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Education andCertification

Preparing for the NCP Exam

Tuesday May 7, 9:00am - 5:00pm

This one-day course, led by expert Nutanix Instructors, will review the knowledge objectives and skills covered by the Nutanix Certified Professional (NCP) 5.5 exam, give you experience through hands-on labs with the key concepts of administering a Nutanix environment, and help you develop a plan for further study.

All participants will receive a voucher for 1 free attempt of the NCP exam that can be redeemed at .NEXT or anytime in the following month (a $199 value!).

The cost for this class is $699 and space is limited to 100 students.

To sign up for this course, add it to your .NEXT event registration on Step 2.

Exploring Nutanix

Tuesday May 7, 9:00am - 12:30pm

The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud – comprised of the Nutanix Distributed Filesystem (NDFS), App Mobility Fabric (AMF), and Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) - has evolved into a powerful, efficient platform that allows workloads the ability to seamlessly move between hypervisors, cloud providers, and other supported platforms.

This free half-day seminar will introduce you to the core features and benefits of Nutanix AOS, AHV, and Prism, giving you the basic foundation you need to build on during your week at .NEXT. Our expert Nutanix instructors will show you the fundamental components of the Nutanix Enterprise Cloud, including:

  • Prism Central
  • Xtract (VM migration)
  • Security Guidelines (STIG)
  • Self-Service Restore (SSR)
  • X-ray (HCI testing app)

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Developer Day

Tuesday May 7, 9:30am - 4:30pm

Hear from the actual developers of Nutanix software and APIs - and best of all, learn how to take advantage of our new cloud-native development products to launch your team to the hybrid cloud era. After lunch, our most innovative customers will share how Nutanix has made their developers' lives better, and then we'll get hands-on in a lab of your choice. Developer Day is NEW for .NEXT 2019, the cost is $599 and includes access to the course and Day 2 of the conference. Click here for more information and to apply.

Certification Exam Center

- Tuesday May 7, 8:00am - 5:00pm

- Wednesday, May 8, 11:15am - 5:30pm

- Thursday, May 9, 10:00am - 3:30pm

Leave Anaheim with a brand new certification to add to your resume!

All Technical (NCP and NCAP), Sales (NCSR), and SE (NCSE) certification exams will be available to .NEXT attendees for free.

Note: the Exam Center is BYOD, so bring your laptop or tablet with you to access the exam.

Hands on Labs

- Tuesday May 7, 1:00pm – 5:00pm

- Wednesday, May 8, 11:15am - 5:30pm

- Thursday, May 9, 10:00am - 3:15pm

Come in and get hands-on time with Nutanix technologies in a self-paced lab environment. Learn about Nutanix products and features with labs such as:

  • Buckets - Learn how simple it is to manage your unstructured data with Nutanix Buckets, an integrated, scalable S3-compatible object store.
  • Calm - Create a one-click self-service capability to automate application provisioning and lifecycle management across multiple environments, making the entire IT infrastructure more agile and application-centric.
  • Cloud Native - Learn how Nutanix Cloud Native products solve complexity and deployment challenges in an IT environment, by building a cloud-based application leveraging Nutanix Karbon, Era, and Buckets.
  • Era - Learn how to provision and manage databases quickly using Nutanix Era.
  • Essentials - For those that are new to Nutanix, this is the lab for you. Get familiar with the Prism UI and learn how to set up a virtual environment running on Nutanix.
  • Files - Administer Nutanix Files and see the simplicity and scalability available in a multi-protocol (SMB, NFSv4, NFSv3) Nutanix file server for the Enterprise Cloud.
  • Flow - Learn how to create a powerful distributed firewall with application-centric policy management with Nutanix Flow.
  • Karbon - Learn how to deploy a highly available Kubernetes cluster and operate web-scale workloads with Nutanix Karbon.
  • Xi Frame - Learn how to deliver a seamless VDI or Application Virtualization experience for your users, whether on-prem or in the cloud, with Nutanix Frame.
  • Xi IoT - Learn how to leverage the intelligent edge using Xi IoT, Nutanix's Edge Computing Platform.
  • Xi Leap - Learn how to protect your data using the Hybrid Cloud with the first No-Install Disaster Recovery service with Xi Leap.

How to Register:
Visit the Hands On Lab registration desk outside of ACC North Room 257 to take part in the new, self-paced labs. Our 50 seats will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. Labs will take approximately 15 minutes each, and you may choose to take one lab, or multiple.

All seats full? No need to stand in line! Join our waitlist and we will text you when your seat is ready so that you can enjoy all that .NEXT has to offer.

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