In growing IT field, VMware certifications are an aspect for moving forward your career in network virtualization field and reaching your full earning potential. There are few changes that took place recently in the VMWare certification program. It has made the selection process of determining what you need to do in order to keep your certifications up-to-date very critical.

Let’s have a quick overview of the certification.

VMware certifications are based on a version of the associated technology, which means VMware certifications are responsive to the technology modifications. The VMWare certification is an industry-recognized credential designed for IT professionals to successfully install, deploy, scale and manage VMware vSphere environments. The VMWare certification objectives are:

  • Deploying a vCenter Server appliance
  • Migrating VMs using vSphere vMotion
  • Managing virtual machines with vCenter Server
  • Deploying and maintaining thin-provisioned VMs
  • Using vCenter Update Manager to apply patches
  • Deploying an ESXi host and vCenter Server instance
  • Using vSphere Web Client to manage virtual infrastructure
  • Using vCenter Server to manage access control and resource usage
  • Using vCenter Server to manage ESXi host, storage, and networking
  • Using vCenter Server to manage High Availability, Fault Tolerance, and Data Protection

VMware Version 6 certifications fall into four categories:

  • Desktop and Mobility
  • Network Virtualization
  • Data Center Virtualization
  • Cloud Management and Automation

Each category offers various certification levels, such as:

  • VMware Certified Associate (VCA)
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
  • VMware Certified Implementation Expert (VCIX)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)

Associate certifications require passing a single exam to achieve certification.

So, what are you waiting for? Start your prep for VMWare certification today.