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Riverbed Certification Program

NEWS: Riverbed will be refreshing and launching new exams on January 9, 2014.

  • The WAN Optimization exams will be refreshed up to RiOS version 8.0. View the new exam blueprints by visiting RCSA-W and RCSP-W.
  • The Network Performance Management exams will be refreshed up to version 10.0. View the new exam blueprints by visiting RCSA-NPM and RCSP-NPM.

NEWS: Riverbed will be launching the new Storage Delivery exams RCSA-SD and RCSP-SD on March 17, 2014.

  • Riverbed will be launching the new Storage Delivery exams RCSA-SD and RCSP-SD. The blueprints will cover Riverbed Granite and Whitewater products and solutions. View the exam blueprints by visiting RCSA-SD and RCSP-SD.

For additional information, please visit the Riverbed Certification Program webpage at http://www.riverbed.com/services-training/certification/

Demonstrate your Riverbed Technology expertise to the world! The Riverbed Certification Program, open to end users, resellers, partners, employees, and consultants, recognizes individuals who demonstrate competency in the theory, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the Riverbed® product suite. Being Riverbed certified lets individuals and organizations know that when it comes to WAN optimization, network and application performance management, application delivery, storage delivery and application acceleration, you mean business!

The perfect way to demonstrate your expertise with Riverbed Steelhead appliances, WAN optimization and Application acceleration is to obtain one of the industry-recognized Riverbed certifications. The current available certifications on WAN Optimization track are the RCSA-W (Riverbed Certified Solutions Associate - WAN Optimization) and RCSP-W (Riverbed Certified Solutions Professional - WAN Optimization).

To demonstrate your expertise in network visibility, network and performance management, and problem diagnosis, Riverbed offers the Network Performance Management track exams, the RCSA-NPM (Riverbed Certified Solutions Associate - NPM) and the RCSP-NPM (Riverbed Certified Solutions Professional - NPM).

To demonstrate your expertise in application performance visibility, problem diagnosis, Riverbed offers the Application Performance Management track exams with the RCSA-APM (Riverbed Certified Solutions Associate – APM) available now.

To demonstrate your expertise in application delivery, Riverbed offers the Application Delivery track exams, the RCSA-AD (Riverbed Certified Solutions Associate - AD) and the RCSP-AD (Riverbed Certified Solutions Professional - AD).

To demonstrate your expertise in storage delivery, Riverbed will offer beginning 01/09/14 the Storage Delivery track exams, the RCSA-SD (Riverbed Certified Solutions Associate - SD) and the RCSP-SD (Riverbed Certified Solutions Professional - SD).

Scheduling Information

Appointments may be made in advance or on the day you wish to test, subject to availability. Pearson VUE offers a variety of scheduling options—

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Riverbed is the performance leader in wide-area data services (WDS) solutions for companies worldwide. By enabling application performance over the wide area network (WAN) that is orders of magnitude faster than what users experience today, Riverbed is changing the way people work, and enabling a distributed workforce that can collaborate as if they were local. Visit the Riverbed website.

Last updated 2014-03-15