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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Introducing vRealize Suite Lifecycle Manager (vRSLCM) 1.1

What’s new in Lifecycle Manager 1.1?

  • Enhanced Day Two management capabilities
  • New drift remediation capability to enable IT to take immediate Day 2 actions
  • Continue to deliver new capabilities to support common use cases.

And with the new set of built-in lifecycle management capabilities, delivered by vRSLCM, you now have the ability to:

  • Sell the value of Time-to-Value and integrated user experience across vRealize Suite product portfolio
  • Position vRSLCM as a key capability delivered by vRealize Suite
  • Encourage customer adoption to improve their experience with VMware Cloud Management Platform solution

Read this blog to learn more.

Now Accepting Nominations for the Annual Global Partner Innovation Awards

Start submitting your nomination(s)… Each year we recognize partners who have demonstrated excellence through these prestigious awards. Award winning partners can differentiate themselves from the competition, enabling them to stand out from the pack and in doing so, help them win new business.

A Hybrid Cloud Path to Digital Transformation

Watch this video to get COMPAREX’s partner perspective on where they see customers’ focus for their digital transformation and hybrid cloud expectations, and how VMware vRealize plays a key role.

Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available for VMworld 2018

Whether considering a sponsorship for VMworld 2018 US or Europe, key benefits include:

  • Generate qualified leads as you interact with thousands of attendees, including technology experts, practitioners, hands-on users, and key decision makers.
  • Increase brand awareness and position your organization as an essential VMware partner.
  • Establish thought leadership among the visionaries shaping the new mobile-cloud era of IT through dedicated sponsor-speaking sessions.
  • Connect with VMware leaders and experts throughout four days of networking and learning.

Learn more:

Check the Year of Course Completion for Your SV Solution Competency

Starting in March 2018, VSP, VTSP, & Technical Post Sales – Server Virtualization (SV) 2015 courses for vSphere 5.5 will no longer meet the Solution Competency’s requirements. Access Solution Competency Dashboard to check the year of your course completion and if necessary, start your additional training now.

Important Year-end Reminders for FY18

The order cut-off time for the end of our fourth 4-4-5 fiscal quarter (Q4′ FY18) is February 2, 2018, at 6 PM Cork, Ireland local time (for international orders) and 6 PM Pacific time (for Americas orders).

Advantage+ registration requests, escalations, and related cases that are submitted by January 26, 2018, at 5 PM Pacific time, will be processed for Q4′ FY18. Requests, escalations, and related cases submitted after 5 PM Pacific time are less likely to be recognized within Q4′ FY18, as they will be processed on a combination of a FIFO model (first in, first out) and deal size.

Two New Sales Briefcase Apps: SDDC Platform, BCA and Databases

Access the Partner Sales Readiness Briefcase page for details on downloading the new SDDC Platform (VMware Cloud Foundation) or Business-Critical Applications (BCA) and Databases Sales Briefcases from App Store or Google Play. The desktop version is also available.