VMware Certified Design Expert on vSphere 4 – Datacenter Design (VCDX4)

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Become a VCDX4

1.Be a VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 4 (VCP4)
2.Pass the VCAP – Datacenter Administration Exam. (Registration Now Open!)
3.Pass the VCAP – Datacenter Design Exam (Coming Soon.)
4.Submit a VCDX4 Application that is accepted
5.Successfully present and defend a VMware Infrastructure Design and Implementation Plan

VMware no longer requires qualifying exams to be taken in a specific sequence. However, required exams must be passed before the start of the application submission and defense process.

VMware Certified Design Expert on VMware Infrastructure 3 (VCDX3)

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Become a VCDX3

1.Obtain VCP certification & complete VCDX Qualification Review

The VMware Certified Professional on Virtual Infrastructure 3 (VCP3) or the VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 4 (VCP4) is a prerequisite to the VCDX certification. The next step in the process is to complete the VMware VCDX Qualification Review. Qualified candidates will be provided a pre-authorization code for the VMware Enterprise Edministration on VI3 Exam. [Note: We are no longer accepting new candidate for the VCDX3 program.]

2.Pass Enteprise Administration Exam

The exam objectives are outlined in the VMware Enterprise Administration on VI3 Exam Blueprint. For practice, a VMware Enterprise Administration on VI3 Mock Exam has been provided. For registration assistance contact vcdx@vmware.com.

3.Pass Design Exam

The exam objectives are outlined in the VMware Design on VI3 Exam Blueprint.
4.Submit, Present & Defend your Design and Implementation Plan
The final step in becoming a VMware Certified Design Expert is the VCDX Defense. In this step you will need to successfully complete an interview, project review, and design defense activity. The VCP3 (or VCP4) certification, the VMware Enterprise Administration on VI3 Exam pass, and the VMware Design on VI3 Exam pass are all pre-requisites to the VCDX Application. Applications will not be accepted unless all pre-requsites have been met.


VCDX Defense

Defense interviews will be held during the following days:

•July 5-9, Melbourne, Australia (Application Deadline: May 18, 5:00 PM Pacific Time)
•August 23-27, San Francisco, CA (Application Deadline: June 21, 5:00 PM Pacific Time)
•October 11-15, Copenhagen, Denmark (Application Deadline: August 2, 5:00 PM Pacific Time)
•November 1-5, Cambridge, MA (Application Deadline: Aug 30, 5:00 PM Pacific Time)
•February 7-11, Orlando, FL (Application Deadline: Nov 22, 5:00 PM Pacific Time)

New! VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)

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VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX) is the highest level of VMware certification. This elite group is comprised of design architects highly-skilled in VMware enterprise deployments and the program is designed for veteran professionals who want to validate and demonstrate their expertise in VMware virtual infrastructure.

  1. VMware Certified Design Expert on VMware Infrastructure 3
  2. VMware Certified Design Expert on vSphere 4 – Datacenter Design

VCDX Benefits

VMware Certified Design Experts beneifts include: recognition in the industry, press release support, profile featured in the VCDX Directory on VMware.com, VCDX Plaque, VCDX logo wear, use of “VMware Certified Design Expert” logo on business cards and websites, discounted admission to VMworld, and invitation to participate in beta classes and exams.

New! VMware Certification

November 22, 2010 by · Comments Off on New! VMware Certification
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VMware offers world-class certification programs to ensure and validate the technical competencies and expertise needed to install, manage, deploy and support VMware software. Recognized by the industry, VMware certifications are available for three distinct skill levels on the current version of our software VMware vSphere 4 and VMware vCenter Server 4.

  1. VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  2. VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)
  3. VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)

Whether you are advancing your current position or looking for new opportunities, to be competitive in today’s IT job market, you will want to develop and demonstrate your technical expertise in virtual infrastructure. Read about our different programs and take your first step towards gaining the in-depth skills and industry recognition offered by VMware Certifications.

VMware Training and Advanced Certification

Registration for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional – Datacenter Administration (VCAP-DCA) exam is now open. Attend one of the VMware vSphere courses designed to help you prepare for the VCAP4-DCA exam and receive 50% off your advanced certification exam voucher.

Just Announced! VMware Advanced Certifications

VMware Certified Advanced Professional program, with specialties in Datacenter Administration and Datacenter Design, has been added to the existing VMware Certification program. The new tier differentiates and acknowledges professionals that have continued to grow and develop their virtualization skills beyond the VCP certification and also serves as a stepping stone to the elite VCDX certification level. Learn more.