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Monthly Archives: October 2018

VMware vSphere Platinum Now Available

As both security threats and regulatory pressure to control risks increase, organizations are moving from point security tools to embedded infrastructure solutions. To help businesses address these threats, in August 2018, VMware introduced vSphere Platinum Edition to deliver comprehensive, intrinsic security to protect applications, infrastructure, data and access across customers’ digital foundations. This new edition is now available and will combine vSphere’s native security capabilities with VMware AppDefense – resulting in the delivery of advanced application security features fully integrated into the hypervisor. Read more.

Interested in hearing about VMware Cloud on AWS success stories or its competitive advantage?

Register for the November 5 vmLIVE to hear about some of the great customer and partner success stories in all different use cases – ranging from cloud migration, DC extension, to disaster recovery.

We also encourage you to register now for the December 6 vmLIVE we will be taking our discussion to the next level, discussing the AWS VPC and Endpoint configurations, Elastic DRS, Multi-AZ Stretched deployments, and more. Join us to learn how the VMware Cloud on AWS offering meets the needs of your business and gives you a competitive advantage over traditional on-premises and public cloud environments.

Last Chance to Register for VMworld 2018 Europe — 5-8 November in Barcelona

Take a moment and press play to hear why it’s important that YOU attend.

Keep in mind that as a partner, if you purchase the VMworld 2018 full conference pass, you will have access to VMware Partner Forum sessions and the Partner Lounge at no additional charge.

Partner Forum begins Monday, 5 November.  There will be partner sales breakout sessions commencing at 13:30 (and again on Thursday).  Then at 16:00 partners will have the opportunity to hear from several VMware executives at the partner general session with the Partner Networking Reception immediately following.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, carve out time to stop by the Partner Lounge to catch various partner theater sessions.

Be sure to add these sessions and more to your conference agenda.  This is your last chance to register and experience all the excitement in person.

VMware Recognized as a Leader in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure

VMware announced that it has been recognized as a Leader in the inaugural 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure. The report, profiling 20 vendors, recognized VMware as a Leader in both ability to execute and completeness of vision, and VMware’s position is positioned furthest to the right for completeness of vision.

New and Revamped Mobility Management Solution Competency

Now featuring Workspace ONE and Unified Endpoint Management, the Mobility Management Solution Competency will arm you with the knowledge to sell, architect, and deploy the Digital Workspace Solution by VMware.

TestDrive for vSAN is now Available

Test Drive for vSAN is a great way to show customers, in a demonstration environment, how vSAN can help them meet their storage needs in a convenient, cost-effective, and flexible manner. Learn more.

NFRs Support Your Sales Opportunities – Obtain Yours Today

NFR (Not For Resale) Licenses are sales tools that provide you with the opportunity to learn and become an expert in VMware technology all for FREE. Leverage them to ensure demonstration accuracy, evaluate new products/features, drive sales opportunities, test features before deploying, and to build a successful VMware virtualization practice.

Upgrade to the New vRealize Suite 2018

Read this blog to learn more about the new features of vRealize Suite 2018  and how it makes private cloud easier to manage and consume with new self-driving operations, enhanced lifecycle management, and DevOps for CMP.

Standard Bundle (5-points) Extension

Service Provider partners using the Standard Bundle as of March 2018 can continue to use and report the standard Bundle as per earlier communication, however the last reporting date has been extended from September 2018 to January 2019. Learn more.

VMworld 2018 US Wrap-up

Take a moment to visit the following pages to replay sessions, view highlights and resources, and to access/download session content.