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VMware Certified Design Expert - Data Center Virtualization (VCDX-DCV)

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This vendor-specific Certification is Offered By:
VMware, Inc.
Palo Alto, CA USA
Phone: 877-486-9273
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Skill Level: Advanced                          Status: Active

Low Cost: $1200 (shortest track)               

Summary:
For design architects who are highly-skilled in VMware enterprise deployments. A typical candidate holds primary responsibility for architectural design of a proposed virtual infrastructure, configuration recommendations, implementation planning, integration to third-party components, and deployment validation processes and procedures. This is the original VCDX certification, since renamed.

Initial Requirements:
Prerequisite Certifications: You must first hold both of these:
- VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Administration (VCAP5-DCA)
- VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 - Design (VCAP5-DCD) Certification

In addition, you must submit a VCDX5-DCV application ($300) and successfully present and defend a VMware infrastructure design and implementation plan. Once accepted for the VCDX Defense, you must pay a registration fee ($900).

Continuing Requirements:
None.

Online Resources:
A VCDX application and candidate handbook detailing the requirements for the design plan submission and defense are available on the VMware certification website.


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