VMware have now made available the 2021 certifications, and the Certified Advanced Professional certifications (VCAPs) now also cover VMware vSphere 7.0.
Data Center Virtualization
VMware Data Center Virtualization certifications are designed to gauge your level of skill designing, installing and managing VMware vSphere environments in a real-world environment.
VMware Certified Technical Associate – Data Center Virtualisation 2021
The VCTA-DCV certification holder has a basic understanding of virtualisation and vSphere concepts. The certification holder also demonstrates knowledge of data centre technology and basic troubleshooting concepts. A VCTA-DCV holder also has a working knowledge of managing cloud resources and basic networking concepts.
VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualisation 2021
The VCP-DCV 2021 certification validates candidate skills to implement, manage and troubleshoot a vSphere infrastructure, using best practices to provide a powerful, flexible and secure foundation for business agility that can accelerate the transformation to cloud computing.
VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Virtualisation Deploy 2021
The industry-recognised VCAP-DCV Deploy 2021 certification validates that you know how to deploy and optimise VMware vSphere infrastructures. It proves that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to leverage best practices that provide a scalable and reliable virtualisation platform for your organisation.
VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Data Center Virtualisation Design 2021
Earning the VCAP-DCV Design 2021 certification validates that you have advanced knowledge of end-user computing environments and components, and are able to recommend and design VMware solutions to meet specific goals and requirements. This industry-recognised certification improves your credibility among your peers and proves that you have a deep understanding of data centre virtualisation design principles and methodologies.
VMware Certified Design Expert – Data Center Virtualisation 2021
VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) is the highest level of VMware certification. This elite group of VCDX professionals comprises design architects who are highly skilled in VMware enterprise deployments. Prove you can deliver true business value by validating your expertise in vSphere6.x and enabling the best performance, availability and efficiency from your infrastructure and applications.
Whichever level you are at, all the best of luck pursuing VMware certifications this year.
Bryan O’Connor is a Principal Learning Specialist and looks after QA's VMware, CompTIA and Cloud Credential Council (CCC) curriculums. He delivers a wide range of courses and holds over 50 CompTIA, Microsoft, VMware and other technical certifications himself.
Bryan has worked in the IT industry since 1986 when he was a hardware engineer on Commodore Pets, then moved into networking, and later specialised in virtualisation and cloud technologies. In 1997 he started working for QA training as a Microsoft and VMware trainer.
Bryan has taught VMware Products since 1997, became a VMware vExpert in 2012 and has worked with VMware in developing their range of vSphere courses. He speaks at various technical events and owns and runs his own VMware blog at www.bryanoconnor21.co.uk.
Starting with DOS, Bryan has worked with Microsoft technologies since 1986 and taught it since 1999. He runs his own YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/bryanqa, which hosts hundreds of Microsoft demo videos.
Bryan has been a member of the Cloud Credential Council (CCC) expert panel since its inception, has co-written white papers and has also been a member of the CCC talks sessions.
Outside of QA, Bryan enjoys spending time with his wife Tracey and their two daughters Meagan and Jessica, unless there’s a Grand Prix on the TV, when he enjoys paying Tracey, Meagan and Jessica to disappear for the day.
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