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

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