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Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Certification

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Cisco and NetApp flexPod certification

You are proficient in designing and installing FlexPod® solutions for a variety of business workloads. FlexPod solutions speed the deployment of infrastructure and business-critical applications while reducing cost, complexity, and risk.

NetApp offers two Cisco® and NetApp® FlexPod certifications: FlexPod Design Specialist and FlexPod Implementation and Administration Specialist.

FlexPod logos and certificates will be granted to those individuals who successfully pass either of the following:

  • Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Design (NS0-173) certification exam.
  • Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Implementation and Administration (NS0-174) certification exam.

These exams are available in both English and Simplified Chinese.

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Prepare for your exam

Candidates for FlexPod® certification should have at least six to 12 months of field experience working with the tools and standards for assessing FlexPod computing solution performance characteristics and requirements. They should also understand the hardware components associated with the Cisco® and NetApp® FlexPod solution and the process for selecting proper hardware for a given set of requirements.

NS0-173
Cisco and NetApp flexPod design

Recommended Training and Resources:

NS0-174
Cisco and NetApp flexPod implementation and administration

To enroll in NetApp University training, you will need a NetApp support site account.

Take your exam

NS0-173 exam includes 60 test questions, with an allotted time of 60 minutes to complete. In countries where English is not the native language, candidates for whom English is not their first language will be granted a 30-minute extension to the allotted examination completion time.

This exam is available in both English and Simplified Chinese.

The NS0-173 exam covers the following topics:

Compute

  • Hardware components
  • Configuration
  • High availability
  • SAN Boot
  • UCS Manager

Networking

  • Hardware components
  • Configuration
  • High availability
  • SAN Boot

Storage

  • Hardware components
  • Configuration
  • High availability
  • SAN Boot

Virtualization

  • Hypervisor Solutions
  • SAN Boot

Design, Management, and Orchestration Tools

NS0-174
Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Implementation and Administration

The NS0-174 exam includes 60 test questions, with an allotted time of 60 minutes to complete. In countries where English is not the native language, candidates for whom English is not their first language will be granted a 30-minute extension to the allotted examination completion time.

This exam is available in both English and Simplified Chinese.

The NS0-174 exam covers the following topics:

Compute

  • Hardware components
  • Configuration
  • High availability
  • SAN Boot
  • UCS Manager

Networking

  • Hardware components
  • Configuration
  • High availability
  • SAN Boot

Storage

  • Hardware components
  • Configuration
  • High availability
  • SAN Boot

Virtualization

  • Hypervisor Solutions
  • SAN Boot

Management and Orchestration Tools

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Register now for your exam