Certification Insights: How do you Buy a VMware Exam Voucher?

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Certification exam vouchers are a convenient option that lets you pay for your certification exam even if you are not yet ready to schedule your test date. Vouchers are delivered electronically, making them easy to distribute and avoid paperwork. Vouchers are available for non-proctored (online) exams as well as proctored exams (delivered at a PearsonVue Read more...

3 Key Takeaways from the 2017 IT Skills and Salary Report

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Since 2007, the annual Global Knowledge IT Skills and Salary Report has provided critical research on salary trends, in-demand skills, and the impact of certifications and trainings on salary for IT professionals across the United States and Canada. Beginning with the 2017 IT Skills and Salary Report, the survey expanded beyond the US and Canada Read more...

Digital Badges: What They Are and Why They’re Worth It

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In December of 2016, we launched our Digital Badge program to give people a way to easily display to their online networks the skills, certifications, and achievements they have earned through VMware. As we close in on the anniversary of the program’s launch, we’re excited to share that in the last year alone, we’ve issued Read more...

Free eLearning Courses: Network Virtualization, OpenStack & Containers

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This month VMware Education Services released three free self paced eLearning courses covering network virtualization, Integrated OpenStack, and container technology fundamentals. VMware Network Virtualization Fundamentals (2017) – This course introduces the basic and fundamental concepts associated with the Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC,) network virtualization, security, and the types of business challenges the solution solves by Read more...

TAM Buddy: Your eyes and ears inside VMware Engineering

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KELLY DARE Technical Account Manager Would you like to have a VMware engineer paired up with your company to fully understand how your company works with our products? Would you like your voice to be heard clearly within VMware R&D to help influence the direction of our future products? The TAM Buddy program does just Read more...

Free Webcast Series – Upgrading VMware vSphere 6.5

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Wherever you look, companies are undergoing digital transformations as new software helps bring about new products, services and business models. To succeed in this ongoing transformation however, businesses need an infrastructure that can deliver on key requirements, while taking into consideration newer technologies such as vSAN, NSX and VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services. With Read more...

SME Spotlight: Ross Wynne

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Last month we kicked off a new series profiling some of the subject matter experts (SMEs) who dedicate hours of their time to making VMware Certifications the best in the industry. Developing a certification exam takes a lot of work by a lot of different people and hope you enjoy getting to know them like we do. Read more...

Advice to VCDX Candidates from a Double VCDX

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By Guest blogger: Joseph Griffiths, VCDX #143 Ed Note: The following are excerpts from Joseph’s blog…we recommend reading the full blog including all of Joseph’s guidance and recommendations. Requirements, Constraints, Assumptions and Risks Becoming a VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) does not mean you have to be the most technical person in the room. It Read more...

vRealize Automation Troubleshooting Webcast Q&A

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Our monthly webcasts always generate excellent questions from the audience. A few weeks ago Bharath Narayana Reddy (one of our Senior Technical Training Specialists who trains VMware’s technical staff) delivered VMware vRealize Automation 7 Troubleshooting and the questions were great as always.   We pulled a few of them below, but you can read the entire list and listen to Read more...

Bringing the Best of Palo Alto to Luxembourg and Beyond

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After 18 years in virtualization consulting, I joined VMware nearly two years ago. I live in one of the smallest countries in Europe, some of you have not even heard of Luxembourg or know where it is located. SANDRA BERTRAND Technical Account Manager Next to my personal love for VMware and its products, I’ve always Read more...