VMware Certified Design Expert 4 - Data Center Virtualization (VCDX4-DCV)
Note: Candidates have until May 9, 2014 to submit an application, and must defend by July 9, 2014.VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) is the highest level of VMware certification. This elite group is comprised of design architects highly-skilled in VMware enterprise deployments and the program is designed for veteran professionals who want to validate and demonstrate their expertise in VMware technology.
- Recognition of your technical knowledge and skills
- Official transcripts
- Use of VMware Certified Design Expert 4 - Data Center Virtualization logo
- Access to the exclusive VCDX portal & logo merchandise store
- Invitation to beta exams and classes
- Discounted admission to VMware events
- VCDX logo wear
- Press release support
- Bio featured in the VCDX Directory
- Greater opportunities for career advancement
Get VCDX4-DCV Certified
VCDX certification is achieved through a unique, two-step process where all candidates must submit and successfully defend a production-ready VMware Solution before a panel of veteran VCDX-holders. This unique testing process ensures that those who achieve VCDX are peer-vetted and ready to join an elite group of world-class consulting architects.
- Submit a VCDX4-DCV Application that is accepted
- Successfully present and defend a VMware vSphere based virtual infrastructure design and implementation plan
- Have both your VMware Certified Advanced Professional- Data Center Administration (VCAP4-DCA) and VMware Certified Advanced Professional - Data Center Design (VCAP4-DCD) certifications VMware no longer requires VCAP exams to be taken in a specific sequence. However, both must be passed before the submitting your VCDX4-DCV Application.
- 7-9 July 2014 – Cambridge, MA, USA; Frankfurt, Germany; and Singapore
Applications are due by 9 May 2014
Register to defend at Cambridge, MA, USA, Frankfurt, Germany OR at Singapore.
- 6-8 October 2014 – Palo Alto, CA, USA; Frimley, UK; and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Applications are due 8 August 2014
Register to defend at Palo Alto, CA, USA, Frimley, UK OR at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
All Questions regarding the 2014 VCDX Design Defense Schedule will be answered in this forum.
Upgrade to VCDX4-DCV from VCDX3
To upgrade your current VCDX3 certification to VCDX4-DCV certification you must take and pass the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 4 - Data Center Design (VCAP4-DCD) exam.
Upgrade from VCDX4-DCV to VCDX5-DCV
If you are already a VCDX4-DCV, the upgrade path to VCDX5-DCV has been announced.
The following VMware advanced courses are recommended for VCDX4-DCV certification preparation but are not required: