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Riverbed Certified Performance Engineering Program

Riverbed Certified Performance Engineering Program

To schedule a certification exam after August 31, 2021, please contact certification@​riverbed.​com.​

Become a digital performance engineering professional!

Want to differentiate yourself in the competitive job market? Riverbed is redefining how you think about your career in technology. The Riverbed Certified Performance Engineering (RCPE) program is a first of its kind training curriculum that teaches career-based skills and capabilities in digital performance. Prove your proficiencies, increase your earning potential, and join an elite community of enterprise IT professionals. Become an RCPE Certified Professional!

RCPE Program Exams

There are 4 RCPE Professional exams available:

810-01: RCPE Certified Professional Network & Infrastructure Visibility
820-01: RCPE Certified Professional End-User Experience & Application Visibility
830-01: RCPE Certified Professional WAN Optimization
850-01: RCPE Certified Professional Virtualization & Storage

Training is not required to sit for an exam, but we highly recommend that candidates take the aligned training classes in the certification track training prior to taking the exam.

For more information about our RCPE training courses. Follow the links below for specific information about each RCPE Professional level track.

How obtain an RCPE Professional Certification and Digital Badge

  1. Schedule the exam at your local Pearson VUE testing center, or online from your home or office.
  2. Take and pass the exam.
  3. You will receive your certificate from Certmetrics within 24 hours after you pass the exam.
  4. You will receive your digital badge from Credly Acclaim within two weeks of passing the exam.

Scheduling Information

There are two formats for taking the exams:

  • At a PearsonVUE testing center
  • Online from your home or office

Appointments at testing centers may be made in advance or on the day you wish to test, subject to availability. Refer to the top of the page for COVID-19 updates.

About Riverbed

Riverbed® enables organizations to maximize performance and visibility for networks and applications, so they can overcome complexity and fully capitalize on their digital and cloud investments. The Riverbed Network and Application Performance Platform enables organizations to visualize, optimize, remediate and accelerate the performance of any network for any application. The platform addresses performance and visibility holistically with best-in-class WAN optimization, network performance management (NPM), application acceleration (including Office 365, SaaS, client and cloud acceleration), and enterprise-grade SD-WAN. Riverbed’s 30,000+ customers include 99% of the Fortune 100. Learn more at

Last updated 2021-09-11