Sun expands certification programs

Sun Microsystems is extending its range of training courses to include Network Storage Certification programs. The courses will cover data management, backup and recovery and storage area networks.

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By  Zoe Moleshead Published  January 27, 2002

Sun Microsystems is extending its range of training courses to include Network Storage Certification programs. The courses, which will cover data management, backup and recovery and storage area networks (SANs), are designed to compliment the storage solutions that Sun provides.

"The new certification program is one more way of demonstrating Sun's commitment to delivering complete storage solutions for its customers," said Mark Canepa, vice president of Sun Network Storage. "By helping raise the level of expertise for storage professionals, Sun is once more raising the bar in the storage marketplace."

Three certifications will be introduced: Sun Certified Data Management Engineer, which will cover implementation, configuration, and of storage arrays; Sun Certified Backup and Recovery Engineer dealing with the design and implementation of backup and restoration, and Sun Certified Storage Architect, which will deal with SAN management.

The courses were designed by a host of different parties including Sun consultants and engineers, training specialists and Sun value-added partners.

"Sun has leveraged its strengths in hardware, software and services to develop and deliver these new certifications," added Larry Hambly, executive vice president, Enterprise Services, Sun Microsystems. "Using this comprehensive approach, we are helping our customers achieve the highest levels of system availability by focusing on raising the skill levels of their employees."

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