Citrix Certified professional Virtualization certification provides an in command market skill set and professional expertise to build, configure and manage XenDesktop 7.6 solutions for Citrix virtualization technology. It is a professional level certification in the Citrix certification hierarchy in virtualization domain. Application and Desktop virtualization technology solutions has evolved over time to meet rapid growing business needs for simplified and speedy access to business resource and with low cost as well. CCP virtualization focuses on the planning, building and configuring of Application and desktop virtualization features and functions for Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop solutions. This certification is mainly intended for Information Technology solution builders and consultants to improve their abilities in deployment issues of XenDesktop 7.6 solutions.
CCP Virtualization in a professional level exam by Citrix for virtualization domain. There are other professional level exams available by Citrix for networking fields as well mentioned below:
- CCP Networking, A networking certification available to verify candidate skills in Citrix NetScaler including management and performance.
Citrix Certified Professional in Virtualization field is a professional level certification. So its purpose is to ensure professional excellence for the certification holders in XenApp and Xen Desktop Solutions Deployment issues. The course covers all the deployment features of the XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions. The main objective of the certification exam is to assess and verify candidate capabilities in following areas:
- Setting up the required infrastructure componenets.
- Setting up the of XenDesktop 7.6 components.
- Configuring the XenDesktop 7.6 Server OS machine, Desktop OS machine and hosted Applications.
- Configuring policies and usage profiles.
- Service Provisioning
- Implementation validation and Testing
- Configuring NetScaler Setup for maintaining external access to XenDesktop 7.6 solutions.
Citrix Certified Professional Virtualization certification exam highly focus on the building and configuring issues of XenDesktop Solutions. To get CCP Virtualization certification a candidate has to clear one of the two certification exams mentioned below:
- Deployment of Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 solutions exam (1Y0-301).
- Deployment of Citrix XenDesktp 7.0 Solutions exam (1Y0-300).
A particular training course by Citrix is offered to prepare for the CCP Virtualization exam naming “Deploying App and Desktop Solutions with Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop (CXD-300)”. It is suggested that candidate must have understanding of the concepts of desktop, server and application virtualization and practical working experience of the XenDesktop management and troubleshooting prior to appear in the exam. The intermediate level of experience with XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions management and monitoring is very helpful for passing the certification exam. Also the candidate should have knowledge of Windows Server 2012, and SQL Server usage.
Citrix virtualization certifications are valid for three year period. During this period candidate can retake any current CCP Virtualization exam to retain credential. After certification expiry date candidate has to restart the certification process all over.
To obtain CCP virtualization certification score candidate has to complete following certification that acts as its pre requisite:
- Clear any current or valid Citrix Certified Associate Virtualization (CCA-V) certification exam.
Skills and Benefits
Citrix Certifications are launched to cover modern Information Technology Trends for Application and Desktop Virtualization for growth of organizational business productivity and Quality and performance and to lower the administration cost. Citrix Certified Professional in Virtualization is capable to build and deploy application and desktop virtualization features for Xen Desktop 7.6. Since before CCP V a candidate should have CCA V certification which includes the knowledge and skills to deploy monitor and troubleshoot XenDesktop solutions and after completion of CCP Virtualization the certification holder can have the configuring, scaling and optimizing expertise for XenDesktop. It is an extremely valuable job role based certification for information Technology operators and administrators and a certification holder professional is ensured to have complete technical knowledge of configuration and building of XenDesktop solutions in a business organization and can serve as an important resource for business growth to convene the organizational data security requirements and fast access to organizational resources by outside environment.
After clearing CCP virtualization certification candidate’s can move on to high level certification in virtualization domain which are mentioned below:
- CCE Virtualization, Citrix Certified Expert in Virtualization aims to test candidate expert level skills to design and architect XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions.