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VMCEVeeam Certified Engineer (VMCE) certification is documented proof that an engineer possesses the necessary level of expertise to correctly architect, implement and configure Veeam Software Solutions. This certification is a great investment for an IT professional looking to increase productivity, reduce operating costs, propel personal career advancement and achieve industry recognition.

It’s a new certification announced by Veeam some month ago in order to bring a technical certification level in the existing partner’s related certifications (sales and technical pre-sales), similar at the (initial) certifications in the VMware partners program. Note that each VMCE is related to a major version of Veeam products.

Now more informations are available about this program, included a list of training centers.

Qualification Requirements

To qualify as a Veeam Certified Engineer the applicant must follow the steps as outlined below:

  1. Read, understand and agree to comply with all aspects of this program
  2. Have a solid base of knowledge around Virtualization and Backup and Recovery
  3. Be able to meet the Program Requirements
  4. Attend the VMCE course via ILT
  5. Pass the VMCE test through Pearson VUE

Technical training course

The VMCE course is a technical deep-dive that provides extensive knowledge of Veeam solutions in the following areas:

  • Features and functionality
  • Deployment
  • Configuration
  • New Backup Job wizard
  • Replication
  • SureBackup
  • SureReplica
  • Restoring VMs and objects

Exam

The VMCE exam includes 50 randomized questions from each of the course modules. The exam must be taken at a Pearson VUE local testing facility. The VMCE certification is awarded with a score of 80% or higher.

Note that actually this certification program is not yet listed in the IT programs on VUE web site.

Why get certified?

The VMCE certification gives Veeam experts knowledge that’s highly sought-after for implementing Veeam solutions. As a VMCE, you can:

  • Identify and resolve issues more efficiently
  • Distinguish yourself from your peers
  • Get more functionality out of Veeam solutions

At Veeam, we reward professionals who invest in us. Engineers who are VMCEs receive the following benefits:

  • “No queue for you” phone support: Direct access to support for critical onsite issues
  • Expert designation within the industry for professional services
  • Use of VMCE logo

For additional program details and requirements check out the VMCE Program Guide.

Andrea MauroAbout Andrea Mauro (2909 Posts)

Virtualization, Cloud and Storage Architect. Tech Field delegate. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. VMware VMTN Moderator and vExpert 2010-18. Dell TechCenter Rockstar 2014-15. Microsoft MVP 2014-16. Veeam Vanguard 2015-18. Nutanix NTC 2014-18. PernixPro 2014-16. Several certifications including: VCDX-DCV, VCP-DCV/DT/Cloud, VCAP-DCA/DCD/CIA/CID/DTA/DTD, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP, CCA, NPP.


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