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VMware vSphere Certified Associate Boot Camp (5 days)
As the demand for IT professionals with virtual business transformation skills increases, it is essential to distinguish yourself in the market with a certification that validates your learned capabilities. Earning your VMware Certified Associate – Digital Business Transformation certification does just that. VMware certification is the most widely recognized certification in the virtualization and cloud industry. As physical data centers are becoming software-defined data centers, Systems Administrators with virtualization and cloud skills are in high demand. VMware Certified Associates earn salaries ranging from $60K-$100K according to PayScale.com.
MicroTrain offers VMware certified instructors, in-classroom instruction, supplemental training materials and hands-on practice through simulation exercises to best prepare students for the certification exam.
Who benefits from VMware training?
- Anyone seeking Marketing and entry-level System Administration positions that require exposure to virtual infrastructure technologies
- Any Systems Administrators, Systems Engineers, and Operators of ESXi and vCenter Server looking to refine their skills
- Anyone looking to expand their IT knowledge by mastering cloud and virtualization software and services
- Anyone working in data centers who wish to support virtual environments
About this Course
This 5-day course provides an introduction to the fundamental building blocks of VMware’s vSphere data center virtualization, products, technologies, and solutions within the VMware Cloud Foundation and Cross-Cloud Architecture, setting the foundation for a career as a certified professional with the ability to manage small, medium, and large-scale cloud infrastructures. On the last day of class, students will take the VMware Certified Associate Exam and be prepared to pursue more advanced certification on VMware technologies
Prerequisite: Systems Administration experience on Microsoft Windows or Linux operating systems
- Be able to describe, install, and configure many VMware products, technologies, and solutions within the VMware Cloud Foundation and Cross-Cloud Architecture including vSphere, vSAN, NSX, and the vRealize Suite
- Be able to analyze, design and propose solutions for customers using VMware
- Be able to explain data center virtualization concepts and identify typical data center challenges
- Practice on a robust testing platform to prepare for certification
WIOA Approved Training Program
Very thorough, good mix of lecture and lab work. Al is great! Keeps classes interesting and supplements required test material with need-to-know items from real world experience.
Scott Wilson - Team Bradley
Employer Partner Feedback
Dawn has been a pleasure to work with. She is diligent in her efforts to give MicroTrain’s students the best opportunities to connect and network with various companies and players in the job market. The curriculums and certification programs are in line with today’s current IT needs. It’s good to see that they evolve with what employers are most seeking out there. I would recommend to any employer that hires skilled IT workers that they look into MicroTrain’s career services department as a potential source of candidates. The business of hiring can be quite costly, and Dawn and her staff provide a free service to outside companies. This value-add for MicroTrain’s students aligns with their mission in both training and job assistance to set up a win/win scenario for all involved.
Great class, loved the interaction and team-building exercises. Plenty of materials and learning tools supplied. Although it was a full week's class, never boring. Donna [Russell] was awesome and gave many supporting examples for better understanding.
PMP Certification Training, November 2008
Thanks Microtrain for conducting a great PMP course that set me on a successful path to obtain my PMP certification. I have passed the test!
A Cisco Success Story
I attended a resume writing seminar & conducted mock phone interviews with a Microtrain career counselor. These two activities gave me a leg up on distinguishing myself from all the other people looking for work. Since the career counselor's at Microtrain had a track record of getting people hired, their insight and positive past experiences helped me tremendously in getting hired with a Cisco Voice Systems Integrator in the Chicago area. I was hired as a Cisco Voice Tech Engineer with a starting salary of $65,000 / year with a Cisco voice systems reseller located in the Chicagoland area. Microtrain was very instramental in making this a reality. From expediting my WIA grant, to providing excellent hands-on training from knowledgable instructors I was able to achieve becoming certified with my CCNP. Microtrain's career services was the final catalyst in connecting me with this company by communicating with them on my behalf and with me in setting up the interview. One week later and I was hired. No joke. Thanks Microtrain!
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