A Complete NetApp Certification Guide

NetApp was founded in 1992 by James Lau, David Hitz, and Michael Malcolm. It is a data storage solution company. NetApp is based in Sunnyvale, California. It started out with simple storage products and then moved to hybrid cloud infrastructure solutions.
The company’s technology portfolio is compatible with some of the best cloud service platforms available, including Kubernetes and Oracle, SAP and OpenStack. NetApp software includes ONTAP data management software as well as its OnCommand network monitoring, management and management system.
NetApp certification allows IT professionals to demonstrate their knowledge and skills in relation to NetApp. The NetApp certification system offers four levels of certification that can be used to upgrade learners’ skills from novice to expert.

NetApp certification is more complicated than other certifications. It offers a four-tiered progression and three broad tracks for specialization.
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Hybrid cloud track
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Below are some topics that will help you get certified in NetApp. We will be comparing NetApp with AWS and provide details on each exam. We help you to consider the benefits of a NetApps certification for your career. We also discuss training options, such as those offered by SPOTO. This certification guide outlines what is included.
NetApp Certification Guide
What is NetApp Certification?
NetApp vs. AWS
NetApp Associate-Level Certification
NetApp Professional-Level Certificates
NetApp Specialist-Level Certificates
NetApp Expert-Level Certificates
NetApp Certified Hybrid Cloud Architect
How much does it cost to become NetApp certified?
NetApp Renewal and Recertification
NetApp Certification Salary and Career Information

What is NetApp Certification?
There are many certifications available in the NetApp certification framework. They can be at different levels and on different tracks. There are four levels of certification: Associate, Professional, Specialist and Expert. These can be obtained along one of three tracks: the Data Track or Hybrid Cloud Track.
There are two Associate level certifications available, including four at Professional level, six Specialist certifications and one Expert exam.
NetApp Associate-Level Certification
NetApp associate-level certifications are valid for the skills that entry-level IT professionals learn in their first year. NetApp is no exception. Most vendors recommend that you have hands-on experience with the technology before taking an exam.
NetApp offers an associate-level exam
NetApp Certified Technology Associate (NCTA).

NetApp offers three specialization tracks: Data and Hybrid Cloud. Converged Infrastructure is the third. Although it is not explicitly stated as a prerequisite to higher-level exams, the NetApp Certified Technology Associate (NCTA), is considered an entry-level exam for all three tracks.
NetApp Certified Technology Associate (NCTA).
The NetApp Certified Technology Associate certification was created for IT professionals who are interested in learning more about the NetApp platform. The NCTA exam is at the lowest level of the NetApp certification path.
The NetApp Certified Technology Associate exam validates candidates’ understanding of general and NetApp storage topics.
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ONTAP Fundamentals
Cloud Data Services Fundamentals
OnCommand Insight Basics
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Exam required: To earn the NCTA certification, you must pass the NetApp Certified Technology Associate exam (NS0-002).
Prerequisites: None.
Experience is required: NetApp recommends that you have hands-on experience using the NetApp portfolio, cloud service fundamentals, and NetApp’s privacy features.