Nutanix Certified Master - Multicloud Infrastructure (NCM-MCI)

v5.20 available through 26 May 2023


The Nutanix Certified Master - Multicloud Infrastructure (NCM-MCI) certification proves your ability to perform advanced administrative tasks and optimize both virtualized workloads and infrastructure components on an AOS 5.20 implementation.

Successful candidates for the NCM-MCI certification have approximately 3-5 years of general ITexperience, 1-2 years of experience working with AOS, and at least 6 months of experience working with AHV, as well as additional generalized systems administration experience. They are typically IT professionals and IT architects who are capable of optimizing and troubleshooting both virtualized workloads and infrastructure components on an AOS 5.20 implementation and can use Prism Central to centrally monitor, manage and troubleshoot multi-cluster deployments.

Knowledge Objectives

Section 1 – Administration and Planning   

  • Given a scenario, maintain Nutanix cluster health
  • Given a scenario, upgrade firmware
  • Given a scenario, analyze cluster performance
  • Evaluate Capacity Runways to predict growth
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot performance issues
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot issues using alerts and/or logs

Section 2 – Storage Management  

  • Given a scenario, implement Nutanix Files
  • Given a scenario, implement Nutanix Volumes 
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot storage

Section 3 - Data Protection 

  • Validate Disaster Recovery configurations 
  • Configure Data Protection to meet corporate HA/DR requirements

Section 4 - Security 

  • Configure security for Nutanix Enterprise Clouds
  • Given a scenario, secure workloads
  • Configure security to leverage external authentication/authorization resources

Section 5 - Workload Management  

  • Configure infrastructure for workloads
  • Given a scenario, optimize performance for specific workloads
  • Given a scenario, migrate workloads

Section 6 - Networking 

  • Configure network segmentation
  • Configure networking for optimal performance 
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot connectivity issues 
  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot network visualizations


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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