IBM Cloud Solutions Architect v3 – Exam code C1000-017


IBM Cloud is pleased to announce a new certification -IBM Certified Architect – Cloud Solutions v3. This certification is designed to consistently measure and validate job skills and performance levels of an IBM Cloud Solution Architect.

To attain the IBM Certified Architect – Cloud Solutions v3 certification, candidates must pass C1000-017, IBM Cloud Solutions Architect v3.

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An IBM Certified Solution Architect – Cloud Solution Architecture V3 is a person who can design, plan and architect a Cloud Solution. They can do this with limited assistance from support, documentation, and/or relevant subject matter experts.

Key areas of competency include:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of Cloud concepts and architectural principles
  • Ability to evaluate customers current state and architect a Cloud solution
  • Provide solution recommendations based on current industry best practices

Recommended Prerequisite Skills

The following qualifications are requirements for success:

  • Basic knowledge of industry cloud principles
  • Basic knowledge of defining IT architectures and Cloud solution patterns
  • Working knowledge of IBM Cloud Service Management architecture
  • Working knowledge of IBM Cloud architecture principles and patterns
  • Working knowledge of designing a comprehensive IBM Cloud solution
  • Working knowledge of how to implement IBM Cloud Infrastructure concepts
  • Working knowledge of the various types of clouds and -as a service- offerings
  • Working knowledge of the cloud infrastructure technologies: systems, storage, security, networking, virtualization technologies, etc. (functional and non-functional requirements)