VMware vCloud: Architecting the VMware Cloud — A 3 day course

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Course Synopsis

Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the RETIRED page for courses currently available in this subject area. This course is designed to guide students through the decision points and policy choices available for designing and implementing a VMware vCloud™ environment. Students will learn to appreciate the effects of design choices in VMware vSphere™, VMware vCloud Director, VMware vCenter™ Chargeback, and the VMware® vShield Edge capability that is included with vCloud Director. The course culminates in a comprehensive workshop on VMware cloud design.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, you should have an understanding of the VMware cloud and be able to:

Suitable for

Sales partners, customers, consultants, and sales engineers who are responsible for designing public and private cloud architectures with VMware products


Students must have VCP-level knowledge of vSphere. They must also have general-purpose vSphere design experience, with special emphasis on networking and storage. Exposure to the product features and functionality of vCloud Director, vSphere, vShield Edge, and vCenter Chargeback is required.


There's no exam associated to this course.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Course Introduction

VMware vCloud Director Architecture Review

VMware vCloud Architecture Models

Designing Networks

Designing Storage

Designing Providers

Designing Organizations

Designing Security

VMware vCloud Architecture Design Review