VMware Horizon 8: Deploy and Manage



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Skill Level

VMware: Professional

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5 Days

1 Day



Classroom ILT




VMware: Professional


5 Days


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VMware Horizon 8: Deploy and Manage is a five-day combination course of VMware Horizon 8: Skills for Virtual Desktop Management & VMware Horizon 8: Infrastructure Administration. This training collection gives you the hands-on skills to deliver virtual desktops and applications through a single virtual desktop infrastructure platform. You will build on your skills in configuring and managing VMware Horizon 8 through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs. You learn how to configure and deploy pools of virtual machines and how to provide a customized desktop environment to end-users. Additionally, you will learn how to install and configure a virtual desktop infrastructure platform. You learn how to install and configure VMware Horizon Connection Server, VMware Unified Access Gateway, how to configure a load balancer for use with Horizon, and how to establish Cloud Pod Architecture


Audience profile:

Operators, administrators, and architects for VMware Horizon should enrol in this course. These individuals are responsible for the creation, maintenance, and or delivery of remote and virtual desktop services. Additional duties can include the implementation, support, and administration of an organization’s end-user computing infrastructure



In addition to their professional experience, students who attend this training should already have the following technical knowledge and VMware infrastructure skills:

  • Use VMware vSphere Web client to view the state of virtual machines, datastores, and networks
  • Open a virtual machine console on VMware vCenter Server and access the guest operating system
  • Create snapshots of virtual machines
  • Configure guest customization specifications
  • Modify virtual machine properties
  • Convert a virtual machine into a template
  • Deploy a virtual machine from a template


Learners should also have the following Microsoft Windows System Administration Experience:

  • Configure active directory services, including DNS, DHCP, and time synchronization
  • Restrict user’s activities by implementing group policy objects
  • Configure Windows systems to allow remote desktop connections
  • Build an ODBC connection to an SQL server database

VMware Overview

VMware has been at the forefront with innovative software solutions that enable a software-defined enterprise. To take advantage, organizations need IT professionals who possess the cloud and virtualization skills required to support these environments.

For nearly 8 years, Torque IT has maintained the status of VMware Authorized Training Centre (VATC) in Africa. Torque IT is the first South African owned VMware Authorized Training Centre (VATC) that has locally available skills and resources to offer our clients the broadest range of scheduled authorized VMware training courses, across our national offices, or onsite at any of our customer’s offices across Africa.

Torque IT has been the proud recipient of the prestigious (VATC) of the year award in Africa for four consecutive years. These achievements reflect our commitment to providing you with the highest quality skills development, enablement, training, and certification solutions that demonstrate exceptional depth, breadth, and expertise across Data Center Virtualization, Cloud Infrastructure, Data Center & Cloud Management, Network Virtualization and End-User Computing.