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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Global Support Renewals Incumbent Reports

Incumbent Reports are generated by VMware for you to check the health of your business and view your customer’s entire portfolio. If you haven’t already been using these reports, set yours up today. Learn more.

Online Renewals Country Launch Update

Online Renewals is now available in all APJ countries, excluding Japan. In addition to being able to renew their contracts through a partner, customers can renew support contracts below $3,000 USD via a self-service model, starting from 60 days before the contract expires. Learn more.

Receive a $1,500 rebate for Management Competency Training

The Management Competency Race to Profits $1,500 USD training rebate has been extended to October 31, 2013. Due to the high demand for hands-on Management training, some partners were unable to participate last quarter. So make sure to register today as classes fill up quickly and the funding is limited. Learn more.

Your Chance to Experience 2014 World Cup in Brazil

Top participating partners in the Team Rewards program could win a trip to the 2014 World Cup. Note that all of your sales from April 1 through September 30th will count. Review these Terms and Conditions and make sure you are participating.


Update Registrations as Deals Progress

Partners now receive emails 60 days prior to ORAN expiration, reminding you to update registrations as opportunities evolve. Any updates made to your registration form are sent to the VMware sales team to help facilitate engagement. Update your registrations today.

Register for Q3 APO Town Hall

Join Vice Presidents Frank Rauch, Americas Partner Organization and Brandon Sweeney, VP, U.S. Mid-Market Customer Segment for the virtual APO Town Hall on September 11th as they share highlights from VMworld including the latest news in terms of strategy, products, and programs to help you succeed in the market. Learn more.

‘Take the Easy Route’ to Selling a VSPEX EUC Mobility Solution

Through our partnership with EMC, we bring you VSPEX – simple, efficient, flexible reference architectures that transform and expand virtualization into cloud computing. VSPEX provides the foundation that enables delivery of flexible and mobile desktops to customers, wherever they are, while maintaining control and security in the data center. VSPEX solutions sold with VMware Horizon Suite enables secure remote access across multiple devices, and allows customers to effectively support bring your own device initiatives. To help you sell this new solution, we’ve launched a multi-touch Grid campaign that targets IT managers and executives.

Social Media Syndication: How Does it Work?

VMware partners are loving the Social Media Syndication tool. View the info-graphic to learn more and get started today.



EMC Forum Roadshow – 2 August stops in South Africa

The EMC Forum roadshow is underway, visiting 37 European cities. Be sure to bring your customers by our booth and breakout session to learn more about the joint VMware and EMC value. First stops will be Cape Town and Johannesburg next week, we look forward to seeing you there.

VMworld 2013: Customize Your Experience

Attend VMworld your way by leveraging Schedule Builder. This year we have 350+ in-depth sessions – including a Partner Track with 20+ partner-specific sessions ranging on topics from acquiring new customers to expanding your business by cross-selling VMware solutions and services – 26 hands-on labs, and networking opportunities with industry experts and other IT professionals for you to choose from. And, you’re not going to want to miss the partner-specific activities… In particular, the Partner General Session on Sunday, Aug. 25th, from 2:30-4pm, offering a keynote address from Dave O’Callaghan, our new SVP of Channels & Alliances.

Also, now for the seventh year in a row, our exclusive media partners, TechTarget and SearchServerVirtualization.com, will host the Best of VMworld 2013 Awards. So make sure to join us on August 27th at 12 PM in the Solutions Exchange Theater, as an appointed team of experts and editors select this year’s winning products from more than 200 entrants.