VMware VCP550D exam is offered to current VCP5-DCVs who need to renew their VCP5-DCV credential. The VCP550D exam will be available through September 30, 2015 and offers some key advantages:
Based on new material between the vSphere 5.0/5.1 and vSphere 5.5 exams – you save hours of prep time
Available online – you can take it from any location
Far less expensive – you save money
If you hold a VCP5-DCV certification, this is the quickest route to recertification.