EMC releases new Exams this November: E20-368 and E20-568

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So on November 6th EMC launches two new certification exams in relation to this year update of its leading XtremIO v 4.0 storage systems. E20-568 XtremIO Solutions Specialist Exam will be a part of EMC Storage Administrator track (EMCSA), and E20-368 XtremIO Solutions Specialist Exam will be specific to EMC Implementation Engineer (EMCIE) track. Storage Administrator track includes 13 different specialties, while Implementation Engineer covers 14 of them. Every track is divided into Associate, Professional and Expert levels, crediting different degrees of candidates’ professionalism. Please have a closer look at the composition of both tracks on their official pages.



EMC certification program is one of the eldest and the most recognized in IT industry. Getting certified will let you prove your up-to-dated skills and expertise, will put you in the superior position compare to other professionals, increase your earning potential and give you access to additional benefits available for EMC certified proven professionals. Among those benefits is access to EMC knowledge sharing and maintenance platforms, ability to use EMC Proven Professional logos on your personal profiles, discounts for graduate education and EMC certification exams reimbursements. Detailed information on certification benefits can be found here.

Each of the new exams is 90 minutes long and includes 60 questions. Exams are held in \pearson VUE centres around the world and you can schedule you EMC test directly on their official website.


Here is the overview of the E20-568 Exam:

The exam measures candidates’ ability to manage XtremIO storage systems. It focuses on two main topics: XtremIO fundamentals and its Management and Peformance Monitoring. The test evaluates candidates’ awareness of XtremIO benefits and use cases, system features, architecture and functionality. Also assesses candidates’ knowledge of XMS operations, XtremIO Cluster, ability to configure owner access to storage; localization, performance management, performance monitoring and optimization skills, basic troubleshooting.

In order to prepare for the exam, EMC offers to follow suggested curriculum, which highlights all the EMC training courses needed to pass E20-568 exam.

Detailed E20-568 Exam overview and preparation guides can be found here.

As for the training courses, check out training page on EMC official education website.

EMC also offers FREE practice tests to check your exam readiness, which can be found here.

E20-368 Exam objectives:

E20-368 exam covers five main topics: XtremIO fundamentals, its hardware fundamentals, installation, initial configuration, management and performance monitoring. The exam evaluates candidates’ ability to implement XtremIO storage systems, including installation of cluster, basic configuration; implementation and configuration of host access to storage, local replication, performance monitoring and optimization, system troubleshooting.

Detailed Exam overview and study guides can be found here.

Training courses, needed to pass E20-368 Exam are available from the EMC official website on their training page.

FREE official EMC practice test you can find on this website.

It is good to remember that both exams’ content might be not limited to the aforementioned sections, also since the exams get updated regularly it is recommended to check the Proven Professionals website for the changes.

As for exams preparation, another useful E20-568 and E20-368 preparation options will be real exam practice tests from ExamCollection website, which can be downloaded for FREE and are verified by the community of former exam takers including certified professionals. Simply follow the links below and enjoy your free practice tests!

E20-568 FREE practice tests ExamCollection

E20-368 FREE practice tests ExamCollection

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