Volume Purchase Programs

Save up to 50 percent on typical training expenses with our pre-paid savings programs. In addition to the cost savings, these pre-paid training programs make educational planning easy and allow you to select the courses that best suit your needs.


HiCard™

Available in: United States, Canada and Latin America

HiCard™ is a pre-paid, non-refundable, non-transferable 52 week program. It allows an organization to send a predetermined number of students (a single individual, 8 named individuals, or an unlimited number of students) to an unlimited number of open enrollment Hitachi Data Systems courses.


Type of HiCard Uses
Individual Platinum Send a single employee to an unlimited number of Instructor Led Training and Virtual Instructor Led Training classes for one year. Enrollments are accepted on a space-available basis at Hitachi Data Systems training facilities.
Multi Student Platinum Send eight (8) individuals to an unlimited number of classes for one year. This card is issued to your organization, and you select the employees to attend training. Enrollments are valid for any class offered to the public at our training facilities and are accepted on a space-available basis. Up to two (2) individuals may attend classes in any given week.
Corporate Unlimited Platinum Train as many people as you like, on topics you choose, for a single price. This card is issued to your organization, allowing training for three (3) employees per week for an entire year. Enrollments are valid for any class offered to the public at our training facilities.
Gold HiCard The ideal solution for individuals interested in attending an unlimited number of modular and software ILT and vILT classes in a single year, but is not interested in enterprise level courses. Enrollments are accepted on a space available basis.

HiPass™

Available in: United States and Canada

This volume purchase discount reduces training expenses while offering access to a broad range of subject matter with convenient scheduling flexibility. With HiPass, you are not constrained to training at Hitachi Data Systems facilities; HiPass tickets can be used for either open enrollment or convenient on-site training. You may select classes throughout one year from your purchase date. Each training certificate is valid for one person to attend one day of training. Multiple certificates can be used to train several people in onsite classes.


# of HiPass Certificates Price
1-49 $950.00 each
50+ $650.00 each

Elite Pass

Available in: United States and Latin America

The Gold Elite Pass and Platinum Elite Pass are pre-paid, non-refundable, non-transferable programs that combines the Gold HiCard or Platinum HiCard with 10 HiPass Training Units.


Platinum Elite Pass


This combined promotion allows your enterprise customers the opportunity to purchase 1 Individual Platinum HiCard and 10 HiPass training units for one reduced price.


The Platinum HiCard allows a single employee to attend an unlimited number of classes for a single year. This includes ILT and vILT. Additionally, it provides access to web based e-Learning Libraries. Enrollments are made if space is available.


The HiPass training units included in this program deliver the training benefits of our classes on site as well as at Hitachi Data Systems training facilities and Virtual Instructor-Led Training. Organizations can use HiPass training units for a variety of subjects including Oracle, Brocade, Cisco, CommVault, Red Hat Linux, Finisar, ITIL, BlueArc, VMware and Microsoft®.


Gold Elite Pass


This combined promotion allows a single modular customer the opportunity to purchase 1 Individual Gold HiCard and 10 HiPass training units for one reduced price.


The Gold HiCard allows an individual to attend an unlimited number of modular and software instructor-led training (ILT) and virtual instructor-led training (vILT) classes in a single year. Additionally, it provides access to web-based e-Learning Libraries. Enrollments are accepted on a space available basis.


The HiPass training units included in this program delivers the training benefits of our classes on site as well as at Hitachi Data Systems training facilities and vILT capabilities. Organizations can use HiPass training units for a variety of subjects including Oracle, Brocade, Cisco, CommVault, Red Hat Linux, Finisar, ITIL, BlueArc, VMware and Microsoft®.


Training Units

Available in: EMEA and APAC


Maximize the benefit and potential of your investment in Hitachi Data Systems technology and skills by purchasing Hitachi Data Systems Training Units. Hitachi Data Systems Training Units help you protect your training budget, cover your organization from unexpected medium term training requirements, and earn a valuable discount for volume purchases.


One Training Unit is typically equivalent to attendance for a one day public scheduled instructor-led training course for one person. Additionally, it can be exchanged for any Hitachi Data Systems' training products and services, as and when the service is required. You can select the number of Training Units that best suit your training requirements, budget allowance, and time restrictions.


Terms


One Training Unite is valid for one year from the date of purchase. The minimum quantity available for purchase is 10 Units and can be acquired in any number. All HDS Education products and services are priced in Training Units as well as local currency thus making it easy for you to spend your Training Unites once purchased.


Number of Units Discount
1-10 0.0%
11-25 2.5%
26-50 5.0%
51-100 7.5%
101-150 10.0%

Passport

Available In: France, Germany and the United Kingdom


Take advantage of unlimited instructor-led courses taught by storage experts in addition to a wide range of convenient Virtual Instructor-Led Classes (vILT) and web-based courses. Attend an unlimited number of public scheduled classes for a single year, for the price of a typical five day instructor-led course! Simplify your training budget with one fixed-price purchase and one purchase order.


Terms


One Passport is valid for one year from the date of purchase. The Passport is not transferable and must be used by the named employee. The Passport may not be used for onsite training.