There is no better way to show your skills than to display VMware badges. Usually, you have rewarded with a badge after passing an exam. However, VMware is offering a few free badges, after completing free courses. Here is a list of free badges you can grab in 2022:
IT Academy: Cloud and Virtualization Concepts:
Cloud and Virtualization provides the end user with the knowledge needed to start a career in the digital world. This badge holder will be aware of the basics of virtualization and the data center. Cloud concepts will be introduced along with virtualization solutions. The Cloud and Virtualization badge holder is an entry level individual that understands the basics of cloud computing and virtualization. The badge holder can set up and manage a virtual machine.
This micro-course is available as part of a subscription to the VMware IT academy or can be accessed for free from NDG
IT Academy: Network Virtualization Concepts:
The Network Virtualization Concepts badge holder is an entry level professional that has the basic understanding of network virtualization, the Software-Defined Data Center, and basics of NSX architecture. This badge holder can understand how to bridge physical with virtual networks, identify vSphere virtual networking components, and identify key components in the NSX architecture.
Through VMware IT Academy, Network Virtualization Concepts provides an overview of the key concepts related to network virtualization and the software-defined data center. This micro-course will provide the learner with a basic understanding of network virtualization, the software-defined data center, and basics of NSX architecture. After this micro-course, the learner will understand how to bridge physical with virtual networks, identify vSphere® virtual networking components, and identify key components in the NSX architecture.
IT Academy: Software Defined Storage Concepts:
The IT Academy: Software Defined Storage Concepts badge holder is an entry level professional that has the basic understanding of storage virtualization, the Software-Defined Data Center and basics of vSAN architecture. This badge holder can identify types of software-defined storage, the layers of a software-defined storage model, and components of a Hyper-Converged Storage vSAN
VMware Skyline Advisor Pro Technologist badge:
The VMware Skyline Advisor Pro Technologist badge validates skills for supporting, managing, and planning environments through proactive monitoring and issue remediation. The badge holder helps organizations use VMware Skyline Advisor Pro to proactively avoid issues before they occur, increase network reliability and security, ensure peak performance, and reduce time-to-resolution for service requests.
Please bare in mind that those badges are for entry level and further education, exams will be required, however it is a great start to get yourself fimilar with VMware envirnoment.
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