VMware vCloud Director: Design Workshop

This four-day training course equips you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design a VMware vCloud Director® 9.x infrastructure. You will follow a proven approach to design a virtualization solution that ensures availability, manageability, performance, recoverability, and security, and that uses VMware best practices. A case study will guide you through the decision points and policy choices available for designing and implementing vCloud Director. You will learn to appreciate the effects of design choices in VMware vSphere® 6.x, vCloud Director, VMware vCloud® Availability for vCloud Director®, VMware NSX®, and VMware vRealize® Business™ for Cloud, as well as the integration with other VMware and third-party products. You will also learn about self-service provisioning, the effects of organizations, virtual data centers, catalog services, and on-demand NSX networks.

Product Alignment

  • vCloud Director 9.x
  • vSphere 6.x
  • NSX 6.2 and later


Cloud architects, systems engineers, data center administrators, and cloud administrators with experience in a service provider or managed services environment


Completion of the following course is required:

Completion of the following courses is recommended:


By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Assess the business and application requirements of the current environment
  • Apply a framework to a design
  • Analyze design choices and best-practice recommendations
  • Create a design that ensures availability, manageability, performance, recoverability, and security
  • Design a vCloud Director environment
  • Design vCloud Director organizations and vApps to satisfy business needs
  • Design vCloud Director catalogs
  • Design networking for organizations and vApps with the help of NSX
  • Discuss customer onboarding scenarios with vCloud Director

Read the official course description here:
VMware vCloud Director: Design Workshop [V9.x]

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