The Veeam® Certified Architect (VMCA) certification is the highest level of Veeam technical certification and was introduced in 2016 (initially based on v8 of the product, but now it include also v9 and v9.5). It require an exisisting Veeam Certified Engineer (VMCE) certification and also complete the Veeam Certified Engineer – Advanced: Design & Optimization (VMCE-ADO) training and exam: