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Course number HL052S
Length 3 days
Delivery method Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)
Instructor-led training (ILT)
Onsite dedicated training (OST)
Price USD $2,700
CAD $2,970
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Course overview

The Architecting HP Matrix Operating Environment course prepares the participant to navigate through the HP Converged Infrastructure solution offering and identify, describe, position, and specify the correct segments of the Converged Infrastructure solution based on identified customer needs. Upon its completion, you should be able to demonstrate a broad understanding at the level of purpose, function, market positioning, competition, and capabilities of the HP Converged Infrastructure solutions.


  • HP CSA: Converged Infrastructure Administration [2011]
  • HP ATP: Converged Infrastructure Administrator V1


  • Presales, both internal HP and external

Certifications and Related Examinations

  • HP ASE - Converged Infrastructure Architect V1
  • HP0-D20 - Architecting the HP Matrix Operating Environment

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Course objectives

Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Define the HP Converged Infrastructure and explain its benefits
  • List and describe the hardware, software, and technologies that comprise an HP Converged Infrastructure
  • Explain the value that HP Virtual Connect adds to a Converged Infrastructure solution
  • Describe the features and benefits of CloudSystem Matrix
  • Describe the features and benefits of Matrix Operating Environment
  • Describe the features and benefits of HP Systems Insight Manager (HP SIM)
  • Describe the features and benefits of Insight Control
  • Describe the features and benefits of Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server
  • Describe the features and benefits of Insight Cluster Management Utility
  • Explain how HP Insight Remote Support works

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Course outline

Module 1: HP Converged Infrastructure Overview

  • HP Converged Infrastructure
  • What sets HP apart
  • Key benefits that accelerate the business
  • IT business challenge – Aging facilities and IT sprawl
  • Opportunity
  • Two ways to achieve a converged infrastructure: Transformational and The step-by-step approach
  • Choose the best delivery model
  • Real-world benefits

Module 2: Life Cycle Management

  • Intelligent Provisioning – Life Cycle Management for a few systems at a time
  • Insight Control – Life Cycle Management for several systems at a time
  • Matrix Operating Environment – Life Cycle Management for on-demand provisioning
  • Matrix OE capacity planning
  • Lab Activity: Capacity Planning Reports
  • CloudSystem Matrix
  • Cloud bursting

Module 3: BladeSystem Technologies Overview

Module 4: HP Virtual Connect

  • HP Virtual Connect

Module 5: Insight Remote Support and Insight Online

  • How HP Insight Remote Support works
  • Customer success stories
  • How HP Insight Online works

Module 6: HP SIM

  • HP SIM and third-party servers

Module 7: Insight Control

  • Competitive landscape

Module 8: Insight Control for Microsoft System Center

Module 9: Insight Control for VMware vCenter Server

  • HP VirtualSystem
Module 10: Insight Cluster Management Utility
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