One of the qualifying exams for the Implementation Engineers track at EMC is the E20-381 Storage Management – ControlCenter Specialist Exam for Implementation Engineers. Each one of the E20-381 exams focuses on configuring, managing, and implementing of EMC storage management solutions. Candidates must be able to perform these tasks within a heterogeneous open systems environment.
Each exam contains 66 questions. Candidates will be given a total of 90 minutes to answer the questions on the EMC E20-381 exam. Before taking the test, candidates are encouraged to use eLearning courses provided by EMC. Through the company, potential exam takers are offered twelve eLearning courses. The ControlCenter Management course is offered in ILT or VILT.
Other options for preparing for the E20-381 test includes the free practice exams provided by EMC. Additionally, TestsLive is an exam preparation service that allows candidates to thoroughly review the material covered on the test.
Each EMC E20-381 test will cover CLARiiON basic management as well as EMC ControlCenter foundations, management, planning, and implementation. Also, candidates should be familiar with StorageScope reporting and Symmetrix management console fundamentals. Using secure CLI, handling communication between tiers, understanding SAN management, integrating EMC ControlCenter into an existing SNMP Framework, deploying agents and discover objects, and configuring Symmetrix arrays are examples of specific concepts tested. The technologies that candidates will be responsible for include Navisphere Manager 6.x, CLARiiON FLARE 28, and Symmetrix 5773.