Several potential VCDX candidates from the Asia-Pacific region have reached out in recent weeks indicating that they are ready to submit applications but due to time constraints would be unable to attend the VMworld-based VCDX Defenses this year.
Many have asked for a more local VCDX Defense opportunity this year so I've opened up pre-registration for a possible VCDX4 and VCDX5 Defense event in Tokyo following the Tokyo vForum in November. The proposed dates are November 8-9, 2012.
To pre-register and show your interest in pursuing a VCDX credential at this proposed event please complete the survey here:
If there is sufficient demand we will strongly consider coming to Tokyo after VMworld Barcelona.
In Lieu of a VCDX Defense, VMware Certification will offer informational sessions at the Tokyo vForum on November 6-7, 2012 followed by a VCDX Prep Boot Camp on November 8th.
Registration for the vForum Tokyo Boot Camp is now open in mylearn:
The certification Team will return to Tokyo in April 2013 for VMware Partner Exchange with plans to offer a VCDX Defense at that time.