VCA-DBT 2020 Certification Has Been Retired

This certification has been replaced by VMware with new certification(s).

Certification Details

Passing the VMware 1V0-701 exam leads to the VMware Certified Associate – Digital Business Transformation 2020 certification, which showcases your understanding of virtualization concepts and how they impact an enterprise digital agenda. Basically, 1V0-701 exam proves that a specialist is well-versed with different VMware technologies and products.

Ideal Candidates

The Minimally Qualified Candidates (MQC) for 1V0-701 test should have an understanding of industry virtualization concepts and VMware products as well as the underlying technologies. Therefore, you need to confirm that you meet the minimum regulations before scheduling this exam.

Necessary Prerequisites

All in all, the vendor doesn’t impose any mandatory requisites for pursuing this VMware exam, however, it recommends attending the VCA-DBT course, which will provide you with the needed skills to master the official test in one go.

1V0-701 Exam Details

This VMware exam is non-proctored and is delivered via Pearson VUE. So, for more concerning the exam registration process and scheduling, you can visit the official Pearson VUE website. In case you are interested in the test details, here is the structure of such an exam:

  • 1V0-701 language is English;
  • The cost of this exam is $125, which can vary based on regions;
  • The duration of such a test is 135 minutes;
  • Candidates should expect 50 questions;
  • The passing score for 1V0-701 is 300 points, scaled 100-500;
  • The format of the exam questions is multiple-choice, matching, drag and drop items.

1V0-701 Domains

The VCA-DBT exam focuses on VMware cross-cloud architecture and tests the candidates’ ability to identify virtualization problems and recommend scalable solutions. This test is made up of the following main topics:

  • VMware Cross-Cloud Architecture

    The objectives of this section are focused on the components of cross-cloud architecture and how they relate. The candidate can also learn several design techniques that are based on customer requirements and business models. In the end, the learner will be able to consider business and customer requirements while designing the best cloud solution for businesses.

  • vSphere Solutions

    This area covers Software-Defined Data Center and how it collaborates with vSphere components. Additionally, the candidates should be able to describe the situations where vSphere could be used as the solution and also must know how to describe vSphere and its elements.

  • vSAN Components

    A section like this involves understanding how vSAN can be combined with vSphere to allow the management of compute & storage on a single platform. Besides, it sharpens the candidates’ skills in using vSAN to reduce the complexity and cost of the traditional storage and replace it with the easiest method.

  • NSX Solution

    This topic majorly focuses on how NSX can enable easy implementation of virtual networks within a server infrastructure or on your physical network. Apart from this, learners will have to get conversant with how NSX components relate to one another to provide a highly available virtual system. Overall, within this scope, you should be proficient in describing, explaining, and identifying the features of the NSX solution.

  • vRealize Suite Solutions

    Here, the main objective is to understand how vRealize Suite can integrate VMware products in virtual systems. It also involves learning skills and techniques to grasp the vRealize Suite Cloud Management Platform alongside the vRealize Suite product elements.

  • Horizon Suite Solutions

    The knowledge gained in this sector will help the candidate connect end-users with their data and application without interfering with the IT control and security of the system. Thus, you will get to know more about Horizon 7, Horizon Suite products, and whether this Suite can be utilized as a solution. All in all, the main purpose of this section is to ensure that the virtual system is simple, manageable, and secure.

  • Recommending Best Solutions

    This last segment is focused on equipping the candidate with the skills to analyze customer requirements and recommending suitable products that match the needs presented by the customers. It also gives instincts on the best deployment model that results in coming up with a high-level solution.

Career Prospects, Salaries, and Responsibilities

As stated above, the VCA-DBT 2020 is the qualification earned upon passing 1V0-701 exam. Overall, such a certificate comes with a lot of benefits in the form of multiple career opportunities and salaries. The average annual pay scale in each of the careers below are a result of the research done by So, here are the job opportunities for you once getting VCA-DBT 2020 certified:

  • Systems Engineer - $80,559

    As a systems engineer, you will be involved in designing and building out computer systems for clients. Mainly, the day to day role of such specialists involves choosing a server platform with a keen consideration of the RAM, processors, and network cards. Thus, the role of a systems engineer is more focused on design and documentation control rather than just maintaining systems.

  • Systems Administrator - $62,808

    System administrators are also referred to as sysadmins. They are the individuals responsible for making sure that their organizations' systems are effective and efficient. The main tasks that these employees engage in include monitoring security and systems regularly, handling backup procedures, and the maintenance & deletion of user accounts. This position is rather demanding and needs an individual to be knowledgeable so that the solutions deployed in the system could be long-term and fault-tolerant.

  • IT Manager – $88,518

    An IT manager is concerned with the supervision of the computer infrastructure and the entire virtualization system of the organization. He/she may also play a role in the establishment of data storage infrastructure as well as the protocols of accessing the system. Basically, the tasks that the IT manager will be involved in are the management of resources and processes needed in designing, planning, and supporting all the information. In addition, he/she will be in charge of the research and evaluation of new technologies to be used in upgrading the existing server and virtualization infrastructure. Then, such specialists will be responsible for the preparation, maintenance, and update of IT infrastructure as well as the documentation of the platform operation. Finally, they will perform the supervision, hiring, and training of IT department employees.

Certification Path

When you have availed of the VCA-DBT 2020 certificate, the next logical step for you will be to obtain the VMware Certified Professional - Cloud Management and Automation 2020 certification.