Citrix Education announced the long-awaited availability of the Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE) for Virtualization and Citrix Certified Integration Architect (CCIA) for Virtualization. These advanced certifications, the first ever of their type, help engineers and architects develop and prove the real-world skills required to deliver end-to-end virtual computing, from the data center to the desktop. Here are a few quick facts: 

  • The CCEE certification focuses on the ability to combine operational planning skills with tactical design expertise, showcasing Citrix solution integration know-how. To attain the CCEE, students must pass several product-specific exams for Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, and XenServer. The final requirement of the CCEE exam, A15 Engineering a Citrix Virtualization Solution, features complex simulations, enabling students to showcase their extensive knowledge in a performance-based setting.
  • The CCIA certification is the highest Citrix designation and focuses on best practices for virtualization analysis and design. CCIAs possess the skills required for successful implementations, and help organizations reduce costs and time while increasing performance. To achieve the CCIA, candidates must have achieved the CCEE, and pass one more final exam, A16 Architecting a Citrix Virtualization Solution.
  • Candidates who achieve either of the new certifications are guaranteed to be current for a period of three years, thanks to our new advanced certification policy
  • Those candidates who possess earlier versions of the CCEE and CCIA may be eligible for the update path, which allows them to attain the CCEE and CCIA by just passing the respective final exams. To learn more about this option, including recommended experience and training, go to or

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