Monthly Archives: April 2016

Overview of Latest Certification Exam Releases from Oracle, April Edition

Overview of Latest Certification Exam Releases from Oracle, April Edition 

oracle rightnow cloud service, oracle argus, oracle project portfolio management cloudEvery month Oracle releases new courses and certifications for its various tracks, so the skills of the certified professionals meet the latest technology updates. Below is the breakdown of new releases as for the April:

  1. Oracle Argus Enterprise Edition 8 Implementation Essentials 1Z0-328
  2. Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud 2016 Implementation Essentials 1Z0-332
  3. Oracle RightNow Cloud Service 2016 Technical Implementation Essentials 1Z0-326

All of the above are written multiple-choice question exams given in English. The duration of the exams varies from 120 minutes as for 1Z0-328 and 1Z0-332 exams up to 150 minutes as for the 1Z0-326 exam. Speaking about exams composition, 1Z0-328 credential consists of 76 questions with passing threshold of 71%; there are 76 questions in 1Z0-332 exam with passing score of 76% and 80 questions in 1Z0-326 exam with 70% passing score. All of the exams are administered in the Pearson VUE Testing centers worldwide and can be scheduled official website. Each exam has standard price of 212 euro, which either can be paid directly to the Pearson VUE center or by purchasing Oracle University voucher in local currency. If you want to retake the exam, you can do it after 14 days since you got the results and there are maximum 4 attempts given within 12 months period. Let’s have more detailed look on each of the exams and associated exams certifications.

1. Oracle Argus Enterprise Edition 8 Implementation Essentials 1Z0-328

This exam is required for those individuals who are working with selling and implementing Oracle Argus Enterprise Edition 8 software solution being mandatory requirement for Oracle Argus Enterprise Edition 8 Implementation Specialist Certification. Given certification verifies candidates’ skills within overall product knowledge, its features and functions, architecture; the ability to install, configure and integrate Argus Enterprise Edition 8 solution. The certification is highly demanded on the market and allows its holders differentiate themselves on the market by demonstrating proven set of skills and expertise.  There are no prerequisites for Argus Enterprise Certification and everyone can obtain certification, though it is tailored for Oracle PartnerNetwork members, which will become validated OPN Certified Specialists after getting certified.

Oracle Argus Enterprise Edition 8 Implementation Essentials 1Z0-328 tests how well candidates are aware of:

Product Features and Functions, including its core modules, editions, safety, interchange, affiliate module, Argus unbinding, mart, insight, analytics etc; System Architecture, including settings of solution’s different modules and environments, insights, analytics, mart; Product Installation and post-installation; Argus 8 Upgrade Process and Data Migration; Argus 8 Configuration; Argus 8 Integration Overview; Argus 8 Product Testing & Debugging.

As for the 1Z0-328 exam preparation Oracle University offers training courses for ONP partners:

–       Oracle Argus Standard Edition 8 Fundamentals Implementation Boot Camp

–       Oracle Argus Enterprise Edition 8 Implementation Specialist

2. Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud 2016 Implementation Essentials 1Z0-332

This exam is bound to Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud Certification Specialist Path, oriented towards professionals who sell and deploy Oracle Fusion Project Portfolio Management Cloud Service Software. The certification verifies candidates’ skills in general project configuration, fusion project foundations, costing, billing, reporting, and resource management. There are no prerequisites to get certified, apart of the field training and prior experience recommendations. Certification gives to its holders recognition by OPN network and benefits compare to competitors on the market.

Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud 2016 Implementation Essentials 1Z0-332 Exam Objectives:

Fusion Project Portfolio Management incl. knowledge of Oracle Project Portfolio Management components; Navigation, User Experience and Personalization; Oracle Fusion Applications Security Overview; Fusion Functional Setup Manager; Ability to configure Fusion Common Applications; Common Project Configuration; Configuration of  Fusion Project Foundation, Costing, Control, Billing; Skills in Configuring Project Performance Reporting, Configuration of Project Management and Project Resource Management; Knowledge of Fusion Project Reporting.

To prepare for 1Z0-332 Exam Oracle University offering special course:

–       Oracle Project Portfolio Management Cloud Learning Subscription

3. Oracle RightNow Cloud Service 2016 Technical Implementation Essentials 1Z0-326

1Z0-326 Exam is linked to the Oracle RightNow Cloud Service 2016 Technical Implementation Specialist certification and is for those specialists who work with selling and managing Oracle RightNow CX Cloud Service solutions software.  The exam doesn’t impose any prior prerequisites apart of the recent training and field experience recommendations. After obtaining certification OPN members have being recognized as OPN Certified specialists, which differentiate them from the competitors on the market.

Oracle RightNow Cloud Service 2016 Technical Implementation Essentials 1Z0-326 Exam validates candidates’ knowledge in the areas as:

Customer Portal (CP) Tools, Basic Customizations, Widgets and Scripting, Advanced Customizations; Integration & Customization – Agent Desktop, ROQL Queries, Skills to Connect Web Services for PHP\SOAP\REST, Desktop Integration and General Integration & Customization.

Oracle has not posted any information on 1Z0-326 exam preparation yet.

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Cisco CCNP Wireless Certification Gets Restructured

Cisco CCNP Wireless Certification Gets Restructured

cisco, CCNP exams, cisco wireless enterprise networks, cisco exams, cisco specialist certificationThis spring Cisco has made major changes to the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Wireless Certification Program, reorganizing the whole program structure with new certification exams and training courses. By applying these massive changes, Cisco sets up the bar to the wireless professionals according to the latest trends towards digital architecture and mobility. Thus the importance of digitization, which is critical in all industries at the moment, is underlined, and skills required to successfully apply the latest wireless architectures brought to the CCNP Wireless Certification Program.

Starting from now on and up to September 21, 2016 candidates will be able to take both existing and new exams. After September 22, 2016 old exams still will be credited towards CCNP certification, while only new exams will be available for passing.

Below is the chart demonstrating transition of existing CCNP exams towards new exams:

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Here is also official Cisco CCNP migration tool, which will assist you with all the options regarding transition process. We also recommend you to go through the CCNP Wireless Exam Revisions brochure, which contains all the detailed updates implemented to the new versions of exams and trainings.

Overall CCNP Wireless certification evaluates candidates’ skills in design, deployment and security of Cisco Wireless networks for the optimal outputs. As a prerequisite CCNP Wireless certification requires candidates to hold active Cisco CCNA Wireless certification or any of Cisco CCIE certifications.

New CCNP exams are given in English and are written based. Each exam is 90 minutes long containing 60-70 queries. The exams are administrated in Pearson VUE testing centres and can be scheduled and paid on their official webpage Pearson VUE website.

Each of four CCNP Wireless Certification exams evaluates candidates’ skills in the particular domains with more in-depth information regarding exams’ composition and recommended training available on each exam page:

Designing Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks 300-360 WIDESIGN

Assesses candidates’s skills in recognizing customer needs and application demands, their ability to apply predictive wireless design rules and conduct site surveys required to construct and optimize company wireless networks.

Deploying Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks 300-365 WIDEPLOY

Evaluates candidates’ ability to implement wireless networks using Cisco controller and Unified switching architectures supporting high availability, QoS, multicast, and mobility services.

Troubleshooting Cisco Wireless Enterprise Networks 300-370 WITSHOOT

Examines applicants’ ability to troubleshoot and optimize company’s wireless infrastructure and corresponding services, as well as the tools and methods required to recognize and solve customer connectivity, performance, and RF problems.

Securing Wireless Enterprise Networks 300-375 WISECURE

Evaluates candidates’ skills to resolve client device security issues, acknowledge based authentication and services, together with securing and management of company wireless infrastructure.

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