VMware Launches HCI Master Specialist Exam & Badge

Market leadership and strong customer demand of VMware HCI vSAN solutions provide our partner community with excellent business opportunities for deployment, SDDC transformation, and related HCI value-add services.  We rely on the skills and capabilities of our partners to help guide and deliver on our vision to customers.   


Today we’re proud to deliver another step in enabling our Partners’ success in this space with the HCI Master Specialist exam and badge. This badge will identify individuals that have the skills to deploy and manage a software-defined storage solution with VMware vSAN. The VMware Certified Master Specialist – HCI 2020 badge will distinguish IT professionals as having the highest-level of technical expertise on the vSAN architecture, features, deployment use cases and best practices, and knowledge of interoperability with VMware vSphere. 


To earn the VMware HCI Master Specialist badge, individuals must first show they have completed the exam prerequisites. Information on the badging path and requirements are provided in the Certification section of the VMware Education Services site. To learn more about the exam itself, we encourage you to visit the exam site and download the Exam Prep Guide. 


The HCI Master Specialist badge will provide customers and employers with easy, valid verification of your VMware credentials. The badge sets you apart as having the highest HCI skillset and expertise that customers depend on to ensure deployments translate into high project ROI and business value. 


If you have additional questions related to this new master specialist badge, please contact John-Marc Clark or Long Tran. 


6 comments have been added so far

  1. As per VMware HCI Exam page they mentioned to completed one of below thee training as mandatory.
    — VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.7] (Required)
    — VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.7]-On Demand (Required)
    –VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.7] plus VMware vSAN: Troubleshooting [V6.6] Workshop (Required)

    But I have done training on vSAN 6.6 (VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.6]), if I am giving VMware HCI exam, will my badge/certificate will be valid ?

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