Hitachi Vantara Certified Professional Program: Get Certified at NEXT 2019

By Jean-Christophe Lelasseux posted 09-04-2019 06:50

You’re a professional, of course. But are you a certified professional? While you’re at NEXT 2019, the Hitachi Vantara Certified Professional Program will help you with that.

You know all about NEXT 2019. You’ll find the insights in your data at NEXT 2019, the first smart conference for data pioneers. Be sure to meet the experts, the futurists and the realists. And capture the latest trends, strategies and tools to accelerate the return on your data. Learn about the whole event at But we’ll tell you about NEXT’s professional certifications right here.

At NEXT 2019, you can validate your skills, knowledge and technical competencies of Hitachi Vantara products and solutions through certification. Right there at the event! Check it out:

Certification and Qualification Offerings at NEXT 2019
For job roles that require technical operational knowledge of Hitachi Vantara solutions, we are offering the opportunity to earn the relevant credential. Certification will give you the confidence to continue to support innovation and transformation within your organization. Whether modernizing your data center or gleaning insights from your data, our certifications will validate your skills and give you the recognition you need to influence business decisions.

We’ll also have at NEXT 2019 the Sales and Pre-Sales Foundation qualification tests that are associated with the Hitachi Vantara partner programs. This is a convenient way for partner Sales and Pre-Sales engineers to earn (or renew) the credentials needed to meet (or maintain) compliance requirements.

We’ll have a wide variety of exams that are part of the Hitachi Vantara Certified Professional Program available for you at the NEXT 2019 certification testing center. Testing offerings will cover the Business Analytics, Content and Data Intelligence, Data Protection and Infrastructure domains and will be specifically relevant to these job roles:
  • Sales and Pre-Sales engineers
  • Architects – those who assess business requirements, plan and design solutions
  • Implementation and Integration personnel – those who deploy, integrate and support solutions
  • End-users – those who administer and manage products and solutions

Get Your First exam for Free
At NEXT 2019 we will give you the exclusive opportunity to attempt your first exam for free. Furthermore, if you choose to take a second exam at the event, we will discount it 50%.
  • Certification exams (HCE-xxxx): $225 full price
  • Qualification tests (HQT-xxxx): $100 full price
* If you decide to take two certification-level exams you will save $337!

Certification Testing Center Location and Exam Delivery at NEXT 2019
The testing center will include two dedicated rooms: 104 as the registration lobby, and 105 as the testing room.

The exams will be proctored by Hitachi Vantara staff and will be delivered using Kryterion's Webassessor test delivery system.
If you’d like to learn more about delivery of Hitachi Vantara exams using Webassessor, please read this article.

Certificates, Badges and Logos
If you successfully pass a qualification test or a certification exam, you will earn the associated credential which will remain valid for three years. Once we receive and process your exam result with our credential management system, CertMetrics, you will have access to your certificate, your logos and your digital badge. That means you can share your achievement on any digital platform.
Please read this article for more information about Hitachi Vantara credential badges.

Exam Registration at NEXT 2019
You can make reservations now and we recommend that you register in advance for your exam. The certification guide attached at the bottom of this post and also available here contains all the information you’ll need to register for your exam:
  • List of available exams and intended audiences
  • Testing center hours of operation
  • Registration procedure
If you have any question please contact us at We will be delighted to help you.
We hope you will be taking advantage of this unique opportunity to obtain a (free!) Hitachi Vantara credential and we hope to see you at the NEXT 2019.
The Hitachi Vantara Certification team.