Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Certification

Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Specialists are proficient in designing and installing FlexPod solutions for a variety of business workloads. FlexPod solutions speed the deployment of infrastructure and business-critical applications while reducing cost, complexity, and risk.


NetApp offers two Cisco and NetApp FlexPod certifications: FlexPod Design Specialist and FlexPod Implementation and Administration Specialist.


FlexPod logos and certificates will be granted to those individuals who successfully pass either of the following:


Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Design (NS0-170) certification exam. This exam is being replaced by the new NS0-173. Both exams are available until the end of 2018 at which time NS0-170 will be retired.

Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Implementation and Administration (NS0-171) certification exam. This exam is being replaced by the new NS0-174. Both exams are available until the end of 2018 at which time NS0-171 will be retired.

These exams are available in both English and Simplified Chinese.


NS0-170 (being replaced by NS0-173 – both exams are available until the end of 2018) 

Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Design

The NS0-170 / NS0-173 exams include 60 test questions, with an allotted time of 60 minutes to complete. In countries where English is not the native language, candidates for whom English is not their first language will be granted a 30-minute extension to the allotted examination completion time. 

This exam is available in both English and Simplified Chinese. 


The NS0-170 / NS0-173 exams include the following topics: 

Compute

Hardware components

Configuration

High availability

SAN Boot

UCS Manager

Networking

Hardware components

Configuration

High availability

SAN Boot

Storage

Hardware components

Configuration

High availability

SAN Boot

Virtualization

Hypervisor Solutions

SAN Boot

Design, Management, and Orchestration Tools 


NS0-171 (being replaced by NS0-174 – both exams are available until the end of 2018) 

Cisco and NetApp FlexPod Implementation and Administration

The NS0-171 / NS0-174 exams include 60 test questions, with an allotted time of 60 minutes to complete. In countries where English is not the native language, candidates for whom English is not their first language will be granted a 30-minute extension to the allotted examination completion time. 

This exam is available in both English and Simplified Chinese. 


The NS0-171 / NS0-174 exams include the following topics: 

Compute

Hardware components

Configuration

High availability

SAN Boot

UCS Manager

Networking

Hardware components

Configuration

High availability

SAN Boot

Storage

Hardware components

Configuration

High availability

SAN Boot

Virtualization

Hypervisor Solutions

SAN Boot

Management and Orchestration Tools 



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