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IBM Certified Systems Expert - System x Technical V6

Job Role Description / Target Audience

Note: This certification will be withdrawn on 12/31/2013.

This certification validates the skills required to plan and design, install, configure and maintain IBM System x and  BladeCenter systems. The Certified Expert will provide solution design and implementation support for those who work with the IBM System x and BladeCenter technologies. This certified person will also work to provide longer-term technical support activities including problem solving and resolution. 

To attain the IBM Certified System Expert - System x Technical V6 certification, candidates must pass 2 tests.

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

  • Minimum12 months of experience with IBM System x and BladeCenter configuration and implementation  
  • Operating System and middleware knowledge (Microsoft Windows, Linux, and VMware)  
  • Knowledge of operating system deployment strategies  
  • Knowledge of networking/SAN connectivity  
  • Knowledge of IBM System x and BladeCenter Module Options  
  • Experience with IBM Systems Director  
  • Experience with data center design and capacity planning
  • Experience assisting customers to design and develop solutions to advanced business problems


This certification requires 2 test(s).

Test(s) required:

Click on the link(s) below to see test details, test objectives, suggested training and sample tests.

  1. Any 1 of the following tests:

    1. Test C4060-152 - System x Technical Principles V10

    2. Test C4060-089 - System x Technical Fundamentals V11

  2. C4060-087 - IBM System x Technical Expert V6


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