The VMware IT Academy Program is an important component of VMware education programs. The academic institutions that agree to participate in the VMware IT Academy Program fulfill an important role in providing VMware education worldwide. These academic institutions operate as business alliances of VMware with an objective of delivering educational services to their students.
The VMware IT Academy Program is designed to introduce students to VMware technologies and equip them with VMware technical skills to compliment their chosen fields of study. VMware will provide selected academic institutions with course materials developed by VMware for this purpose. By instituting this program, VMware seeks to create a collaborative relationship with academic institutions whereby their students may obtain the VMware Certified Professional (VCP) status and other VMware certifications.
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NDG's NETLAB+ system
The Network Development Group (NDG), in collabation with the VMware IT Academy Program, enables academic institutions to host a virtual lab for the VMware IT Academy Program Install, Configure, Manage (ICM) course, using a NETLAB+ server appliance. NDG provides host schools with documentation and customized lab exercises to facilitate easy setup and delivery of the ICM course, using a NETLAB+ system.
SIGMAnet equipment and solutions provider
SIGMAnet, in collaboration with the VMware IT Academy Program enables academic institutions to purchase the necessary equipment and equipment solutions support for the VMware IT Academy. SIGMAnet is a top level VMware Gold Partner as well as a top-level solutions partner for all major computing and storage manufacturers. SIGMAnet is an education solutions provider for VMware, leveraging various major manufacturers. SIGMAnet is also the exclusive NETLAB+ server appliance Solution and Fulfillment partner globally. E-mail: AcademyOrders@SIGMAnet.com, or call SIGMAnet's Academy Sales Team Tel: 909.230.7065 (direct) or Toll Free: (866) 554-5535.