VMUG (VMware User Group) is an independent customer-led organization created to spread the knowledge on VMware related solutions through events, training and collaboration. Probably their best known “products” are VMUG meetings (looks like at least a meeting in any given day!). Number of local communities is always increasing, currently being around 230, ranging from 1 member in Mumbai chapter to over 5000 for Boston VMUG.
Second point of interest is around VMUG Advantage, a subscription program with some great offers:
- EVALexperience (365-day evaluation license for personal use in a non-production environment)
- 20% Discount on VMware Training Classes
- 20% Discount on VMware Certification Exams
- 35% Discount on VMware Certification Exam Prep Workshops (VCP-NV)
- 35% Discount on VMware Lab Connect
- $100 Discount on VMworld Attendance