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Monthly Archives: May 2014

June 4th Special vmLIVE: Unleashing New Levels of Innovation for the Mobile-Cloud Era

Sanjay Poonen, Executive VP & GM of our EUC Business Unit will host a special, executive vmLIVE Session  on June 4th. Register now so that you don’t miss the opportunity to hear our executives discuss the game changing capabilities of the VMware Horizon 6 launch and the opportunity for partners to expand the breadth of their desktop solution offerings. Sanjay will be joined by Sumit Dhawan, VP & GM of Desktop Products for EUC, who will detail the differentiating features and innovations within Horizon, as well as lead an interactive discussion with leaders from Google and F5 (who are partnering with us on joint solutions for the mobile-cloud era).

Obtain a Badge and Show Off Your Expertise

Proudly displaying one of our new sales or technical badges for vSphere with Operations Management is the quickest and easiest way to show your expertise to customers. You can earn yours in 2 hours or less by completing an online course and passing the test.

Have You Offered Your Customers the Free 30-Day Evaluation and Optimization Assessment Yet?

Use this Grid campaign to encourage your customers to request a vSphere Optimization Assessment and download an evaluation trial of vSphere with Operations Management or vCenter Operations Management Suite. This will help them see the benefits they can achieve from a single pane of glass view of their virtualization infrastructure.

Help Us Improve Partner Central

As part of an on-going effort to provide our partners with the best support, we would appreciate it if you could take this 5-minute survey. Your input will help us identify what is most important to you when interacting with us online.

What Does it Take to Get Into the DaaS Business?

Interested in the desktop as a service (DaaS) market? Want to learn more about VMware Horizon DaaS? Attend this dedicated webinar on May 28th to find out.

VMware Horizon 6 – Launch Recap

Built to help our customers embrace the mobile cloud era, VMware Horizon 6 delivers virtualized desktops or just applications through a single platform to end users. To learn more, visit the Quarterly Partner Briefing portal and leverage the Partner Launch Playbook. And, be sure to share the launch event replay with your customers.

Take Action – Access to Same Strategy and Roadmap Learning Path as VMware Sales

To help you guide your customers in their strategic planning efforts, we’ve added several 5-minute product overview videos that feature our leaders and technologists discussing innovation and differentiation across our product suites and solutions (SDDC, vCloud Suite, and Horizon Suite). To ensure you can deliver the same vision as our sales teams, bookmark the page and start accessing the videos, presentations, and whiteboards today.

Introducing VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0

VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0 delivers the best log management solution for your customers’ vSphere-based environments, with up to 6X faster query performance than the leading solution. vCenter Log Insight seamlessly integrates with vCenter Operations Management Suite to provide the operational intelligence your customers need to proactively enable faster troubleshooting and better operational analytics in heterogeneous and hybrid cloud environments.

vSphere is the First and Only Hypervisor to run SAP HANA in Production

Running SAP HANA on VMware vSphere and HP Converged Infrastructure is the next step in the evolution to a software-defined data center. Find out how VMware, HP, and SAP are delivering unprecedented agility, simplicity, and speed of cloud for your customers. Read more here.

vCloud Hybrid Service – What’s all the Excitement About?

First, it won Best in Show for Cloud at Interop 2014. This win adds to our growing list of vCloud Hybrid Service awards and honors. We also announced the general availability of VMware vCloud Hybrid Service – Disaster Recovery. For organizations with limited or no disaster recovery solutions in place, vCloud Hybrid Service ‐ Disaster Recovery is a simple, cloud-based recovery solution that liberates firms from constrictive contracts, inflexible environments, and high price points. Visit the Quarterly Partner Briefing portal for an overview. Plus, now available in the Hybrid Cloud library are Solution Enablement Toolkits (SETs) for vCloud Hybrid Service Fundamentals and Disaster Recovery.