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EOA of Basic Federal, NSX, and vSAN Support

Beginning August 6, 2018, the End of Availability (EOA) of Basic Federal Support and Basic Support for NSX and vSAN will take effect and the offering will no longer be quoted, although outstanding, active quotations will be orderable until their expiration. For more information, contact your VMware account or sales representative.

AirWatch & Workspace ONE SaaS Shift into Subscription Services on August 13

Key benefits of this change include a unified customer experience along with billing enhancements. To avoid any quoting or ordering interruption, be sure to check your organization’s Subscription Services status here. If your organization is not active (or enabled), you will see a box labeled ‘Sign Subscription Services Authorization Agreement’ on the right of the page.

New to Subscription Services? It’s strongly recommended that at least 1 person from your organization completes the VMware Operations Professional – Subscriptions Expert (VOPSE) accreditation (a free, on-demand course).

Adding Best-in-Class HCI with VMware vSAN

Hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) is already one of the most important initiatives driving the transition to the modernize the data center. As Grandview Research states, “In the next months 40% of large organizations and 35% of mid-tier organizations intend to shift from traditional architecture to hyper-converged infrastructure.” Learn more.

AirWatch Direct Customer Migration to the VMware Channel

In preparation for the August 13th migration to the VMware Channel, AirWatch customers with no previous VMware partner affiliation will be selecting an eligible VMware Solution Provider of their choice. Please ensure your contact email is up-to-date in Partner Locator, so that you may receive these customer inquiries. It’s important to note that to be eligible to resell to these migrating AirWatch customers, you must be Subscription Delivery Platform (SDP) enabled. Contact the AirWatch Migration Team with any migration questions.

NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud Quick Links

Visit the webpage and access the quick links below to learn more about VMware’s newest addition to the NSX Portfolio:

Find out how VMware vSAN 6.7 Meets Your Customers’ HCI Needs

This release offers features and capabilities that enable improves performance, usability, and consistency. Significant improvements to management and monitoring tools are matched by application consistency improvements. Learn more.

Partner Program at VMworld 2018 US – August 26-30 in Las Vegas

Register today – this year’s partner program includes 2 days of dedicated partner sales training, the partner general session, and access to the Partner Lounge throughout VMworld.

The partner program begins Sunday, August 26 at 2 PM. Hear our executives share the fundamental insights on VMware’s business, partner opportunities and incentives, our expanding ecosystem, and more. Start exploring the Content Catalog now and be sure to add all partner sessions to your conference agenda

It’s important to note that access to the partner program will be included with purchase of the VMworld 2018 full conference pass.

VMware Extends Commitment to U.S. Public Sector with VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US)

Announcing VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US), a forthcoming hybrid cloud service that will enable United States public sector agencies to leverage a common cloud infrastructure on premises and in the public cloud to further increase agility and security. VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US), which is on the path to secure FedRAMP authority to operate, was designed to improve IT efficiency and help lower costs as agencies transition to the cloud by enabling them to deploy and run applications on familiar VMware software-defined data centers (SDDC) on AWS GovCloud (US).

Delivered, sold and supported by VMware and its channel partners as an on-demand cloud service, and running on Amazon EC2 dedicated, elastic, bare-metal infrastructure, VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US) will be powered by VMware Cloud Foundation, the unified SDDC platform that integrates vSphere, VMware vSAN, and VMware NSX virtualization technologies.

Read the full press release to learn more.

Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to work in IT 2018: VMware Ranks #3 Among Large Organizations

VMware was named one of Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to work in IT 2018! VMware ranked #3 among large organizations in the U.S – click here for more information on the recognition.

VMware Integrated OpenStack 5.0 Launch

On May 21, 2018 VMware unveiled VMware Integrated OpenStack 5.0, the newest release of VMware’s OpenStack distribution that introduces new features to help customers simplify, scale, and secure production OpenStack environments. Based on the latest Queens OpenStack distribution, VMware Integrated OpenStack 5 enhances scale, security and Edge Computing support to accelerate digital transformation. It offers the fastest path to OpenStack deployment with a unified, open architecture spanning telco/NFV and private cloud use cases. It’s expected to be available by the end of VMware’s fiscal Q3, in both Carrier and Data Center Editions. Please read this press release and blog post for more information.