Release Notice for Huawei Certification HCIA-Data Center V1.5 (English Version)

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Release Notice for Huawei Certification HCIA-Data Center V1.5 (English Version)

HCIA-Data Center V1.5 (English Version) is scheduled for worldwide official release on July 16, 2019.

1.     Overview

Huawei Certification is in line with the company's "Platform + AI + Ecosystem" development strategy and its new ICT infrastructure featuring "Cloud-Pipe-Device" synergy. It evolves to fit with the latest trends of ICT convergence. Huawei Certification consists of three categories: ICT Infrastructure Certification, Platform and Service Certification, and ICT Vertical Certification, making it the only all-range technical certification program in the industry.

Huawei offers three levels of certification: Huawei Certified ICT Associate (HCIA), Huawei Certified ICT Professional (HCIP), and Huawei Certified ICT Expert (HCIE).

With its leading talent development system and certification standards, Huawei is committed to developing new ICT professionals in the digital era and building a healthy ICT talent ecosystem.

HCIA-Data Center V1.5 certification aims to develop professionals with basic knowledge and skills in the data center field, including knowledge regarding the technologies and products commonly used in data centers, as well as the ability to perform basic O&M tasks for data centers.

The HCIA-Data Center V1.5 curriculum comprises a general introduction to cloud data centers, hardware installation and maintenance for Huawei cloud data center products, basic O&M for IT infrastructure, and basic O&M for cloud data centers. HCIA-Data Center V1.5 has improved on V1.0 in the following aspects: added new topics related to KVM virtualization; optimized products and solutions, for example, added the latest CloudEngine models, OceanStor V5, FusionServer V5, and FusionCloud6.X; removed contents about less commonly used or out-of-date technologies, such as TRILL and Xen.

HCIA-Data Center V1.5 certification will prove that you: 1) have basic knowledge about cloud data center architectures and technologies; 2) are capable of basic O&M for hardware and software used in Huawei cloud data centers; 3) have the ability to deploy and maintain virtualized network, security, compute, and storage resources for cloud data centers.

Enterprises who employ HCIA-Data Center V1.5 certified engineers will be able to deploy and maintain the IT infrastructure for cloud data centers, or offer such services to their customers.

2.     Product Overview

The following is a list of released materials for HCIA-Data Center V1.5:

  • HCIA-Data Center V1.5 Training Materials

  • HCIA-Data Center V1.5 Lab Guide

  • HCIA-Data Center V1.5 Training Outline

  • HCIA-Data Center V1.5 Exam Outline

  • HCIA-Data Center V1.5 Timetable

  • HCIA-Data Center V1.5 Equipment List

  • HCIA-Data Center V1.5 e-Learning Course (will be available in August 2019)

3.     Training Description

3.1     Training Materials

Topic

V1.0

V1.5

Changes

1. Data Center Architecture Basics

5%

5%

 

2. Data Center Network Basics

35%

30%

Deleted contents of some less commonly used products; optimized contents about eSight.

3. Data Center Storage Basics

25%

25%

 

4. Data Center Cloud Computing Basics

25%

25%

Updated to include the latest Huawei cloud solutions.

5. Data Center SDN Basics

10%

15%

Optimized contents about SDN.

 

3.2     Lab Guide

Topic

V1.0

V1.5

Changes

1. Data Center Layer 2 Network Technologies

15%

15%

Optimized lab contents for the Layer 2 network.

2. Data Center Layer 3 Network Technologies

30%

25%

Optimized the OSPF contents; added BGP EVPN contents.

3. Data Center SDN Technologies

5%

30%

Added contents about southbound protocol configuration and SDN local service provisioning.

4. Cloud-Network Integrated Service Provisioning

50%

30%

Deleted FusionCompute; optimized Huawei cloud operations.

 

3.3     Training Duration

HCIA-Data Center V1.5 certification training last for five working days.

3.4     Lab Environment

For detailed equipment models and lab contents, see HCIA-Data Center V1.5 Equipment List and HCIA-Data Center V1.5 Lab Guide in the training materials list.

4.     HALP/ICT Academy Trainers Enablement and Certification

HCIA-Data Center V1.5

Remarks

HALP/ICT Academy trainer enablement

HALP/ICT Academy trainers can acquire the required knowledge by taking Huawei e-Learning courses or apply for original manufacturer training provided by Huawei.

HALP/ICT Academy trainer certification

HALP/ICT Academy trainers can apply for the certificate as a Huawei certified trainer after passing the related certification exams and lab exams and delivering successful trial lectures.

 

5.     Exam Description

The HCIA-Data Center V1.5 certification exam was launched at Pearson VUE on July 16, 2019. You can make a reservation at http://www.pearsonvue.com/ (exam code: H13-411).

The HCIA-Data Center V1.0 certification exam will be unavailable to take online on July 16, 2019.

Certification

Exam Code

Exam Name

Version

Exam Platform

Exam Duration

Pass Score/Total

HCIA-Data Center

H13-411

HCIA-Data Center

V1.5

Pearson VUE

90 minutes

600/1000

 

6.     Release Scope and Target Customers

HCIA-Data Center V1.5 is scheduled for official release worldwide on July 16, 2019.

The certification targets ICT practitioners, Huawei users, partner, ISV, and Huawei engineers, as well as college students.

7.     Product Information and Documentation

The HCIA-Data Center V1.5 certification program is developed by the Talent Ecosystem Development Dept. Visit the following links to obtain relevant product information and documents.

Huawei's Users

Documentation

HALP Trainer

Documentation

ICT Academy Trainer

Documentation

Huawei Employee

Documentation

Huawei Training Manager

Documentation

 

If you have any comments or suggestions about the documents, please feel free to contact us at certification@huawei.com.

                               Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
                              July 16, 2019

 

 

 

 

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The HCIA-Data Center V1.5 certification exam was launched at Pearson VUE on July 16, 2019. You can make a reservation at http://www.pearsonvue.com/ (exam code: H13-411).

The HCIA-Data Center V1.0 certification exam will be unavailable to take online on July 16, 2019.
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