Citrix certifications are solutions-based to reflect the needs of organizations and IT professionals. The three main Citrix certification topic areas are Desktop Virtualization, Networking and Enterprise Mobility Management. Citrix also offers credentials for Enterprise File Synchronization and Sharing.
Within the virtualization, networking and mobility certification topic areas, Citrix credentials are available at associate, professional and expert levels.
The Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization (CCA-V) certification is for operators and administrators proficient in installing, configuring, managing, keeping, checking and troubleshooting XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 solutions.
The Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP-V) certification is for engineers and consultants who manage and support complex XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 provisioning environments and solutions. To earn the CCP-V certification, you must have attained CCA-V certification and pass exam 1Y0-311.
The Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR Advanced Administrator exam (1Y0-311) covers 14 topics including advanced architecture, Virtual Desktop Agents (VDA), HDX and multimedia, provisioning (infrastructure, services, integrating and supporting), layering, disc streaming and more.
CCE-V: Citrix Certified Expert – Virtualization
The Citrix Certified Expert – Virtualization (CCE-V) certification is geared toward solution designers who may be architects, engineers or consultants, and who assess and design comprehensive XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 or XenDesktop 7.6 solutions. To earn the CCE-V certification you must have already earned the CCA-V and CCP-V certifications and pass either of the 1Y0-402 or 1Y0-401 exams.
Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization (CCA-V)
Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 Administration (1Y0-203)
Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP-V)
Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 LTSR Advanced Administrator (1Y0-311)
Citrix Certified Expert – Virtualization (CCE-V)
Designing Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 Solutions (1Y0-401)
Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop 7.15 Assessment, Design and Advanced Configurations (1Y0-402)
Citrix Virtualization Certification Ladder
These Virtualization certifications are valid for three years from the date you obtain them. If a new exam is released during this time, you must pass the latest exam for your level before the earlier exam’s end date to support certification currency.
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