VMware Certified Associate 6 – Cloud Management and Automation (VCA6-CMA)

Gain greater credibility when discussing cloud computing, the business challenges the vCloud Suite is designed to address, and how deploying VMware Cloud solutions address those challenges. You'll be able to define cloud computing and apply Cloud Computing and VMware product features and components to help solve the Elasticity, Efficiency, Availability, and Management challenges of an on-premise cloud infrastructure.


Please note: This certification will retire on December 31, 2017.

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VCA6-CMA Certification Requirements
1: There are No Prerequisites but we recommend the following free eLearning course: VMware Cloud Fundamentals.

VCA6-CMA Certification Requirements

There is no migration path for this certification.


"For me and my company, the VCA certification gives a third-party validation to the knowledge I have of VMware products. It gives value to our customers, validating that I know how VMware products can help fulfil their infrastructure needs."
- Miguel Angel Vega Hirata, VCA-DCV and VCA-Cloud

"My focus is on acquiring multi-vendor and multi-technology skills...getting my VCA is part of that preparation."
- Pradeep Kumar Gadde, VCA-DCV, VCA-Cloud, VCA-WM

Do I have to complete the requirements in the order listed?

No, however we strongly recommend that you do so. Also, please note that successfully registering to take an exam does not imply that you meet the certification requirements in full.

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