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NSX System Admins: Free Webcast on December 15 Covers Advanced Troubleshooting for VMware NSX

Every system needs troubleshooting once in awhile. When it happens, you want to be ready.

You need to know how to effectively troubleshoot VMware NSX features. This critical skill  helps you heighten and improve security, maintain  control over your networking environment, and get the most out of network virtualization and the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC). 

Join us on Thursday, December 15, for ‘Advanced Troubleshooting for VMware NSX.’ This free webcast, hosted by VMware Senior Technical Training Specialist Arantxa Duque, will provide NSX system administrators with an overview of the Command Line Interface (CLI). You’ll learn specific steps and commands for using CLI as a tool for troubleshooting and will get troubleshooting tips for critical areas of the NSX environment.

Register now to reserve your spot. We look forward to seeing you there!

Why Get Certified in Network Virtualization?

Screen Shot 2016-05-19 at 3.28.37 PMNetworking – the profession and the technology – has evolved quickly. And demand for virtualization is expected to grow so networks are as agile as compute. It is now a necessity to limit hardware-centric infrastructure and increase agility, flexibility and heightened security with network virtualization.

If you work on the network in any capacity, earning VMware certifications will re-enforce your credibility, as well as provide leverage for job and salary negotiations. Let’s break it down – a virtualization certification can benefit you by:

  • Building on existing knowledge
  • Developing highly sought-after skills
  • Positioning yourself as networking expert
  • Increasing your value to the business

In this eBook, you’ll learn more about the benefits of virtualization, hear from top networking professionals about the importance of certification, and find out how you can take your career to the next level.

The Network Virtualization Certification: A Career-Building Essential! [Infographic]

There’s no question about it: Network Virtualization is the future. As virtualization moves in to replace the hardware-centric networks of yesterday and today, the most sought after IT practitioners will be those who know Network Virtualization inside and out. Staying competitive in IT means growing your knowledge, building marketable skills, and developing virtual savvy

Get ahead of the curve. Check out our infographic to find out how you can expand your networking career through VMware Network Virtualization Certification.

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Save 50% on New Beta Courses: Installing NSX, Security Operations, and Horizon Design

BETA ClassesVMware offers beta courses to anyone who wants to participate in helping finalize the nearly complete course content and materials. You save 50% off the regular course price and get the same valuable VMware training that fully qualifies towards certification requirements.

Hurry, space is limited.

VMware NSX: Install, Configure, Manage [V6.2] – 12-16 October, Reston VA

This comprehensive, fast-paced training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware NSX™. This course covers VMware NSX as a part of the software-defined data center (SDDC) platform, features of VMware NSX, and functionality operating at Layer 2 through Layer 7 of the OSI model. Lecture and hands-on lab activities build your understanding of VMware NSX features, functionality, and on-going management.

Horizon: Design and Deploy [V6.0] – 12-16 October, Dallas TX

This course presents a methodology for designing and deploying a VMware Horizon® solution. The design methodology includes recommendations for the type of information and data that must be gathered and analyzed to make sound design decisions for the client systems, the desktop options, the VMware vSphere® infrastructure, and the Horizon components. VMware best practices are presented for each phase of the design process. During this class, you will apply your new knowledge by working with other participants to design and deploy a Horizon solution for a real-world project.

Security Operations for the Software-Defined Data Center [V1] – 9-13 November, El Segundo CA

Virtualization presents new opportunities for securing your data and systems. Virtualizing your data center often brings new challenges, requiring your IT staff to assume new, and sometimes unfamiliar, roles and responsibilities. In this course, we teach you how to use the VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) product portfolio and tools to better manage administrator access, harden your VMware vSphere® environment, and secure data at rest and in motion. We also cover compliance and automation to help you ensure your deployments align with your security policies.

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New Courses on NSX and Cloud Orchestration Now Available

We’ve expanded our course catalog with two new fast-paced, hands-on courses:

VMware NSX for Internetworking Experts Fast Track [V6.0]

This 5-day extended, instructor-led course covering the power of the VMware NSX network virtualization and security platform is a choice course for experienced system administrators that specialize in networking. This course covers NSX as a part of the software-defined data center, implementation, use cases, features, and functionality operating at layer 2 through layer 7 of the OSI model. Data Center network architectures are examined to demonstrate how NSX intersects with and virtualizes functions of a Cisco based infrastructure in spine-leaf and traditional core-aggregate-access architectures. In-depth lectures and hands-on lab activities help reinforce your understanding of the NSX features, functionality, and on-going management and control.

As an added bonus and for a limited time, we’re offering 50% off a VCP exam voucher when you attend NSX training. So, don’t delay. Review course objectives, prerequisites and sign up.


VMware Cloud Orchestration and Extensibility [V6.1]

This is a 5-day, hands-on course designed to improve your understanding of the use of VMware vCenter Orchestrator 5.5 and VMware vCloud Automation Center 6.1 for the automation of VMware cloud infrastructure and IT processes. This course is designed for experienced VMware administrators, automation and orchestration specialists, system integrators, and private cloud and public cloud administrators. By the end of the course, you will be able to describe the features, benefits, components, and integration of vCenter Orchestrator and vCloud Automation Center and the role of vCenter Orchestrator workflows and content elements in automation, configure a vCenter Orchestrator environment for server availability using built-in clustering, and much much more.

View course details and select your training date.

Get a Half Price VCP Exam Voucher when you take NSX Training from VMware

network-engineerVMware NSX is the network virtualization and security platform for the software-defined data center. NSX brings virtualization to your existing network and transforms network operations and economics.

VMware offers several training classes to help further your career in this exciting new technology, and for a limited time whenever you attend one you’ll also receive a 50% off VCP exam voucher.

View the eligible course dates and complete terms and conditions here and register now. This offer is only good for courses completed before December 19, so act fast.

Whether you are getting certified for the first time or looking to recertify, this is a terrific opportunity to discover cutting-edge NSX technology and save on your next exam.

Get your hands on VMware NSX with this new course


Our new course, VMware NSX Technical Overview with Labs [V6.0] introduces you to VMware NSX™ and gives you a solid understanding of the fundamentals of NSX and network virtualization. After completing these six technical eLearning modules combined with hands-on lab activities, you will be able to:

  • Explain and understand core NSX features
  • Understand the following NSX technologies:
        • Distributed logical routers
        • Logical switching using VXLAN
        • Load balancing
  • Understand use cases for each of the technologies discussed
  • Understand rudimentary NSX troubleshooting concepts
  • Understand how to administer VMware® NSX Services™

Learn more about this, and our complete line of NSX training classes, today.


Save 25% on Hot Training Topics at VMworld US


Come to VMworld US early and take advantage of these pre-conference training courses at 25% off the regular price. These special course offerings are your chance to hone your skills on the latest VMware technologies and solutions.

New this year! Some of these classes will offer “hybrid” delivery which gives you the option to attend in person or live online remotely. This gives you the ability to fully participate in class without the additional expense of travel.

Space is limited, so register today. Registration for these classes is handled via VMworld registration. When you register for the conference you will be given the opportunity to add a training class. Select the class and location you are interested in, and complete your registration as usual.

Course Schedule

vCloud Automation Center: Install, Configure, Manage [V6] – August 19 – 23

NSX for vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage – August 19 – 23

VMware Virtual SAN: Deploy and Manage [v5.5] – August 22 – 23