VMware Desktop Virtualization Overview

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

Overview

Virtualization has become part of our everyday lives and companies from small start-ups to enterprise environments have turned to virtualization, not only for testing, but also for full production environments. This course takes a look at virtualization, the concepts behind virtualization, and how virtual machines and virtual infrastructures are used in today’s evolving IT world. In this course, you will learn about the features of the VMware desktop product suite, which includes VMware Workstation, VMware Player, VMware Fusion, and VMware ThinApp. In associating with the Desktop virtualization technologies, you will also explore the latest solutions for Enterprise mobility end-users through VMware Horizon features and the Workspace Suite. This course aims to equip you with the knowledge needed to decide which products best meet your organization’s need for virtualization.

Target Audience

IT planners, system designers, IT administrators, system analysts, strategic decision makers, and technical engineers

Prerequisites

None

Expected Duration

120 min.

Course Objectives

Course Introduction

Understanding the Role of Virtualization

  • understand the purpose of virtualization and what it can enable you to do
  • Identify Benefits of Using VMware Virtualization

  • recognize the benefits of using VMware virtualization technologies
  • Evaluating Virtualization Considerations

  • identify the considerations for deciding whether to implement virtualization in an organization
  • Criteria for Implementing Virtualization

  • identify the scenarios that indicate virtualization is suitable for an organization
  • Introducing Desktop and App Virtualization

  • recognize the need for desktop and application virtualization
  • Desktop and App Virtualization Products

  • define the key role of VMware’s desktop and application products
  • Classify Desktop and App Virtualization Products

  • identify the function and features of VMware desktop and application virtualization products
  • Managing Conversions with VMware vCenter Converter

  • describe the role and benefits of VMware Converter
  • Identifying Features of VMware vCenter Converter

  • identify the features of VMware Converter
  • VMware Fusion Overview

  • recognize the features and purpose of VMware Fusion
  • Defining VMware Fusion System Requirements

  • define the system requirement to install and run VMware Fusion
  • Identifying VMware Fusion Features

  • identify the distinguishing features of VMware Fusion
  • Recognizing VMware Fusion Usage Scenarios

  • recognize the virtualization scenarios suited to the features of VMware Fusion
  • Identifying VMware Player Features

  • identify the distinguishing features of VMware Player
  • Recognizing VMware Player Usage Scenarios

  • recognize the virtualization scenarios suited to the features of VMware Player
  • Identifying the Features of VMware Workstation

  • identify the features of VMware Workstation
  • Recognizing VMware Workstation Usage Scenarios

  • recognize the virtualization scenarios suited to the features of VMware Workstation
  • Benefits of Using VMware ThinApp

  • recognize the benefits of using VMware ThinApp
  • Recognizing Features of VMware ThinApp

  • recognize the features of VMware ThinApp
  • Identifying Common Uses for ThinApp

  • identify the common usage scenarios for VMware ThinApp
  • Exploring Workspace Suite

  • recognize what VMware Workspace Suite is and what it can do
  • Exploring AirWatch

  • describe AirWatch enterprise mobility management and its functionality
  • Exploring AirWatch Content Locker

  • define AirWatch Content Locker and recognize its functionality
  • Exploring VMware Horizon

  • recognize VMware Horizon and its functionality
  • Exploring VMware Identity Manager

  • define VMware Identity Manager and recognize its functionality
  • Exploring VMware Horizon Flex

  • define VMware Horizon Flex and recognize its functionality
  • Exercise: Choosing a VMware Desktop Product

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