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Welcome to the EMC Proven Professional Center at EMC World 2016!



Home Schedule  |  Join the Community  |  Exam Center Information  |  Exam Readiness Review Sessions  |  Knowledge Sharing  |  Meetups  |  vLabs  |  Training Discounts


EMC Proven™ Professional is a leading education and certification program in the IT industry. It provides comprehensive coverage of information storage technologies, virtualization, cloud computing, data science/big data analytics, and more through an ‘open’ curriculum-based approach that focuses on technology concepts and principles that can be applied in all IT environments.


In addition, the program offers a role-based series of technology-specific courses and exams that cover the full range of EMC’s hardware, software, and solutions.


Being Proven means investing in yourself and formally validating your knowledge, skills, and expertise by the industry’s most comprehensive learning and certification program. Join a community of dedicated professionals, share exclusive benefits, get Proven.


To help you on your journey to certification, we are offering a FREE ($200 value) first attempt on any EMC Proven Professional or VCE Certification Exams taken at EMC World 2016 in Las Vegas.




Schedule of Events


The EMC Proven Professional Center is located in Casanova 501 (just below the Solutions Pavilion)


All times are in PDT

Sunday, 1 May3:30 pm - 7:00 pmPick up your EMC Proven Professional Shirt at Main Registration!
Monday, 2 May8:00 am - 9:30 amExam Readiness Review Session: Information Storage and Management v3 (E05-001) - Practice Test Room, Casanova 506
Tuesday, 3 May

All Day

Proven Day - Wear your Proven shirt and visit the Proven Center to pick up a gift!

8:00 am - 9:30 amExam Readiness Review Session: Federation Enterprise Hybrid Cloud Management and Orchestration (E20-266) - Practice Test Room, Casanova 506
4:30 - 6:00 pm10th  Anniversary Knowledge Sharing Celebration - db Brasserie in the Venetian Hotel
Wednesday, 4 May8:00 am - 9:30 amExam Readiness Review Session: Cloud Infrastructure Specialist for Cloud Architects (E20-020) - Practice Test Room, Casanova 506
3:00 pm - 4:00 pmKnowledge Sharing Meetup - EMC Proven Professional Center, Casanova 501
Thursday, 5 May.



Join the Community


Connect and collaborate with other EMC Proven Professionals, or learn more about the EMC Proven Professional program in our online community. To register for a free account, visit this page: Starting with the ECN: Register for an Account.


As a member of the Dell EMC Education Services Community you can connect and collaborate with other EMC Proven Professionals, read Knowledge Sharing articles, and ask questions about the EMC Proven Professional Program. If you're preparing for a certification exam, you can visit our Student Discussions forum and ask questions about course concepts that are answered by both community members and SMEs. The EMC Proven Professional Community is a hub for information about curriculum updates, upcoming events, and more.



Exam Center Information

Exam Center Hours

Mon, 2 May8:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tue, 3 May8:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Wed, 4 May8:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thu, 5 May8:00 a.m. - 2 p.m.


The Exam Center location is Casanova 501


Special Offer! Free First Exam Attempt on EMC Proven Professional and VCE Certification Exams taken at EMC World


Take an EMC Proven Professional or VCE Certification exam ($200 value) for free. This exclusive offer can be applied toward your first attempt on any EMC Proven Professional certification exam at EMC World 2016.


To take advantage of this offer, enter the promotion code below during pre-registration:

EMC Proven Professional Exams: EMCW2016

VCE Certification Exams: VCE100


Please note that these codes are only valid for exams taken at EMC World 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Pre-register now to take advantage of this exciting offer; 100% discount ($200 value) off your 1st attempt of any EMC Proven Professional or VCE certification exam. Pre-registration will remain open for the duration of the conference.


The hidden advantage to getting certified? Employers notice those who are committed to keeping their skills & knowledge current. Get noticed…schedule your exam today!


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Exam Readiness Review Sessions

Practice Test Room, Casanova 506


After all the preparation, after all the studying…wouldn’t a SME led, interactive discussion regarding relevant topics boost your confidence in sitting for an exam?


The EMC Proven Professional Education team will be leading 3 Exam Readiness Review Sessions at EMC World. These sessions are intended to supplement the recommended curriculum for an exam. These sessions alone will not prepare you for any exam.


The session format is designed to discuss practice test questions, concepts and questions from participants related to the session topic.


Choose from 3 unique sessions...or choose all 3! Space is limited, so please register for a spot in each session that you plan to attend. Registration is free.


Monday, May 2nd, 8:00-9:30 am: Information Storage and Management (E05-001)

Tuesday, May 3rd, 8:00-9:30 am: FEHC Management and Orchestration (E20-266)

Wednesday, May 4th, 8:00-9:30 am: Cloud Infrastructure Planning and Design (E20-020)


All sessions will be held in the Practice Test Room, Casanova 506.


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10th Anniversary Knowledge Sharing Celebration

Tuesday, May 3, 4:30 - 6:30 PM in db Brasserie


The Knowledge Sharing program invites EMC Proven Professionals to share their expertise, unique deployments, or best practices. Articles from our contributing Knowledge Sharing authors have been downloaded more than 1.5 million times, underscoring the power of the knowledge sharing concept. This program is a unique benefit of the EMC Proven Professional program. Each year, EMC Proven Professionals are invited to submit their work in our Knowledge Sharing Competition, with the winners announced at EMC World.


Please join us as we announce the winners of the 2016 EMC Proven Professional Knowledge Sharing competition! To be held on Tuesday, May 3 from 4:30-6:00 in db Brasserie, we’ll also be celebrating our 10 year anniversary of the program. Light hors d’oevres and beverages will be served, as we honor the best of this year’s submissions.


Due to the size of the venue, admittance is limited to the first 200 Proven Professionals to arrive. You must be wearing this year’s EMC Proven shirt to gain entrance. Did you forget to pick one up at Registration on Sunday? Stop by Casanova 501 anytime and get yours!





Meetup: 2016 Knowledge Sharing Award Winners

When: Wednesday, May 4, 3:00pm

Where: EMC Proven Professional Center, Casanova 501


The Knowledge Sharing winners will be announced on Tuesday night. On Wednesday, the winners will be at a Meetup to answer your questions about their prize-winning papers and the competition experience.



Guided vLabs


The following vLabs will be available at EMC World, led by Education Services Instructors, including Anthony Santamaria, metavolmaniac, Ganesh_Sundaresan, rzubi, Eliezer, mgalvin, kmruddy, WEC-2rAVq, spriyadharshini, and Vanchi


  • Deployment and Management of ScaleIO 2.0
  • Experience Smart Multipurpose Shared Global Storage with ECS
  • Isilon OneFS CloudPools - Configuration and Tiering to ECS
  • Experience the New VxRail: VCE’s Hyper-Converged Appliance
  • Enterprise Hybrid Cloud v3.5 for Business and IT Agility
  • Cloud Native Engineered Solution
  • Blazing Backup to the Cloud with NetWorker and CloudBoost
  • VMAX: Performance Analyzer for the VMAX3 Family
  • Beyond VNX - Next Gen Midrange VMware vSphere Integration
  • Beyond VNX - Next Gen Storage Management and Administration
  • XtremIO 4.0 GUI Simulator
  • Get To Know YOUR Service Environment With MyService360


Signup for vLabs is on-site. You can find a list of abstracts for these vLabs here: Guided vLab Titles and Abstracts - EMC World 2016



Training Discounts


Take advantage of 50% discount on select self-paced traning.


Industry-leading training and certification to help you redefine your skills. Meet the challenges you face today and prepare to modernize, energize, and optimize your skills and knowledge.


For more details, opt in when you register for EMC World or visit us at the EMC Proven Professional Center in the Venetian, Las Vegas, May 2-5, 2016.


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