VMware Training & Certification


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VMware Cloud Certifications

VMware Cloud certifications are the newest addition to the VMware certification family. Prove your expertise today on installing, configuring and maintaining a VMware cloud environment.

After earning your VCP5-DV certification, the VCP-Cloud certification is a valuable addition to your credentials, showing your expertise in installing, configuring and maintaining a VMware cloud environment.

  • Earn your VCP5-DV certification (recommended)
  • Attend one or more authorized VMware training courses:
Course: VMware® vCloud Automation Center: Install, Configure, Manage v6.0
Course: VMware® vCloud Director: Install, Configure, Manage v5.5
  • Pass the VCP-Cloud exam
Exam: VMware Certified Professional - Cloud (VCP-Cloud)

The advanced certification for VMware Cloud professionals shows your ability to design a cloud infrastructure architecture, analyze elements of the framework, and make the decisions that ensure the proper physical and virtual components exist in the design.

Have one of the following certifications:

  • VMware Certified Professional 5 – Datacenter Virtualization (VCP5-DV)
  • VMware Certified Professional – Cloud (VCP-Cloud)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 - Datacenter Administration (VCAP5-DCA)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 - Datacenter Design (VCAP5-DCD)
  • VMware Certified Design Expert 5 - Datacenter Virtualization (VCDX5-DV)

Pass the VCAP-CID exam:

Exam: VMware Certified Advanced Professional - Cloud Infrastructure Design (VCAP-CID)

Note: If you use VCAP5-DCA, VCAP5-DCD or VCDX5 certification as your prerequisite, upon passing the VCAP-CID exam you will also inherit the VCP-Cloud certification

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