The best fit for those who either don’t have extensive experience with VMware ESXi Server and VMware vCenter Server or have just a little of it is VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage (ICM). This 5-day class will give you extensive knowledge in installing, configuring and performing everyday management tasks of vSphere infrastructure. Detailed course description can be found here.
In order to get the most out of class attendance you need to:
- have some experience in administering Microsoft or Linux operating systems
- have a basic understanding of computer architecture, operating system, application and networking principles
- take the free on-line Virtualization Fundamentals course (~2.5 hours) here.
This heavily depends on your job specifics and future professional development directions.
No. Certification exams must be taken in PearsonVUE certification center and the exam costs are not included in course price. To get more information about exams, please visit www.vmware.com/certification and contact the nearest / preferred PearsonVUE certification center.
Note: In order to get the VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV) certification, apart from passing the exam you have to attend at least one of the qualifying courses, which currently are:
There are currently no course attendance requirements for VCAP level certifications, however you need to be VCP certified in order to sign up for VCAP exam
Most probably not. vSphere What’s New V5.5 class is intended for those who previously attended vSphere ICM V4.x. If you have been on ICM V5.x then there is a free on-line class available to cover the new features of vSphere 5.5.
vSphere Fast Track is an extremely intensive, extended day class (5 days, 10-11 hours per day) that includes all ICM material and additionally covers the vSphere Enterprise Plus license features. This class is intended for those engineers and system administrators that:
Contact us! At least one of our instructors will get in touch with you to discuss your needs, describe the contents of each course in more details and help you to plan your optimal learning path.