VMware Certified Professional 5 - Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV)

As the demand for IT professionals with data center virtualization skills increases, it is essential to distinguish yourself in the market with a certification that validates your technical capabilities. Earning your VMware Certified Professional - Data Center Virtualization certification does just that.

This industry-recognized certification requires completion of a VMware-authorized training course and hands-on experience with VMware technologies. VCP-DCV certification confirms that you have the education needed to successfully install, deploy, scale and manage VMware vSphere environments, as well as the skills obtained by a minimum of six months experience with VMware infrastructure technologies.

Note: As of January 21, 2014 there are two exams available to qualify candidates for this certification. Learn more.

VCP5-DCV Benefits

  • Recognition of your technical knowledge and skills
  • Official transcripts
  • Use of VCP5-DCV logo
  • Access to the exclusive VCP portal & logo merchandise store
  • Invitation to beta exams and classes
  • Discounts from VMware Press
  • Discounted admission to VMware events
  • Complimentary VMware Workstation license
  • Greater opportunities for career advancement

Prepare for the Exam

Get VCP5-DCV Certified

There are different paths to VCP5-DCV certification based on your background. Choose your path and complete the three core validation components:

  1. Attend a qualifying VMware authorized course.
  2. Gain hands-on experience with VMware vSphere 5.
  3. Pass the VCP5-DCV (VCP510 or VCP550) Exam.

Required Training Courses