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Monthly Archives: October 2018

VMworld 2018 Europe’s Assessment Lounge at VMvillage

Assessment tools are designed to accelerate your digital transformation by providing tools to evaluate your environment and assess readiness for true SDDC or cross-multi cloud. The Assessments Lounge at VMworld Europe will be showcasing our SDDC and EUC assessment tools for Hybrid Cloud, vSphere Optimization, vSAN, and VMware Network.

This is your opportunity to meet with the experts, who can show you how to easily access these tools, co-brandable assets, call scripts, and reports.

Walk away with the tools to build your assessment-led selling strategies through demand generation and sales acceleration that include:

  • Finding new customers to offer these value-added assessments
  • Expanding the footprint with your existing customers at renewal
  • Helping your customers to understand current issues/risks, as well as potential cost savings
  • Showing where your value can be added to your customers’ current environment
  • Creating precision around recommended courses of action
  • Earning the trusted advisor status

Plan to stop by the Assessment Lounge even if you are with your customers as it may help to accelerate your deal cycle.


Forbes’ World’s Best Employers 2018

We are pleased to announce that VMware placed #75 on Forbes’ 2018 World’s Best Employers list. The list includes 2,000 companies overall and is based on 430,000 global recommendations, where employees were asked to rate their own employer and the likelihood they would recommend the company to a friend or family member. The list is also based on Forbes’ 2018 Global 2000 rankings.

There’s Still Time to Register for Partner Forum at VMworld 2018 Europe — 5-8 November in Barcelona

Partners that purchase the VMworld 2018 Europe full conference pass, will have access to tailored business- and sales-focused content and sessions through Partner Forum at no additional charge.

Partner Forum begins Monday, 5 November, kicking off with dedicated partner sales breakout sessions from 13:30 – 15:30. The partner general session – a must-attend for partners – will follow at 16:00, where you will have the opportunity to hear from several VMware Leaders including Pat Gelsinger, CEO, Jenni Flinders, WW Channel Chief, and Jean-Philippe Barleaza Vice President. Immediately following will the Partner Networking Reception.

View all Partner Forum sessions – the partner general session, the full list of partner sales breakout sessions (offered on Monday or Thursday), and the various theater sessions (offered exclusively at the VMware Partner Lounge on Tuesday and Wednesday) – in VMworld’s Content Catalog and be sure to add them and others to your conference agenda today.

Visit VMware at NVIDIA GTC Europe

Headed to GTC Europe in Munich? Stop by VMware’s booth to discover how VMware and Nvidia solutions can empower you to accelerate your digital workspace and virtualize high-performance computing.

Register with code GMXGTCEU18 to save 20% off of your conference pass. To learn more about VMware and Nvidia’s partnership, click here.

VMware Completes Acquisition of CloudHealth Technologies

On August 27th, VMware announced its intention to acquire CloudHealth Technologies and today the acquisition is complete.

CloudHealth Technologies has joined forces with VMware to solve the pressing business challenges enterprises face as they scale their cloud environments. Together, the two companies will give customers and partners access to a suite of services that delivers a consistent and actionable view into cost and resource management, security, and performance across multiple clouds.

Learn more about this announcement below.

October 5 vmLIVE – Learn to Solve Disaster Recovery Challenges with VMware Cloud on AWS and Druva Phoenix

Register for this vmLIVE on October 5th to learn how Druva leverages the power of the public cloud to deliver comprehensive, cost-effective recovery that allows our customers to bounce back in minutes. We’ll also discuss traditional DR challenges, advantages and benefits of DR in cloud, and how to resell. Plus, all registrants will receive a complementary white paper.

VMware vSAN 6.7U1 is Here

VMware vSAN 6.7U1 provides a new HCI experience to help customers accelerate their business through seamless evolution, leading flexibility, and cloud ubiquity. As identified by Gartner, it’s the only HCI solution in the market to address all hybrid cloud use cases, while boosting your profitability.

Attention Aggregators – New Toolbox

Visit the refreshed webpage for quick access to the new Aggregator Toolbox that also includes sales enablement tools.