NetApp Certified SAN Implementation Engineer

NetApp Certified SAN Implementation Engineers have proven skills in understanding customer storage requirements, implementing Fibre Channel and iSCSI SAN solutions, and integrating different operating systems and applications such as Microsoft® Exchange, Microsoft SQL Server™, DB2®, and Oracle®.

NCIE-SAN Requirements

In order to achieve your NCIE certification, you must first complete the requirements for the NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA), which requires that you pass any of the following:

  • NetApp Certified 7-Mode Data Administrator (NS0-155) exam
  • NetApp Certified Clustered Data ONTAP Administrator (NS0-156) exam
  • NetApp Certified Data Administrator, Clustered Data ONTAP (NS0-157) exam (replaces NS0-156 in May 2015)

If you have already passed the NCIE exam, you must still also pass the NCDA before being granted the NCIE credential.

NCIE Logos and certificates will be granted to those individuals who successfully obtain NCDA certification and also pass any of the following:

  • NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer – SAN, 7-Mode (NS0-502) exam
  • NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer – SAN, Clustered Data ONTAP (NS0-504) exam
  • NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer – SAN, Clustered Data ONTAP (NS0-506) exam (replaces NS0-504 in May 2015)
  • NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer – SAN, E-Series (NS0-505) exam

Recommended preparation:

NS0-502
NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer – SAN, 7-Mode
SAN Fundamentals on Data ONTAP (WBT)
SAN Design (WBT)
SAN Implementation – Switch Configuration (WBT)
NetApp Unified Connect Technical Overview and Implementation (WBT)

SAN Implementation (ILT)

Architecting SAN on NetApp Storage (ILT)

 
NS0-504
NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer – SAN, Clustered Data ONTAP (replaced by NS0-506 in May 2015)
 
NS0-506
NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer – SAN, Clustered Data ONTAP (available May 2015 – will replace NS0-504)
 

Alternatively, the recommended preparatory training for NS0-504 will prepare candidates to successfully take the new NS0-506 exam.

NS0-505
NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer – SAN, E-Series

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