VMUG Advantage – Overview
VMUG for VMware User Group is a community of vMware technology’s users. The community’s website is available at this address: www.vmug.com
The purpose of this community is to participate in local or regional gatherings of users, to exchange and to help each other.
There is a free account and a paid account (Advantage) to which I have subscribed. The free account lets you participate in the community, webcast and events.
Subscription to VMUG Advantage provides certain benefits (in 2017):
- EVALExperience: I will discuss it below… It is the reason for my subscription.
- 20 % on VMware courses;
- 20 % on passing VMware certifications;
- 35 % on mock exams;
- 35 % on VMware Lab Connect;
- 100 € discount on VMworld ticket;
- Exclusive package of VMware NSX training and certification.
EVALExperiencelets you have valid evaluation licenses throughout the period of VMUG Advantage subscription. I use these licenses as a part of my vLAB. Moreover, it is being updated regularly. I had the vMware Workstation 14 Pro ® license a few days after its official release.
Here is the list of products:
- VMware Fusion 10 Pro
- VMware Workstation 14 Pro
- VMware NSX
- VMware vRNI
- vRealize Automation Enterprise
- VMware vSphere with Operations Management Enterprise Plus v 6.x
- VMware vCenter Server Standard v 6.x
- VMware Virtual SAN
- VMware Horizon Advanced Edition
- VMware vCloud Suite Standard
- VMware vRealize Operations 6 Enterprise
- VMware vRealise Orchestrator
- VMware vRealize Log Insight
- VMware vRealize Operations for Horizon
… As can be seen, there are still many available products.
As for the price, there are 3 possible choices:
- 1 Year: 200 $
- 2 Years: 360 $
- 3 Years: 510 $
Once the subscription is done, products will be available at this website address:
That’s it! If you have any questions and comments about VMUG, do not hesitate to ask!
See you soon, bbes