Monthly Archives: November 2017

Greet a Newborn Certification in the IBM Family!

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After the redesign of the website, IBM continues to please us with good news. If you don’t hear about a new IBM website, you can read our article for November, 20, and familiarize with a new interface. From our side, we can say that the renewed website is pretty convenient and simple in use.

But today we would like to cover another event that happened recently in the IBM family. Let us introduce you a newborn certification – IBM Certified Mobile Application Developer  Mobile Foundation V8.0! This newbie is designed for application developers to measure and validate their job skills in a Mobile Foundation v8.0 Application Developer.

The mobile application developer is generally self-sufficient and has the fundamental knowledge in Java programming, Web Services and REST, Mobile Integrated Development Environments and tools, Command Line Interface (CLI), JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Swift programming, Maven, Node, NPM and Git.

To earn this new certification, candidates must pass the IBM Mobile Foundation v8.0 Application Development (C1000-003) exam.

The C1000-003 exam is an hour and a half long exam with 59 question assessment. 43 of 59 is a passing score for this certification exam.

The exam consists of 9 sections described below:

Section 1- Development Environment Set-up

Section 2 – Development: Architecture

Section 3 – Using the Command Line Interface (CLI)

Section 4 – Development: Client Side

Section 5 – Development: Server Side

Section 6 – Notifications

Section 7 – Authentication and Security

Section 8 – Deployment

Section 9 – Analytics and Reports

For more information regarding the C1000-003 exam, visit the IBM Certified Application Developer – Mobile Foundation v8.0 certification web page.

As for exam preparation options, we prepared the whole list of the best tools for successful exam passing. The list includes:

  1. Sample Test for C1000-003 (It gives the candidate an idea of the content and format of the questions that will be on the certification exam.)
  2. IBM Guide (It is also good base that will help you prepare for the exam.)
  3. Mobile Application Development with IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation V8 course (It teaches candidates how to develop native or hybrid mobile applications by using IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation V8 and how to build, deploy, and test applications on the MobileFirst Server.)
  4. Product Documentation (It contains information about how to install, maintain, and use the IBM MobileFirst Platform Foundation.)
  5. ExamCollection braindumps (As a sample test, it includes the content and format of the questions that will be on the certification exam.)

To sum up, after the earning the IBM Certified Mobile Application Developer – Mobile Foundation V8.0 certification, you will be able to use Mobile Foundation V8.0 to develop client-side applications, server-side integration and security components, as well as test and deploy Mobile Foundation V8.0 projects.

Sounds great? Then go for it!

Tune into a New Oracle Exam

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Why is it so prestigious to be an Oracle certified specialist? Today, we’ll try to find an answer to this controversial question.

Let’s be frank, it’s hard to call Oracle one of the most elegant databases with the fastest platform. But this IT company continues to dominate the world’s database market. What is the secret of its phenomenon? The main criterion of Oracle success is its proactive approach and ability to introduce features far-ahead of the market demand. It’s not a random event that Oracle is so popular among IT specialists, after all, it is the world most flexible and robust database, and industrial-strength engine that can manage almost any data application.

So do you want to be an Oracle specialist but don’t know where to start? The new and promising Oracle Field Service Cloud Service 2017 Implementation Essentials exam is your lucky chance to become an IT expert.

The 1Z0-628 exam tests the candidate’s ability to implement and use Oracle Field Service Cloud. Individuals should be able to describe resource types and roles, configure screens for Core Manage and Mobility, create a custom property, explain OFSC API capabilities and configure an integration between OFSC and other Oracle Cloud products.

The Oracle test consists of 80 multiple choice questions which cover a wide range of exam topics: Resources, Resource Types, and the Resource Tree, Users, User Types, and Screen Configurations, Time Slots and Time Windows, Activity Types, Inventory Types, Fields and Custom Properties, Business Rules, Work Skills and Conditions, Work Zone Configuration, Calendar Settings, Display Screen’s Settings, Login Policies, Daily Extract Configuration, Activity Link Template, Glossary, Activity and Resource Filters, OFSC APIs, Statistics Parameters, Routing, Quota and Capacity Management, Notification Engine, Collaboration, Oracle Product Integrations, Service Requests, Action Management.

This exam is a qualifying test for the Oracle Field Service Cloud Service 2017 Certified Implementation Specialist certification.

To maximize the efficiency of your preparation process, you can take the Oracle Field Service Cloud Learning Subscription course or/and visit ExamCollection website for free Oracle exam materials.

Oracle will remain a leader in the future, so it’s high time to join the team of champions. Start today!

EMC: 2018 Will Begin without E20-370 and E20-670 Exams

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EMC Proven Professional certification program is one of the most prestigious and well-recognized in IT world. Getting certified will let you prove your up-to-dated skills, put you in the superior position compare to other professionals, and increase your earning potential.

So if you want to become EMC certified specialist due to the E20-370 and E20-670 exams, you should hurry up. On January 3, 2018, these two certification tests will retire.

Both retiring exams include about 60 questions and last 90 minutes. Let’s have a closer look on each of the exams:

= Content Addressed Storage (CAS) Specialist Exam for Implementation Engineers =

This exam focuses on the CAS family products and implementation tasks required to integrate Centera in heterogeneous open systems environments. The exam topics include CAS concepts, Centera Architecture, Tools and Universal Access (CUA) as well as Centera Operations such as API, Naming Schemes, Pools and Profiles, Compliance, Advanced Retention Management, Replication and Restore.

The E20-370 exam is associated with the Implementation Engineer, Content Addresses Storage (CAS) Specialist (EMCIE) certification. To complete the requirements for this cert, it’s necessary to attain one of the following Associate level certifications:

  • Information Storage Associate (EMCISA)
  • Information Storage Associate Version 2 (EMCISA)
  • Information Storage Associate Version 3 (EMCISA)

= Centera Specialist Exam for Platform Engineers =

This exam focuses on concepts of content addressed storage and the EMC Centera product line. The test also verifies the candidate’s ability to perform installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting in a CAS environment. It requires that a future specialist can formulate features and functions of various hardware models, understand architecture and theory of operations, and demonstrate management and administrative capabilities using native tools and EMC software applications.

The exam topics include Centera Fundamentals, Centera Installation & Maintenance and Centera Universal Access (CUA).

The E20-670 exam is associated with the Platform Engineer, EMC Centera Specialist (EMCPE) certification. To complete the requirements for this cert, it’s necessary to attain one of the following Associate level certifications:

  • Information Storage Associate (EMCISA)
  • Information Storage Associate Version 2 (EMCISA)
  • Information Storage Associate Version 3 (EMCISA)

Dell EMC and ExamCollection provide free practice tests to assess your knowledge in preparation for these exams. These practice tests include the topics and question types you will find on the real exam.

EMC E20 – 370 & ExamCollection E20 – 370

EMC E20 – 670 & ExamCollection E20 – 670

Make the best New Year gift for yourself – become an EMC Certified Specialist!

Autumn Harvest: Two New HPE Certifications

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How long we didn’t cover any news from the IT company HPE…But it’s high time to change this situation, especially, when we have a good reason. Recently, HPE released TWO new certifications! Let us introduce you the HPE ATP – Data Center Solutions V1 and Aruba Certified Switching Professional (ACSP) V1 certs! They have already become quite popular among IT specialist. But first things first.

HPE ATP – Data Center Solutions V1

What does this HPE certification validate? – It certifies that you can identify, describe, configure and manage core HPE data center solutions including HPE ProLiant Gen10, 3Par, Nimble and OneView infrastructure management. This cert also validates that you are able to describe the HPE data center strategy, and design HPE server, storage and networking solutions that are ideal for small to medium-sized business (SMB) enterprises

Why should you earn it? – You should attain the HPE ATP – Data Center Solutions V1 cert, if you want to fill the gaps in your skills, test your knowledge of HPE data center solutions spanning servers, networks and storage or advance your career as a certified professional.

Who is the typical candidate? – IT professionals who plan, design or manage data centers.

Which steps should you take to earn this certification? – There are 3 main steps:

Step 1Register for this certification in The Learning Center

Step 2 – Complete recommended training: 01114481: Designing HPE SMB Data Center Architectures, Rev. 17.41 & 01098484: Building HPE Data Center Solutions, Rev. 17.41

Step 3 – Pass the related exam: HPE0-S51: Building HPE Data Center Solutions

The HPE0-S51 exam has 60 questions (multiple choice, matching, drag-and-drop) and 90 minutes to complete them. The ideal candidate for this test should have a minimum of 12 months’ hands-on experience in the core HPE areas (Server, Storage, Networking) and 6 months’ hands-on experience in other HPE SMB solutions and technologies.

Aruba Certified Switching Professional (ACSP) V1

What does this HPE certification validate? – It certifies that you can implement and manage Aruba campus switching solutions at the enterprise level. This cert also validates that you are able to implement ArubaOS switches, including access provision and redundancy technologies, configure dynamic routing using Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) and the Edge Gateway Protocol (BGP), protect the network using Access Control Lists (ACLs) and other security measures.

Why should you earn it? – You should attain the Aruba Certified Switching Professional (ACSP) V1 cert, if you want to successfully implement enterprise grade Aruba campus switching solutions and advance your career as a certified professional.

Who is the typical candidate? – Networking IT professionals with a minimum of 1 years’ experience deploying enterprise level network solutions.

Which steps should you take to earn this certification? – There are 5 main steps:

Step 1 – You should be qualified for an upgrade path: Aruba Certified Switching Professional (ACSP) V1- upgrade from HP ASE – FlexNetwork Architect V2 and HP ASE – FlexNetwork Integrator V1 & Aruba Certified Switching Professional (ACSP) V1- upgrade from Cisco, Juniper or Brocade

Step 2Register for this certification in The Learning Center

Step 3 – You must have Aruba Certified Switching Associate (ACSA) V1

Step 4 – Complete recommended training: 01095999: Implementing Aruba Campus Switching Solutions, Rev. 17.41

Step 5 – Pass the related exam: HPE6-A45: Implementing Aruba Campus Switching Solutions

The HPE6-A45 exam consists of 60 questions and lasts 90 minutes. The ideal candidate for this test should have a minimum of 4 to 5 years of general networking experience and 2 years of experience focused on interpreting network architectures and customer requirements to install and configure Aruba solutions.

Don’t forget about ExamCollection website where you can find free preparation exam materials for HPE exams.

Earn one of these new certifications to advance your career as a certified professional and keep your expertise current.

New! Avaya Certified Integration Specialist – Avaya Oceana™ Solution (ACIS -7495) Certification

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Ladies and gentlemen, good news! Avaya launched new ACIS certification for Avaya Oceana™ Solution. The Avaya Oceana Solution is developed as a single, universal solution for the complete integration and management of traditional telephone and digital channels. It can equip you to make smarter business decisions and expand contact center functionality at your own pace, adding digital channels.

Welcome the new Avaya Certified Integration Specialist – Avaya Oceana™ Solution (ACIS-7495) certification! It is a next-generation, multi-touch customer engagement solution that delivers an integrated support for all media, such as, email, chat, and SMS.

The ACIS – 7495 credential is associated with the Avaya Oceana™ Solution Integration (7495X) exam. This test has 67 questions and 90 minutes to complete them. The passing score is 69% (46 of 67 correct).

The 7495X exam covers the following objectives:

  1. Explain the architecture, features, components, capabilities, licenses and deployment requirements for Avaya Oceana™ solution and Oceana™ Workspaces.
  2. Explain additional Oceana channel types: Social Media, AMC, Outbound Voice with Proactive Outreach Manager (POM).
  3. Describe the function and attributes of Avaya Control Manager and Oceana Voice Channel.
  4. Configure Oceana Webchat, Avaya Oceana Email, Co-Browse Channels and SMS Channels.
  5. Deploy Avaya Breeze™ Snap-ins and Omnichannel Windows Server.
  6. Install Engagement Designer workflows.

As for an exam preparation, you can take the related courseware: 7415V, Integrating Avaya Oceana™ Core and Workspaces, and visit ExamCollection website for free Avaya exam materials.

Visit the Pearson VUE website and schedule the Avaya Oceana™ Solution Integration exam at Pearson VUE Test Center.

Event of the Year – New IBM Certification Website!

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A website redesign is an improvement of the visual design of a web resource. The constant changes of trends and tastes of people can lead to a loss of relevance of a created site. Therefore, companies should periodically update it.

Nowadays, a simple and minimalistic approach to design is the best solution for the success among visitors. The IBM Certification Team followed this rule, and, as result, represented all the same information but in the simplest way. Let’s see what came of it. Here are a few of the highlights.

Simplified Indexes

This new Certification Website allows you to find all necessary exams, certifications, and mastery exams easier and faster. Each section has one big Index that permits you to search whatever you need. Via this Index you can search by PW Code, IBM Product, Unit, Language, Series and Description.

Mobile Software

The new mobile website makes it easy for you to pursue an IBM Certification no matter where you are. Review the test objectives on your way to the exam. Visit the Knowledge Center to answer any questions that may arise at any time.

Knowledge Center

The new Knowledge Center is available 24/7 to answer almost any question you may have. This Knowledge Center has information ranging from IBM Certification Badging, Exam Registration, and more!

News and Announcements

You can stay up to date on upcoming conferences, new certifications, retiring exams, withdrawal notifications and more on the News and Announcements page. This page will contain a brief summary of all the latest announcements allowing you to stay informed on all things IBM Certification related. You can also follow @IBMTraining on Facebook and Twitter.

Visit the new IBM Certification website to decide whether the redesign was successful/efficient or not? Check it by yourself now!

EMC: Leaf Fall of E22-247 Exam

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The Data Protection Advisor 6.x (E22-247) exam associated with the Data Protection Advisor 6.x certification, will retire on November 16, 2017.

This exam focuses on the implementation and management of Data Protection Advisor including the installation of DPA components, user credential management, configuration of backup components, remote data collection configuration and generating and interpreting reports. The Data Protection Advisor 6.x test also covers how to build custom reports using DPA and external sources, use of operators and Smart Groups.

The E22-247 exam is a 90-minutes test with 60 question assessment.

Exam topics include:

  • Data Protection Advisor Overview
  • Data Protection Advisor Installation – Configuration and Administration
  • Data Protection Advisor Management
  • Data Protection Advisor – Advanced Administration and Troubleshooting
  • Data Protection Advisor – Advanced Custom Reporting

Preparation options:

N.B. Data Protection Advisor 6.x credential once achieved, will not expire.

The Day of Great Oracle Novelties: Three New Exams

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Wow! Oracle doesn’t cease to please us with novelties. We have already written about its four newcomers, and this time we’ll tell you about three new exams from this American IT company. Welcome the 1Z0-628, 1Z0-951 and 1Z0-952 exams! We have prepared a detailed overview for a close acquaintance with new Oracle tests. Here it is:

Oracle tableAs for exam preparation, you can also have a look at ExamCollection database for FREE Oracle braindumps containing real exams, which will be a tremendous help in preparing for your Oracle tests.

We can say with confidence that these new exams will be a perfect opportunity to become Oracle certified specialist. It depends only on you, how soon it will happen.

Bye-Bye, Cisco 820-424 Exam!

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The Applying Cisco Specialized Business Value Analysis Skills (BTASBVA) exam (820-424) is rather popular among IT specialists. It tests a candidate’s knowledge and basic skills to successfully execute solutions- and outcome-based selling. And, on December 29, 2017, this exam will be no longer available. All those who would like to become Cisco certified specialist via the 820-424 exam, you still have a chance to fulfill your desire.

The 820-424 exam is a 90-minute test with 65–75 question assessment associated with the Cisco Business Value Specialist certification.

The exam covers the following topics:

  • Business Outcomes Selling Concepts
  • Business Context and Requirements
  • Customer Requirements and Desired Outcomes
  • Outcomes and Solution Recommendations
  • Business Case
  • Implementation Roadmap
  • Realizing Business Value

Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Applying Cisco Specialized Business Value Analysis Skills course (BTASBVA), version 3 or later. You can also join our IT community for free Cisco exam preparation materials.

Don’t forget to include the 820-424 exam in to-do-list before the end of this year!

Microsoft Retirement Plan for December, 31

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December, 31 will become not only the last day of the year but also the farewell tour for several Microsoft exams. Thereby, the following certification tests won’t meet the New Year 2018 🙁

  1. Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud
  2. Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud
  3. Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions
  4. Managing Programs and Projects with Project Server 2013

Our overview will help you learn the peculiar features of these retiring tests as well as prepare for it. A good exam preparation is a half the battle. We hope our article will help you win the struggle. Let’s start!

The Monitoring and Operating a Private Cloud (70-246) exam measures an individual’s ability to configure data center process automation, deploy resource monitoring, monitor resources, configure and maintain service management and manage configuration and protection.

Candidates for this exam should have basic Microsoft SQL Server, Windows PowerShell knowledge, Windows Server, System Center 2012, security, high-availability, fault tolerance, and networking experience in an enterprise environment.

The 70-246 exam is associated with the MCP, MCSE certifications.

Preparation options:

The Configuring and Deploying a Private Cloud (70-247) exam measures an individual’s ability to design and deploy System Center, configure System Center infrastructure, System Center integration, the fabric, configure and deploy virtual machines and services.

Candidates for this exam should have basic Microsoft SQL Server, Windows PowerShell knowledge, Windows Server, System Center 2012, security, high-availability, fault tolerance, and networking experience in an enterprise environment.

The 70-247 exam is associated with the MCP, MCSE certifications.

Preparation options:

The Architecting Microsoft Azure Solutions (70-534) exam measures an individual’s ability to design Azure Resource Manager networking, an application storage and data access strategy, Azure Web and Mobile Apps, a management, monitoring, and business continuity strategy, secure resources, and architect an Azure Compute infrastructure.

Candidates for this exam should know the features and capabilities of Azure services to be able to identify tradeoffs and make decisions for designing public and hybrid cloud solutions.

The 70-534 exam is associated with the MCP, MCSA, MCSE and MCSD certifications.

Preparation options:

IMPORTANT: The 70-534 exam will be replaced with a new exam (proposed exam number 535) that covers the new (but related) objective domain. This new exam will be available on November 30, 2017.

The Managing Programs and Projects with Project Server 2013 (74-344) exam measures an individual’s ability to create enterprise projects and portfolios, plan enterprise projects and resources, track and collaborate on an enterprise project, and manage configurable enterprise objects.

Candidates for this exam should have a solid understanding of key project management concepts and terminology, extensive hands-on experience using Microsoft Project Professional 2013 and Project Web App 2013, including managing enterprise custom fields, views, and portfolio objects.

The 74-344 exam is associated with the MCP certification.

Preparation options:

Make yourself the best New Year gift – become a Microsoft Certified Specialist with these certification exams!