VMware Certified Professional 5 - Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV)
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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.
- 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:
- Attend a qualifying VMware authorized course.
- Gain hands-on experience with VMware vSphere 5.
- Pass the VCP5-DCV (VCP510 or VCP550) Exam.
Required Training Courses
- VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V5.0]
- VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.0]
- VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V5.1]
- VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.1]
- VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]
- VMware vSphere: What's New [V5.0]
- VMware vSphere: What's New [V5.1]
- VMware vSphere: What's New [V4.x to V5.5]
- VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V5.0]
- VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V5.1]
- VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V5.1]
- vSphere with Operations Management: Fast Track
The following courses fulfill the course requirement only for candidates who have already achieved the VCP4-DCV certification or have attended a VCP4-DCV qualifying class.
The following courses are only recommended for candidates who have significant experience with VMware vSphere 5.x technology and a high level of comfort with the exam objectives.