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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
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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.
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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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