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HP Discover 2014: VMware and HP Simplify Virtualization

VMware and HP are working together to provide businesses with simple, scalable virtualization solutions. Check out these videos to find out how our joint virtualization solutions can make it easier for businesses to streamline their IT operations and reduce their IT operating costs.

Global Expansion of vCloud Air Continues

On the heels of unveiling our plans for a new vCloud Air data center in Germany at VMworld Europe and making vCloud Air generally available in Japan, we recently announced our plans to extend the service to Australia in the first half of 2015. Together, these three new sites will help to accelerate vCloud Air adoption by providing clients with more choice and flexibility to address their local compliance and data sovereignty needs. For more information about the offering, download the mToolbook.

Increased Incentives to Drive Profitability Through End of Year

Leverage VMware Power Plays…When you sell vSphere with Operations Management, Virtual SAN, or Horizon ENT & ADV you can earn an additional 10% on approved registrations through Advantage+ until Dec. 31, 2014. Learn more about our rewards.

Dare to Thrive at Partner Exchange 2015

This year VMware Partner Exchange 2015 has a Business/Technical focus and a goal of engaging with partners across the entire ecosystem, so don’t be surprised if it feels like it was created just for you. This event is an excellent opportunity to renew your VMware certification or validate new skills with significant discounts offered on exams. In addition, we are offering three days of pre-conference boot camps to help you achieve accreditations and Solution Competencies.  Register now and book your hotel room before January 14th to secure lodging.

SDDC Portfolio Service Offering Updates

The Cloud Automation Solution now includes vRealize Automation 6.1 and updates have been made to:

Plus Virtualization now includes vSphere Upgrade Service and vCloud Air includes Knowledge Transfer.

Can You Spare 60 Seconds on Virtual SAN?

VMware Virtual SAN is simple to deploy, it offers elastic scalability and high performance, and lowers the storage TCO by 50%. Watch this 60-second video to understand why and how to execute this highly customizable campaign through the Demand Center and start generate leads today.

Customer Promotions to Close Deals Prior to Year-End

Remember that the 25%-off upgrade-promotion from vSphere to vSphere with Operations Management ends Dec. 29th and the vCenter Operations Management Add-on with promotional CPU-based pricing ends on Dec. 15th. This is a great opportunity to remind your customers to place their orders soon, so that you can benefit from the associated partner incentives as well. Go here for promotional details.

New Key EUC Products are Available to Sell

Download the End User Computing (EUC) launch playbook for more detail on these key EUC products: VMware Horizon FLEX , VMware Workstation, and VMware Player Pro. With all of these products and solutions now generally available, visit the Quarterly Partner Briefing portal to learn more.

NEW Solution Brief on HP ConvergedSystem 200-HC EVO:RAIL

New workloads and new business demands are driving customers toward an open, software-defined data center (SDDC) with tightly integrated end-to-end compute, network, storage, and management resources.  HP ConvergedSystem 200–HC EVO:RAIL is the next step in IT evolution. It deploys quickly and enables faster responses to business demands, simplified infrastructure administration, and reduced operating costs. Read and share this  new solution brief.

 

VCIX-NV Certification is Now Available

The new VMware Certified Implementation Expert – Network Virtualization (VCIX-NV) certification validates your ability to install, configure, and administer NSX virtual networking implementations. Download the blueprint and learn more.