SNIA

 

                                           

SNIA offers opportunities to learn about the value and methodology of storage networking. Storage professionals are increasingly turning to educational programs to keep up with day-to-day demands and to plan for the future.The Storage Networking Industry Association has established the SNIA Education Certification to expand educational opportunities and options available to end users and the IT industry

The SNIA Storage Networking Certification Program provides a strong foundation of vendor-neutral, systems-level credentials that integrate with and complement individual vendor certifications. The structure of the SNCP has been enhanced to reflect the advancement and growth of storage networking technologies over the past few years, and to provide for expanded offerings in the future. Through evolving and enhancing the SNCP, the SNIA is establishing a uniform standard by which individual knowledge and skill sets can be judged.

How to get certified:

CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA: pass the "CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA" exam or previous SCSP

SNIA Certified Storage Engineer: pass the "CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA" exam or previous SCSP and the SCSE exam

SNIA Certified Storage Architect: pass the "CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA" exam or previous SCSP and the SCSA exam

SNIA Certified Storage Networking Expert: pass the "CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA" exam or previous SCSP, SCSE and SCSA exam + pass two partner exams*:

NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
Hitachi Data Systems Certified Professional (HCP)
Hitachi Storage Solutions Specialist (Japan)
Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Design Specialist
Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Support Specialist
EMC Proven Professional - Specialist Level (EMCST) (EMCSA) (EMCTA)(EMCIE) (EMCCE)
ASE - HP StorageWorks
ASE - HP StorageWorks
ASE - HP StorageWorks Nearline Storage
Brocade Certified SAN Manager (BCSM)
Brocade Certified Fabric Professional (BCFP) 2010 (#143-070)

* Check SNIA website for currently supported versions and partner certifications.