HCX Bootcamp by Livefire

Livefire Solutions, Global Strategic Programs


Delivered by the VMware Livefire Solutions Team, the HCX Bootcamp is developed specifically to assist VMware partners and employees in building a Professional Services practice based on HCX solutions. The bootcamp is intended to equip attendees with the knowledge and skills necessary to design , implement and conduct complex application migrations based on the VMware ecosystem. Following a use case centric approach, students are tasked with migration solutions according to a detailed architecture based on customer business requirements. This HCX Bootcamp accelerates partner and employee readiness by increasing confidence and competence through architectural overviews, design workshops, and hands-on exercises for:

  • HCX ecosystem and features
  • Use case Analysis and Implementation
  • Troubleshooting and Operations

The VMware HCX Bootcamp is suitable for IT professionals, including system administrators, cloud architects, and virtualization engineers, who are responsible for managing and migrating workloads across hybrid cloud environments. Additionally, individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge of VMware technologies and expand their skills in workload mobility and disaster recovery will also benefit from this bootcamp.

  • Virtual instructor-led
  • 50% lecture, 50% Hands on Lab

Two (2) days of instructor-led classroom training

  • Basic understanding of VMware vSphere and virtualization concepts.
  • Familiarity with VMware vCenter Server and ESXi.
  • Experience with networking and network configuration in virtualized environments.
  • Proficiency in working with cloud platforms, such as Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure (optional).

This bootcamp is being offered by invitation only to VMware SI/SO, MSC and Ignite partners, along with internal customer-facing employees. Roadmap topics may be discussed; therefore, a signed NDA is required.

  • A full-size laptop, microphone and webcam
  • Secondary device is recommended for reading and lab materials, which are only delivered electronically
  • Please ensure you have the US Keyboard mapping added to your devices
Bootcamp Overview

The HCX Bootcamp by Livefire is designed to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge and skills in deploying, configuring, and managing VMware HCX, a powerful solution for workload migration and hybrid cloud mobility. This bootcamp equips learners with the necessary expertise to leverage VMware HCX to seamlessly extend their on-premises infrastructure to public and private clouds, enabling efficient application mobility and disaster recovery.

Bootcamp Objectives

By the end of the bootcamp, you will be able to meet the following objectives:

  • Understand the fundamental concepts of VMware HCX and its benefits in the context of workload migration and hybrid cloud mobility.
  • Learn the architecture and components of VMware HCX, including interconnectivity, network extension, and data synchronization.
  • Gain proficiency in deploying and configuring VMware HCX in various scenarios, such as on-premises to the cloud, cloud to on-premises, and cloud to cloud.
  • Master the techniques for workload migration using VMware HCX, including live migration, bulk migration, and cold migration.
  • Explore advanced features of VMware HCX, such as disaster recovery, multi-site federation, and hybrid interconnectivity.
  • Acquire troubleshooting skills for resolving common issues and optimizing the performance of VMware HCX deployments.
  • Understand best practices and recommendations for planning and implementing VMware HCX in different IT environments.
Agenda Topics

The bootcamp will focus on the following areas:

  • HCX Components and Migrations
  • HCX Networking
  • HCX Hyperscalers
  • HCX Operations