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VMworld 2016 US Training & Certification Offers

VMworld 2016 Success depends not only on having industry-leading technology, but also on having the knowledge and skills required to implement it. During VMworld 2016 US, we offer training and certification programs to help you realize the full value from your VMware investments by helping you build the skills and experience to design, deploy, operate your VMware platform and evolve your organization.

Special Offers

Take advantage of these special training and certification offers to hone and validate your skills on the latest VMware technologies and solutions:

  • Save 25% off our best-selling classes offered the week before VMworld
  • Save 25% off our On Demand courses and complete your training when and where it’s convenient for you
  • Get a year’s access to the VMware Learning Zone video library for just $500
  • Save 50% off VMware Certified Professional (VCP) and VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) certification exams
  • Save 20% off VMware Press books in the VMworld Store

Add any of these offers to your event registration and make the most of your VMworld US 2016 experience. If you're interested in learning about our training offers at VMworld 2016 Europe, please click here.

Instructor-Led Self Paced Certification VCDX Programs Presentations Books & More


Registration for these classes is only available via the VMworld 2016 registration process.

Dates Course Title

August 23-26, 2016

VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2]

This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on lab activities you'll cover VMware NSX as a part of the software-defined data center platform, features of VMware NSX, and functionality operating at Layer 2 through Layer 7 of the OSI model.

August 23-26, 2016

VMware Horizon: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.0]

This hands-on course gives you the skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) platform. You'll build skills in installing, configuring, and managing VMware Horizon 7, including how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines, manage access and security, and provide a customized desktop environment.

August 23-26, 2016

VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0]

Designed for experienced VMware vSphere users, this course teaches you how to use VMware vRealize Operations Manager as a forensic and predictive tool, as well as advanced capabilities including customization and management.

Note: Pre-Conference training classes are delivered using electronic books ONLY; you will either need one of the following to complete this course: one 23" monitor, two smaller monitors, an Android or iOS tablet in order to see the manual and execute the lab. No printed material will be provided with these classes. You will receive a redemption code with instructions on how to download the eBook no later than 3 days before the class is scheduled to start. Please ensure this is complete before the class starts. This does not apply to the On Demand or Learning Zone courses.

Terms & Conditions
  • Registration for these discounted classes is only available via the VMworld 2016 event registration process.
  • Instructor led course fees are 100% refundable if you cancel your Web order at least 10 business days prior to the date of the class.
  • Course fees are not refundable if you cancel or change the class less than 10 business days prior to the date of the class.
  • You can avoid the cancellation fee if you designate another person to attend the class in your place. You understand that substitutions may be made at any time - even on-site at the conference. (Please have the substitute bring your letter of confirmation to the registration desk).
  • If you cannot attend the class and fail to notify VMware prior to the date of my class, you will forfeit my entire course fee.
  • You understand that VMware, Inc. reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any class. If a cancellation or rescheduling is necessary, you understand that VMware will make every effort to notify me at least 10 business days in advance. Unfortunately, last-minute cancellations and rescheduling sometimes require this notification period to be less. You will consider this when making my travel plans, as VMware, Inc. will not, in any way, be held responsible for any costs, including loss of airfare or other transportation costs, hotel expenses, or other damages that you may incur in the event that VMware, Inc. cancels or reschedules a class, except that VMware will refund the tuition only.

  • On Demand Training Courses

    VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2] On Demand

    This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on lab activities you'll cover VMware NSX as a part of the software-defined data center platform, features of VMware NSX, and functionality operating at Layer 2 through Layer 7 of the OSI model.

    VMware vSphere: What's New [V6] On Demand

    This course explores the newest features and enhancements in VMware vCenter Server 6 and VMware ESXi 6. Real-world use case deployment scenarios, hands-on lab exercises, and lecture material teach the skills you need to effectively implement and configure VMware vSphere 6.

    VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6] On Demand

    This intensive hands-on course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 6; prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size; and provides a foundation for most other VMware technologies.

    Virtual SAN: Deploy and Manage [V6] On Demand

    This training course prepares you to deploy and manage a software-defined storage solution with VMware Virtual SAN 6, and explores how Virtual SAN is used as an important component in the VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC).

    VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6] On Demand

    Designed for experienced VMware vSphere users, this course teaches advanced skills for configuring and maintaining a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will configure and optimize features to build a truly scalable infrastructure and discuss when and where they have the greatest effect.

    VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2] On Demand

    This training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vRealize Automation; configuring and using the vRealize Automation platform; self-service provisioning and creating multivendor cloud services; as well as how to achieve the benefits of automation as a component of the software-defined data center.

    VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0] On Demand

    Designed for experienced VMware vSphere users, this course teaches you how to use VMware vRealize Operations Manager as a forensic and predictive tool, as well as advanced capabilities including customization and management.

    vCenter Site Recovery Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.8] On Demand

    This course equips experienced VMware vSphere administrators with the knowledge to install, configure, and manage VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.8, as well as how to write and test disaster recovery plans using vCenter Site Recovery Manager.

    VMware Mirage: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.0] On Demand

    This course gives you the skills you need to deploy a unified image management system using VMware Mirage. After installing Mirage 5.0, you learn how to configure security, manage images, perform a Windows migration, set up endpoint protection, and perform various management functions.

    VMware Horizon (with View): Install, Configure, Manage [V6.0] On Demand

    This course builds your skills in installing, configuring, and managing the Horizon View component of VMware Horizon.

    AirWatch Enterprise Mobility: Configure and Manage On Demand

    This course provides the foundational skills necessary to manage the AirWatch platform, provides insight into the current challenges of enterprise mobility, and explores how AirWatch can help you solve those challenges. You will gain a comprehensive view of all AirWatch Enterprise Mobility Management solutions, key device platforms, and an overview of AirWatch architecture.

    AirWatch Enterprise Mobility: Configure and Deploy Integrated Solutions On Demand

    This course provides you with the skills required to configure and provision AirWatch cloud deployments. You will cover enabling containerized applications, deploying and managing corporate email, integrating with enterprise resources, as well as best practices for mobile deployment.
    VMware Learning Zone

    Standard Subscription

    The VMware Learning Zone Standard Subscription gives you a full year of 24/7 cloud-based access to VMware’s video library for advanced technical professionals using VMware products and solutions. Get just-in-time mastery-level instruction focused on effective workflows, best-practices, and common scenarios and issues including advanced configuration techniques, troubleshooting, and tips for those managing highly complex VMware environments.

    Build on your existing knowledge and keep your skills current through new content added monthly from top VMware experts.

    Terms & Conditions
  • The discounted On Demand training is only available when purchased via the VMworld 2016 event registration process.
  • Self-paced training is non-refundable
  • Export Controls: The VMware Course Materials are of United States origin and are provided subject to the U.S. Export Administration Regulations. Diversion contrary to U.S. law is prohibited. Without limiting the foregoing, you agree that (1) you are not, and are not acting on behalf of, any person who is a citizen, national, or resident of, or who is controlled by the government of, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, or Syria, or any other country to which the United States has prohibited export transactions; (2) you are not, and are not acting on behalf of, any person or entity listed on the U.S. Treasury Department list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons, or the U.S. Commerce Department Denied Persons List or Entity List; and (3) you will not use the VMware Course Materials for, and will not permit the VMware Course Materials to be used for, any purposes prohibited by law, including, without limitation, for any prohibited development, design, manufacture or production of missiles or nuclear, chemical or biological weapons.

  • VMware Learning Zone
  • VMware Learning Zone subscriptions are non-refundable.
  • VMware Learning Zone package subscription access is for individual use and may not be shared.
  • VMware Learning Zone package subscription is non-transferable.
  • Video streaming performance can vary depending upon internet connection speed and reliability. VMware is not responsible for a purchaser’s internet bandwidth (this is the responsibility of the purchaser).
  • The 365-day package subscription term begins on date of purchase and is not extendible unless renewed.
  • System may be unavailable from time to time for planned system maintenance. VMware will attempt to notify users of planned downtime.
  • Content available in the VMware Learning Zone subscription package is subject to change. Additional content may be added periodically and content may be archived periodically once the material is out-of-date.
  • Content assets hosted in the VMware Learning Zone are owned by VMware, Inc. and may not be downloaded, copied or shared in any way with non-subscribers of the VMware Learning Zone.
  • Videos in the VMware Learning Zone may include forward looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties. Actual results may differ materially as a result of various risk factors, including those described in the 10Ks, 10Qs, and 8Ks VMware files with the SEC.

  • VMware Certification Exams 50% Off


    Advance Registration

    Space is limited in our Certification Exam Center, so we strongly recommend registering in advance.

    Option 1 – Bundle your exam with your VMworld registration.
    Simply add a VCP or VCAP Certification Exam Voucher on Step 4 of your VMworld 2016 registration and we’ll send you instructions on how to register for your exam date and time.

    Option 2 – Register online.
    Start here and complete your exam registration separately from your VMworld registration. Your 50% discount will be calculated automatically when you check out.

    Onsite Registration

    To register for an exam once you arrive at VMworld, please stop by the Certification Exam Center during Exam Center hours.


    Terms & Conditions

    • You must be a registered participant of VMworld 2016 with an official event badge to test at the onsite Certification Exam Center.
    • Exam vouchers can only be redeemed at the VMworld 2016 event with which they are purchased.
    • Exam vouchers are 100% refundable if you cancel the Web order at least 5 business days prior to the start of VMworld.
    • Vouchers are non-refundable when purchased 4 days before the conference start date.
    • Voucher discounts may not be combined with any other discounts.
    • Discount voucher cannot be exchanged, replaced or used in combination with other offers.


    Kick off your VMworld activities by joining us for VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) Day on August 27, 2016 in Las Vegas.


    VCDX Workshop - 8:00 - 12:00

    • Open for anyone interested in learning more about VCDX program and continuing on their path towards earning the certification
    • Hosted by Joe Silvagi, VCDX #175 and Chris Colotti, VCDX #37
    • Network with current VCDXs
    • Continental breakfast will be served


    VCDX Town Hall - 1:00 - 5:00

    • Open to all current VCDXs
    • Hear from VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, VCDX Alpha and ask questions about the strategic direction of VMware
    • Hear from VMware's panel of CTOs and ask questions about the technology and future direction
    • Visit with the Education group leader's about VCDX and other related certifications and offerings
    • Network with other VCDXs and grow your connections throughout the globe
    • Earn a special VCDX shirt with your own VCDX number!




    Join our expert VMware Certified Instructors (VCIs) and VMware Certified Design Experts (VCDXs) at VMworld as they present on a variety of technical topics. You can find more details on these sessions in the VMworld Content Catalog and add them to your personal schedule using the VMworld Schedule Builder.

    Education & Certification Lounge Theater Sessions Schedule

    Troubleshooting Tips for vSphere 6

    Mon, 4pm Tues, 3pm

    Customer Case Study – Alan Jenkins, UHG

    Mon, 2pm Tues, 2pm

    Advanced VMware NSX Troubleshooting

    Mon, 12pm Wed, 11am

    VMware Identity Manager: Application Management and Business Use Cases

    Mon, 1pm Tues, 4pm

    Automating Your Network Services Deployments with NSX and vRealize Automation

    Mon, 11am Wed, 10am

    vRealize Automation: Abstracting the vSphere Endpoint as a Cloud Resource

    Mon, 3pm Thurs, 12:30

    Prove Your Skills and your Value with VMware Certification

    Mon, 5pm Wed, 3pm

    vRealize Automation: Abstracting the vSphere Endpoint as a Cloud Resource

    Mon, 3pm Thurs, 12:30pm

    Prove Your Skills and your Value with VMware Certification

    Mon, 5pm Wed, 3pm

    Troubleshooting for Horizon: Tips & Tricks

    Tues, 11am Wed, 1pm

    vSphere Core 4 Performance Troubleshooting: An Overview

    Tues, 12pm Wed, 9am

    Transforming Day 2 Operations with vRealize 7.0 Event Broker

    Tues, 1pm Wed, 2pm

    VMware Enterprise Learning Subscription: A Complete Cloud-based Training Solution

    Tues, 5pm Wed, 8am

    Troubleshooting for Virtual SAN 6.2: Tips & Tricks

    Wed, 12pm Thurs, 11:30

    VMware NSX: Life After Deployment

    Thurs, 10:30am

    VMworld Conference Breakout Sessions Session ID Schedule

    vSphere Core 4 Performance Troubleshooting & Root Cause Analysis Part 1: CPU and RAM

    INF8780

    Mon, 11am

    vSphere Core 4 Performance Troubleshooting & Root Cause Analysis Part 2: Disk and Network

    INF8701

    Mon, 5pm

    Troubleshooting 101 for Horizon

    EUC8243

    Tue, 2:30pm

    Architecting VSAN for Horizon the VCDX Way

    EUC8648

    Tues, 2:30pm

    Troubleshooting vSphere: Tips & Tricks for the Real World

    INF8755

    Wed, 8:30am

    Advanced NSX Troubleshooting: Tips & Tricks for Experienced Users

    NET8680

    Wed, 8:30am

    Day 2 Automated Operations with vRA7 and the Event Broker Service, a Deep Dive

    MGT9184

    Wed, 11:30am

    An Architect's Guide to Designing Risk: The VCDX Methodology

    INF9048

    Wed, 1pm

    Taking Back the Desktop

    EUC8853

    Wed, 2pm

    Troubleshooting VSAN 6.2: Tips & Tricks for the Real World

    STO8750

    Wed, 2:30pm

    On the Front Line: A VCDX Perspective Working in VMware Global Support Services

    SDDC7502

    Wed, 2:30pm

    Learning in the Cloud

    SDDC8945

    TBD

    Software-Defined Data Center - the VCDX Way

    SDDC9016

    TBD


    Two great offers from VMware Press at VMworld:

    • Save 20% on VMware Press books at the VMware Store in Mandalay Bay

    • Save 60% off eBook or Video Training with any product purchase at the VMworld Store

    • You’ll receive a 60% off eBook or Video Training coupon to redeem online at www.vmwarepress.com after the event.