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Monthly Archives: February 2013

New Services Software Solutions Tools

VMware Services Software Solutions streamline and simplify many virtualization-related tasks to accelerate and standardize consulting engagement services delivery. Launching today are two new tools: VMware Desktop HealthAnalyzer (for improving efficiency and accelerating the delivery of VMware View related services engagements), VMware Application Dependency Planner (for physical and virtual application discovery and to quickly gain an understanding of service dependencies).  Learn more about these and other Services Software Solutions Tools today.

HP Contrives Powerful Boot Camp Session at Partner Exchange

To provide VMware Partner Exchange attendees a significant ROI for their time, Global Diamond Sponsor, HP, is hosting a powerful boot camp session featuring contributions from HP and VMware executives and SMEs and industry analysts.  This full-day session, held on Feb. 25th, will focus on the advantages to unique value of our joint offerings, the tools and incentives to drive more revenue in 2013, and how to enable your customers with a cloud optimized data center. Register via Schedule Builder to save yourself a seat…and who knows, you may also walk away with one of the many door prizes.

Changes to the VMware Sales Rewards Program

The VMware VMware Sales Rewards Program will recognize and celebrate Partner Company Teamwork for our Solution Providers. Team leaders can redeem points for event tickets, along with VMware training and certification vouchers.

Q1 Partner Marketing Guide Available

Review the VMware Quarterly Partner Marketing Guide for the latest campaigns, tools, and resources available.

Partner Link Coming Soon

Developed on a secure social platform within Partner Central, Partner Link will be the new social community where partners can connect, share knowledge, ideas, and resources. We are piloting this site with a small group of partners this month, but it will be available to all partners in March. Stay tuned for details on how to join next month.

Solution Provider Program Simplified

Enterprise Solution Providers are required to hold only one Solution Competency. However, to maximize your customer value and increase profitability by 4x, we encourage you to attain more. Learn more.

Earn a 20% Solution Rewards Rebate

Attend the VMware live online training courses for VMware vCenter Configuration Manager and VMware vCenter Operations Manager to achieve your Management Competency and earn a 20% rebate toward VMware Solution Rewards. Learn more.

VMware Competitive Accreditation Update

vCA training has been reduced from three to two hours and updated to explain the competitive advantage for VMware’s latest products. Access Partner University for training.

What Would you Buy with Sales Rewards Points?

Register for a VMware Solution Competency accreditation boot camp at VMware Partner Exchange or take the online training by the end of Q1 and you could win 25,000 Sales Rewards points. Also in Q1, you can combine SPIFFS to earn up to 5,500 sales reward points per Ad+ Deal and 1,500 points for selling vSOM to new and existing customers.

Do (or Can) You Sell VMware SKUs Through an OEM?

The VMware OEM Revenue Credit Program allows you to earn VMware credit for OEM sales and simultaneously earn rewards from your OEM partners. Attend the ‘OEM and OEM Reseller Program Overview’ session at VMware Partner Exchange to learn more.