When I started working with VMware nearly 20 years ago there was only one certification and that was the VMware Certified Professional, moving forward and over 25 VMware certifications to my name, the range of certification have increased massively.
VMware Certified Technical Associate - VCTA
This entry-level technical certification is for anyone new to the industry or advancing their careers who perform operational tasks typically delegated by administrators of virtualized environments.
VMware Certified Professional - VCP
For Administrators and Engineers
This level is designed for IT professionals who install, configure, manage, and optimize VMware solutions.
VMware Certified Advanced Professional - VCAP
For Administrators, Architects and Engineers
The advanced level certifications are for those who design and build VMware Solutions (VCAP Design), manage and optimize (VCAP Deployment) VMware solutions.
VMware Certified Design Expert – VCDX
The highest level of VMware certification, VCDX recognizes IT professionals who design, build, and manage VMware solutions and systems.
The Areas of Specialisation
Data Centre Virtualisation route
VMware Data Centre Virtualisation certifications are designed to gauge your level of skill designing, installing, and managing VMware vSphere environments in a real-world environment.
Cloud Management and Automation Route
VMware Cloud Management and Automation certifications are designed to gauge your level of skill installing, configuring, and optimizing VMware vRealize for your cloud solution.
Digital Workspace route consists of the following:
VMware Digital Workspace certification is designed to gauge your skill configuring, deploying, managing, maintaining, optimizing, and troubleshooting VMware Workspace ONE and related solutions.
Desktop and Mobility
VMware Desktop and Mobility certifications are designed to gauge your level of skill designing, installing, and managing a VMware Horizon with View environment deployed on a VMware.
Network Virtualisation route
VMware Network Virtualization certifications are designed to gauge your level of skill designing, implementing, and managing a VMware NSX environment.
This certification validates a candidate's understanding of VMware's security solutions and the candidate's ability to provide entry level support for the security features of VMware products, including NSX-T Data Centre, Workspace ONE and VMware Carbon Black Cloud.
Application Modernisation route
VMware Application Modernisation certifications are designed to gauge your level of skill validated by passing specialists exams. Whether it’s developer knowledge of specialized frameworks, or administrator knowledge of emerging technologies like Kubernetes and containers, VMware can help you build an effective team with proven skills.
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