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All Flash Storage Essentials V1

This badge earner has demonstrated a foundational understanding of the IBM All Flash Portfolio of storage solutions, allowing them to effectively engage in IBM Flash Storage sales conversations with prospective clients.

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What it takes to earn this badge

  • Must be an IBM Business Partner employee or an IBM employee.
  • Completion of the following 12 modules:
  • Module 1:  Introducing the IBM All Flash Portfolio & IBM Strategy;
  • Module 2:  Types of Flash Storage;
  • Module 3:  Selling Effective Capacity;
  • Module 4:  FlashSystem 900 is the Spectrum Booster;
  • Module 5:  Why Storage Virtualization with Storwize and FlashSystem V9000;
  • Module 6:  Opportunities with FlashSystem A9000 and A9000R;
  • Module 7:  How Elastic Storage Server Benefits Big Data and Analytics;
  • Module 8:  Identify DS888xF Opportunities;
  • Module 9:  Why a Converged Solution with VersaStack;
  • Module 10: The Right Flash for the Right Workload;
  • Module 11:  All Flash Tools & Resources; and
  • Module 12:  Introduction to Flash Competition.
  • Complete the assessment test at the end of each module with a passing score of 75% or higher.
  • Optional (recommended) modules:  Module 13:  Flash Competition:  Dell/EMC;  Module 14: Flash Competition:  Pure //M, //X & FlashBlade; Module 15:  HPE 3PAR & Nimble; and  Module 16:  Flash Competition HDS VS.
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