In order to achieve your NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer—SAN Specialist, Data ONTAP 7-Mode certification, you must first complete the requirements for the NetApp Certified Data Administrator, Data ONTAP 7-Mode (NCDA 7-Mode) certification, which requires that you pass the following:
- NetApp Certified 7-Mode Data Administrator (NS0-155) exam
If you have already passed the NCIE exam, you must still also pass the NCDA before being granted the NCIE credential.
In addition to the training listed below, we recommend that NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer–SAN, 7-Mode candidates have six to 12 months of experience in planning, implementing, and validating end-to-end SAN solutions for customers in FC and iSCSI environments. Experience in SAN implementation within virtualized environments is also recommended.