This certification is the first of its kind in IBM Collaboration Solutions in that it transcends the typical product divisions associated with IBM certifications by recognizing skills developed using another brand's technology, in this case WebSphere Application Server.
To achieve this certification, an individual needs to obtain certification in Portal 7 System Administration and then take the applicable Websphere test. Here is the complete path:
Achieve "IBM Certified System Administrator - WebSphere Portal 7.0"
AND Pass "000-377 - IBM WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment V7.0, Core Administration"