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IBM Certified Administrator – Sterling Connect:Direct

February 29, 2012

IBM is pleased to announce the addition of the following job-role certification to the IBM Professional Certification Program: IBM Certified Administrator – Sterling Connect:Direct.

By achieving this certification, intermediate level administrators have validated their knowledge and skills, and can demonstrate their technical competence to others.

To attain this certification credential, candidates must pass 1 test:
Test C2060-220, IBM Sterling Connect:Direct, Administration

Job Role Description / Target Audience

This intermediate level certification is intended for administrators and implementers who are responsible for configuring, troubleshooting and deploying IBM Sterling Connect:Direct with focus on the Microsoft Windows 4.6 and UNIX 4.1 platforms. Some basic understanding of the z/OS 5.1 platform is required.

Test sections

Test C2060-220 is designed to measure skills in the areas of:

Order  Area  Percentage 
1. Architecture and Planning 17%
2. Installation and Configuration 25%
3. Deployment Operations (Process Language Scripting) 17%
4. Administration (Monitoring, Maintenance and Tuning) 21%
5. Security 20%

General information

The test fee is $200 USD each in developed countries and $100 USD each in emerging market countries. The test delivery vendor can verify the specific test fee within each country.

Test C2060-220 is also available to IBM employees at a reduced rate via the IBM SWG Online Test Centers.

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