Gain in depth Zerto knowledge with our certifications and hands-on labs!
Zerto University is the place to go to learn about Zerto! Whether you’re on the technical or on the business side of things – Zerto University has a has a learning track for you. We know you are busy, so we use microlearning content wherever possible. These short, focused lessons mean you can learn whenever you have the time – even if it’s only 5 minutes. We also make it less time consuming to maintain your certification. Each time a new version of a certification is released, you only need to take the new and updated microlearning content to maintain your certification. Anything you’ve taken in the past that hasn’t changed will marked with a green checkmark. Only repeat it if you want a review. Zerto’s technical certifications include the use of hands-on-labs or embedded lab environments with detailed training guides. This provides you with an opportunity to walk through exercises and practice using our IT Resilience Platform.
Available Zerto Certifications
Zerto offers different certifications to different audiences. Whichever audience category you fall into, you must register for a myZerto account in order to access the certification(s).
|Certification||Description||Level||Audience||Public||Active Customer||Signed Partner|
|Zerto Certified Associate: Foundations||This certification covers the key concepts, features, and workflows of Zerto’s IT resilience platform.||Beginner||Non-technical and Technical|
|Zerto Certified Professional: Enterprise Engineer||This certification dives deeper into Zerto’s key components, recovery operations data flows, installation, setup and management of Zerto.||Intermediate – Advanced||Technical|
|Zerto Certified Professional: Azure||This certification covers the installation, setup, and management of Zerto with Microsoft Azure.||Intermediate – Advanced||Technical|
|Zerto Certified Professional: Sales||This certification prepares you to sell Zerto. Topics include Messaging and Positioning, IT Resilience Platform, Selling Zerto, Competitive Analysis, and Working with Zerto.||Beginner – Intermediate||Non-technical, Sales|
|Zerto Certified Professional: Managed Service Provider||This certification informs managed service providers how to set up and manage disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) and intra-cloud disaster recovery (ICDR) with Zerto.||Intermediate – Advanced||Technical, MSPs|
Additional non-certification courses will be added to on an ad hoc basis. Current courses offerings include:
- The Bald Truth Series
- Intro to IT Resilience
- Intro to Zerto for AWS*
*This course is only available to active customers or signed partners of Zerto
Starting with Zerto 8.0, Zerto has partnered with Credly’s Acclaim platform to award digital badges to earners of all new and updated certifications. Digital badges let the world know what you’ve accomplished, quickly and easily by helping you publicize your accomplishments on social media, on your website and in your email signature. Digital badges are also portable, so if you change jobs, your credentials stay with you. Certified prior to 8.0? Just take the new or updated content in your certification path and complete the exam. This will unlock the ability to opt into digital badging. For more information on Zerto Training or digital badging, check out our frequently asked questions.
Q: Where can I get a myZerto account?
A: You can create a myZerto account here [https://www.zerto.com/myzerto/login-request/]. Use the email address provided by your company to sign up in order to ensure you have access to your company’s training, analytics, and support cases.
Q: What online training and certification does Zerto offer?
A: There are different trainings available to different audiences:
- Everyone with a myZerto account has access to Zerto Certified Associate.
- Active customers and partners have access to ZCP: Enterprise Engineer and ZCP: Azure for certifications. They also have access to the Intro to AWS and Zerto course.
- Signed Zerto partners have access to ZCP: Sales as well as ZCP: Managed Service Provider.
Q: How do I maintain my certification?
A: Since most of our certifications consist of microlearning objects, you only need to watch new objects within our certification learning plans. If there is a green check mark over the video, only repeat it if you want a review. Once all the learning objects have a green check mark, you have earned the newer certification.
Q: How can I prove that I am Zerto Certified?
A: We have partnered with Credly to offer you the ability to earn a digital credential for your certification. These badges are issued and managed through the company’s Acclaim Platform. The technology Credly uses on its Acclaim Platform is based on the Open Badge Standards maintained by IMS Global. This enables you to manage, share and verify your competencies digitally.
Q: I have a question about certifications, access to myZerto, or Zerto University. Where can I find support?
A: Contact Zerto Support for assistance with these issues.
Questions about Digital Badging
Q: Who is Credly?
A: Credly is the end-to-end solution for issuing and managing digital credentials. Credly works with credible organizations to provide digital credentials to individuals, worldwide.
Q: What are the benefits of a badge?
A: Representing your skills as a badge gives you a way to share your abilities online in a way that is simple, trusted and can be easily verified in real time. Badges provide employers and peers concrete evidence of what you had to do to earn your credential and what you’re now capable of. Credly’s Acclaim Platform also offers labor market insights, based on your skills. You can search and apply for job opportunities right through the Acclaim Platform.
Q: What will open badges replace the paper certificate I used to download?
A: Yes. Open badges are web-enabled versions of a credential, certification or learning outcome which can be verified in real-time, online maintained by IMS Global. Because of the added portability and verifiability of digital badges, we’ve decided to offer these exclusively for our certification programs.
Q: How do I receive a badge?
A: Upon completion of a certification in Zerto University, you can give Zerto consent to send your information to Credly. You will then receive an email notification from the Acclaim Platform (email@example.com) with instructions for claiming your badge and setting up your account.
Q: I was certified prior to Zerto 8.0 launch. How can I get my badge?
A: Just complete the new microlearning objects within the new learning plan and you’ll have the opportunity to opt into your digital badge.
Q: Is there a fee to use Credly’s Acclaim Platform?
A: No. This is a service we provide to you, at no cost.
Q: How can I share my badge on social media?
A: You can share your badge directly from the Credly Acclaim Platform to LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook; over email; embedded in a website or in your email signature.
Q: What if I don’t want my badge to be public?
A: You can easily configure your privacy settings in the Acclaim Platform. You’re in complete control of the information about yourself that is made public.
Q: What’s to keep someone else from copying my badge and using it?
A: While badges are simply digital image files, they are uniquely linked to data hosted on Credly’s Acclaim Platform. This link to verified data makes them more reliable and secure than a paper-based certificate. It also eliminates the possibility of anyone claiming your credential and your associated identity.
Q: Help! I received an error when I clicked on the link at the end of the certification.
A: If you see “Issuer earner already has this badge, Recipient email already has this badge”, you’ve already clicked on the link once and the badge already been issued to you. Check your profile on Credly’s Acclaim platform.
If you see “We were unable to verify completion of this course”, our system was unable to verify that you earned the certification. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with this issue.
Q: What are labor market insights and how can I access them through Credly’s Acclaim Platform?
A: Labor market insights are pulled from live job requisitions. Based on your skills you can learn which employers are hiring, what job titles you might be qualified for, salary ranges and more. Search active job listings and even apply for them with just a few clicks through the Acclaim Platform. Access the labor market insights from your badge details page by clicking on Related Jobs, or by clicking on the skill tags assigned to your badge.
Q: Can I export badges issued through Credly’s Acclaim Platform to other badge-storing platforms?
A: Yes, you can download your badge from the Share Badge page. Your downloaded badge contains Open Badge Infrastructure (OBI) compliant metadata embedded into the image. This allows you to store your badge on other OBI-compliant badge sites, such as the Mozilla backpack.
Q: Can I import badges issued from other platforms into Credly’s Acclaim Platform?
A: Not at this time.
Q: I have a question about the Acclaim Platform. Where can I find support?
A: You can find answers to frequently asked questions here: support.youracclaim.com