Are you looking for basic understanding of some of VMware products outside of just the core of vCenter and ESXi? If so, check out the free elearning courses offered by VMware Education. There are courses on Site Recovery Manager, vFabric, vCenter Operations Manager, vShield, vCloud Director, VMware View and What’s New in vSPhere 5.1. In addition there are courses on virtualizing Microsoft Tier 1 applications like Exchange 2010, SQL server and SharePoint.
The courses are the same content that VMware partners have used to attain accreditation for delivering VMware solutions for disaster recovery and virtualizing business critical application.
While these courses won’t replace VMware Education’s live online or instructor lead classes, they will help you to get a basic understanding of concepts, capabilities and design choices when working with the various products.
The english language version is available here.