HP Accredited Technical Associate (HP ATA)

Overview

In today's business environment, employers need IT expertise in translating business objectives into technology strategies and end-to-end solutions. The HP Accredited Technical Associate (HP ATA) certification provides a complete learning solution—including courseware, hands-on labs, practice tests, and certification exams—that goes well beyond simple concepts and product knowledge.

The HP ATA certification delivers the industry's first architect-level certification designed for academia. It validates real-world skills and prepares students for employment in small arid medium business environments.

As the world's largest technology company. HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure at the convergence of the cloud and connectivity, creating seamless, secure, context-aware experiences for a connected world.

HP ATA provides certification for each of these essential IT segments:
  • Connected Device Solutions
  • Network Solutions
  • Server and Storage Solutions
  • Cloud Solutions
Why the HP ATA Program?
  • Provide end-to end skills that will to enhanced IT career and economic opportunities
  • Deliver the industry's first architect-level certification designed for academia
  • Drive IT expertise for your community
  • Enhance learning and retention with Remote Labs (hands-on labs)
  • Satisfy the evidentiary requirements grants and other funding.
Applicable career paths The HP ATA program prepares students for employment in key IT job Roles:
  • IT and network administrators
  • Systems engineers
  • System administrators
  • Solution architects
  • Support technicians
A credential with worldwide recognition
  • As the world's largest technology company, HP brings together a portfolio that spans printing, personal computing, software, services and IT infrastructure at the convergence of the cloud and connectivity, creating seamless, secure, context-aware experiences for a connected world.
  • HP serves more than 1 billion customers in more than 170 countries on six continents.
  • HP consistently appears in the top of the Fortune 500 ranking.
  • HP ships 48 million PC units annually.
  • One out of every three servers shipped worldwide is from HP.

Certificate Sample

Curriculum

HP ATA Connected Devices
  • Explain and recognize industry-standard client technology and their implications on customer needs
  • Plan and design client solutions for SMB customers.
  • Install, configure, and upgrade client solutions for SMB customers
  • Troubleshoot and perform repair/replacement procedures for client solutions for SMB customers
  • Perform administrative and operational tasks
HP ATA Networks
  • Explain and recognize networking technologies and their implications on customer needs
  • Plan and design wired and wireless network solutions for SMB Customers
  • Optimize wireless, switched, and routed network infrastructures for SMB customers
  • Troubleshoot wireless, switched, and routed network infrastructures for SMB customers
  • Perform administrative, operational, and network management tasks for SMB customers
  • Databases

HP ATA Server and Storage:

  • Explain and recognize industry standard server technologies and their on customer needs Recognize and describe HP and industry standard server products and solutions
  • Plan arid design server and storage solutions for SMB customers
  • Install, configure, and upgrade server and storage solutions (including both rack-mount arid blade systems) for SMB customers
  • Performance-tune and optimize server arid storage solutions for SMB customers
  • Troubleshoot arid perform repair/replacement procedures for server and storage solutions for SMB customers Manage Servers and Storage systems using HP Infrastructure Management
  • Administer and operate server and storage solutions for SMB customers

HP ATA Cloud:
  • Explain and recognize industry standard cloud and virtualization technologies and their implications on customer needs
  • Plan and design end-to-end IT solutions for SMB customers
  • Install, configure, arid upgrade end-to-end IT solutions for SMB customers
  • Optimize, and troubleshoot end-to-end IT solutions for SMB customers
  • Administer and Manage end-to-end IT solutions for SMB customers