New & Notable
VMware certifications and training News
March 10, 2017
For the first time in years, VMware increased prices for its certifications -- and IT pros aren't thrilled with how much more they'll have to pay for the VCDX certification, in particular.
August 28, 2015
It's not a rebirth of the VMware Technology Network, but VMUG Advantage gives subscribers a trial period of a year for several VMware products.
March 14, 2014
A recent change means IT pros with a VMware Certified Professional certification level are on the clock to renew that title or risk losing it.
September 30, 2013
The VMware Certified Associate (VCA) exam, while not overly technical, can help people who need to prove they understand various VMware technologies.
VMware certifications and training Get Started
Bring yourself up to speed with our introductory content
If you decide to grow your knowledge of software-defined data center technologies, VMware, Nuage Networks and Microsoft offer courses and certifications to get you up to speed. Continue Reading
VMware is a virtualization and cloud computing software provider based in Palo Alto, Calif. Continue Reading
VMware's cloud platform has a steep learning curve, but investing in training courses helps simplify implementation. Continue Reading
Evaluate VMware certifications and training Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
In 2019, VMware rolled back its VCP certification policy. This means that expired VCP 4 and 5 certificates have gone live again, and VCP names now correlate with year. Continue Reading
IT administrators should expand their skills beyond basic virtualization management into software-defined and emerging technologies to remain competitive. Continue Reading
With so many VMware certification levels and specialization tracks, it's easy to get in over your head. Fortunately, this expert advice can help steer you straight. Continue Reading
Manage VMware certifications and training
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
In the cloud era, renewing or upgrading a VMware certification might feel like a waste of time, effort and money. But for some admins, it might still be a good idea. Continue Reading
VMware vSphere Integrated Containers uses virtual container hosts and Docker commands to deploy, test and run virtual containers in a vSphere environment. Continue Reading
Admins can monitor CPU and memory use, manage network settings and get updates through the new-look vCenter Server Appliance Management Interface. Continue Reading
Problem Solve VMware certifications and training Issues
We’ve gathered up expert advice and tips from professionals like you so that the answers you need are always available.
With just a USB flash drive and an ISO image, you can install VMware ESXi. Learn how this can save you time and money, as well as two methods for installation. Continue Reading
Configuring ESXi time sync should be a top priority for admins once installation is complete -- failure to do so could result in application failure, VM issues and more. Continue Reading
Data center admins often run into problems when it comes to snapshot removal. The best way to avoid these issues is to prevent them in the first place. Continue Reading