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New Advanced Sametime 9.0 Certification Launched

IBM Collaboration Solutions is pleased to be launching a brand new certification in conjunction with WebSphere. This certification transcends the typical product divisions associated with IBM Certifications by recognizing skills developed using another brand's technology, in this case WebSphere Application Server.

In recognizing one of WebSphere's tests for an Advanced level certification in the Sametime 9.0 space, Collaboration Solutions is highlighting the fact that in order to be an expert Sametime administrator, it is essential to be not just familiar in - but experienced in - WebSphere Application Server.

To achieve this certification, an individual needs to obtain certification in Sametime 9.0 System Administration and then take the applicable WebSphere test. Here is the complete path:

Certification Path to obtain IBM Certified Advanced System Administrator - Sametime 9.0

Achieve " IBM Certified System Administrator - Sametime 9.0"


Pass test C2180-401 - IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V8.5.5 and Liberty Profile, System Administration

Select the certification title above in order to locate more information on the applicable job role. In addition, by selecting the certification title "IBM Certified System Administrator - Sametime 9.0", more details on the requirements and test(s) involved in achieving the credential can be found. Select the test listed on the bottom of the page to find exam objectives, lists of preparation materials and assessment test information.

Please note that by passing the above WebSphere test, candidates will also receive the WebSphere Professional Certification "IBM Certified System Administrator - WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V8.5.5 and Liberty Profile". More information on this certification and others like it can be found on the WebSphere Certification Public Page.

For those individuals who have already achieved System Administration in Sametime 9.0 AND have taken the IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V8.5.5 and Liberty Profile, System Administration test, the above certification is retroactive, i..e it will apply to any and all successful candidates, not just those who sit the tests going forward."


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