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


Learn how easy it is to use NSX-T to configure distributed firewalls, changing from a denylist to allowlist strategy.

15 minutes


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

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


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

30 minutes


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

30 minutes


Tour the tools you can use to gain operational visibility into your NSX for vSphere Infrastructure including Flow Monitoring and Traceflow.

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