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Certification Watch Volume 12 #9

Certification news regarding CCIE Voice Lab changes, search new Apple Certified Associate options, Teradata 12 beta exams, and a certification milestone from The Open Group.

CCIE Voice Lab Exam Refresh Live

On July 16th significant changes were introduced in the CCIE Voice Lab exam. From now on v3.0 lab equipment and software versions will be used instead of v2.0. The v3.0 blueprint is available online.

Apple Certified Associate Options

Apple Computer has made available associate level certifications for its iLife authoring tools and iWork productivity suite. Each of these is a one exam certification that covers the associated product. Testing is through Apple Authorized Testing Centers or you can also take the exams online if you buy the corresponding training book, which has a code inside for the exam for $45. You can learn more about all of Apple's end user and professional certifications on GoCertify.

Teradata 12 Exams in Beta

The exams for Teradata 12 are continuing to roll out, and interested candidates can sign up to take beta versions of many of the exams for $99 each, including Teradata 12 Database Administration and Teradata 12 Solutions Development. Both the Physical Design and Implementation and the Enterprise Architecture exams are also scheduled to enter beta this week. A rather slender list of objectives for these exams is available on the Teradata website. Testing is through Prometric.

The Open Group Surpasses 10,000 Certified in TOGAF

The vendor neutral organization The Open Group has announced that more than 10,000 individuals have earned TOGAF (The Open Group Architecture Framework) certification since its inception. TOGAF is an industry standard enterprise architecture framework and methodology used around the world. For a list of this and other Open Group certifications see the GoCertify page for The Open Group.

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