The vendor-neutral CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA certification is offered through the efforts of CompTIA and SNIA and acknowledges that an individual possesses the skills and understanding required to work as IT storage professionals. It certifies that candidates have the fundamental knowledge related to underlying interconnect technologies, storage networking, data storage, and data protection.
Professionals with the CompTIA Storage+ Powered by SNIA certification are expected to handle configuration of basic networks. They are required to understand technologies such as archiving, backup, and restoration. Essential understanding of business continuity, system integration, basic troubleshooting, connectivity issues, reference documentation, and application workload are required of individuals with this certification.
The target audience for this certification includes IT storage professionals who have at least one year of related work experience. The 100 question CompTIA Storage+ exam is required for certification, and an optional certification in any of the following is recommended: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+, or CompTIA Server+.