The industry-recognized VCAP-DCV 2018 Deploy certification validates that you know how to deploy and optimize VMware vSphere 6.5 infrastructures. It proves that you have the knowledge and skills necessary to leverage best practices that provide a scalable and reliable virtualization platform for your organization.

Certification Path if you hold

1. Earn the VCP6.5-DCV

3. Pass the Advanced Deploy vSphere 6.5 Exam 2018 (3V0-21.18)

2. Pass the Advanced Deploy vSphere 6.5 Exam 2018 (3V0-21.18)

1. Earn the VCP6.5-DCV

3. Pass the Advanced Deploy vSphere 6.5 Exam 2018 (3V0-21.18)

1. Earn the VCP6.5-DCV


Certification Path


Why does the VCAP-DCV Deploy 2018 have a year designator as its version?

Data Center Virtualization solutions are frequently updated. Having a year as its certification version allows VMware to better maintain the exam and training content, and more importantly, provides certification candidates the ability to communicate how current their skills are in relation to other certifications.

Can I use my VCP6-DCV as a pre-requisite for the VCAP-DCV Deploy 2018 certification?

No, the VCP needs to be the same version as the VCAP you are pursuing. Since this is a new version of the certification, with new objectives, skills, and knowledge required, the VCP6.5-DCV is required for new candidates to earn the VCAP-DCV Deploy 2018.

Are the courses listed required?

No, but we strongly recommend them because they are designed to prepare you for this exam.

Do I have to complete the requirements in the order listed?

No, however we strongly recommend that you do so. Also, please note that successfully registering to take an exam does not imply that you meet the certification requirements in full.

What are the benefits of a badge?

A single source that combines your credentials and provides a complete overview of your skills.

Digital badges allow for you to easily share your accomplishments in social media.

Provides employers with easy, valid verification of your VMware credentials.

How do I share my badge?

When you’ve earned a VMware badge, you will receive an email notification alerting you to claim your badge. When you accept your badge, you’ll be brought immediately into a sharing workflow that allows you to share to Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, embed in a personal website, or share over email.