNorth Partner Program compliance requirements.