VMware Training & Certification Courses

Overview


One of the ONLY two Premium level VATCs (VMware Authorized Training Centers) in SAARC Region, Koenig offers unmatched expertise in Virtualization powered by VMware Certifications. VMware Training with us will help you gain crucial skills in managing Data Centers and virtual environments.

The leading virtualization technology provider, VMware courses provide the right platform for professionals to take the leap into a rewarding IT career ahead. VMware training Courses at Koenig bring you hands-on experience on various VMware skills and understandings and equip the students with the thorough understanding of various virtualization concepts, features and functionalities.

 

# Courses/Certifications Content Duration Fee Check Schedule
VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] 5 Days
Online : $3,480, Dubai : $4,490, India : $2,240
VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V2.4] 5 Days
Online : $3,930, Dubai : $4,500, India : $3,035
VMware Cloud on AWS: Deploy and Manage 2019 3 Days
Online : $3,040, Dubai : $3,690, India : $2,531
VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [6.4] 5 Days
Online : $3,180, Dubai : $3,750, India : $2,247
VMware vRealize Automation : Install, Configure, Manage [v7.6] 5 Days
Online : $3,180, Dubai : $3,750, India : $2,670
VMware vSAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.7] 3 Days
Online : $2,290, Dubai : $2,500, India : $1,754
VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.7] 5 Days
Online : $2,480, Dubai : $4,490, India : $2,240
VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V6.7] 5 Days
Online : $2,270, Dubai : $3,900, India : $2,331
VMware vRealize Operations: Install, Configure, Manage [V7] 5 Days
Online : $2,480, Dubai : $3,040, India : $2,240
VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations [V6.4] 5 Days
Online : $4,080, Dubai : $3,900, India : $2,573
VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.7] 5 Days
Online : $3,330, Dubai : $3,900, India : $2,384
VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage plus Troubleshooting and Operations Fast Track [V6.4] 5 Days
Online : $3,410, Dubai : $3,570, India : $2,793
VMware Site Recovery Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.2] 2 Days
Online : $1,990, Dubai : $2,530, India : $1,440

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Types of VMware Certifications

VMware is the industry pioneer and leading provider of virtualization. VMware certifications will validate the skills and knowledge required to effectively install, deploy, manage and support VMware's products and solutions.

VMware certifications are basically divided into six categories:

  • Cloud management and automation
  • Data Center Virtualization
  • Desktop and mobility
  • Network virtualization
  • Digital Business Transformation
  • Digital Workspace

VMware Certification Path

Each category offers four certification levels:

  • VMware Certified Associate (VCA) – VCA is an entry level certification designed for IT professionals taking decisions about VMware solutions.
  • VMWare Certified Professional (VCP) – VCP caters to IT professionals involved in installing, configuring, managing and optimising VMware solutions.
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) – VCAP is an advanced level certification intended for professionals who design, build, manage and optimise VMware solutions.
  • VMWare Certified Design Expert (VCDX) – VCDX is the highest level of certification designed for IT professionals involved in managing VMware solutions and systems.

 

Who should do this course?

  • System Administrators
  • System Engineers
  • Network Operators
  • Service Providers
  • Developers
  • Testers
  • Verification Engineers

What are recommended VMware certifications?

Recommending certification depends on your current job role and designation for example:

  • If you are fresher and want to start your career in VMware virtualization, then you must start with Data Center Virtualization track because this track is a kick start for VMware domain and after that you can do certification on any track. So for you guys VCP-DCV certification is recommended and latest certification information can be find out on above hyperlink (e.g. latest certification available on VSphere 6.7 version).
  • If you are experienced professional so you better know your track and current job demand so behalf on same you can select track and do certification.

What is the best way to get a VMware certified and How to become VMware certified professional?

The following screenshots can help you to better understand to become a VMware certified professional. Below is the certification path if you hold no VCP certification.

Guidelines: -

  • First choose your certification track (for example Data center virtualization, Network virtualization etc.), attend one of the required training which is mandatory otherwise you will not be able to achieve VMware certification
  • Second, clear foundation exam (i.e. online exam)
  • Third, clear VCP exam

For example, if I want to become VMware certified professional in Data center virtualization track then steps are as follows: -

Step 1. Gain experience with vSphere 6.7

Step 2. Attend one of the required training courses

  • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.7]
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7]
  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.7] - On Demand
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.7]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.7] - On Demand
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale Plus Troubleshooting Fast Track [v6.7]
  • VMware vSphere: Skills for Public Sector Administrators [V6.7]
  • VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V6.7]

Step 3. Pass one of the foundation exams

  • vSphere 6 Foundations
  • vSphere 6.5 Foundations
  • VMware vSphere 6.7 Foundations Exam 2019

Step 4. Pass one of the professional Data Center Virtualization Exams

  • VMware Certified Professional 6.5 - Data Center Virtualization exam
  • Professional vSphere 6.7 Exam 2019

FAQ's


While vSphere is used in hosting virtual machines, vCenter doesn’t contain this feature, though the vCenter Server is capable of unlocking the power of vSphere with its proactive management.

VMware Certified Professional (VCP) is a certification aimed at validating your skills in VMware vSphere and related technologies. Achieving a VCP certification confirms your expertise in installing, deploying and managing VMware vSphere environments. This certification is industry recognised and will certainly bolster your potential job opportunities.

A VMware Certified Professional earns an average salary of $87,000 per annum, as per a survey conducted by Indeed.com. However, this may vary depending on your level of experience and professional certifications.

VMware Certified Associate (VCA) is an entry level certification that caters to the VMware cloud and virtualisation products. The certification includes categories namely Cloud Management and Automation, Data Center Virtualisation, Desktop and Mobility, and Network Virtualisation.

VMware NSX is a VMware solution that integrates the virtualisation technology with Nicira technology to obtain a unified network virtualization platform for data centers.

VCP stands for VMware certified Professional. It is a separate certification under VMware. VMware has a wide variety of certifications.

VCP is valid for 2 years and a recertification is required after this time period. You can either take the current version of the exam or earn a new VCP certification. You can also opt to advance to the next level by achieving a VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) certification. The VCAP is a highly sought after certification.

VMware vCenter Server manages VMware vSphere environments enabling automation and delivery of a virtual infrastructure across the hybrid cloud. It allows the management of various ESX servers and virtual machines via a single application. VMware vCenter was formerly known as VMware Virtual-center.

VMware vSphere transforms data centers into simplified cloud computing infrastructures with the help of virtualisation and allows organisations to provide flexible and reliable IT services. vSphere is considered to be the most popular data center virtualisation platform.

While vSphere is utilised in hosting virtual machines. vCenter does not have this feature, though the vCenter Server is capable of unlocking the power of vSphere through its proactive management.

The major responsibilities include:

  • Installing, configuring and upgrading vCenter Server and VMware ESXi
  • Identifying vSphere architecture and solutions
  • Designing standard and distributed switches
  • Configuring VLAN settings, vSS and vDS policies
  • Managing Virtual Machines, VM Clones, Templates and vApps
  • Restoring Virtual Machines with the help of VMware Data Recovery
  • Troubleshooting vSphere Network, Storage and ESXi Hostsv

There are various types of virtualisation:

  • Hardware Virtualisation
  • Software Virtualisation
  • Desktop Virtualisation
  • Memory Virtualisation
  • Storage Virtualisation
  • Data Virtualisation
  • Network Virtualisation

The cost segregations are given below:

  • VCA - $150
  • VCP - $250
  • VCAP - $450
  • VCDX - $3,995