VMware Certified Design Expert – Cloud (VCDX-Cloud)

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VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) is the highest level of certification offered by VMware. The VCDX Program allows candidates to validate enterprise-class skills in VMware Solution design and implementation.

VCDX-Cloud requires enterprise-class vSphere and data center virtualization skills but the focus is on adding the VMware vCloud Suite, building out the software-defined-data center, and delivering Infrastructure-as-a-Service with comprehensive management and security.

Earning the new VCDX-Cloud certification from VMware will validate your world-class vSphere and Cloud Infrastructure design skills, and will make you one of the first globally-recognized enterprise-class Cloud Architects in the industry.


Follow the path below to earn your VCDX-Cloud Certification

1 Prerequisite: VCP-Cloud certified.
Since the VCAP-CIA and VCAP-CID certification exams have been retired and are no longer available, the VCAP certifications are no longer required for this specific certification.
vCloud: Design Best Practices [V1.5]
* Completion is RECOMMENDED
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2 Submit and successfully defend a cloud design and get certified
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