Virtualization with VMware: An Overview

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


Virtualization has become increasingly desirable in today’s IT infrastructures. Companies from small start-ups to enterprise environments are turning to virtualization, not only for testing, but also for full production environments now. This course examines the history of virtualization, the concepts behind virtualization, and how virtual machines and virtual infrastructures are used in today’s evolving IT world. It also covers the benefits of virtualization and how to evaluate whether virtualization should be implemented in your organization. The course provides an overview of VMware desktop, server, and datacenter technologies.

Target Audience

IT planners, systems designers, business analysts, strategic decision makers, technical engineers


Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

The Benefits of Virtualization

  • recognize the benefits of virtualization
  • recognize what virtualization can enable you to do
  • Evaluating Virtualization

  • identify the considerations for deciding whether to implement virtualization in an organization
  • recognize the purpose of a virtual machine and a virtual infrastructure
  • identify scenarios that indicate virtualization is suitable for an organization
  • Deciding Whether to Implement Virtualization

    VMware Desktop

  • recognize the purpose of VMware desktop products
  • VMware Server Products

  • recognize the features of VMware Server and VMware ESXi
  • VMware Datacenter

  • recognize the purpose of VMware datacenter products
  • VMware Technologies