This professional-level certification validates your ability to configure, administer and scale a vSphere virtualized data center. You can deploy, consolidate, and administer virtualization technologies including vSphere HA and DRS Clusters, storage virtualization using VMFS, Storage DRS and Storage I/O Control, network virtualization using vSphere standard and distributed switches and Network I/O Control, vSphere management using vCenter Server and vRealize Operations Manager Standard, and Virtual Machines.

Required Exams & Training for Existing Candidates

PATH 1

PREREQUISITE: Become experienced with vSphere 6. A minimum of 6 months is recommended.

VSICM6: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [v6.0] N/A 2V0-620
VSOS6: VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.0] N/A 2V0-621
VSFT6: VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.0] N/A

NOTE: Any one of the above courses will satisfy training requirement, but both exams, 2V0-620 and 2V0-621, are required.

PATH 2 – For those with previous vSphere 5.x training, but are not VCP. Not valid for those with an expired VCP certification.

VSWN6.5: VMware vSphere: What’s New [V5.5 to V6.5]

 

N/A

 

2V0-620
2V0-621

NOTE: The above training is required, and both exams, 2V0-620 and 2V0-621, are required.

Required Exams & Training for New Candidates

PATH 1 – For those with current VCP5-DCV certification.

VSOS6: VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.0]

N/A

2V0-621D

NOTE: The above training is recommended, but exam 2V0-621D is required.

PATH 2 – For those with any current VCP certification.

VSOS6: VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.0]

N/A

2V0-621

NOTE: The above training is recommended, but exam 2V0-621 is required.

PATH 3 – For those with any expired VCP certification.

VSICM6: VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage [v6.0]

N/A

2V0-620

VSOS6: VMware vSphere: Optimize and Scale [V6.0]

N/A

2V0-621

VSFT6: VMware vSphere: Fast Track [V6.0]

N/A

NOTE: Any one of the above courses will satisfy training requirement, but both exams, 2V0-620 and 2V0-621, are required.