NetApp Certified Storage Associate (NCSA)

NetApp Certified Storage Associates demonstrate a basic understanding of NetApp storage systems and Data ONTAP administration and management solutions. They understand the features and functions of 7-Mode and clustered Data ONTAP, and are able to perform basic administration of NetApp storage controllers running the Data ONTAP® operating system in NFS and Windows® (CIFS) multiprotocol environments.

NCSA Requirements

NCSA is the foundational NetApp certification. The training listed below will prepare you for the NCSA exam (NS0-145). Though the NCSA is an entry-level storage administration certification, it is a rigorous exam that will test your knowledge of the storage industry and specific features and functions of NetApp solutions.

For qualified academic institutions we offer a fully web-based version of the courses and labs – for more information, visit our Academic Alliances site.

Recommended preparation:

NS0-145
NetApp Certified Storage Associate
Storage Fundamentals (WBT)    
Virtualization Technology Fundamentals (WBT)    
Data Networks Fundamentals (WBT)    
Cloud Fundamentals (WBT)    
Flash Fundamentals (WBT)    
Introduction to NetApp Products (WBT)    
Data ONTAP 7-Mode Fundamentals (WBT)
OR
Basic NetApp Configuration and Administration (ILT)
Clustered Data ONTAP Fundamentals (WBT)
SAN Fundamentals on Data ONTAP (WBT)

Note: To enroll in NetApp University training courses, you will need a NetApp Support Site account. Create a NetApp Support Site account.

Register for This Certification Exam
Registration and administration for NetApp certification exams are handled by a third-party testing company. Register now for this certification exam. If you are a student, and applying for this program through your academic institution, please visit our Academic Alliances site for additional information on the program and how to enroll.

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