IBM - Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure
IBM's layout of Cloud and Smarter Infrastructure certifications includes a variety of professional credentials highly respected in the industry. With the growing trend of the cloud computing solutions, IBM offers 5 primary types of certifications:
IBM Certified Solution Advisor credential counts as a sales certification in PartnerWorld and provides 1 point partner level attainment. This certification validates the holders' skills to identify opportunities and influence direction for IBM Tivoli product solutions. These professionals are also responsible for educating and influencing key decision makers.
IBM Certified Associate counts as count as a technical certification in PartnerWorld and provide 1 point towards partner level attainment. This credential targets entry level power users who understand the features, function and day to day usage of the product. These individuals should be able to use the product but not the administrator/ operator level.
IBM Certified Administrator also counts as a technical certification in Partner World. It provides 2 points towards partner level attainment. IBM Certified Administrator is a technical professional responsible for daily management and operation, security, performance, installation and configuration of enhancements, customization and/or problem determination of a specific Tivoli software product solution.
IBM Certified Deployment Professional is another technical certification in PartnerWorld that provides 2 points towards partner level attainment. It targets technical professionals responsible for the planning, installation, environment setup, configuration, testing, and troubleshooting of a specific Tivoli software product solution.
IBM Certified Advanced Deployment Professional is a technical certification in PartnerWorld providing 3 points towards partner level attainment. The target audience for this certification are individuals who have demonstrated a higher level of implementation knowledge and skill both in breadth and in depth in a specific area of IBM Tivoli product solution areas.