EMC Proven Professional Storage Technologist (Associate Level) Certification

Computer certification programs are setting the standards for the information technology (IT) industry worldwide. Although most careers in the IT and communications fields are lucrative and lead to rapid advancement, you can move ahead even more rapidly if you have been certified. In fact, you often can earn a salary increase of 20% or more once you become certified. Nowadays, having a degree in computer science just isn't enough. Companies are demanding that their IT professionals be certified as a way to measure their skills as well as to guarantee that they can perform their jobs successfully. In short, certification will help a computer professional get a good job and stay competitive in what is now a highly demanding IT environment.

This training would be beneficial for individuals looking for IT job positions such as: Help Desk Support, PC Technician, Remote Service Technician, Help Desk Support Representative Level 3, Computer Technician Level-3, Field Service Engineer, Senior Help Desk Support, Senior Computer Technician, Senior Field Service Technician, Customer Support Manager, Network Technician, Network Administrator, Windows Administrator, Senior System Administrator, Linux Administrator, IT Manager, Unix Administrator, Computer Security Specialist, Network Security Administrator, Senior Security Technician or a Chief Security Officer.

The Storage Technology Foundations (Information Storage and Management) requires the successful candidate to be able to describe information storage technology solutions such as DAS, SAN, NAS and CAS. In addition, a candidate should be able to describe the key business and technical drivers for storage (including information availability and business continuity), common data center management and monitoring activities, and concepts of information security and storage virtualization. The common themes of this training are technology requirements, physical and logical elements, host-to-storage interconnection, data flow, and security.

The Storage Technology Foundations (Information Storage and Management) focuses on underlying information storage technologies and concepts. The training will sometimes refer to EMC product examples that are used to reinforce the knowledge of general storage technologies and concepts. The successful candidate can employ this knowledge and certification to a wide variety of storage and information technology roles and functions.

EMC Proven Professional is a comprehensive education and certification program which develops and validates skills required to plan, deploy, manage, and leverage your information infrastructure.

Exam E20-001 Storage Technology Foundations Exam (EMC–aligned)

The exam is based on these objectives.

  • Introduction to Storage Technology
  • Storage System Architecture
  • Physical Disks and RAID Arrays
  • Intelligent Storage Systems
  • Network Storage Systems
  • Fiber Channel Storage Attached Networks
  • IP SANs and Content Addressed Storage
  • Information Availability
  • Replication and Business Continuity
  • Monitoring and Managing the Data Center
  • Securing Storage
  • Storage Virtualization Technologies

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