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Monthly Archives: December 2014

Get up to Speed on vRealize Operations

Leverage our new enablement resource guide to learn how to sell, support, and configure vRealize Cloud Management solutions. It provides a simple learning path for product competency, access to product assets and demos, Hands-on-Labs (HOL Labs), mToolbooks, and Solution Enablement Toolkits. And, it’s available on the Partner University Mobile app.

New Software-Defined Storage Competency

The new SDS competency enables you to create incremental storage opportunities with Virtual SAN in a growing Software-Defined Storage market and rewards you with 15% Solution Rewards on all eligible SKUs sold. Note that Partners who achieved the DV and BC Competency in the past were grandfathered into the SDS Competency and have until July 31, 2015 to complete requirements.

New Horizon Air Desktop Campaign

With Horizon Air, VMware provides cloud desktops and applications as monthly subscriptions. Target decision makers across your vSphere installed base. Customize and run the campaign via the VMware Partner Demand Center or download it for execution today.

Migrate/Upgrade vCloud Automation Center

Read the post on migrating from vCloud Automation Center 5.2 to 6.1. and be sure to watch the short, two-part video. For those of you with customers running vCloud Automation Center 6.0, take a look at this video on upgrading to 6.1.

HP Discover 2014: VMware and HP Simplify Virtualization

VMware and HP are working together to provide businesses with simple, scalable virtualization solutions. Check out these videos to find out how our joint virtualization solutions can make it easier for businesses to streamline their IT operations and reduce their IT operating costs.

Global Expansion of vCloud Air Continues

On the heels of unveiling our plans for a new vCloud Air data center in Germany at VMworld Europe and making vCloud Air generally available in Japan, we recently announced our plans to extend the service to Australia in the first half of 2015. Together, these three new sites will help to accelerate vCloud Air adoption by providing clients with more choice and flexibility to address their local compliance and data sovereignty needs. For more information about the offering, download the mToolbook.

Increased Incentives to Drive Profitability Through End of Year

Leverage VMware Power Plays…When you sell vSphere with Operations Management, Virtual SAN, or Horizon ENT & ADV you can earn an additional 10% on approved registrations through Advantage+ until Dec. 31, 2014. Learn more about our rewards.

Dare to Thrive at Partner Exchange 2015

This year VMware Partner Exchange 2015 has a Business/Technical focus and a goal of engaging with partners across the entire ecosystem, so don’t be surprised if it feels like it was created just for you. This event is an excellent opportunity to renew your VMware certification or validate new skills with significant discounts offered on exams. In addition, we are offering three days of pre-conference boot camps to help you achieve accreditations and Solution Competencies.  Register now and book your hotel room before January 14th to secure lodging.

SDDC Portfolio Service Offering Updates

The Cloud Automation Solution now includes vRealize Automation 6.1 and updates have been made to:

Plus Virtualization now includes vSphere Upgrade Service and vCloud Air includes Knowledge Transfer.

Can You Spare 60 Seconds on Virtual SAN?

VMware Virtual SAN is simple to deploy, it offers elastic scalability and high performance, and lowers the storage TCO by 50%. Watch this 60-second video to understand why and how to execute this highly customizable campaign through the Demand Center and start generate leads today.