This intensive, extended-hours training course focuses on installing, configuring, and managing VMware vSphere 5. This course combines the content of the VMware vSphere: Install, Configure, Manage course with advanced tasks and skills for configuring a highly available and scalable virtual infrastructure. The course is based on VMware ESXi 5.0 and VMware vCenter Server 5.0. Completion of this course satisfies the prerequisite for taking the VMware Certified Professional 5 exam. Students who complete this course may enroll in any of several more advanced vSphere courses.