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The New VMware Official VCDX Directory

From the beginning of the program, VCDX holders bio and information have been inventoried and promoted on a VCDX directory page, which is the sole official and authoritative source. As the number of VCDX’s has grown, the page itself has grown and has become more of a challenge to manage and keep the information updated. After a few months of effort, a new official VCDX Directory with new capabilities and a new look is available : vcdx. ...

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VMware (New) Certification Roadmap for 2015 : goodbye VCAP, welcome VCIX!

VMware has revisited the certification paths : all certification levels are affected but the major change concerns VCAP which are replaced by VCIX. The certifications are decoupled in 4 solutions tracks and 4 levels. It’s easy to notice that VCAP are missing and replaced by VCIX for all solution tracks. I don’t know if it’s a good thing or not, but this definitely change a lot for people targeting VCDX. ...

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VMware Certified Implementation Expert - Network Virtualization (VCIX-NV)

VMware released a new certification that validates your skills and your ability to install, configure and administer VMware NSX environments: VMware Certified Implementation Expert – Network Virtualization (VCIX-NV). This new exam (code VCIXN610) is based on **vSphere v5.5 and NSX for vSphere 6.0.2**. Successful candidates demonstrate core networking skills, such as: * Layer 2 switching and both static and dynamic Layer 3 routing * integration with vSphere distributed switches * managing networking policies for performance, scalability, and ease of administration * creating and administering logical switches, Layer 2 bridges, routers, load balancers, VPNs, firewalls * creating and administering Edge services, such as DHCP, DNS, and NAT, configuring and managing high availability * operational tasks, such as user permissions and roles, automation, monitoring, logging, auditing and compliance, backup and recovery * troubleshooting an Enterprise-class NSX networking implementation Three different paths are available for the certification: ...

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VCAP5-DCD - vSphere 5.5 Based Exam

VMware released a new exam to qualify candidates for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Design (VCAP5-DCD) Certification. You have now the possibility to pass two different exams: passing either of these will earn VCAP5-DCD certification if you meet the other pre-requisites. This new exam (code VDCD550) is based on vSphere v5.5, where the existing exam (exam code VDCD510) is based on vSphere v5.0/5.1. Unfortunately, it seems that the blueprint related to the new VDCD550 exam is not released yet: you can only download the Blueprint for the VCAP5-DCD vSphere 5. ...

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VCAP5-DCA - vSphere 5.5 Based Exam

VMware released today a new exam to qualify candidates for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Administration (VCAP5-DCA) Certification. You have now the possibility to pass two different exams: passing either of these will earn VCAP5-DCA certification if you meet the other pre-requisites. This new exam (code VDCA550) is based on vSphere v5.5, where the existing exam (exam code VDCA510) is based on vSphere v5.0. I have just extracted this sentence of the VDCA550 Exam Blueprint: ...