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This foundational CBT Nuggets virtualization course prepares new IT professionals to recognize and use virtual networks and their technologies and software, and understand how they differ significantly from physical networks.
The increasingly popular and powerful technology of virtualization is promising a world of wider networks unrestrained by physical routers, switches and modems. The use of virtualized networks is attractive to organizations for a number of reasons - from stability and security to speed and reliability, not to mention cost and scalability. Whether you're a career professional who needs to understand what virtualization is and how it differs from traditional, physical networks, or you're an IT professional who hasn't encountered virtual networks and want to expand your skills, this training will show you everything you need to understand about the basics of networks that exist in the virtual world.
After finishing this Intro to Virtualization training, you'll know how to recognize and use virtual networks and their technologies and software, and how they differ significantly from physical networks.
For IT managers, this CBT Nuggets training can be used to onboard new IT professionals, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a CBT Nuggets reference resource.
Intro to Virtualization: What You Need to Know
This Intro to Virtualization training has videos that cover topics including:
- Fundamental concepts of networks and virtualization
- Knowing what certifications exist for virtualization expertise
- Recognizing jobs in the virtualization landscape
- Common terms, virtualization vocabulary and technologies
- Using server and desktop virtualization
- Understanding hypervisors and their use in virtualization
Who Should Take Virtualization Training?
This Virtualization training is considered foundational-level CBT Nuggets training, which means it was designed for new IT professionals with 6 months of experience — or no experience at all. This Virtualization course is valuable for new or aspiring IT professionals, experienced new IT professionals looking to validate foundational skills, and non-technical professionals.
Virtualization infrastructure user training. If you don't work directly in an IT job, trying to learn about network technologies can be frustratingly complicated. There are nuances and details about how information travels from one computer to another that are hard enough to follow — and that's before you get into the notion that the connections between the computers are virtual and not physical. This training brings those nuances and complications down to a simple level, making sure you understand what a virtual network is and how to interact with it if you ever have to.
New or aspiring IT professionals. New IT professionals owe it to themselves and their future careers to learn as much about virtual networks as you can. No matter what field within IT you end up working with, the way of the networked future is virtual, software-defined networks, and you'll need to understand them and how they interact with the technologies you work with in your own career. Become more versatile and more knowledgeable about the entire IT career field with this training.