National CAE Designated Institution
  • Classroom
  • Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

This course introduces students to the benefits and drawbacks of virtualization related to performance, maintenance, security, and efficiency. Students will also learn about the different types of virtualization and how it relates to networks, storage, servers, data, desktops, and applications. Students will be introduced to VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V and learn to create and configure virtual machines.

Learning Objectives

  • A. describe Virtualization Architecture Concepts;
  • B. deploy Linux and Windows Operating Systems within Virtual Machines;
  • C. configure Network Settings between Virtual Machines; and
  • D. manage a Virtual Machine Infrastructure.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.