VMware vSphere: Design and Deploy Fast Track (VSDDFT)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Who should attend

Experienced system integrators; consultants responsible for designing and deploying vSphere environments.



Completion of the following courses:

Or equivalent experience with vSphere deployments

Course Objectives

This extended-hours training course (40% lecture, 60% hands-on lab) equips you with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to design and deploy a VMware vSphere® 6.0 virtual infrastructure. You follow a proven approach to design and deploy a virtualization solution that is available, scalable, manageable, and secure, and that uses VMware best practices. This course discusses the benefits and risks of available design alternatives and provides information to support making sound design decisions. In this course, you practice your design skills by working with peers on a design project. You also deploy components of a completed vSphere design. This course is based on VMware ESXi 6.0 and VMware vCenter Server 6.0.

By the end of the course, you should be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Assess the business and application requirements of the current environment
  • Understand and apply a framework to a design
  • Analyze design choices and best-practice recommendations
  • Design and deploy the core management infrastructure for an enterprise
  • Design and deploy the virtual data center for an enterprise
  • Design and deploy the compute infrastructure for an enterprise
  • Design and deploy the storage and networking infrastructures for an enterprise
  • Design and deploy virtual machines to run applications in a vSphere infrastructure
  • Design and deploy security, management, and recoverability features for an enterprise

Course Content

  • Course Introduction
  • Infrastructure Assessment
  • Core Management Infrastructure
  • Virtual Data Center Infrastructure
  • Compute Infrastructure
  • Storage Infrastructure
  • Network Infrastructure
  • Virtual Machine Design
  • Infrastructure Security
  • Infrastructure Manageability
  • Infrastructure Recoverability
Classroom Training

Duration 5 days

Price (excl. tax)
  • Germany: 4,250.- €
  • VMware Training Credits: 63 VTC
incl. catering
Catering includes:

  • Coffee, Tea, Juice, Water, Soft drinks
  • Pastry and Sweets
  • Bread
  • Fresh fruits
  • Lunch in a nearby restaurant

* Catering information only valid for courses delivered by Fast Lane.

Digital courseware Dates and Booking
Online Training
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This is a FLEX course, which is delivered both virtually and in the classroom.
19/12/2016 - 23/12/2016 Stuttgart Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
09/01/2017 - 13/01/2017 Munich Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
06/02/2017 - 10/02/2017 Hamburg Jahresendspurt Aktionstermin
06/03/2017 - 10/03/2017 Berlin
03/04/2017 - 07/04/2017 Frankfurt
24/04/2017 - 28/04/2017 Düsseldorf
29/05/2017 - 02/06/2017 Stuttgart
03/07/2017 - 07/07/2017 Munich
FLEX Training

Please see below our alternative, English language, FLEX course options.

21/11/2016 - 25/11/2016 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Bratislava
21/11/2016 - 25/11/2016 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Ljubljana
05/12/2016 - 09/12/2016 FLEX training This is an English language FLEX course.
Time zone: Europe/Sofia
13/03/2017 - 17/03/2017 Zurich VMware Special Aktionstermin
12/06/2017 - 16/06/2017 Zurich VMware Special Aktionstermin
21/08/2017 - 25/08/2017 Zurich VMware Special Aktionstermin
27/11/2017 - 01/12/2017 Zurich VMware Special Aktionstermin

Fast Lane Flex™ Classroom If you can't find a suitable date, don't forget to check our world-wide FLEX™ training schedule.