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.

Learn more about the EMC Proven Professional program and EMC Authorized study resources.

  • Associate Level Program

    The NEW Information Storage and Management v3 Exam (E05-001) is now available. 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) retired on December 31, 2015.


  • Data Scientist Specialist Exams

    All exams are current.


  • Cloud Architect Specialist Exams

    The Virtualized Infrastructure Specialist Exam for Cloud Architects (E20-018) retired on January 21, 2016.

    The NEW Cloud Infrastructure Specialist Exam for Cloud Architects (E20-020) is now available. This exam is a qualifying exam for the Cloud Architect Specialist track. This exam focuses on knowledge and skills to successfully design a cloud infrastructure that supports multiple types of services. It tests the ability of data center technology professionals to design robust cloud based infrastructure incorporating components such as cloud management, consumer resources, elasticity, metering, hybrid capabilities, and disaster recovery.


  • Cloud Architect Expert Exams

    The IT-as-a-Service Expert Exam for Cloud Architects (E20-918) retired on January 21, 2016.

    The NEW Cloud Services Expert Exam for Cloud Architects Exam (E20-920) is now available. This exam is a qualifying exam for the Cloud Architect Expert track. This exam focuses on knowledge and skills necessary to plan and design robust cloud services in a cloud and ITaaS environment. It tests the ability of technology professionals to design services which transform business operations and cloud environments, incorporating the governance, organizational, financial, and technology aspects as well as the management and operation of cloud services.


  • Cloud Administrator Specialist Exams

    The NEW Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Specialist Exam for Cloud Administrator (E20-266) is now available. This exam is a qualifying exam for the Cloud Administrator, Hybrid  Cloud Solutions - Federation Specialist Version 1.0 (EMCCAD) track. This exam focuses on the Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud.


  • Data Center Architect Specialist Exams

    The Enterprise Storage Networking Specialist Exam for Data Center Architects (E20-026) will retire on March 31, 2016.

    The Enterprise Backup Recovery Specialist Exam for Data Center Architects (E20-027) will retire on March 31, 2016.


  • Storage Administrator Specialist Exams

    The VNX Solutions Specialist Exam for Storage Administrators (E20-547) was updated on January 29, 2016.

    The NEW XtremIO Solutions Specialist Exam for Storage Administrators (E20-568) is now available. This exam focuses on the knowledge and activities involved in managing and optimizing XtremIO storage systems in heterogeneous virtualized open systems environments. This includes configuring host access to storage, local replication, performance monitoring and optimization, and basic troubleshooting.


  • Storage Administrator Expert Exams

    All exams are current.


  • Technology Architect Specialist Exams

    The Information Storage Solutions Design Exam for Technology Architects (E20-323) will retire on February 5, 2016.

    The Symmetrix Solutions Design Exam for Technology Architects Exam (E20-326) retired on January 31, 2016.

    The EMC Information Storage and Protection Technologies Exam for Technology Architects (E20-503) will retire on February 5, 2016. 

    The Symmetrix Solutions Specialist Exam for Technology Architects Exam (E20-515) retired on January 31, 2016.

    The NEW XtremIO Solutions and Design Specialist Exam for Technology Architects (E20-526) is now available. This exam focuses on the knowledge and activities needed for the positioning, designing, and demonstrating of XtremIO solutions in a customer environment. This includes a detailed understanding of XtremIO product features, functionality, use cases, and configurations. It also includes designing an XtremIO storage solution for applications that require high performance and availability.

    The NEW EMC Availability Solutions and Design Specialist Exam for Technology Architects (E20-588) is now available. This exam focuses on the knowledge and skills required for EMC availability solution assessment, solution qualification, planning, and design. It will ensure that the successful candidate is capable to position and plan availability solutions for consolidation, storage virtualization, business continuity, data replication, backup operations and data migration, and ensure performance and security.


  • Technology Architect Expert Exams

    The Symmetrix Solutions Expert Exam for Technology Architects Exam (E20-816) retired on January 31, 2016.


  • Cloud Engineer Specialist Exams

    The Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Ecosystem Specialist Exam for Cloud Engineers (E20-354) will retire on March 24, 2016.

    The NEW Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Specialist Exam for Cloud Engineers (E20-356) will be available on March 18, 2016. This exam is a qualifying exam for the Cloud Engineer, Hybrid Cloud Solutions - Federation Specialist Version 2.0 (EMCCE) track. This exam focuses on the Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud.

    The Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Integration Specialist Exam for Cloud Engineers (E20-566) will retire on March 24, 2016.


  • Implementation Engineer Specialist Exams

    The NEW XtremIO Solutions Specialist Exam for Implementation Engineers (E20-368) is now available. This exam focuses on the knowledge and activities involved in implementing XtremIO storage systems in heterogeneous virtualized open systems environments. This includes cluster installation and initial configuration, implementing and configuring host access to storage, implementing local replication, performance monitoring and optimization, and basic troubleshooting.


  • Implementation Engineer Expert Exams

    All exams are current.


  • Platform Engineer Specialist Exams

    The Symmetrix Specialist Exam for Platform Engineers (E20-616) retired on December 31, 2015.

    The Isilon Specialist Exam for Platform Engineers (E20-655) will be updated on March 4, 2016.

    The VNX Specialist Exam for Platform Engineers (E20-690) was updated on January 8, 2016. 


  • Information Intelligence Group

    The Captiva Installation, Configuration and Management Exam (E22-192) was updated on November 6, 2015.

    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

    The XtremIO 3.x Flash Storage Solutions Exam (E22-258) retired on December 31, 2015.

Last updated 2016-02-11