Try VMware Products Fast and Free with 30-Minute Lightning Labs

Got 30 minutes and an internet browser? Then you have everything you need to evaluate the features and functionality of VMware products with new, 30-minute Lightning Hands-on Labs. There’s nothing to install and it’s completely free. What are you waiting for?

Kubernetes is now part of vSphere. This interactive simulation will walk you through the steps to enable Kubernetes on your vSphere cluster. The developer API presents a new model for consuming virtual infrastructure using Kubernetes.

30 minutes


Explore the VMware Cloud on AWS console and SDDC details. Create a logical network and add a firewall rule to allow access to the vCenter Server running on VMware Cloud on AWS.

0:30 hrs


In this Lightning Lab, you will see how easy it is to use NSX-T to configure distributed firewalls, changing from a denylist to allowlist strategy.

15 minutes


Get introduced to the core capabilities of NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Avi Networks) in a vSphere environment.

30 minutes


Tanzu Mission Control provides a single control point for teams to more easily manage Kubernetes and operate modern, containerized apps across multiple clouds and clusters.

30 minutes


See how quick and easy it is to create and entitle a Horizon Desktop Pool in this Lightning Lab.

30 minutes


Learn about the latest release of vRealize Operations and get some insight into the artificial intelligence and machine learning enhancements that run self-driving operations.

45 minutes


Walkthrough the process of ordering a VMware Cloud on Dell EMC SDDC, configuring uplinks to connect to the data center networks through the included top-of-rack switches, enabling access to the SDDC vCenter, and more.

30 mins


In this lab, you will explore vSphere improvements and new features in ESXi and vCenter Server management and lifecycle.

30 minutes


vRealize Automation 8.0, a completely new codebase, with new integrations, & many new capabilities. It is built on a modern container-based microservices architecture, with improved scalability and performance.

45 minutes


Explore how easy it is to deploy vSAN using VMware's "QuickStart" guided cluster creation wizard!

30 minutes


In this lab, we will provide an overview of Azure VMware Solution. You will go through the steps to deploy a Private Cloud, connect the private cloud to an Azure Virtual Network, and access vCenter for your Azure VMware Solution private cloud.

30 min