What is Storage Area Network (SAN) Certificate?
A Storage Area Network (SAN) certificate is a certificate given to a network engineer or IT professional who has passed the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Storage Network Certificate Program (SNCP) exam.
This evidence shows that the individual has acquired a strong foundation in terms of vendor-neutral knowledge and system level. This is intended to supplement and integrate the individual manufacturer-specific certifications in the area of networking and storage.
The Storage Area Network certificate can be created by storage professionals or other IT professionals using SNIA exams in the areas of concepts, applications, or solutions. SNIA certifications are one way to recognize storage and data management professionals. They indicate that they have industry-standard knowledge and skills in their field.
Road map of certification:
CompTIA Storage + Powered by SNIA exam (Concepts domain) - Certified specialist is called SNIA Certified Storage Professional (SCSP). This is a requirements certification for the Applications and Solutions domain.
Storage Networking Management / Administration Exam (Application Domain) - Certified experts are called SNIA Certified Storage Engineer (SCSE)
Assessment, Planning and Design Exam (solution domain) - Certified experts are called SNIA Certified Storage Architect (SCSA)