VMUG Advantage Membership

VMUG Advantage

VMUG Advantage is the best way to gain the technical skills to accelerate your success with exclusive access to VMware applications and discounts on training, certifications, VMworld registration and more.

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VMUG Advantage provides members exclusive development opportunities with 365-day access to VMware solutions, discounted training, certification opportunities and more.



365-day evaluation license for personal use in a non-production environment.

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VMware Training Courses

Gain the knowledge and skills required to utilize your VMware tools to their fullest functionality. By leveraging VMware Education delivered by expert instructors, you will achieve deeper product insight and hear real-world best practices. Check out a list of eligible courses.

Available Courses


VMware Certifications

VMware offers world-class certifications recognized by the industry to validate and distinguish the technical competencies and expertise needed to install, manage, deploy and support VMware software.

VMware Certifications


VMware Certification Prep

VMware Advantage Members save 35% off VMware Exam Preparation Workshop: Network Virtualization Certified Professional (VCP-NV). This 4-hour training course focuses on preparing a candidate to take the VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization exam. The workshop includes an overview of the certification program, tips for preparing for the exam, an in-depth review of each of the objectives on the exam and sample questions broken down in video segments by a VMware Certified Instructor.

VCP-NV Workshops


VMware Lab Connect

VMware Lab Connect™ is a self-paced, technical training lab designed to enhance your learning experience. This VMware cloud-based on-demand, multi-platform lab environment extends the classroom experience so you can practice the skills learned from the instructor-led training class.

Available Courses


VMworld Discount

The only VMworld stackable discount! With over 500 unique sessions and labs, get the training, education and industry insights to help take your career to the next level and explore hundreds of exhibits that showcase the latest advances in virtualization and cloud infrastructure technology.

VMworld 2019 Information

New to Advantage: VMware TESTDRIVE

TestDrive is a fully featured, integrated and globally available product exploration environment provided for VMware for our Partners, Customers, and Employees.



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Group Subscriptions

For groups of two or more, discounted pricing is available. 
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In compliance with VMware EULA, subscriptions are limited to one subscription per individual. Please note that there is a 30-day limit on subscription refunds, for customers who have not downloaded EVALExperience software.

userquote1.pngqoutecircle.png“VMUG Advantage has given me an opportunity to use a portfolio of VMware products in my home lab, then I pitch those products my boss. I now have confidence in using NSX, vRealize Animation, and SRM – those are the things that I’ve never been able to play with before, but EvalExperience has let me do that.”— James Muller, Boston VMUG Leader