Part 1 of 3 in the VMware vSphere 5 series covers installing VMware vSphere 5. This comprehensive course will show you how to virtualize your server and network infrastructure in an innovative, efficient, and reliable way using VMware vSphere 5. You'll walk away from this course able to install and configure ESXi 5 and vCenter 5 and able to manage virtual machines, virtual storage, networking and you'll also know how to leverage advanced features such as VMware High Availability, VMware Fault Tolerance and more. To get the most from this course, you should know the basics of virtualization, and some experience working with VMware vSphere will be helpful, but is not required.
Elias Khnaser is a Research Vice President with Gartner for Technical Professionals (GTP). He covers public cloud computing and hybrid cloud computing. Mr. Khnaser's coverage is primarily focused on Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) along with platform as a service (PaaS) as it intersects with IaaS. Areas of focus include cloud computing adoption strategy, trends, technology, platforms and providers, exit strategy and multicloud.
Prior to joining Gartner, Mr. Khnaser was the CTO for Sigma Solutions. In that role, he directed the company's technical strategy and was a customer-facing executive engaging with client CIOs, architects and engineers on cloud, EUC and virtualization strategies.
He is well-published with six books and hundreds of blogs on Forbes, InformationWeek and VirtualizationReview.com. He has also presented at various Gartner and industry conferences.