The AutoLab is an easy way to build a vSphere test and training lab on your laptop or desktop. Provided you have a modern PC or MAC with 8GB or more RAM and a VMware virtualization program (Workstation, Fusion or Player) you can rapidly build a lab. The AutoLab is a community project, built with the help of the community it is free to download and use, it contains only freely redistributable software. You will need to bring the licensed VMware and Microsoft software as well as your PC. The AutoLab is the ideal place to study for VMware certifications or learn about new technologies before you use them in production. There is a community at www.labguides.com which can help you if you have trouble along the way.