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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sales Tips for HP Smart Bundles for vSOM: Get in the Door with a Strong Disaster Recover Story

When looking for your “in” with a prospect, remember that virtualization is used not only for consolidation of servers, but also to enable new techniques for high availability (HA) and disaster recovery (DR). HP and VMware offer the perfect solution for midsize organizations on a budget: HP Smart Bundles for VMware vSOM provide modern DR and HA solutions and they start at just $20 k USD. Learn more.

VMworld 2013: Defy Convention

Register now for VMworld in San Francisco, August 25-29. Partners will learn how to defy convention by extending the benefits of virtualization to all data center services, as well as gain the tools needed to transform conventional remedies into seamless, agile solutions that dramatically simplify operations.

The Content Catalog is available. It includes detailed descriptions of designated tracks, sessions, speaker information, and hands-on labs to start planning for the experience now. It also features a ‘Site Menu’ that can be filtered by session type, tracks, level, and area of interests. There are already over 20 sessions in the Partner Track – with more to come. The Schedule Builder will be available on July 26 to secure a seat in the sessions in interest.

VMworld also includes a partner keynote and lounge, over 350 sessions to choose from, certification exam testing, a Solutions Exchange, numerous networking activities, and more. To stay current, join the VMworld group in Partner Link.

Earn More Selling Horizon Suite Upgrades

Desktop Competency partners can earn an additional 5% Solutions Rewards rebate on eligible Horizon SKUs by upgrading customers to Horizon Suite. This promotion is available through December 15, 2013. Learn more.

New VSP 5 Accreditation

The VMware Sales Professional (VSP 5) Foundation Accreditation has been updated with new solutions content that includes vSphere with Operations Management and a new module (Making the First Sale). Learn more.