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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Virtual SAN is Available to Sell

Virtual SAN is an essential element of the software-defined-data center. By enabling storage as software running on vSphere, Virtual SAN enables a fundamentally new way to provision and manage storage in virtual environments. We are pleased to announce that Virtual SAN is available to sell now. To learn more about Virtual SAN and how it will transform the way your customers manage their storage, listen to this one-hour webcast replay of the Virtual SAN launch event held on March 6th and download the Virtual SAN Partner Launch Playbook today.

vCloud Hybrid Service UK General Availability

The UK data center for vCloud Hybrid Service is generally available which allows our worldwide customers to take advantage of a Hybrid Infrastructure as a Service footprint internationally. All U.S. Hybrid Cloud competency partners will be able to sell capacity in the UK data center to service UK customer offices (transactions in USD with customer bill-to location in the U.S.). To transact on this service, you will need to attain a Hybrid Cloud competency.

Accelerate Your vSphere with Operations Management Sales

Use the new vSphere Optimization Assessment program to demonstrate the power of vSphere with Operations Management. Consider it a mini ‘health check’ – a view into your customer’s health, risk, and efficiency of their IT infrastructure. The program provides you with everything needed to engage customers, install an evaluation license, show the assessment, and sell the product – all customizable and customer-specific. To learn more, partners in EMEA should plan to attend the vmLIVE session on March 25th (note date changed from the 11th), while NORAM partners are encouraged to listen to the vmLIVE replay found here.

HP ProLiant Servers Receives 6th World Record Score

VMware has recognized the HP ProLiant DL580 Gen8 Server with a world record, #1 VMmark performance score of 34.37 @ 28 tiles. That’s a performance increase of 69.7% and ten more tiles than HP’s previous 4S result. This is also HP’s sixth world record VMmark score, meaning that customers can confidently turbo-charge their critical, data-intensive virtualized workloads with breakthrough performance on a selection of HP ProLiant servers. Read more.

Attn: North America Partners… Resources to Maximize Your Reality

Join us on March 6th at 9:30 a.m. PT, for this post conference marketing vmLIVE to hear how you can adapt new resources to become the master of your OWN reality. You’ll hear what’s hot, what’s new, and learn about the options for turning these standard tools into a WOW factor for your business.