A Look Into the New Vision of Certification

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Offering a more a comprehensive training and certification portfolio to our customers is one goal of the Dell EMC Proven Professional Program. Starting October 30, 2017 there will be a new look and feel of the Program. 


Current. Cohesive. Collective.


What's changing?


Roles

There are 3 Dell EMC Proven Professional Roles that are changing to align better with Current Industry Standards.These include Cloud Administrator, Storage Administrator and Cloud Engineer. Our other 6 Dell EMC Proven Professional Roles will remain the same.


Here is what's changing:

Dell EMC Proven Professional Roles
Former:New:
Cloud Administrator

  Systems Administrator

Storage Administrator

     Systems Administrator      

Cloud Engineer

  Implementation Engineer

 









Credential Names and Acronyms

All the credentials at the present version and prior version (n-1) will have a new naming convention and acronym to provide a more Cohesive program.


The New Credential Schema will be:

Level Role, Product Credential Version


Examples are:

Dell EMC Proven Professional Credentials
Former:New:Acronym:
Information Storage Associate Version 3 (EMCISA)Associate - Information Storage and Management Version 3.0DECA-ISM
Cloud Architect, Cloud Infrastructure Specialist Version 2.0 (EMCCA)Specialist - Cloud Architect, Cloud Infrastructure Version 2.0DECS-CA
Cloud Architect, Cloud Services Expert Version 2.0 (EMCCAe)Expert - Cloud Architect, Cloud Services Version 2.0DECE-CA

 









Exam Titles

To provide a Collective portfolio exam titles will change in the future as exams are updated through standard practice.


The New Exam Title Schema will be:

Level – Role, Product Exam



Where will you see this? 
  • In your CertTracker account. If you currently hold any of the credentials that will be changing you will see the new credential listed under the Credentials tab on or after October 30, 2017. You will be able to download a new Certificate as well.
  • In your Acclaim account. If you currently have a badge for any of the credentials that will be changing the badge names will automatically be updated in Acclaim. If sharing on LinkedIn profile, you will need to re-share.
  • In the Education Portal and some standard documents in the Dell EMC Proven Professional Community.


Did you get a good glimpse or do you still have questions?

If you have further questions please visit our FAQ document


For a complete list of impacted credentials please visit the DECN community document


As always you can submit a Proven Professional Support request by using

http://emc.force.com/EducationSupport > Select Dell EMC Proven Professional/VCE Support