.We will be updating the BCFA & BCFP exams to bring them up to full Gen 5 compatibility, and cover new features uo through Fabric OS v7.2 The topics and objectives will not change, but the scope will be expanded to cover new hardware, and new features such as Fabric Vision, MAPS, Flow Vison, UltraScale ICLs and more on the ClearLink Diagnostics (D_Port). These exams will NOT go to beta. The exams will go live as follows:
Brocade Certified Fabric Administrator Gen 5 (143-425) 2/4/2014
Brocade Certified Fabric Professional Gen 5 (143-085) 2/11/2014
The present BCFA & BCFP exams (143-080 and 143-420) will have a last delivery date of 2/18/2014. The courses, CFA 200 & CFP 300 are in the final stages of being released, so they will be commensurate with the new exams. There will be new Nutshell guides and knowledge assments posted near the time the exams go live.
To help anyone get started now, we have uploaded some documentation which you find useful in exam preparation.