Data Centre Virtualization

1.VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]

Overview

This course will provide in-depth training on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 6.5 which is a next-generation infrastructure that uses the power of virtualization to transform individual data centres into aggregated computing infrastructures.

This course is best for IT Professionals who want to deploy VMware products and maintain their VMware cloud environments. We are a VMware premier authorized training centre where we help students learn the intricacies of ESXi 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server 6.5. After completing the VMware vSphere ICM training, you will be able to administer a vSphere infrastructure for organizations, large or small. This course will turn out to be the foundation for you to learn other important VMware technologies in a software-defined data centre.

Who Should Attend

• System Administrators
• System Engineers
• ESXi and vCenter Server Operators

At a Glance

Course Course Name Exam Duration (days)
vSICM65 VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5] 2V0-602 5

Course Prerequisites

• System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.
Benefits
• Deploy a vCenter Server instance or VMware vCenter Server Appliance
• Configure and manage vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere Client and VMware vSphere Web Client.
• Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches.
• Use vCenter Server to manage various types of host storage.
• Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere vMotion.
• Use VMware vSphere Storage vMotion to migrate virtual machine storage.
• Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools.
• Manage VMware vSphere High Availability and VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance.
• Use VMware vSphere Replication and VMware vSphere Data Protection to replicate virtual machines and perform data recovery.
• Use VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler clusters to improve host scalability.
• Use vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability.
• Use VMware vSphere Update Manager to apply patches.

2. VMware Virtual SAN: Deploy and Manage

Overview

VMware Virtual SAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.0] course targets to explain the deployment and management of storage solution with Virtual SAN 6. The VMware VSAN training focuses on the components of VMware SDDC (software defined data center) and describe every bit of SAN features, it’s planning, designing and configuring. The course is mapped with VMware EXi, vCenter Server 6 and Vmware VSAN Certification.
At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware Virtual SAN: Deploy and Manage [V6.2] 3

Course Prerequisites

• Storage administration experience on block or file storage devices
• Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6] course
• Experience with working at the command line is helpful

Benefits

• Explain the architecture and use cases of Virtual SAN 6.2
• Configure the networking components of SAN
• Configure the SAN clusters
• Deploy the virtual machines on datastore
• Configure the policies of virtual machine storage
• Identify and monitor the tasks of SAN management
• Upgrade to SAN 6.2 from SAN 5
• Explain the interoperability of SAN with features of vSphere and more products
• Monitor the health and performance of SAN with SAN health service
• Monitor SAN using command line
• Learn the planning an designing of SAN clusters

3. VMware vSphere: What’s New [V5.5 to V6.5]

Overview

This course will teach you how to implement and configure vSphere 6.It will be highly beneficial for customers who want to deploy vSphere 6 into their existing vSphere environment. Students will be able to Illustrate and create cross-vCenter Server systems migration.
Who should attend: This course is best suited for Systems Engineers, vSphere Administrators, and Operators.

At a Glance

Course Name Exam Duration (days)
VMware vSphere: What’s New [V5.5 to V6.5] 2V0-622 3

Course Prerequisites

• vSphere 5.5 knowledge equivalent to attending vSphere Install, Configure, Manage [V5.x] and system administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.

Benefits

• Illustrate vSphere 6 installation and upgrade differences
• Describe the ways that Virtual Volumes changes how virtual machine storage is presented and managed
• Illustrate and apply ESXi account management
• Build virtual machine storage policies
• Build fault domains
• Illustrate multiprocessor fault tolerance features in vSphere 6
• Describe and apply ESXi lockdown mode
• Illustrate enhancements to App HA in vSphere 6

4. VMware vSphere: Design Workshop [V6.5]

Overview

This training course prepares you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design a VMware vSphere 6.5 virtual infrastructure. You get to learn the best practices and proven approach to design a virtualization solution that is available, scalable, manageable, recoverable, and secure.
This course defines the benefits and risks of available design alternatives and provides information to support making sound design decision.
Who should attend : The course is meant for Experienced system integrators and consultants responsible for designing and deploying vSphere environments

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware vSphere: Design Workshop [V6.5] 3

Course Prerequisites

• VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]
• VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.5]

Benefits

• Assess the business and application requirements of the current environment
• Apply a framework to a design
• Analyse design choices and best-practice recommendations
• Create a design that ensures availability, manageability, performance, recoverability, and security
• Design the core management infrastructure for an enterprise
• Design the virtual data centre for an enterprise
• Design the compute infrastructure for an enterprise
• Design the storage and networking infrastructures for an enterprise
• Design virtual machines to run applications in a vSphere infrastructure
• Design security, management, and recoverability features for an enterprise

5. VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators [V6]

Overview

This course has been structured based on vCenter Server 6.0 and ESXi 6.0. The course deliverables endeavour to equip the administrators and operators with the creating and management skills of virtual machines. The primary highlights of the course include the concepts of virtualization, vSphere components and virtual machines. The course focuses on vCenter Server, vSphereRvApp(s), vSphereR Storage vMotionR and other tools and features.

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware vSphere: Skills for Operators [V6] 2

Course Prerequisites

• System administration experience on Microsoft, Linux, Solaris
• Understanding of basic network and storage concepts

Benefits

• Specify virtualization, vSphere components and virtual machines
• Specify network, server, storage, and desktop virtualization concepts
• Use vCenter Server for monitoring resource usage
• Use vSphereRvApp(s) for managing and bundling multiple software applications and interoperating virtual machines
• Use vSphereR Storage vMotionR and vSphereR vMotionR for migrating various virtual machines
• Use vSphereR High Availability, vSphereR Data Protection, vSphereR Distributed Resource Scheduler, vSphereR Fault Tolerance, and vSphereR Replication for optimizing the performance of vSphere virtual environments

 

vSphere, Install, Configure and Manage

1. VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage plus Virtual SAN Fast Track [V6]

Overview

This course combines the content of our smash hit VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, manage course with deploying and managing a software-defined storage solution with VMware Virtual SAN 6.2. You will figure out how Virtual SAN works as an essential part in the VMware software-defined data centre. Students gain practical experience with these concepts through the completion of hands-on labs.

Who should attend

Administrators with foundational knowledge of virtualization along with experienced system administrators, systems engineers, and system integrators willing to endeavour to achieve superior vSphere and Virtual SAN skills with minimal time away from the workplace.

At a Glance

Course Course Name Duration (days)
VSICM-vSAN-FT-v6 VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage plus Virtual SAN Fast Track [V6] 5

Course Prerequisites

• System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
• Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Center Virtualization Fundamentals course or VCA-DCV certification

Benefits

• Describe the design of VMware vCenter Server.
• Implant an instance of vCenter Server or VMware vCenter Server Appliance
• Utilize vCenter Server to deal with an ESXi host
• Organize and deal with the vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere Client and VMware vSphere Web Client
• Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
• Use vCenter Server to manage different types of host storage: VMware vSphere VMFS, NFS, and VMware vSphere Virtual Volumes
• Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
• Create a vApp
• Describe and use the content library
• Control client access through roles and permissions
• Move virtual machines with VMware vSphere vMotion
• Utilize VMware vSphere Storage vMotion to migrate virtual machine storage
• Monitor the use of assets and manage resource groups
• Use VMware vRealize Operations Manager to recognize and explain problems through analytics and alerts
• Manage VMware vSphere High Availability and VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance
• Use VMware vSphere Replication and VMware vSphere Data Protection duplicate virtual machines and perform information recuperation
• Use VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler clusters to improve host scalability
• Use VMware vSphere Update Manager to apply patches and perform essential solution of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server operations
• Describe the Virtual SAN architecture
• Recognize Virtual SAN highlights and utilize cases
• Configure Virtual SAN networking components
• Configure a Virtual SAN cluster
• Implantation of virtual machines in a virtual SAN data store
• Configure virtual machine storage policies
• Run virtual SAN administration tasks in progress
• Describe the tasks to update Virtual SAN 6.2

2. VMware vSphere Install, Configure, manage plus Optimize and Scale Fast Track [V6.5]

Overview

Building on the installation and configuration content from this course, you will also develop advanced skills needed to manage and maintain a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. Through a mix of lecture and hands-on labs, you will install, configure, and optimize vSphere 6.5. You will explore the features that build a foundation for a truly scalable infrastructure and discuss when and where these features have the greatest effect. This course prepares you to administer a vSphere infrastructure for an organization of any size using vSphere 6.5, which includes VMware ESXi 6.5 and VMware vCenter Server 6.5.
Who should attend:  System administrators and System engineers

At a Glance

Course Course Name Duration (days)
VSICM-OS65 VMware vSphere Install, Configure, Manage plus Optimize and Scale Fast Track [V6.5] 5

Course Prerequisites

System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems

Benefits

• Describe the software-defined data centre
• Deploy an ESXi host and create virtual machines
• Describe the vCenter Server architecture
• Deploy VMware vCenter Server Appliance
• Backup and restore vCenter Server
• Deploy vCenter Server Appliance to be highly available
• Use vCenter Server to manage an ESXi host
• Configure and manage the vSphere infrastructure with VMware vSphere Client and VMware vSphere Web Client
• Configure virtual networks with vSphere standard switches
• Use vSphere distributed switches to improve network scalability
• Use vCenter Server to manage various types of storage
• Manage virtual machines, templates, clones, and snapshots
• Perform basic troubleshooting of ESXi hosts, virtual machines, and vCenter Server
• Create a vApp
• Describe and use the content library
• Migrate virtual machines with VMware vSphere vMotion
• Use VMware vSphere Storage vMotion to migrate virtual machine storage
• Monitor resource usage and manage resource pools
• Manage VMware vSphere High Availability and VMware vSphere Fault Tolerance
• Use VMware vSphere Replication and VMware vSphere Data Protection to replicate virtual
• machines and perform data recovery
• Use VMware vSphere Distributed Resource Scheduler clusters to improve host scalability
• Use VMware vSphere Update Manager to apply patches and perform upgrades
• Configure and manage ESXi networking and storage for a large and sophisticated enterprise
• Configure and use virtual machine storage policies
• Configure VMware vSphere Storage I/O Control
• Configure VMware vSphere Storage DRS
• Encrypt virtual machines for additional security

vSphere Ops Management

Overview

This training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 5 and effectively using VMware vCenter Operations Manager. This course combines the content of the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, manage course with the vCenter Operations Manager: Analyze and Predict course. This course explores installation, configuration, and management of vSphere, which consists of VMware ESXi and VMware vCenter Server. This course also teaches skills in the use of vCenter Operations Manager as a forensic and predictive tool. This course is based on ESXi 5.1, vCenter Server 5.1 and vCenter Operations Manager 5.x.Students who complete this course may enroll in any of several, more advanced vSphere courses.

Objectives

  • Install and configure ESXi
  • Install and configure vCenter Server components
  • Use vCenter Server to configure and manage ESXi networking and storage
  • Deploy, manage, and migrate virtual machines
  • Manage user access to the VMware infrastructure
  • Use vCenter Server to monitor resource use
  • Use vCenter Server to increase scalability
  • Use VMware vSphere Update Manager to apply ESXi patches
  • Use vCenter Server to manage higher availability and data protection

Who Should Attend

  • System administrators
  • Systems engineers
  • Operators responsible for ESXi and vCenter Server

At a Glance

Course Course Name Duration (days)
Vmware VSphere Ops Management 5

Course Prerequisites

System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.

Site Recovery Manager

Overview

This training course gives experienced VMware vSphere administrators the knowledge to install, configure, and manage VMware Site Recovery Manager 6.1. This course also shows you how to write and test disaster recovery plans that use Site Recovery Manager.

Objectives

  •  Summarize the components of Site Recovery Manager architecture
    •  Install Site Recovery Manager software
    •  Describe the principal disaster recovery topologies that are used with Site Recovery Manager
    •  Configure inventory and resource mappings
    •  Describe the storage replication options that are used with Site Recovery Manager
    •  Describe VMware vSphere® Replication™ functionality
    •  Describe the vSphere Replication architecture
    •  Deploy and configure vSphere Replication for use with Site Recovery Manager
    •  Build Site Recovery Manager protection groups based on vSphere Replication
    •  Build, edit, execute, test, and remove a recovery plan
    •  Perform a planned migration
    •  Perform reprotection and failback using Site Recovery Manager and vSphere Replication


Who Should Attend

vSphere administrators,architects, system engineers, and systems integrator’s who are responsible for the deployment or management of Site Recovery Manager.

 At a Glance

Course Course Name Duration (days)
VmWare Site Recovery Manager 2

Course Prerequisites

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6]
    • VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6]
    • VMware vSphere: What’s New [V5.5 to V6]
    • VMware vSphere: Troubleshooting Workshop [V5.5]
Network Virtualization

1. VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track [V6.2]

Overview

This extensive course endeavours to train the participants on the installation, configuration and management of VMware NSX. The NSX is covered in the context of implementing the use cases and data centre platform along with its functionality at the OSI Layer 2 to Layer 7. The course focuses on the architecture of data centre network and demonstrates the intersection of the NSX. The virtualization of function of infrastructure that is Cisco based within the core-aggregate-access and spine-leaf architectures are the primary course highlights. Course deliverables are supported with hands-on labs for clear technical know-how of the features, management, functionality and control of the NSX.

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track [V6.2] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • System administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems.
  • Understanding of concepts presented in the VMware Data Centre Virtualization Fundamentals course for VCA-DCV certification.
  • A solid background in a Cisco-based infrastructure or NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2].

Benefits

  • Understand the data centre as defined by software and role of NSX in the evolution of software-defined datacentre
  • Understand the NSX network virtualization benefits and features
  • Analyze NSX prerequisites
  • Install, configure and manage NSX and learn to control NSX in addition to the data plane components
  • Install and configure logical switch networks and use
  • Explain Nexus and UCS products and relevant NSX features
  • Install and configure NSX distributed router for optimizing the East-West data center traffic flows
  • Install and configure VMware NSX Edge services gateway appliances
  • Configure NSX VPNs and logical load balancing
  • Set up Distributed Firewall policy rules and Edge Firewall
  • Setup Service Composer security policies and groups
  • Controlling privileges of a user account using role-based access
  • Validating and creating security policies using activity monitoring
  • Explain NSX enables automated provisioning of IT services and networks and VMware vrealize Automation
  • Use Cisco Nexus and Cisco UCS for designing NSX solutions

2. VMware NSX: Design and Deploy [V6.2]

Overview

This course can be pursued by those who want to lead VMware NSX design and deployment projects as it provides an understanding of general design processes and frameworks. Network professionals view design and deployment considerations for network virtualization as part of an overall software-defined data center design. Hence, this course has become the need of the hour.

Who should attend

 The course is meant for Network professionals who have experience working with VMware NSX and are responsible for designing or deploying virtualized network architecture

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware NSX: Design and Deploy [V6.2] 5

Benefits

  • Understand and apply a design framework
  • Apply a design process for gathering requirements, constraints, assumptions, and risks
  • Analyze existing physical networking and security components, processes, and operations
  • Design a VMware vSpherevirtual data center to support VMware NSX requirements
  • Design a physical network to support network virtualization in a software-defined data center
  • Design logical network services
  • Design logical security services
  • Design a data center rack solution to support scalability and high availability
  • Identify management, monitoring, and operational tools for a proposed solution
  • Analyze the operational readiness of an organization and perform a skills gap analysis
  • Analyze alternative design choices for risk mitigation

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

Overview

VMware NSX: Install, Configure, manage 6.2 certification training will be focused on setting up, configuring, and administering the latest version of VMware NSX. After completing this VMware NSX certification, students will be able to understand: logical router, Edge services gateway, Service Composer, Role-based access control, Edge firewall, Flow Monitoring, data endpoint, distributed firewall, and VLAN-to-VXLAN bridging.

Who should attend

 This VMware NSX training is ideal for experienced system administrator and network administrators who work in a virtualized SDDC environment. VMware NSX certification gives them an edge over others owing to the in-depth skills and knowledge learnt in this comprehensive course.

At a Glance

Course Name Exam Duration (days)
VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2] 2V0-641 5

Benefits

  • Evolution of the software-defined data centre.
  • Learn to Manage and Control NSX components.
  • Work with NSX distributed router and NSX Edge Services Gateway Appliances.
  • Understand the concept of Logical Switch Networks.
  • Comprehend Switch link aggregation.
  • Set up NSX Edge and distributed firewall rules.
  • Setup Service Composer policies and identity aware firewall.
  • Understand activity monitoring, NSX Data Security and Cross-vCentered in this training course.

 4. VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations [V6.2] 

Overview

VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations [V6.2] course offers candidates training to operate and troubleshoot a VMware NSX enterprise deployment. Candidates will learn to identify problems and find resolutions through in an organized manner. Participants will also gain understanding of integration of VMware NSX with vRealize Log Insight, Operations Manager, and other management tools.

Who should attend

 This NSX training is meant for network personnel who administer and operate VMware vSphere and other enterprise networks.

At a Glance

Course Name Exam  Duration (days)
VMware NSX: Troubleshooting and Operations [V6.2] 2V0-641 5

Benefits

  • Devise and implement a troubleshooting strategy
  • Troubleshoot and support component issues in VMware NSX
  • Solve issues pertaining to physical networks
  • Solve logical networking issues
  • Manage issues related to security configuration
  • Provide support for Edge services in VMware NSX
  • Utilize the vRealize Log Insight for centralized logging
  • Devise an operational and monitoring plan for VMware NSX
Cloud Management & Automation

1. VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10] 

Overview

The training will help participants learn how to design, install, and maintain VMware vCloud Director 8.10. Using this software solution, service providers can easily manage the provisioning of virtual data centres or VDCs. Participant of the VMware vCloud Director training will get to learn the improved architecture introduced in this version which is designed for stronger performance such as handling latency-sensitive workloads. From Tenant Throttling for limiting the number of operations that tenants can perform to a new and improved user interface, there’s a lot available to learn from this training.

Who Should Attend

  • Systems Engineers
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Cloud Architects
  • Data Center Administrators

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • VMware vCloud Director: Fundamentals [V8.10]
  • VMware Virtual SAN: Fundamentals [V6.2]
  • VMware Network Virtualization

Benefits

  • Design and deploy vCloud Director environment
  • Manage vCloud Director to satisfy service provider needs
  • Configure Virtual SAN and VMware vSphere®storage to enable multiple tiers in provider virtual data centres
  • Create and manage vCloud Director catalogues, organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs
  • Transfer virtual machine workloads from vSphere into and out of vCloud Director
  • Use NSX to create hybrid cloud connectivity between a public cloud and a private cloud
  • Create an interface between vCloud Director and Microsoft Active Directory servers

2. VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility [V7.1] 

Overview

In this course,  you get to explore the use of VMware vRealize Orchestrator 7.1 and VMware vRealize Automation 7.1 so as to automate VMware cloud infrastructure and IT processes.  This course concentrates on extensibility and advanced administration through the use of vRealize Orchestrator workflows in vRealize Automation. One can even gain practical experience through the completion of hands-on labs.

Who Should Attend

 The course targets experienced VMware administrators, automation and orchestration specialists, system integrators, private cloud and public cloud administrators

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility [V7.1] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of VMware vSphere®
  • vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, manage course or equivalent knowledge
  • Working knowledge of scripting or programming using JavaScript, Windows PowerShell, Perl, Java, Python, or similar languages.

Benefits

  • Describe the features, benefits, components, and integration of vRealize Orchestrator and vRealize Automation
  • Use the vRealize Orchestrator client to access and navigate the vRealize Orchestrator platform and to import and run library vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Design, develop, and run custom reusable vRealize Orchestrator workflows
  • Use VMware APIs in Orchestrator workflow scripts
  • Integrate vRealize Automation with vRealize Orchestrator instances to extend infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) machine lifecycle processes and enhance and deliver custom IT services
  • Use XaaS to extend vRealize Automation into other enterprise systems
  • Use the vRealize Automation Event Broker to trigger specific vRealize Orchestrator workflows

3.VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Fast Track [V6.0] 

Overview

This comprehensive course has been designed to instil knowledge to use distributed architecture deployment of vRealize Automation to design and deploy enterprises. Various best practices that serves as the platform to design the cloud architecture of an enterprise are the focused area of the course delivery. The feature course highlights include deigning and deploying certificate authority, single sign-on, build profiles and much more to enhance the technical hands-on of the participants.

At a Glance        

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware Cloud Automation: Design and Deploy Fast Track [V6.0] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • Knowledge equivalent to or VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.x, 6.x] and VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [v5.x, 6.x]
  • Participants need to be VCP6-CMA certified

Benefits

  • Specify principles of enterprise design
  • Design and deploy tiered vSphereR resource architecture for storage, CPU, and network resources including NSX, certificate authority and sign-on architecture
  • Learn to design and deploy roles authority, tenant and business group architecture of enterprise cloud
  • Understand templates for standard machines and multi-machines that can support business group and tenant architecture
  • Deploy blueprints, entitlements, and services for supporting the enterprise cloud
  • Deploy lifecycles and approval workflows for cloud authority architecture
  • Deploy and design customizations and build profiles
  • Specify the design and deployment of vRealize Orchestrator workflows for supporting vSPhere tasks automation
  • Specify vCloudR Air integration, use of cloud bursting, design of vRealize Business cost structure and vRealize Automation integration
  • Troubleshoot vRealize Automation

4. VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5] 

Overview

VMware vCloud Director: ICM [V5.5] course imparts training and skills to technical professionals on how they can configure and manage a private cloud deployment. This specialized training will focus on managing private cloud in a quality assurance or engineering solution. It covers the basics of installing, configuring, and managing any small cloud infrastructure using vCloud Director.

At a Glance

Course Name Exam Duration (days)
VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5] VCP5-IaaS*, VCP5-Cloud 3

Benefits

  • Deploying vCloud Director
  • Managing vCloud Director to meet all business requirements of a small to medium private cloud
  • Configuring storage in VMware vSphere to allow several tiers in virtual data centres
  • Building and maintaining vCloud Director enterprises and utilizing VMware vSphere vApps to meet specific needs of a business
  • Installing and managing vCloud Director catalogues
  • Configuring networks for vApps and enterprise environments
  • Devising an interface between Microsoft Active Directory servers and vCloud Director
  • Comprehending the connections between VMware DRS (Distributed Resource Scheduler) clusters and vCloud Director

5. VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility [V6.1]

Overview

This comprehensive hands-on training course explores the use of VMware vCenter Orchestrator 5.5 and VMware vCloud Automation Center 6.1 for the automation of VMware cloud infrastructure and IT processes.

The course concentrates on extensibility and advanced administration through the use of VMware vCenter Orchestrator workflows in vCloud Automation Centre. Students can enhance their practical experience through the completion of hands-on labs.

Who should attend

  • Experienced VMware administrators
  • Automation and orchestration specialists
  • System integrators
  • Private cloud and public cloud administrators

At  a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility [V6.1] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • Knowledge of VMware vSphere
  • vRealize Automation : Install, Configure, Manage course or equivalent knowledge
  • Working knowledge of scripting or programming using JavaScript, Windows PowerShell, Perl, Java, Python, or similar languages.

Benefits

  • Use the vCenter Orchestrator client to access and navigate the vCenter Orchestrator platform and to import and run library vCenter Orchestrator workflows
  • Design, develop, and run custom reusable vCenter Orchestrator workflows
  • Use VMware APIs in vCenter Orchestrator workflow scripts
  • Assimilate vCloud Automation Centre with vCenter Orchestrator instances to extend infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) machine lifecycle processes and enhance and deliver custom IT services
  • Use the Advanced Service Designer in vCloud Automation Centre to integrate vCenter Orchestrator workflows with external systems and build automation solutions
  • Export, package, and apply version control to vCloud Orchestrator workflows
  • Configure a vCenter Orchestrator environment for server availability using built-in clustering
vRealize Operation Manager

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

Overview

VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, manage is designed for experienced VMware vSphere users and teaches how to use VMware vRealize Operations Manager as a forensic and predictive tool. The course is based on VMware ESXi 5.x, VMware vCenter Server 5.x, and vRealize Operations Manager 6.0 and includes instruction on advanced capabilities including customization and management.

Who should attend

  • Experienced system administrators and system integrators
  • consultants responsible for customizing vRealize Operations Manager content.

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage 5

Prerequisites

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.5]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V5.5]
  • system administration experience with vSphere deployments

2. VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2] 

Overview

This course is intended for proficient VMware vSphere users and explains how to use VMware vRealize Operations Manager as a forensic and predictive tool. The course is based on VMware ESXi 5.x, VMware vCenter Server 5.x, and vRealize Operations Manager 6.2 and includes instruction on advanced capabilities including customization and management.

 Who Should Attend

Experienced system administrators and system integrators, and consultants responsible for customizing vRealize Operations Manager content

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6] Or system administration experience with vSphere deployments.

Benefits

  • Use alerts and analysis badges to troubleshoot common and complex vSphere operational issues
  • Monitor capacity risk and infrastructure utilization and maintain a vRealize Operations Manager deployment
  • Perform capacity planning and what-if analyses
  • Configure policies to meet the operational needs of the environment
  • Customize vRealize Operations Manager by creating alert definitions, symptom definitions, views, reports, dashboards, and super metrics
  • Give users and user groups-controlled access to the environment
  • Extend the capabilities of vRealize Operations Manager by adding management packs and solutions
  • Scale a vRealize Operations Manager deployment and make it highly available
  • Install and configure vRealize Operations Manager

3.VMware vRealize Operations Manager: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.6]

Overview

VMware vRealize Operations Manager:Install, Configure, Manage [V6.6] training course is planned for knowledgeable VMware vSphere users, makes us study on how to use VMware vRealize Operations as a forensic and predictive tool. Formed on VMware ESXi 6.5, VMware vCenter Server 6.5, and vRealize Operations 6.6, it comprises of education on advanced competences, together with customization and management.

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware vRealize Operations Manager:Install, Configure, Manage [V6.6] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5]
  • VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.5]
    Or system administration experience with vSphere deployments

Benefits

  • Knowledgeable system administrators and system integrators, and consultants accountable for customizing vRealize Operations content
vRealize Automation

1. VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.0]

Overview

In this course, you will focus on installing, configuring, and managing the VMware vRealize Automation platform, including self-service provisioning and the creation of catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, software components, and on-demand VMware NSX networks. This class also helps you understand and achieve the benefits of automation as a component of the software-defined data centre (SDDC).

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.0] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [ V6.5]

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

Overview

VMware vRealize Automation course covers managing, installing, and configuring vRealize Automation. This training includes the configuration and use of the vRealize Automation platform, including self-service provisioning and the creation of multivendor cloud services. This course will help professionals in understanding and achieving the advantages of automation as a component of the software-defined data centre.

Who Should Attend

VMware’s intelligent IT operations and management solutions help IT professionals to modernize their data centre solutions. VMware certifications, especially the vRealize Operations Manager training can add tremendous value to the following job roles:

  • Systems Integrators
  • Systems Administrators
  • Systems Consultants
  • Anyone who is responsible for customizing the vRealize Operations Manager content.

At a Glance

Course  Course Name Regular (days)
vRA: ICM62 VMware vRealize Automation: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.x]
  • Equivalent knowledge

Benefits

  • It is one of the most sought-after skills in the industry today because a VMware vRealize Operations Manager leverages policy-based automation to increase the overall efficiency of the IT operations. The IT department in any organization will end up getting control over their performance, capacity, and configuration with predictive analytics resulting in proactive identification and resolution of issues.
  • From improvements in capacity utilization to cost savings on IT infrastructure management, companies realize the importance of the numerous operational and business benefits of deploying vRealize. Investing your time and effort in completing the vRealize Operations Manager course will therefore end up improving your career prospects and get you higher salaries in comparison to your peers.
vCloud Director

1. VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.20]

Overview

This course focuses on planning, installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud Director 8.20 for Service Providers. Learn about self-service provisioning, the creation of organizations, virtual data centers, and catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, and on-demand VMware NSX networks, as well as the integrated use of VMware vSAN. This course also covers interfacing vCloud Director with other systems through the use of various APIs.

 Who Should Attend

Cloud architects, systems engineers, data centre administrators, and cloud administrators with experience in a service provider or managed services environment.

At a Glance

Course Course Name Duration (days)
vCD-ICM-82 VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.20] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.5] or equivalent knowledge.

This course recommends completion of the following e-learning courses:

  • VMware vCloud Director: Fundamentals [V8.10]
  • VMware Virtual SAN: Fundamentals [V6.2]
  • VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals

Substantial knowledge of TCP/IP networking is helpful.

Benefits

  • Design a vCloud Director environment.
  • Deploy vCloud Director.
  • Manage vCloud Director to meet service provider needs.
  • Configure vSAN and VMware vSphere®storage to enable multiple tiers in provider virtual data centers.
  • Create and manage vCloud Director organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs.
  • Create and manage vCloud Director catalogs.
  • Transfer virtual machine workloads from vSphere into and out of vCloud Director.
  • Configure networking for organizations and vApps with the help of NSX.
  • Use NSX to create hybrid cloud connectivity between a public cloud and a private cloud.
  • Create an interface between vCloud Director and Microsoft Active Directory servers.
  • Discuss various customer onboarding scenarios with vCloud Director.

 2. VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10] 

Overview

The VMware vCloud Director training will help participants learn how to design, install, and maintain VMware vCloud Director 8.10. Using this software solution, service providers can easily manage the provisioning of virtual data centres or VDCs. Participant of the VMware vCloud Director training will get to learn the improved architecture introduced in this version which is designed for stronger performance such as handling latency-sensitive workloads. From Tenant Throttling for limiting the number of operations that tenants can perform to a new and improved user interface, there’s a lot available to learn from this training.

Who Should Attend

  • Systems Engineers
  • Cloud Administrators
  • Cloud Architects
  • Data Center Administrators

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage [V8.10] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • VMware vCloud Director: Fundamentals [V8.10]
  • VMware Virtual SAN: Fundamentals [V6.2]
  • VMware Network Virtualization

Benefits

  • Design and deploy vCloud Director environment
  • Manage vCloud Director to satisfy service provider needs
  • Configure Virtual SAN and VMware vSphere storage to enable multiple tiers in provider virtual data centres
  • Create and manage vCloud Director catalogs, organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs
  • Transfer virtual machine workloads from vSphere into and out of vCloud Director
  • Use NSX to create hybrid cloud connectivity between a public cloud and a private cloud
  • Create an interface between vCloud Director and Microsoft Active Directory servers
Desktop & Mobility

1.VMware Horizon Mirage: Install, Configure, Manage [V4.0] 

Overview

VMware Horizon Mirage: Install, Configure, manage [V4.0] course equips participants with skills essential for installing, configuring and executing general administration tasks using the latest version of Mirage software.

This course is intended for system integrators and system administrators who are responsible for deploying and maintaining a Horizon Mirage software system.  Experience with VMware vSphere is a required pre-requisite for applying to this course. However, VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, manage certification is recommended if you wish to go for it.

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
VMware Horizon Mirage: Install, Configure, Manage [V4.0] 2

Course Prerequisites

System administrators and system integrators responsible for deploying the Horizon Mirage system

  • Experience with VMware vSphere
  • Using VMware vSphere Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Opening a virtual machine console in VMware vCenter Server and accessing the guest operating system
  • Navigating Windows XP, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008

Benefits

  • Installing and configuring the various components of Horizon Mirage.
  • Navigating and using the Management Console in Horizon Mirage.
  • Identifying processes and deploying Horizon Mirage to different endpoints.
  • Understanding the tasks required to assign and capture application layers and base layers.
  • Identifying the tasks required to perform migrations to Windows 7 from Windows XP.
  • Defining the methods for conducting desktop recovery operations.
  • Recognizing the need for planning and performing a mass hardware migration.
  • Understand how to configure and install Horizon Mirage File Portal and describe how end users will access files.

2. VMware Horizon 7: What’s New [V6.x to V7.x] 

Overview

VMware Horizon 7: What’s New [V6.x to V7.x], hands-on course gives you the skills to upgrade from VMware Horizon 6 to VMware Horizon 7. It also introduces the new features in VMware Horizon 7 that enable you to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. In addition to performing an upgrade, you will use many of the new features available in VMware Horizon 7 to instantly provision virtual and remote desktops and applications.

Who should attend

Technical IT personnel responsible for the delivery of remote or virtual desktops, applications, and services

At a Glance

Course Course Name Duration (days)
WNH7 VMware Horizon 7: What’s New [V6.x to V7.x] 3

Course Prerequisites

  • Students attending this course should have attended the VMware Horizon (with View): Install, Configure, manage course or have equivalent experience.
  • Students must have experience managing a VMware Horizon deployment.

Benefits

  • Identify the versions of VMware Horizon components
  • Upgrade View Connection Server to VMware Horizon 7
  • Upgrade View Composer to VMware Horizon 7
  • Upgrade VMware Horizon Client systems to Horizon Client 4.6
  • Upgrade Horizon Agent to Horizon Agent 7
  • Describe the new features in VMware Horizon 7
  • Configure and manage automated pools of instant clones
  • Use VMware User Environment Manager to manage user personalization and application configurations
  • Describe how to deploy profile management
  • Use VMware App Volumes to provision and manage applications
  • Troubleshoot upgrade issues

3. VMware Horizon Mirage: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.0] 

Overview

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

Who should attend

Experienced system administrators and system integrator responsible for deploying Mirage.

At a Glance

Course Course Name Duration (days)
VMware Horizon Mirage: ICM [V5.0] VMware Horizon Mirage: Install, Configure, Manage [V5.0] 3

Course Prerequisites

  • Ability to use VMware vSphere Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Experience accessing the guest operating system from the VMware vCenter Server virtual machine console
  • Ability to navigate Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and Windows Server 2008.

Benefits

  • Describe the key concepts of Mirage
  • Recognize how Mirage fits into the VMware end-user computing vision
  • Identify the main Mirage use classifications
  • Define the function of each of the Mirage solution components
  • Install, configure, and upgrade Mirage
  • Identify the tasks for SSL configuration on a Mirage system
  • Discuss the management functions available in the Mirage Management console
  • Deploy Mirage to endpoints
  • Explain the tasks for capturing and assigning base layers and application layers
  • Describe methods for performing disaster recovery with Mirage
  • Outline how to plan and perform a mass hardware migration with Mirage
  • Recognize how the file portal is set up and used

 4. VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.3]

Overview

This course gives students the skills to deliver virtual desktops & applications through a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) platform. This course builds the skills of installing, configuring, & managing VMware Horizon 7 through lecture & hands-on labs

Who Should Attend

Technical personnel who work in the IT departments of the end-customer companies

  • People responsible for the delivery of remote or virtual desktop services

At a Glance

Course Course Name Duration (days)
HVICM73 VMware Horizon 7: Install, Configure, Manage [V7.3] 5

Course Prerequisites

Customers attending this course should have, at a minimum, the following VMware infrastructure skills:

  • Use VMware vSphere Web Client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Open a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter Server® and access the guest operating system
  • Create snapshots of virtual machines
  • Configure guest customization specifications
  • Modify virtual machine properties
  • Convert a virtual machine into a template
  • Deploy a virtual machine from a template

Attendees should also have the following Microsoft Windows system administration experience:

  • Configure Active Directory services, including DNS, DHCP, and time synchronization
  • Restrict users’ activities by implementing Group Policy objects
  • Configure Windows systems to allow Remote Desktop Connections
  • Build an ODBC connection to an SQL Server database

5. Horizon: Design and Deploy [V6] 

Overview

This course endeavours to train the system administrators to design and deploy the VMware HorizonR solutions. The course focuses about describing the information types and data to be collected and investigated that would later be used in designing the decisions about the desktop options, client systems, components of Horizon and vSpehereR architecture. Every process of design during the course is explained equipped with the corresponding best practices. Participants also get opportunity to work on the real-time assignment.

At a Glance

Course Name Duration (days)
Horizon: Design and Deploy [V6] 5

Course Prerequisites

  • Understanding of virtualized desktop implementation
  • Conceptual understanding of installing and configuring Horizon
  • Knowledge of VMware Data Center Virtualization
  • Recommended VCA-DCV certification
  • Participants need to be VCP6-DTM certified

Benefits

  • Analyze the requirement of application and business
  • Model the architecture of Horizon infrastructure to fulfill the environment requirements by following the best practices of VMware
  • Document implementable designs
  • Design, configure and implement a comprehensive solution for Horizon.