VMware Certification Programs (contd)

III. Cloud Management and Automation

These certifications measure your level of skill in installing, configuring and optimizing VMware vRealize for your cloud solution. You may explore the various certifications for Cloud Management and Automation offered by VMware below.

  1. Associate Level

a.) VMware Certified Associate 6 – for architects and executives (VCA6-CMA)

Exhibit your certified knowledge when discussing cloud computing, the business challenges the vCloud Suite is designed to address, and how deploying VMware Cloud solutions address those challenges. You’ll be able to define cloud computing and apply Cloud Computing and VMware product features and components to help solve the elasticity, efficiency, availability and management challenges of an on-premise cloud infrastructure.

b.) VMware Certified Associate 6 – Hybrid Cloud – for architects and executives (VCA6-HC)

Demonstrate greater credibility when discussing cloud services, the business challenges that vCloud Air and related technologies are designed to address; and how leveraging a secure, dedicated hybrid cloud platform can address those challenges. Also define technical requirements for public, private and hybrid cloud platforms, describe and differentiate vCloud Air and related services and technologies, and identify common use cases and how they can be addressed.

  1. Professional Level

a.) VMware Certified Professional 7 – for administrators and engineers (VCP7-CMA)

This certification reveals your ability to install, configure and administer a VMware vRealize environment used to automate key processes within your Data Center in a repeatable, scalable way that leads to efficiency and improved productivity. These skills enable you to simplify and standardize the more complex day-to-day activities.

b.) VMware Certified Professional 6 – for administrators and engineers (VCP6-CMA)

The certification validates your ability to automate key processes within your Data Center leveraging vRealize Automation in a repeatable, scalable way that leads to efficiency and improved productivity. These skills enable you to simplify and standardize the more complex day-to-day activities your team performs.

  1. Advanced Professional Level

VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – for architects (VCAP6-CMA Design)

It demonstrates your ability to design and integrate vRealize Automation solutions within your large enterprise environments. This industry-recognized certification shows that you have a deep understanding of data center design principles and methodologies.

  1. Advanced Professional Level

VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – for administrators and engineers (VCAP6-CMA Deploy)

The certification reveals that you know how to deploy and optimize data center environments using the tools provided by vRealize Automation. It demonstrates your knowledge and skills to leverage best practices to provide a scalable and reliable virtualization platform for your organization.

  1. Design Expert Level

VMware Certified Design Expert – for architects (VCDX-CMA)

This is the highest level of certification offered by VMware. It demonstrates your vSphere and Cloud Infrastructure design skills, and make you one of the first globally recognized enterprise-class Cloud Architects in the industry.

IV. Desktop and Mobility

These certifications demonstrate your skills in installing, configuring and maintaining virtual desktops and applications using VMware Horizon. Below, you can find five categories of certifications that you may choose from.

  1. Associate Level

VMware Certified Associate 6 – for architects and executives (VCA6-DTM)

This certification offers you enhanced credibility when discussing desktop virtualization, the business challenges that Horizon with View and related desktop technologies are designed to address, and how virtualizing desktops and mobile devices with View addresses those challenges. You’ll be able to define technical requirements for desktop virtualization, describe and differentiate Horizon with View and related products and technologies, and identify common use cases and how they can be addressed.

  1. Professional Level

a.) VMware Certified Professional 7 – for administrators and engineers (VCP7-DTM)

VCP7-DTM certification holders have proven skills in performing in-depth configuration and management of VMware Horizon 7 (with View) environments. The certification proves that you can securely deliver personalized virtual desktops, applications and online services to your end users.

b.) VMware Certified Professional 6 – for administrators and engineers (VCP6-DTM)

This certification demonstrates skills in performing in-depth configuration and management of VMware Horizon 6 (with View) environments. It proves that you can securely deliver personalized virtual desktops that meet corporate policy standards.

  1. Advanced Professional Level

VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – for architects (VCAP6-DTM Design)

The certification validates your ability to design and integrate large-scale VMware Horizon 6.X (with View) environments. It reveals that you have a deep understanding of desktop and mobility design principles and methodologies.

  1. Advanced Professional Level

VMware Certified Advanced Professional 6 – for administrators and engineers (VCAP6-DTM Deploy)

This certification demonstrates your knowledge about how to deploy and optimize VMware Horizon 6 (with View) environments. It proves that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to leverage best practices to provide a scalable and reliable Business Mobility platform for your organization.

  1. Design Expert Level

VMware Certified Design Expert – for architects (VCDX-DTM)

This is the highest level of certification offered by VMware. It reveals your vSphere and VMware Horizon Suite design skills, and make you one of the first globally recognized enterprise-class Virtual Desktop and Mobile Computing Solution Architects in the industry.