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Monthly Archives: February 2017

Download the New Network and Security with NSX SET

This new Solution Enablement Toolkit (SET) includes valuable business assets (calculator, presentation, user instructions), Service Delivery Toolkit presentations on the most common use cases, and vCAT-SP whitepapers – in English and additional languages (ES, FR, DE, PTB, JP, CN).

Review Updated Partner Rules of Engagement

Our Partner Rules of Engagement (RoE) continue to evolve to provide you with clear and consistent guidance for engaging with VMware and our joint customers. As an Authorized VMware Partner, you, along with our employees, are required to adhere them. Questions? Contact ROEHelp@VMware.com.

Our New Corporate Story: Accelerating Digital Business Transformation

Read our corporate story to see how Business and IT leaders are aligning on a core set of business outcomes as they experience the benefits of digital transformation. It highlights our joint customers’ top-line business goals, so that together, we can help accelerate those outcomes by focusing on four strategic IT priorities.

Options for Learning ‘What’s New’ in vCloud Availability for vCloud Director

Register now to attend the Feb. 27 vmLIVE on this new release and learn the new features and updated positioning. The Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) market is growing at 30%+ CAGR and the new release of VMware vCloud Availability enables Service Providers to monetize this great market opportunity.

Register for this FREE vCloud Director 8.10 Hands on Lab Training and learn to build a simplified IaaS platform to offer services using Virtual Data Centers on top of vSphere, and how to utilize existing vSphere components to pool together Compute, Storage, and Networking resources and convert them into a service offering for your tenants.  Plus, you will also find out how IBM Softlayer, a vCAN partner, is delivering solutions to customers today.

Register for vCloud Director 8.10 Instructor Led Training, a five-day course that will focus on designing, installing, configuring, and managing VMware vCloud Director 8.10 for Service Providers. Learn about self-service provisioning, the creation of organizations, virtual data centers, and catalog services that include predefined virtual machines, on-demand VMware NSX networks, as well as the integrated use of VMware Virtual SAN. This course also covers interfacing vCloud Director with other systems through the use of various APIs.

Product Alignment: vCloud Director 8.10, Virtual SAN 6.2, and NSX 6.2

AirWatch Mobility Services Now Available Through vCAN Program

The vCloud Air Network (vCAN) program has been expanded to offer AirWatch’s industry-leading enterprise mobility management technology through our MSP offering.

Leverage AirWatch to offer differentiated, value-added managed services to solve your customers’ mobility challenges, including data loss prevention, enabling BYOD programs, and regulatory compliance.  Partners with an active vCAN license rental contract are eligible for a $0 commit option on their Mobility MSP contract.

View our recent vmLIVE webcast, complete our Mobility sales and technical courses, and contact your preferred Aggregator to get started on capturing this opportunity.

5 Ways to Partner Profits with HCI

This blog, by Lee Caswell, highlights 5 ways Hyperconverged Infrastructure (powered by VMware vSAN) increases a partner’s profitability. So, who says HCI is not profitable?

VMware Hybrid Cloud Assessment (HCA) has Launched

Learn more about this new assessment tool that provides cloud cost data and insights (including installation and configuration) in fewer than three hours. It relies on VMware vRealize Business for Cloud 7.2 capabilities to analyze the cost of customers’ private clouds.  The benefits to you include: a larger deal size, deals that close 3 times faster (with assessment), and deeper customer engagements.

SSL VPN is Now available in all NSX-SP Editions for vCloud Air Network

Secure Socket Layer Virtual Private Network (SSL VPN) which was a vCNS feature only included in NSXP-SP Enterprise, is now also included in NSX-SP Base and NSX-SP Advanced. Partners using new vCloud SP Bundles with NSX can immediately start using SSL VPN without any incremental cost. Learn more.

Our Annual Partner Relationship Survey is in Your Inbox – Make Your Voice Count

Please take 10 minutes to complete and don’t hesitate to let us know what you think. We value the feedback given each year for making positive changes to our partner program.

If you did not receive a personalized email invitation to access our survey from Ross Brown, between February 3-7, please contact PartnerSurvey@VMware.com to request one.

Want to hear about our 2017 Marketing Priorities?

Register now so you don’t miss the opportunity to join in on the discussion with VMware’s Marketing Leadership on February 16 at 9:30 am PT. They will share Marketing’s strategic priorities for 2017 and talk about how partners can leverage these for increased ROI.