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Monthly Archives: September 2014

VCPs Can Recertify for 25% Less

If you are a current VMware Certified Professional (VCP), you can save 25% off your next VCP exam taken before Jan. 1, 2015.  The discount is good towards any of the following exams:

  • VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization
  • VMware Certified Professional 5 – Desktop
  • VMware Certified Professional – Cloud
  • VMware Certified Professional – Network Virtualization

This is a great opportunity to save money and get recertified before the Mar. 10, 2015 deadline – reference recertification policy.

Cloud Application Platform Training Moved

Visit the Pivotal Partner Academy for the latest Cloud Application Platform training. VMware Application Management and Data Management competencies will no longer be offered, however those of you who already have these competencies will maintain your current access and partner level.

Quarterly Partner Briefing Launches October 8th

Mark your calendar to visit the Quarterly Partner Briefing portal on October 8th. The Partner Briefing portal is the quarterly forum for us to share with you the latest information on our upcoming product and solution launches, along with other important announcements and programs.

New VCAP5-DCD Exam Released

Last month we released a new exam to qualify candidates for the VMware Certified Advanced Professional 5 – Data Center Design (VCAP5-DCD) Certification, which is based on vSphere v5.5. Passing either of the available exams will earn you a VCAP5-DCD certification, if you have also met the pre-requisites.

AirWatch On-Premise SKUs Now Available on VMware Price Book

You can now transact on AirWatch products deployed in the cloud and on-premise. Gain access to sell the VMware On-Premise SKUs by taking the AirWatch Cloud Sales Training in Partner University and by taking the discounted On-Premise training through the ‘All Access and Certification’ track at an upcoming AirWatch Connect event.

Several New SETs Now Available

A Solution Enablement Toolkit (SET) is a collection of sales, marketing, technical, and service delivery assets that enable partners to create and deliver their own packaged solutions. Available now to all partners are these new SETs: Software-Defined Storage Accelerator, vCloud Air (formerly vCloud Hybrid Service) Fundamentals and Disaster Recovery, vCloud Government, and Horizon with View Accelerator and Upgrade.

Access the New Partner Demand Center

The ‘Demand Center’ is your new destination for VMware integrated marketing campaigns and more. Visit the Demand Center to start generating leads today.

Software-Defined Storage Solution Competency Now Available

The Software-Defined Storage (SDS) Solution Competency enables you to sell Virtual SAN and strengthen your position as strategic advisor to customers by reducing the total cost of ownership for storage, automating storage management, and managing storage performance.

HP-VMware Networking Solution Unifies Automation Across Physical and Virtual Networks

At VMworld 2014, VMware and HP announced the expansion of a long-standing relationship to help customers gain a competitive advantage over their rivals through software-defined data center (SDDC) and hybrid cloud adoption. Together, their collaborative efforts can help simplify the adoption of SDDC and hybrid cloud with less risk and enable customers to deliver applications faster with greater operational efficiency and lower costs. Read more.

Learn how to Simplify Your IT Landscape on Sep. 16th

IT organizations want solutions that deliver a return on investment (ROI) and provide agility, high availability and control for their most mission-critical production environments. And with a joint SAP and VMware solution, an organization can simplify its IT landscape and transform its IT infrastructure. Register here to join us on Sept. 16 at 11:00 a.m. ET/8:00 a.m. PT for a webinar that will show you how you can reinvent your IT infrastructure with a joint SAP and VMware solution.