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NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer – SAN Specialist, 7-Mode (NCIE SAN 7-MODE)

NetApp Certified SAN Implementation Engineers have proven skills in understanding customer storage requirements, implementing Fibre Channel and iSCSI SAN solutions, and integrating different operating systems and applications such as Microsoft® Exchange, Microsoft SQL Server™, DB2®, and Oracle®.


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.

Recommended training for this certification

  • SAN Fundamentals on Data ONTAP (WBT)
  • SAN Design (WBT)
  • SAN Implementation – Switch Configuration (WBT)
  • NetApp Unified Connect Technical Overview and Implementation (WBT)
  • Data ONTAP SAN Implementation (SANIMP) +
  • !NA-SANARCH or


NS0-502 NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer – SAN, 7-Mode

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