VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 - Data Center Design (VCAP5-DCD)

The VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 - Data Center Design (VCAP5-DCD) certification is designed for IT architects who design and integrate VMware solutions in multi-site, large enterprise, virtualized environments. Successful candidates possess a deep understanding of data center design principles and methodologies, as well as VMware core components and their relation to storage and networking. Successful candidates also have broad knowledge of applications and infrastructure services, and how they relate and integrate with the virtual infrastructure.

VCAP5-DCD Benefits

  • Recognition of your technical knowledge and skills
  • Official transcripts
  • Use of VCAP5-DCD logo
  • Access to the exclusive VCAP portal & logo merchandise store
  • Invitation to beta exams and classes
  • Discounts from VMware Press
  • Discounted admission to VMware events
  • Greater opportunities for career advancement

Prepare for the Exam

Get VCAP5-DCD Certified

To achieve VCAP5-DCD status, you must complete two core validation components:

  1. Have one of the following certifications:
    • VMware Certified Professional 5 - Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV)
    • VMware Certified Professional 5 - Desktop (VCP5-DT)
    • VMware Certified Professional - Cloud (VCP-Cloud)
    • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 4 - Data Center Design (VCAP4-DCD)
  2. Pass the VCAP5-DCD exam

Suggested Courses

The following VMware courses are recommended for VCAP5-DCD exam preparation but are not required: