This course, equivalent to 4 days of training, provides you with the knowledge, skills, and tools for deploying and managing a VMware Cloud™ on Dell EMC infrastructure. You explore the common use cases of the VMware Cloud on Dell EMC infrastructure that allows you to modernize, protect, and scale applications based on VMware vSphere® as well as workloads with compliance and residency requirements. In this course, you are introduced to various rapid and easy migration options for workloads based on vSphere to VMware Cloud on Dell EMC. In addition, you are presented with an overview of VMware HCX an application mobility platform that allows you to migrate your workloads between on-premises VMware vSphere and VMware Cloud on Dell EMC SDDC.


* Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:
Describe the business challenges that VMware Cloud on Dell EMC addresses
Configure access to the vCenter Server instance
Recognize the network configurations necessary to set up the VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
Describe the NSX-T Data Center architecture in VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
Recognize the storage options for VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
Link a VMware Cloud on Dell EMC vCenter Server instance with an on-premises vCenter Single Sign-On domain
Migrate workloads between your on-premises data center and VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
Differentiate who is responsible for which maintenance tasks that correspond either to administrators or to VMware
Recognize how VMware add-on solutions support VMware Cloud on Dell SDDC

  • Course Introduction

  • Course Introduction

  • Introduction to VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

  • Choosing VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
    Management and operational structure

  • Ordering and Site preparation

  • Getting started with VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
    Ordering VMware Cloud on Dell EMC SDDC
    vSphere permissions on VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
    Billing and pricing on VMware Cloud services

  • SDDC management

  • Accessing vCenter Server
    SDDC Host management
    SDDC cluster management
    Creating Virtual Machines in SDDC

  • Networking and Security

  • SDDC Networks
    Networking and Security Options

  • Storage

  • Storage in VMware Cloud on Dell EMC

  • Working with On-Premises vSphere

  • Hybrid linked mode
    Migration Solutions for VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
    VM Migration with VMware HCX

  • Maintaining and Troubleshooting

  • Maintenance, Support, and Common Troubleshooting Steps

  • Working with other VMware Products

  • VMware vRealize Log Insight Cloud
    VMware Horizon with VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
    VMware vRealize Automation
    Using VMware vRealize Operations with VMware Cloud on Dell EMC
    Using VMware vRealize Network Insight™ with VMware Cloud on Dell EMC


Experienced system administrators, system engineers, and system integrators will benefit from this course.




Before taking this course, students should take the following courses or have equivalent knowledge and experience: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage VMware NSX-T Data Center: Install, Configure, Manage

Length: 30.0 days (32 hours)


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