EMC Certification Testing

Important Exam Information

EMC Proven Professional certification validates experience, education and study. We offer extensive training and other learning materials to prepare you for your certification exam. All EMC Proven Professional exams are aligned with our training, which is often available in both lecture led and self paced formats.

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  • Associate Level Program

    The NEW Information Storage and Management v3 Exam (E05-001) will be available on August 28, 2015. This exam focuses on information storage and management in a data center. It includes third platform technologies, intelligent storage systems, software-defined storage, storage networking technologies, and various business continuity options – along with security and management of a storage infrastructure. A limited number of questions refer to product examples that are used in the training to reinforce the knowledge of technologies and concepts.

    The Information Storage and Management v2 Exam (E10-001) will retire on December 31, 2015.

    The NEW Cloud Infrastructure and Services Version 2 Exam (E10-002) is now available.  This exam focuses on building cloud infrastructure based on a cloud computing reference model. It includes five fundamental layers (physical, virtual, control, orchestration, and service) and three cross-layer functions (business continuity, security, and service management) for building a cloud infrastructure. This exam also focuses on the comprising technologies, components, processes, and mechanisms for each layer and cross-layer function. A limited number of questions refer to product examples that are used in the training to reinforce the knowledge of technologies and concepts.


  • Data Scientist Specialist Exams
    The NEW Advanced Analytics Specialist Exam for Data Scientists (E20-065) is now available. This exam focuses on MapReduce, the Hadoop Ecosystem, NoSQL, Natural Language Processing, Social Network Analysis, Data Science Theory and Methods, and Data Visualization.

  • Cloud Architect Specialist Exams
    All exams are current.

  • Cloud Architect Expert Exams
    All exams are current

  • Data Center Architect Specialist Exams
    All exams are current.

  • Storage Administrator Specialist Exams
    The NEW VMAX3 Solutions Specialist Exam for Storage Administrators (E20-507) is now available. This exam focuses on configuration and business continuity management of EMC VMAX3 storage arrays in heterogeneous open systems and virtual environments. The usage of Solutions Enabler SYMCLI and Unisphere for VMAX to manage configuration changes, TimeFinder SnapVX, and SRDF is assessed.

    The NEW VPLEX Specialist Exam for Storage Administrators (E20-562) is now available. This exam focuses on the configuration and management of VPLEX systems. In addition, the exam covers VPLEX architecture, theory of operations, and configuration requirements.


  • Storage Administrator Expert Exams
    All exams are current.

  • Technology Architect Specialist Exams
    The VMAX3 Solutions and Design Specialist Exam for Technology Architects (E20-542) is now available. This exam focuses on positioning VMAX3 Solutions including array configuration and management, as well as business continuity operations using TimeFinder VX and SRDF in heterogeneous open systems and virtual environments.

  • Technology Architect Expert Exams
    The Backup Recovery Solutions Expert Exam for Technology Architects (E20-891) was updated on August 7, 2015.

  • Cloud Engineer Specialist Exams
    All exams are current.

  • Implementation Engineer Specialist Exams
    The VPLEX Specialist Exam for Implementation Engineers (E20-260) was updated on July 31, 2015.

    The NEW VMAX3 Solutions Specialist Exam for Implementation Engineers (E20-307) is now available. This exam focuses on configuration and business continuity management of EMC VMAX3 storage arrays in heterogeneous open systems and virtual environments. The usage of Solutions Enabler SYMCLI and Unisphere for VMAX to manage configuration changes, TimeFinder SnapVX, and SRDF is assessed.

    The Data Domain Specialist Exam for Implementation Engineers (E20-385) will be updated on September 11, 2015

  • Implementation Engineer Expert Exams
    The Storage Area Network (SAN) Expert Exam for Implementation Engineers (E20-855) will retire on September 30, 2015.

  • Platform Engineer Specialist Exams
    The NEW VMAX Family Specialist Exam for Platform Engineers (E20-624) is now available. This exam focuses on supporting VMAX Solutions including VMAX1, VMAX2 and VMAX3. Required product knowledge includes the ability to articulate features and functions of the VMAX Family models, comprehend architecture and theory of operations, and demonstrate management and administrative capabilities using appropriate GUIs. This exam also focuses on system installation and maintenance, initial configuration of ports, pools and devices, storage provisioning and business continuity operations using TimeFinder VX and SRDF.

  • Information Intelligence Group
    All exams are current.

    Be sure to review the most current exam description and suggested training courses on the CMA Education Services website or by contacting CMA_Certification@emc.com.

  • Product Technology Specific Exams
    All exams are current.
Last updated 2015-08-19