VMware
Solution Courses
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Fundamentals
Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals

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The Free VMware Certified Associate course on Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals will provide you with a fundamental understanding of VMware's Data Center Virtualization products, including the business challenges those products are intended to solve.The course will start by covering the concepts of Data Center Virtualization, including some common IT challenges faced by organizations. We’ll then take a journey through the vSphere 5.5 product line, showing the various components and features and how they help resolve business and technical challenges. Finally, we’ll help you relate the products and features to the challenges they are intended to resolve.
Duration: 3.0 Hours
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Advanced: Complete all in the order listed below
SDDC Intensive Workshop [V3.0]

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To enable you to build true customer-centric solutions, this intensive workshop leverages a set of architectural discussions, hands-on lab exercises, and rich demonstrations of the software-defined data center (SDDC). This workshop focuses on helping you develop experience-based confidence in building solutions by investigating the VMware® software suite. Through intensive expert-to-expert training, this workshop turns product experts into solution experts.
Duration: 5 Days
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vSphere
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vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]

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This hands-on training course explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere®, which consists of VMware ESXi™ and VMware® vCenter Server™. This course is based on versions of ESXi 5.5 and vCenter Server 5.5. Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware® Certified Professional 5 exam.Students who complete this course can enroll in several more advanced vSphere courses. For advanced course options, go to http://www.vmware.com/education.Compare VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage with VMware vSphere: Fast TrackAmericas: See Live Online class schedule delivered by Fast Lane, Global Knowledge  or New Horizons.
Duration: 5 Days
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vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5] On Demand Classroom

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This hands-on training course explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware vSphere®, which consists of VMware ESXi™ and VMware® vCenter Server™. This course is based on versions of ESXi 5.5 and vCenter Server 5.5. Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware® Certified Professional 5 exam.Students who complete this course can enroll in several more advanced vSphere courses. For advanced course options, go to http://www.vmware.com/education.Compare VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage with VMware vSphere: Fast TrackAmericas: See Live Online class schedule delivered by Fast Lane, Global Knowledge  or New Horizons.
Duration: 5 Days
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vSphere: Fast Track [V5.5]

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This intensive, extended-hours and hands-on lab training course focuses on installing, configuring, managing and mastering VMware vSphere® 5.5, including VMware ESXi™ 5.5 and VMware vCenter™ 5.5. This course combines the content of our best-selling VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage course with advanced scalability and performance monitoring tasks and skills needed for configuring highly available and scalable vSphere environments. Students will gain practical experience with these concepts through the completion of hands-on practice labs.Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware® Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) exam.Students who complete this course may enroll in any of several more advanced vSphere courses. For advanced course options, go to www.vmware.com/education.Compare VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage with VMware vSphere: Fast Track
Duration: 5 Days, Extended Hours
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vSphere with Operations Management: Fast Track [V5.1]

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This intensive, extended-hours training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere® 5 and effectively using VMware® vCenter™ Operations Manager™. This course combines the content of the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage course with the vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict course. This course explores installation, configuration, and management of vSphere, which consists of VMware ESXi™ and VMware® vCenter Server™. This course also teaches skills in the use of vCenter Operations Manager as a forensic and predictive tool. This course is based on ESXi 5.1, vCenter Server 5.1 and vCenter Operations Manager 5.x.Students who complete this course may enroll in any of several, more advanced vSphere courses. For advanced course options, go to www.vmware.com/education.
Duration: 5 Days, Extended Hours
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vSphere: What's New [V4.X to V5.5]

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This hands-on training course explores new features in VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.5 and VMware ESXi™ 5.5. Topics include VMware vSphere® 5.5 installation and how to upgrade from vSphere 4.x to vSphere 5.5.Students who complete this course may enroll in any of several advanced vSphere 5.5 courses. Go to http://www.vmware.com/education for advanced course options.
Duration: 2 Days
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Advanced: Complete all in the order listed below
vSphere: Optimize & Scale [V5.5]

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This training course, for experienced VMware vSphere® personnel, teaches advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. The course is based on VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 and VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.5.This course prepares the student for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Datacenter Administration [V5] certification (VCAP5-DCA). Completion of this course also satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware® Certified Professional 5 exam.
Duration: 5 Days
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vSphere: Optimize & Scale [V5.5] On Demand

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This training course, for experienced VMware vSphere® personnel, teaches advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. The course is based on VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 and VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.5.This course prepares the student for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Datacenter Administration [V5] certification (VCAP5-DCA). Completion of this course also satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware® Certified Professional 5 exam.
Duration: 5 Days
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vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V5.5]

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This hands-on training workshop provides you with the advanced knowledge, skills, and abilities to achieve competence in troubleshooting the VMware vSphere® environment. This workshop also increases your skill and competence in using the command-line interface to analyze problems. The workshop is based on VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 and VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.5.To learn more about vSphere administration, go to http://www.vmware.com/education for other course options.
Duration: 5 Days
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vSphere: Design Workshop [V5.5]

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The goal of this course is to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design a VMware vSphere® 5.5 virtual infrastructure that is available, scalable, manageable, and secure. You will design such an infrastructure while meeting your organization’s business objectives and working within its constraints and requirements. This course discusses the benefits and risks of available design alternatives and provides information to support making sound design decisions. This course also gives you an opportunity to practice your design skills by working with peers on a design project.The course is based on VMware ESXi™ and VMware vCenter Server™ 5.5.After you complete this course you may enroll in any of our advanced vSphere courses. For advanced course options, go to www.vmware.com/education.
Duration: 3 Days
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NSX
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Fundamentals
Network Virtualization Fundamentals [V2014]

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The VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals eLearning course provides you with a fundamental understanding of virtual networking and the VMware NSX product, including the business challenges these products are intended to solve.
Duration: 3 hours
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NSX Technical Overview with Labs

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This course offers an introduction to VMware NSX™, providing a solid understanding of the fundamentals of NSX and network virtualization.The course includes eLearning and hands-on lab activities. After you are introduced to the major features of NSX, you work through six modules of technical eLearning content. Each module provides an overview of the technologies that you use in each hands-on lab.
Duration: 5.0 Hours
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Professional: Complete any 1
NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0]

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This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX™. This course covers NSX as a part of the software-defined data center platform, implementation use cases along with features of NSX, and functionality operating at Layer 2 through Layer 7 of the OSI model. Lecture and hands-on lab activities support the student’s understanding of VMware NSX features, functionality, and on-going management and control. For advanced course options, go to www.vmware.com/education.PROMO:: Get a free 50% off VCP exam voucher when you attend this class.
Duration: 5 days
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NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track [V6.0]

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This comprehensive, fast-paced training course is designed for advanced Cisco network administrators who want a comprehensive understanding of how to use VMware NSX™ in their enterprise. This course focuses on how to use the power of the NSX network virtualization and security platform. This course covers NSX as a part of the software-defined data center, implementation, use cases, features, and functionality operating at layer 2 through layer 7 of the OSI model. Data center network architectures are examined to demonstrate how NSX intersects with and virtualizes functions of a Cisco-based infrastructure in spine-leaf and traditional core-aggregate-access architectures. Lecture and hands-on lab activities support your understanding of NSX features, functionality, and on-going management and control.This course requires a solid background in a Cisco-based infrastructure. If you do not have this background, you should take the NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0] course.
Duration: 5 Days
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Virtual SAN
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Fundamentals
Virtual SAN Fundamentals

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This training course focuses on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware® Virtual SAN™ 5.5. This course looks at how Virtual SAN is used as an important component in the VMware® software-defined data center. The course is based on VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 and VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.5.
Duration: 3.0 Hours
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Virtual SAN Deploy and Manage [V5.5]

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This training course focuses on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware® Virtual SAN™ 5.5. This course looks at how Virtual SAN is used as an important component in the VMware® software-defined data center (SDDC). Students gain practical experience with these concepts through the completion of hands-on labs. The course is based on the VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 Update 1 and the VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.5 Update 1.
Duration: 2 Days
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Virtual SAN Deploy and Manage [V5.5] On Demand

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This training course focuses on deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware® Virtual SAN™ 5.5. This course looks at how Virtual SAN is used as an important component in the VMware® software-defined data center (SDDC). Students gain practical experience with these concepts through the completion of hands-on labs. The course is based on the VMware® ESXi™ 5.5 Update 1 and the VMware® vCenter Server™ 5.5 Update 1.
Duration: 2 Days
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vCenter Site Recovery Manager
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Fundamentals
vCenter Site Recovery Manager Fundamentals [V5.8]

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The VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager Fundamentals eLearning course is designed to ensure that customers and partners are enabled to appropriately position Site Recovery Manager.
Duration: 3 hours
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vCenter Site Recovery Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [5.8]

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This two-day, hands-on training course equips experienced VMware vSphere® administrators with the knowledge to install, configure, and manage VMware vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ 5.8. This course also equips vSphere administrators with the knowledge to assist in writing and testing disaster recovery plans that use vCenter Site Recovery Manager.
Duration: 2 days
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vCenter Site Recovery Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]

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This two-day, hands-on training course equips experienced VMware vSphere® administrators with the knowledge to install, configure, and manage VMware® vCenter™ Site Recovery Manager™ 5.5. This course also equips vSphere administrators with the knowledge to assist in writing and testing disaster recovery plans that use vCenter Site Recovery Manager. This course is not required for any VMware® certification.
Duration: 2 Days
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vCloud Networking & Security
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Fundamentals
vCloud Networking & Security Fundamentals [V5.X]

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The vCloud Networking and Security Fundamentals course covers VMware’s vision of a Software Defined Datacenter (SDDC) and explains key features of vCloud Networking and Security Suite. This course also examines various methods for implementing vCloud Networking and Security.
Duration: 3.5 Hours
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vCloud Networking & Security for vSphere Professionals [V5.5]

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This intensive training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud® Networking and Security™ for VMware® vSphere® professional use. vCloud Networking and Security is a suite of security virtual appliances built for VMware® vCenter Server™ and VMware ESXi™ integration. vCloud Networking and Security is a critical security component for protecting virtualized data centers from attacks and helping you to achieve your compliance-mandated goals. The course is based on VMware® vShield™ 5.5, ESXi 5.5, and vCenter Server 5.5.
Duration: 3 Days
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vCenter Log Insight
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Fundamentals
vCenter Log Insight Fundamentals [V2.0]

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The Log Insight course provides information about the Log Insight solution and describes how it works, its architecture, installation, configuration, and how to use it for log analysis.
Duration: 1.5 Hours
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Log Insight Fundamentals [V1.5]

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The Log Insight is a FREE self-paced course that provides information about the Log Insight solution and describes how it works, its architecture, installation, configuration, and how to use it for log analysis.
Duration: 1.5 Hours
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vCenter Infrastructure Navigator
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Fundamentals
vCenter Infrastructure Navigator Fundamentals [V2.X]

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This free eLearning course covers how to install vCenter Infrastructure Navigator as well as how to use its main features.
Duration: 1.5 Hours
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