VMware vSphere 4: What's New — A 2-day course

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Course Overview

Please note that this course has been retired and is no longer available. Please see the VMware page for courses currently available in this subject area.

This hands-on training course explores new features in VMware® vCenter Server 4 and ESX™/ESXi 4, as well as how to upgrade to VMware vSphere 4.


At the end of the course, you should possess knowledge and skills for the following:

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This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Introducing vSphere 4

Highlights vSphere 4 enhancements by component and reviews upgrade tools and strategies.

Infrastructure Administration

Presents new features that support better infrastructure monitoring and reduce the time it takes to provision ESX/ESXi hosts and virtual machines.


Discusses networking enhancements that simplify configuration, extend support, and improve performance.


Introduces new storage features that reduce storage costs, streamline management, and optimize performance.

Resource Management

Reviews vMotion™ compatibility enhancements, new VMware Distributed Resource Scheduler monitoring and management tools, and extended VMware DPM support.

Business Continuity

Presents VMware High Availability enhancements and introduces VMware Fault Tolerance and vStorage APIs for data recovery.