Check your DV and SV Solution Competency Status. Your Solution Rewards will be at risk if you do not complete all requirements to achieve the updated Desktop Virtualization (DV) and Server Virtualization (SV) Solution Competencies. Review DV FAQ, SV FAQ and DV Presentation to learn more. FYI, the VSP-SV 2017, VTSP-SV 2017, and vSphere Install, Configure, Manage V6 have been updated with 6.5.
New versions (updated with 6.5) of these courses are on Partner University: VSP-SV 2017, VTSP-SV 2017, and vSphere Install, Configure, Manage V6.
Submit the online form to be first to know when the vSAN 6.6 content gets added to these accreditation trainings.
The window of time to complete VSP and VTSP accreditations has changed. Effective May 1, 2017, you will have 90 days from your registration date to fully consume recently introduced VSP and VTSP courses. Please note this will not affect existing training plans or already completed enrollments.
Through VMUG Advantage, members can purchase the NSX training & certification package for a significantly reduced price of $1,995 (from now until June 30, 2017). The package, valued at over $4,000, includes:
- NSX Install, Configure, Manage On-Demand e-learning course
- Exam voucher for VCP-Network Virtualization
- Exam voucher for vSphere Foundations
- Test prep for VCP-Network Virtualization
- Test prep for vSphere Foundations
- Detailed NSX learning plan
- NSX bits for 1 year in a non-production environment (through VMUG Advantage EvalExperience)
How to get it:
The Education Services program at VMworld 2017 (in both the US and Europe) is designed to hone and validate your knowledge of the latest VMware technologies and solutions. Whether you choose an instructor-led class or online and video training, these courses will prepare you for real-world success and for VMware Certification exams. The onsite certification exam center provides a convenient way to recertify or earn a new VMware Certification, while saving money.
Many of you have not achieved your Software-Defined Storage Solution Competency or have older accreditations. Note, VSP and VTSP-SDS courses are free. Visit Partner University to learn more.
To participate in the fast-growing Hyper-converged Infrastructure space, make sure you are knowledgeable on the benefits of VMware vSAN. VMware vSAN helps customers respond 10x faster to dynamic business demands with 50% lower TCO and scale for tomorrow.
RoundTower Practice Manager, Rene Van Den Bedem, successfully defended for his 3rd VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) title, to obtain the highly regarded Triple-VCDX: VCDX-DCV, VCDX-NV and now, VCDX-CMA. Only two other people presently hold this title. This achievement also makes RoundTower one of the top six VMware partners with respect to VCDX credentials. Read the press release for more detail and/or visit our certification page to learn more.
Access Partner University to ensure your company is armed with the most up to date training to build a datacenter-to-desktop virtualization practice. Partners with Solution Competencies continue to drive higher value deals with greater frequency.
Beginning March 1, 2017, we’ll be asking Desktop Virtualization (DV) and Server Virtualization (SV) Solution Competency partners to update their training to the most recent versions. Partners will have a six-month provisional period from March 31 – August 31, 2017 to complete training. Please view the Solution Competency dashboard in Partner Central to check your company’s status.
DV Solution Competency: We’ve eliminated the Horizon Design and Mirage post-sales training requirements, which reduces the cost and time commitment from 12 days to 5 days. Review the FAQs.
Server Virtualization Solution Competency: On January 2, 2017, the vSphere Design Accreditation (VCAP-DCD certification or course equivalent) is no longer required. Changes are effective now in the Solution Competency Dashboard in Partner Central. New SV competency training will be available in first half of 2017. Review the FAQs.
Learn about options to recertify based on your career plans. Becoming a VMware Certified Professional (VCP) demonstrates your ability to successfully deploy VMware products using best practices in operational environments. Once earned, it’s important to continue building and growing your skillset, which is where recertification can help.