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VMware Simplify Exam Registration Process

How many times you find it difficult to schedule a VMware exam having to navigate between VMware and Pearson VUE site? You have to first seek authorization first before you can make any booking of a Professional or Advanced exam both require different authorization.  A post I did 2 years ago on the new system. As of 5th March 2016, these will no longer be needed.  You will no longer need multiple accounts; VMware myLearn and Pearson VUE.  All you need to do is just VMware myLearn account to register and you will be directed to Pearson VUE site and make your exam appointment.  No more exam authorization needed anymore! That what I call simplicity.  Finally!

VMware 2016 SDDC Pricing and Packaging Changes

Coming a new year VMware started to have some new changes to either pricing or bundling changes to existing Suites or Bundle.

The most changes and introduction of some new bundling was last year where vRealize Suite was introduced with vSphere with Operations Management (vSOM) and upgrade with vRealize Operation LogInsight (vROI) add on.

This year there are some streamlining of the bundle and pricing changes.  I will leave the price aside as this can be found easily or from your partners.  I will go through the changes starting from vSphere to vSOM to vROI to vCloud Suite and vRealize Suite.  Also new packaging for Virtual SAN (VSAN).

All changes is starting from 1st March 2016.


vCenter
Bundle with vRealize Log Insight for logging to 25 devices (vCenter server and/or hosts logs only)

vSphere 6.x
End of Availability for vSphere Enterprise edition.All editions namely; Essential Plus, Standard and Enterprise Plus.

vSphere with Operations Management (vSOM) 6.2
With the EOA of vSphere Enterprise…