Nutanix Certified Master - Multicloud Infrastructure (NCM-MCI)

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The Nutanix Certified Master - Multicloud Infrastruture (NCM-MCI) certification measures your ability to analyze, evaluate, and optimize platform performance, configuration and health. The exam will also validate the candidate’s ability to remediate and evolve the platform to be in compliance with business requirements.

Successful NCMs have approximately 3-5 years of holistic IT infrastructure experience and 2-3 years of Nutanix virtualization experience.

Knowledge Objectives

Section 1 – Analyze and Optimize Storage Performance

  • Analyze and optimize storage settings
  • Evaluate competing workload requirements
  • Outline storage internals (I/O)

Section 2 – Analyze and Optimize Network Performance 

  • Analyze/optimize overlay networking
  • Evaluate and optimize physical/virtual networks
  • Implement advanced network configurations
  • Analyze/optimize Flow policies and configurations

Section 3 - Advanced Configuration and Troubleshooting 

  • Execute API calls and CLI functionality
  • Configure third-party integrations
  • Analyze and configure AOS security posture
  • Translate business requirements into technical solutions
  • Given a scenario, configure system to mitigate risk
  • Troubleshoot Nutanix services

Section 4 – Analyze and Optimize VM Performance 

  • Manipulate VM configuration for resource utilization
  • Interpret VM, node, and cluster metrics 

Section 5 – Business Continuity

  • Analyze BCDR plans for compliance with business objectives
  • Evaluate BCDR plans for specific workloads


Once you earn NCM-MCI certification you join an exclusive community of Nutanix certified personnel, and earn more tangible benefits as well:

  • Use of the NCM-MCI logo
  • NCM-MCI Digital Badge from Credly/Acclaim
  • Access to the Nutanix Certification store
  • Discounts on Nutanix events
  • Early access to educational programs

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