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Accelerate your IT skills Transformation.
Learning@Cisco and EMC Education Services have teamed up to offer advanced training and certifications to help you acquire the skills required to successfully architect, build and transform your IT infrastructure, adopt cloud computing and realize the promise of data science and Big Data analytics.

Demonstrate your expertise, strengthen your credibility as a team, as a professional.
The education solutions offered in this program combine current curriculum available from Cisco, EMC, and VMware into a logically organized learning framework addressing disciplines such as Cloud Architect, Systems Administrators, Storage, Backup and Recovery, Data Center Networking, Data Center Design and Systems Management.


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Eliminate the guesswork from your education planning � Take advantage of role-aligned Learning Paths.
Learning paths are structured roadmaps that prescribe the specific course of training for proficiency in each discipline. For example Data Center Network Design learning path includes EMC Cloud Infrastructure and Services, Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFD), and Configuring the Cisco Nexus Data Center (CCNDC).

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Choose your job role focus, then begin accelerating your skills transformation along the learning path.
Cloud Architect Compute Systems Information Storage Backup Recovery Data Center Networking Data Center Network Design Management
Foundational Courses:    Cloud Infrastructure and Services (CIS)     Information Storage and Management    Data Science and Big Data Analytics
Job Role Focus Learning Path Details
Cloud
Architect
Cloud Architects are vital to long term, highly efficient virtualization and cloud environment design. They interface with the business and bring cross-domain expertise leading all the way to IT-as-a-Service. Create a strong team for building a robust cloud data center.

Courses (Click to view details):
1. Cloud Infrastructure and Services (CIS)
2. Virtualized Data Center and Cloud Infrastructure
3. IT-as-a-Service Planning and Design
4. vCloud Director: Deploy and Manage (Supplemental to learning path)
Certification and Specialization Opportunities
Cloud Infrastructure and Services Associate (EMCCIS)
Cloud Architect Specialist (EMCCA)
Cloud Architect Expert (EMCCAe)
VMware certified professional
Compute
Systems
Systems professionals are at the center of the virtual data center, implementing and managing the compute resources that underpin cloud environments.� Prepare the systems team to virtualize server resources, deploy a unified computing environment and ensure the virtual data center is aligned to current or future cloud and IT-as-a -Service models.

Courses (Click to view details):
1. Cloud Infrastructure and Services (CIS)
2. vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage
3. Data Center Unified Computing Implementation (DCUCI)
Certification and Specialization Opportunities:
Cloud Infrastructure and Services Associate (EMCCIS)
VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5 (VCP5)
Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Support Specialist
Information
Storage
Storage Domain Architects play a crucial role on the team, providing domain-specific planning and design skills to complement, expand, and complete the designs for robust cloud-ready virtualized infrastructure implementations.

Courses (Click to view details):
1. Information Storage and Management
2. Storage Networking Design
3. Information Availability Design
Certification and Specialization Opportunities:
Information Storage Associate (EMCISA)
Data Center Architect (EMCDCA)
Data Center Architect (EMCDCA)
Backup
Recovery
Plan, design, and deploy Information Availability solutions, including backup recovery, business continuity, disaster recovery, and archiving. Gain a thorough exposure to information availability requirement analysis, business value justification, and technology design best practices.

Courses (Click to view details):
1. Information Storage and Management
2. Information Availability Design
Certification and Specialization Opportunities:
Information Storage Associate (EMCISA)
Data Center Architect (EMCDCA)
Data Center
Networking
Network Administrators implement modern data center network designs using products such as the Cisco Nexus 7000 and 5000 Series switches as well as the Cisco Nexus 2000 Series Fabric Extenders. These networks make heavy use of network virtualization and data center unified fabrics that use both Fibre Channel and Fibre Channel over Ethernet technologies.

Courses (Click to view details):
1. Cloud Infrastructure and Services (CIS)
2. Data Center Unified Fabric Implementation (DCUFI)
3. Configuring the Cisco Nexus Data Center (CCNDC)
Certification and Specialization Opportunities:
Cloud Infrastructure and Services Associate (EMCCIS)
Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Specialist
Cisco Data Center Networking Infrastructure Specialist
Data Center
Network Design
Network Architects design and plan data centers based on virtualization, unified fabric and cloud computing technologies. Designs include support for virtual machine and storage mobility using VMware VMotion as well as data center network extension technology such as FabricPath and Overlay Transport Virtualization.

Courses (Click to view details):
1. Cloud Infrastructure and Services (CIS)
2. Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFD)
3. Configuring the Cisco Nexus Data Center (CCNDC)
Certification and Specialization Opportunities:
Cloud Infrastructure and Services Associate (EMCCIS)
Cisco Data Center Design Specialist
Cisco Data Center Design Specialist
Management
Monitor and manage the health, capacity, configuration and performance of your highly virtualized and cloud infrastructure. Automate manual operations management tasks through actionable intelligence, and gain greater visibility across the infrastructure and applications for faster problem resolution.

Courses (Click to view details):
1. Cloud Infrastructure and Services (CIS)
2. VMware vCenter Operations Manager Courses
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Certification and Specialization Opportunities:
Cloud Infrastructure and Services Associate (EMCCIS)

Foundational Courses
Establish a strong foundation. Leverage 'open' curriculum-based education and certification focused on technology concepts and principles applicable to any vendor environment.

Courses (Click to view details):
Certification and Specialization Opportunities:
Cloud Infrastructure and Services Associate (EMCCIS)
Information Storage Associate (EMCISA)
Data Science and Big Data Analytics (EMCDSA
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Cisco Advanced Services Education
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EMC Education Services
Enable your team to meet tomorrow's IT challenges today. EMC Education Services offers a full suite of training, including VMware courses.
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* EMC is not an authorized Cisco delivery partner * Cisco is not an authorized EMC delivery or VMware VATC partner