Home > Blogs > Partner News > Monthly Archives: July 2014

Monthly Archives: July 2014

Americas Q3 Partner Town Hall is July 31st

Register now to join vice presidents Frank Rauch and Brandon Sweeney for the Americas Partner Organization Q3 virtual Town Hall on July 31st at 9:30 AM PT.  During this event, they will review the state of the partner business, new segmentation strategy, product focus areas, updated Partner Incentive Program, and Q3 priorities. Don’t miss it.

How do Your Partner Renewals Rank?

Through the Partner Renewals Initiative (PRI), engaged partners are sent quarterly updates on their performance – including their In Quarter Contract Renewal Rate percentage and stack ranking. To learn more about the PRI initiative and/or how to become a high performer, we encourage you to review this FAQ along with the other assets found in the ‘Resources Box’. You can access your renewals opportunities at any time via Renewals Central (unique login is required).

VMware vCenter Log Insight 2.0 is Now Available to Sell

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. Download the Partner Playbook and be sure to leverage the latest on-demand videos and presentations from the Quarterly Partner Briefing portal.

Tools to Close Horizon 6 and DaaS Deals

On July 23rd, plan to join Frank Rauch, VP Americas Partner Organization, and other special guests for an executive-focused vmLIVE session on our alliance with Google. Plus, learn about the tools that you can use today to help you sell VMware Horizon 6 (with View) and Horizon DaaS. Register today.

VMware Horizon 6 is Now Available to Sell

Built to help our customers embrace the mobile cloud era, Horizon 6 delivers virtualized desktops or just applications through a single platform to end users. Be sure to leverage the latest on-demand videos and presentations from the Quarterly Partner Briefing portal to get the info you need to begin selling today.

VMware on HP ConvergedSystem Delivers Virtualization Simplicity

Just announced at HP Discover:  HP ConvergedSystem for Virtualization with VMware is making the vision of the software-defined data center a reality, by delivering virtualization, automation, and supporting infrastructure as complete, extremely efficient, all-in-one systems that are quick and easy to buy, deploy, support, and manage.  Download this new sales brochure to learn more.

VMworld 2014: No Limits!

Join us at VMworld 2014, August 24-28th, in San Francisco. Be sure to select Partner Day (Aug. 24th) when registering to confirm your attendance. View the Content Catalog now to get a comprehensive overview of the breakout sessions, labs, and group discussions of interest so that you’re ready to customize your own agenda when Schedule Builder goes live next week.

Show Off Your ‘Expertise’ Lines This Summer

It’s time to learn and earn… Visit Partner University this summer and within 2 hours you can get your vSphere with Operations Management sales and technical badges for free through online modular training. And, don’t forget to obtain/update your Server Virtualization Competency to earn 10% back-end rebate on every vSphere with Operations Management SKU sold (terms & conditions apply).

AirWatch SKUs in VMware Price Book

Effective July 1, 2014, AirWatch Cloud Subscription (SaaS) SKUs will be available on the VMware price book. You can now provide subscription-based AirWatch products deployed in the cloud to your customers. The AirWatch Partner Sales Training must be completed before you can sell. Refer to the AirWatch FAQ to learn more.

Partner Support Center Rebranded for Success

Our Partner Support Center (PSC) – traditionally a ‘reactive’ support center – has recently evolved to become the foundation in proactive partner advisory services. Going forward, this center will be referred to as the Partner Success Center (still aka PSC) to reflect the true nature of their enhanced services such as webinar training and outreach calls. The PSC will continue to offer you best-in-class support, with a strong focus on ease of doing business within each step of the journey. Take a moment to learn more.