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Corporate Virtualization Training Program at St. Edward\'s Professional Edcuation Center in Austin, TX

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  1. 1. St. Edward’s University Professional Education Center Virtualization Training Program Teri Turner Programs & Services Advisor 512.342.4103 [email_address] February 10, 2010
  2. 2. Virtualization Defined O O Hardware Virtualization Hardware Operating System Applications running inside a Virtual Machine Operating System Operating System Presentation Virtualization Application is Hosted on another Physical Machine & the UI is displayed else- where. Application Virtualization Just the application is hosted in a virtual session Virtualization separates work from the underlying physical machine allowing for multiple instances of a task and the ability to easily move work. In a word Virtualization creates Flexibility . O O User Interface Thin Client St. Edwards Professional Education Center's Virtualization Program Physical Machine Virtual Sessions
  3. 3. Goal: Return on Innovation 30% 70% Non-Discretionary IT Spend <ul><li>$140 billion in excess server capacity is installed WW </li></ul><ul><li>$8 is spent maintaining legacy IT for every $1 invested in new IT infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>50¢ is spent to power & cool servers for every $1 in server spending today </li></ul><ul><li>Constructing a new data center costs approx. $1,000 per square foot. </li></ul><ul><li>Compared with new server spending, management/administration costs are growing 4X faster and power/cooling costs are growing 8X faster </li></ul>St. Edwards Professional Education Center's Virtualization Program
  4. 4. Benefits of Virtualization <ul><ul><li>Data Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Availability (software / hardware fault tolerance) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scalability/Time to Deployment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Power Consumption </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disaster Preparedness and Recovery </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Manageability (Break/Fix, Policy Compliance, Device Provisioning/De-provisioning, Move/Adds/Changes, and Software Deployment) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>System management vendors will find they are no longer managing physical servers but physical servers and virtual servers. -- IDC Assertions 2006 </li></ul>St. Edwards Professional Education Center's Virtualization Program
  5. 5. Participant Goals <ul><li>VMware Certified Professional (VCP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gain the in-depth skills and industry-recognized certification on VMware technology. The VMware Certified Professional Program is designed for any technical person who wants to demonstrate their expertise in virtual infrastructure and increase their potential for career advancement. The high standards expected of a VCP means it is one of the most sought after certifications in the industry. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Become a VCP to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Demonstrate your VMware software technical expertise to your customers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase customer confidence levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Display the VMware Certified Professional logo on your business card or website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Increase IT skills increasing students chance of being hired for a variety of positions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VCP admin is the most sought after skill in the world </li></ul></ul>St. Edwards Professional Education Center's Virtualization Program
  6. 6. St. Edward’s PEC Virtualization Program <ul><li>Courses : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtualization introduction and planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VMware View4 (Desktop Virtualization) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VMware Virtualization Fastrack certification program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtualization Test Prep Class (1 Day) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtualization Boot camp = Fastrack + VMware View4 + Test Prep Class </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtualization vSphere storage design </li></ul></ul>St. Edwards Professional Education Center's Virtualization Program
  7. 7. Course Detail <ul><ul><li>Virtualization introduction and planning (1 day) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introduction to Virtualization, What is virtualization? Virtualization Products and companies, Virtualization customer use cases, Virtualization vocabulary. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VMware View4 (Desktop Virtualization) (3 days) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 Days Overview This hands-on training course builds your skills in the VMware View suite of products: VMware View Manager, VMware View Composer, and VMware ThinApp™ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Who Should Attend? System administrators and system integrators experienced with VMware vSphere™ who are responsible for their organization’s deployment of VMware technology for virtual desktop infrastructure . </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VMware Virtualization Fast-track certification program (5 Days) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>This hands-on training course explores installation, configuration, and management of VMware® vSphere™, which consists of VMware ESXi/ESX™ and VMware vCenter™ Server. Upon completion of this course, you can take the examination to become a VMware Certified Professional. The course is based on ESXi 4.0, ESX 4.0, and vCenter Server 4.0. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Who Should Attend? System administrators, systems engineers, and operators responsible for ESXi, ESX, and/or vCenter Server. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VMware Virtualization Test Prep Class (1 Day) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>VCP certification preparation for VMware test. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Virtualization Boot camp = Install & Config + Fast-track (10 days) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Intensive 10 class intended to allow students to become certified and skilled in vSphere installation and administration of a Small business and Enterprise Virtual Server environment. Covers not only Virtual Servers but Desktop Virtualization as well. At the end of 10 days students will be prepared for VCP certification. Includes $175 dollar voucher to take exam and a netbook. </li></ul></ul></ul>St. Edwards Professional Education Center's Virtualization Program
  8. 8. Questions & Registration <ul><li>For information on courses, location, local lodging in beautiful Austin, TX contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Teri Turner </li></ul><ul><li>Programs & Services Advisor </li></ul><ul><li>512.342.4103 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>St. Edwards Professional Education Center's Virtualization Program

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