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Monthly Archives: January 2016

We’ve Retired the mToolbooks for Sales Readiness Briefcases

Bookmark this URL as this is where you will find the first partner-oriented Sales Readiness Briefcases. We retired the mToolbooks so that we can bring you these new briefcases filled with relevant, up-to-date messaging, competitive information, customer-facing presentations, and more in 2016. Note that they will be published in waves, starting with the AirWatch and NSX Micro-segmentation Sales Briefcases early this quarter (Q116), so check back often.

Become a Virtual SAN Expert

Get your VSP-SDS and VTSP-SDS accreditations online and attend a live, 3-day online class for Virtual SAN 6.0 Install, Configure and Manage (ICM) to have your company acquire their Software-Defined Storage (SDS) Solution Competency. Check the website for dates for the ICM classes. Partners who have earned their SDS Solution Competency can earn up to 37% in rebates/discounts on Virtual SAN sales. And by the way, keep in mind that provisional status for the SDS Solution Competency will expire at the end of March, 2016. Visit Partner University today.

New Demos to Showcase Virtual SAN Features and VVOLs for Oracle Databases

Visit the VMware Demo Library to download these new demos. The ‘Virtual SAN Features’ is a series of 11 mini-demos designed to showcase key features of Virtual SAN 6.1. The ‘VVOLs for Business Critical Oracle Databases’ demo shows how backup and recovery and cloning can be accomplished for a virtualized Oracle database with VVOL backing.

Let Your Voice be Heard

Our Senior Vice President of Worldwide Partners and Alliances, Ross Brown, is asking for your immediate participation in our Annual Partner Relationship Survey.  Time is running out to submit your feedback, our main source for reshaping your partnership this year. Please complete and submit it today.

Quarterly Partner Briefing Starts February 2nd

Save the date to get all of the exclusive launch updates, videos, and playbooks ahead of the public announcements.

Sales Rewards Program Relaunches to Create a Better Rewards Experience

Take a look at this new video highlighting what the Sales Rewards Program has in store for you in 2016. The program will be relaunched to eligible APJ and AMER partners this quarter (Q1) and EMEA partners next quarter (Q2).

Jan. 28th Webinar – ArcGIS Pro in VMware Virtual Environments with NVIDIA GRID vGPUs

Register here and invite your prospects to attend this new best practices webinar that will show you (and them) how to deliver fantastic user experiences for 2D and 3D visualization and spatial analysis.

SDDC Professional Services Engineering Releases Cloud Automation Services for vRealize Automation 7.0.

The Cloud Automation Accelerator and Design and Deploy Standardized Services that have been updated to align with vRealize Automation 7.0. This release provides customers with new offerings and capabilities to deploy VMware vRealize Automation 7.0 using minimal/basic deployment and enterprise deployment with or without high availability. The services now support new features introduced in vRealize Automation 7.0, such as new roles, Unified blueprint canvas, application authoring, and blueprint import/export, XaaS and NSX integration solutions.

New Year, New Opportunities! Don’t Miss the Partner Town Hall on January 22nd

Register now for the Partner Town Hall on January 22nd.  Our Senior Vice President of Worldwide Partners and Alliances, Ross Brown, will be sharing the amazing opportunities that VMware is looking to create for our partners in 2016 to be more predictable and profitable in the new year.

VMware and NVIDIA Bring Blazing GPU Acceleration Performance to VDI

Get in on the ground floor of the game changing revolution in VDI, unleashed by VMware and NVIDIA.  Together, we’re virtualizing the GPU to bring VDI to power users, with workstation-like performance for GPU acceleration of Direct3D, OpenGL, and NVIDIA CUDA applications.  Find all the campaign details and sales enablement tools you need on the Partner Demand Center.