Free VMware Education and Training Resources

Hands-on Labs

Hands-on Labs allow you to experience products in a virtual lab environment anytime, anywhere. No installation, license or special hardware is required, and you can get started in just minutes.  Browse the catalog of 80+ labs.

vSphere Central

Interactive guide to disseminate information and technical considerations related to vSphere environments.

vSphere Blogs

Learn anything and everything about vSphere from VMware’s experts

VMware Learning Zone – Online Webinars

Training content spanning the entire VMware product suite equipped with live community events and contribution program

VMware Training & Certification Special Offers & Beta Classes:

From here you can learn about our current promotion of 6 months of complementary access to our Premium Content in VMware Learning Zone, which has OnDemand courseware, certification exam preparation, and labs

Digital Workspace TechZone

VMware Technical Marketing team’s informative tutorials for commonly seen use cases for Workspace ONE and Horizon products

KB Articles – Digest

Blog posts covering everything from use cases to release notes spanning the entire VMware product suite. Click here to view the Top 20 KBs Per Product

VMware Tech Pubs

VMware YouTube channel where users can view product, conceptual, and procedural information from VMware team members

Free Self-paced Fundamentals eLearning Classes

Free training courses covering VMware product fundamentals

VMware Flings – Cutting Edge Tools

VMware tries to prioritize every customer ask but sometimes we require the help of our VMware community. Flings are helpful tools written by VMware employees to help make the live of the users of our products simpler and more efficient.

Product Walkthroughs

Interactive guide for deep dives into core VMware products

VMware Pathfinder – Your Path to Digital Transformation

A one stop shop for all VMware product experiences to learn, evaluate, and validate VMware’s solutions for your organization

vSphere Assessment Tool

Take advantage of the enhanced security and operational efficiencies available in the latest vSphere release by leveraging the vSphere Assessment Tool, a simple, online and offline tool to help jump-start your vSphere upgrade.

VMware Validated Designs

Comprehensive and extensively tested blueprints to build a Software-Defined Data Center with detailed guidance on how to operate efficiently.

VMware on VMware Best Practices

VMware literally runs on VMware products, apps and solutions, and we are honored to share our achievement and innovative initiatives. VMware IT partners with all parts of the business, including R&D, to deploy VMware products in our environments, and with Sales to share our product deployment journey with Customers.  This site features, blogs, webinars and events related to VMware using VMware products to operate the company.

VMware Webcasts

Series of on-demand webcasts covering a variety of VMware products and topics.

VMware Education Course Catalog: Here you will find up-to-date information about all new and available courses – including vSphere, vSAN, NSX, vRealize, Workspace ONE and more.

VMware Cloud Journey Blogs

This site is intended to highlight application deployment and day-to-day operations in the native public cloud. Our content is designed to identify your problems in running applications on public cloud or with cloud native principles. Our goal is to highlight best practices and potential solutions. If you are trying to operate in the public cloud, and are working through recurring issues, or need help understanding how to develop and maintain best practices, contact us!

VMware Radius: Stories at the Edge

Radius delivers news, insights, perspectives and thought leadership that keep you ahead of the curve.

VMware Configuration Maximums

This Configuration Maximums tool provides the recommended configuration limits for VMware products. When you configure, deploy and operate your virtual and physical equipment, it is highly recommended you stay within the limits supported by your product. The limits presented in the tool are tested recommended limits and are fully supported by VMware.

VMware TAM Newsletters

VMware Technology Network Newsletter Archive.  These newsletters contain a variety of topics based on both industry and VMware news.

Replay All VMworld US and Europe Breakout Sessions

Watch VMworld session videos back through 2016.

Virtually Speaking Podcasts

The Virtually Speaking Podcast is a weekly technical podcast dedicated to discussing VMware topics related to storage and availability. Each week Pete Flecha and John Nicholson bring in various subject matter experts from VMware and within the industry to discuss their respective areas of expertise.

VMware Security Advisories

VMware Security Advisories document remediation for security vulnerabilities that are reported in VMware products.  Sign up on the right-hand side of this page to receive new and updated advisories in e-mail.

VMware Posters

VMware Technical Marketing creates amazing posters for select products and technologies. They are suitable for printing.

Free VMware Product Evaluations

VMware provides two ways for you to try our products free for 60 days:

  • Hands-on Labs allow you to experience products in a virtual lab environment anytime, anywhere. No installation, license or special hardware is required, and you can get started in just minutes.
  • Evaluation versions of products can be downloaded and installed in your own environment and are fully functional for a limited time.
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