Implementing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions

Last Day to test: May 31, 2013
Exam Number:     642-359
Associated Certifications: Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Support Specialist
Duration: 60 minutes (55 - 65 questions)
Available Languages: English and Japanese
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The Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Support Specialist certification is scheduled to be retired on June 1, 2013.

No certifications will be issued beginning June 1, 2013.

Candidates are encouraged to pursue Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Support Specialist certification.

Exam Description

Candidates can prepare for this exam by taking the Implementing Cisco Storage Networking Solutions (ICSNS) v4.0 and Implementing Advanced Cisco Storage Networking Solutions (IASNS) v4.0 courses. This exam tests a candidate's ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot Cisco storage products in order to maintain a highly scalable, efficient, high-performing storage networking environment. Cisco Data Center Storage Networking Support Specialist professionals understand how to deploy and optimize the features and benefits of the following products to provide fast and accurate resolution of network installation and customer service issues:

Exam Topics

The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.

  • Implement appropriate IP configurations
  • Install a Cisco Storage Solution
  • Implement Cisco Storage equipment in multi-vender multiprotocol environments
  • Implement the fabric design from the design document
  • Analyze and tune customer configurations to optimize application performance in multiprotocol storage networks
  • Troubleshoot SAN infrastructure