VMware vSphere Jumpstart

The VMware vSphere® Jumpstart provides you with a proof-of-concept on-site configuration and knowledge transfer using VMware ESX™ and VMware vCenter™


  • Accelerate your virtual machine deployment
  • Mitigate risk by leveraging experienced consultants and proven best practices
  • Provide a configuration workshop in your environment


  • Standard on-site installation of up to two ESX hosts and one VMware vCenter Server
  • Interactive workshop focusing on architecture, administration and operations
  • Best practices and knowledge transfer

Target Audience

Architects and administrators new to VMware ESX and VMware vCenter.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • VMware Certified Professional Consultant: Implements environment, conducts workshop, provides best practices knowledge about configuration, administration and ongoing infrastructure management
  • Customer Project Manager: Plans and coordinates jumpstart-related IT functions
  • Customer Systems Administrator: Responsible for server hardware, storage and networking
  • Customer Server Administrator: Responsible for operating system and applications

Other Services

  • Services for complimentary products such as VMware vShield is available for purchase separately

Pricing and Scope

  • Up to three (3) days on-site
  • Maximum of five (5) participants
  • Up to two ESX hosts and one VMware vCenter Server
  • VMware vSphere jumpstart delivered by a VMware Certified Professional (VCP) consultant from VMware or from a VMware Solution Provider
  • Contact your local VMware representative for pricing information


  • VMware ESX and VMware vCenter supported hardware and operating system environment
  • Minimum of 60GB local free space, supported storage
  • Conference room with projector and networked desktops/laptops running MS Windows® 2000 or higher

About VMware Professional Services

VMware Professional Services helps IT departments in companies of all sizes accelerate time to market, reduce deployment risk and maximize ROI as they adopt virtualization. VMware Professional Services and its extensive partner ecosystem comprises experienced IT professionals who provide consulting, technical account management, integration and deployment services, and education services for VMware products and solutions. As the largest services organization focused solely on virtualization, our consultants have in-depth expertise and use proven, repeatable delivery methodologies that have helped thousands of customers energize IT while saving energy—financial, human and the earth’s—through virtualization.

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