VCE™ Certified Professional Program

As data center infrastructures converge, the VCE™ Certified Professional program drives success by validating the real world expertise in the evolution of VCE industry leading technologies.

Data center transformation involves more than just technology change. Ultimately, there is a change in business processes and job roles. The role of the VCE Certified Professionals is to bring clarity and quality to the architecting, deployment, and operation of a converged infrastructure environment.

Vblock® Systems + VCE Certified Professionals = Data Center Transformation

The VCE Certified Professional Program is designed for experienced IT professionals committed to staying relevant in a converged infrastructure environment. This program validates that IT professionals have bridged the gap from a domain-specific focus to a cross-domain focus.

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VCE Certification starts with the VCE Converged Infrastructure Associate credential.
Complete your Associate credential and prepare for a certification track.

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Certified Professional Exams

VCE™ Certified Converged Infrastructure Associate (VCE-CIA)

This certification is open and available to all professionals who would like to validate their understanding of what differentiates VCE converged infrastructure environment. Get to know the basics of VCE Vblock® Systems components and solutions, and the underlying investor technologies used to create VCE Vblock Systems.

VCE™ Certified Converged Infrastructure Associate

Certification Requirement(s):

Exam: Included in the VCE Vblock Systems Foundations eLearning course. Course registration is required in order to access the exam. However, completing the eLearning course is not a prerequisite.

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Design Engineer (VCE-CIDE)

This certification is intended for VCE Vblock® Systems architecture professionals. The Design track certifies professionals in designing and architecting Vblock® Systems. Further details to be provided.

Design Engineer

The ideal candidate has earned the VCE-CIA credential and has cross-domain product experience that spans servers, networking, virtualization, and storage.

Certification Requirement(s):

Prerequisites

a. VCE Certified Converged Infrastructure Associate (VCE-CIA)

Requirements

1. VCE Vblock® Systems Design Exam (200-010)

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Implementation Engineer (VCE-CIIE)

This level is open and available to all professionals who would like to validate their understanding of the knowledge and skills required to deploy and implement Vblock Systems components, conduct an end-to-end test validating the customer’s acceptance plan, and ensure that best practices have been employed to guarantee system security.

Implementation Engineer

Note: For detailed Exam information, visit the Exams page

The ideal candidate has earned the VCE-CIA credential and has cross-domain product knowledge that spans servers, networking, virtualization, and storage.

Certification Requirement(s):

Prerequisites

  • a. VCE Certified Converged Infrastructure Associate (VCE-CIA)

Requirements

1. VCE Vblock Systems Deployment and Implementation - Core Exam (210-010)

2. Plus, One (1) VCE Vblock System Specialty Exam:

  • VCE Vblock Systems Deployment and Implementation - Virtualization (210-015)
  • VCE Vblock Systems Deployment and Implementation - Compute (210-020)
  • VCE Vblock Systems Deployment and Implementation - Network (210-025)
  • VCE Vblock Systems Deployment and Implementation - Storage (210-030)

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Administration Engineer (VCE-CIAE)

This level is open and available to administration and management professionals who would like to validate their understanding of the important knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to administer and manage VCE Vblock Systems on a day-to-day basis. Knowledge and skills include concepts, such as utilizing service profiles and service catalogues to more efficiently deploy resources to meet SLAs, manage pooled resources to effectively meet capacity and performance requirements, and use system management software to validate configurations and perform common management tasks

Administration Engineer

The ideal candidate has earned the VCE-CIA credential and has cross-domain product experience that spans servers, networking, virtualization, and storage.

Certification Requirement(s):

Prerequisites

a. VCE Certified Converged Infrastructure Associate (VCE-CIA)

Requirements

1. VCE Vblock® Systems Administration Exam (220-010)

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Master Design Engineer (VCE-CIMDE)

This certification is intended for VCE Vblock® Systems architecture professionals. The Design track certifies professionals in designing and architecting Vblock® Systems. Further details to be provided.This certification is intended for VCE Vblock® Systems architecture professionals. The Design track certifies professionals in designing and architecting Vblock® Systems. Further details to be provided.

Master Design Engineer

The ideal candidate has earned the VCE-CIA credential and has cross-domain product experience that spans servers, networking, virtualization, and storage.

Certification Requirement(s):

Prerequisites

a. VCE Certified Converged Infrastructure Associate (VCE-CIA)

b. VCE Certified Converged Infrastructure Design Engineer (VCE-CIDE) recommended, not required

Requirements

1. VCE Vblock® Systems Design Exam (300-010)

Resources

  • Practice Exam - Coming Soon
  • References - Coming Soon
  • Supporting Course - Coming Soon
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Master Implementation Engineer (VCE-CIIE)

This level is open and available to engineers who have broad, multi-disciplined skills needed to deliver implementation, customization, and integration expertise to complex Vblock Systems deployments. Candidates have demonstrated skills in each of the four VCE disciplines that are required to deliver a master-level VCE Vblock System deployment with best practices and proven methodology to guarantee system security.

Master Implementation Engineer

The ideal candidate has earned each of the VCE-CIIE credentials and has demonstrated cross-domain product integration and customization knowledge that spans all areas; compute, storage, virtualization and network

Certification Requirement(s):

Prerequisites

  • a. VCE Certified Converged Infrastructure Associate (VCE-CIA)
  • b. VCE Vblock Systems Deployment and Implementation - Core Exam (210-010)

Requirements

1. All VCE Vblock Systems Specialty Exams

  • VCE Vblock Systems Deployment and Implementation - Virtualization (210-015)
  • VCE Vblock Systems Deployment and Implementation - Compute (210-020)
  • VCE Vblock Systems Deployment and Implementation - Network (210-025)
  • VCE Vblock Systems Deployment and Implementation - Storage (210-030)

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Master Administration Engineer (VCE-CIMAE)

This level is open and available to administration and management professionals who have broad, multidisciplinary skills needed to expertly perform administration and management of Vblock Systems. Candidates have demonstrated significant competencies in areas related to Vblock Systems management and can substantiate the expert skills needed to manage Vblock Systems at a master level with best practices and proven methodology to guarantee optimal performance.

Master Administration Engineer

Certification Requirement(s):

Prerequisites

a. VCE Certified Converged Infrastructure Associate (VCE-CIA)

b. VCE Certified Converged Infrastructure Administration Engineer (VCE-CIAE) recommended, not required

Requirements

1. VCE Vblock® Systems Master Administration Exam (320-010)

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