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Data Centre Management with VMWare
State of the Industry

This course gives systems administrators the opportunity to learn how to deploy, configure and manage cloud infrastructures using Microsoft System Center 2012 R2. Specifically, this course is designed for students looking to execute the deployment and upgrading of a VMware-based cloud environment.

After completing the course, students will have hands-on experience with VMware vCenter Server, VMware ESXi, vSphere HA & Fault Tolerance and VMFS and NFS datastores.

The IT Skills and Salary Report conducted by Global Knowledge pegs VMware as one of the top IT certifications. It is the most sought after certification by recruiters hiring for virtualization. Among VMware certifications, the Data Center Virtualization (VCP- DCV) track is the most popular. This MCIT course will prepare professionals for these official certification courses.

​Class Schedule: Monday, Wednesday and Friday (6PM to 9PM)

Professional Benefits

VMware-certified professional work in a wide array of companies, from startups to global organizations. The usual annual salary range for such professionals is between $60,000 and $90,000

Who Should Apply

System administrators
Systems engineers

Data Centre Management with VMWare
Dwany H

Big Data Developer

Data Centre Management with VMWare
Rosana N

Java Developer

Data Centre Management with VMWare
Sihame B

BI Developer

Data Centre Management with VMWare
Amentor M


Eligibility and Requirements

High school diploma
A background in the field of networking would be a great asset although not compulsory
All other related pertinent experience

VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage

​Components of the software-defined data center
Install and use vSphere client
Overview of ESXi

​Virtual machines hardware and files, templates
vCenter server architecture
vSphere web client
vCenter server inventory objects

​Standard switches and virtual switch security
Storage protocols and storage device types
ESXi hosts using iSCSI and NFS storage
VMFS and NFS datastores

Modifying and cloning virtual machines
vSphere vMotion and vApps
virtual CPU and resource pools
Optimizing CPU and memory usage
Troubleshooting VM resource issues
vRealize operations manager ​

vSphere HA architecture
Configure and manage a vSphere HA cluster
vSphere fault tolerance
vSphere replication and data protection ​

vSphere DRS cluster
Host profiles
Host configuration compliance
Scan and remediate hosts ​

​vSphere update manager to manage ESXi patching
vSphere update manager plug-in
Install ESXi and vCenter server deployment options
vCenter Server installation



You shall receive a certification of completion towards the end of this course.

Furthermore, you can attempt this examination:

VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP6-DCV)


  • Taught by Industry Experts as instructors
  • Discount on Certification Program
  • Eligible to claim tax credit up to 25% of course fees
  • 24*7 Lab Virtual Desktop access
  • Evening and Weekend schedule
  • Vendor Authorized Training



After completing my diploma in business intelligence at Montreal College, I was able to land my first job at Bell Canada, where I am currently working with the Intelligence & Analytics team.

Abdulla Alkhuzai — BI Student
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