As the demand for IT professionals with data center virtualization skills increases, it is essential to distinguish yourself in the market with a certification that validates your technical capabilities. Earning your VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization certification does just that.

This industry-recognized certification requires completion of a VMware-authorized training course and hands-on experience with VMware technologies. VCP-DCV certification confirms that you have the education needed to successfully install, deploy, scale and manage VMware vSphere environments, as well as the skills obtained by a minimum of six months experience with VMware infrastructure technologies.

VMware Certified Design Expert – Network Virtualization (VCDX-NV) requires enterprise-class networking and network virtualization skills with a focus on VMware NSX™; a revolutionary technology that transforms network operations and economics in the software-defined data center.

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

With the VCA-Network Virtualization certification, you’ll have greater credibility when discussing network virtualization, the business challenges network virtualization is designed to address, and how deploying the VMware network virtualization solution addresses those challenges. You'll be able to define network virtualization and provide use case scenarios of how network virtualization can enhance the cost and operational benefits of virtualization across your network.

The VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Administration (VCAP5-DCA) is a unique, lab-based exam where you will perform tasks using actual equipment to verify your skill at installing, configuring, and administering large and complex virtualized environments. Earning this certification gives you an advanced, industry-recognized credential that demonstrates your expertise with VMware vSphere 5, as well as your ability to use automation tools and implement virtualized environments.

The VCP-NV certification validates your ability to install, configure, and administer NSX virtual networking implementations, regardless of the underlying physical architecture. With the knowledge validated by the VCP-NV certification, you will be prepared to install and administer architectures ranging from basic to advanced implementations.

The VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Design (VCAP5-DCD) certification is designed for IT architects who design and integrate VMware solutions in multi-site, large enterprise, virtualized environments. Successful candidates possess a deep understanding of data center design principles and methodologies, as well as VMware core components and their relation to storage and networking. Successful candidates also have broad knowledge of applications and infrastructure services, and how they relate and integrate with the virtual infrastructure.

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

VCDX-DT requires enterprise-class vSphere and data center virtualization skills but the focus is on delivering virtual desktops and mobile computing solutions with the VMware Horizon Suite™ and building out the infrastructure to deliver a consistent, rich end-user experience across multiple devices.

Earning the new VCDX-DT certification from VMware will validate your world-class vSphere and VMware Horizon Suite design skills, and will make you one of the first globally-recognized enterprise-class Virtual Desktop and Mobile Computing Solution Architects in the industry.

The VMware Certified Professional 5 – Desktop (VCP5-DT) is directed toward Virtualization Systems Engineers who seek to demonstrate their ability to install and configure the VMware View environment and enable View Client users. Candidates must be able to configure the vSphere environment, possess a deep understanding of VMware core components and their relation to storage and networking, and be proficient in datacenter design methodologies.

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.

VCDX5-DCV certification is achieved through the unique design defense process, where all candidates must submit and successfully defend a production-ready VMware Solution before a panel of veteran VCDX-DCV holders. This process ensures that those who achieve VCDX status are peer-vetted and ready to join an elite group of world-class consulting architects.

The VMware Certified Professional – Cloud (VCP-Cloud) certification validates your ability to install, configure and administer a Cloud environment using vCloud Director and related components. 

Successful candidates demonstrate core vSphere skills in extending data virtualization throughout the cloud by creating and managing vApps, service catalogs, and organization/provider VDCs, as well as administering cloud enabled networking and storage. This competency is built on the skills and knowledge needed to successfully install, deploy, scale, and manage VMware vSphere environments along with a solid foundation in basic cloud infrastructure concepts including public/private/hybrid clouds, multi-tenancy, and cloud security.