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Monthly Archives: November 2018

VMware to Drive Adoption of ‘As-A-Service’ Model for On-Premises Data Centers with New Solutions for AWS Outposts

Today at re:Invent in Las Vegas, VMware previewed two new offerings—VMware Cloud on AWS Outposts and VMware Cloud Foundation for EC2—that will enable customers to build and deploy private data centers in an ‘as-a- service’ model with rich, enterprise-class capabilities. Both solutions will leverage AWS Outposts and include new, fully managed and configurable compute and storage racks built with AWS-designed hardware that allow customers to run compute and storage on-premises, while seamlessly connecting to the rest of AWS’s broad array of services in the cloud. Together these offerings will enable customers with a consistent infrastructure and operational experience across all VMware and AWS cloud environments.  Learn more.

Partner Learning Opportunities about VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware offers partners many ways to learn about VMware Cloud on AWS. We have programs to help you learn the VMware Cloud story, how to sell VMware Cloud on AWS, what AWS training courses you should take, and how VMware helps you build a successful hybrid cloud business – take a look.

Announcing New VMware Cloud on AWS Capabilities & its Expansion to AWS GovCloud (US)

Today at AWS re:Invent 2018, VMware announced the Initial Availability of VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US) – in other words, bringing VMware Cloud on AWS to the AWS GovCloud (US) Region. This means we are now in a total of 10 AWS regions across 34 AWS Availability Zones globally. In addition, we are also announcing new capabilities for VMware Cloud on AWS.

Want to Build Your VeloCloud Practice?

VMware announced that it has been Recognized as a Leader in 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. Download the Gartner report to learn more.

Take advantage of this opportunity to add this award-winning solution to your networking solutions portfolio by transacting directly on VeloCloud SKUs. To get started, sign a VeloCloud agreement by contacting the SD-WAN Hotline and read this FAQ document.

Reminder to Register for the Launch vmLIVEs Next Week (Dec. 3-7)

Visit the Partner Launch Resource Center – it’s your one-stop-shop for all VMworld Europe product announcements. While there:

  1. Register for the vmLIVEs (December 3-7) where subject matter experts will share how you can take advantage of these fantastic opportunities for your business.
  2. Listen to the Quarterly Launch Briefing Replays.
  3. Learn more about the available promotions, VMware Master Services Competencies, VMware Skyline, and VMware Sales Plays.

New Horizon Enterprise with NSX Data Center Enterprise Plus Software Package

Learn more about the new software package that includes Horizon Enterprise and VMware NSX Data Center Enterprise Plus for Desktop. You can now sell a complete solution that demonstrates the most advanced capabilities of an end-to end virtual desktop environment with a software-defined approach to networking and security.

Hybrid Cloud Solution Competency Sunsets on December 7, 2018

Check your Solution Competency Dashboard now. If this change affects your program compliance and you wish to maintain your program tier, you must attain another solution competency before your next annual program renewal date. All benefits, information, and assets will be unavailable after this date.

VMware at AWS re:Invent, Las Vegas

VMware is sponsoring AWS re:Invent, next week from Nov 26-30th in Las Vegas. We will have a strong presence with multiple booths in the Expo, speaking sessions, evening receptions, and lots of fun activities – take a look.

Our key spotlight sessions include:

New Education Benefits Added for Master Services Partners

VMware Partners who invest in a VMware professional services practice through their achievement of Master Services Competencies will now get access to VMware Learning Zone premium subscriptions, including free Exam Certification Prep courses. This benefit is available to partners with at least 1 of the 4 Master Services Competencies and includes a 1-year premium subscription for 10 users – totaling $10,000 in value. Learn more about the benefits of achieving Master Services Competencies.

Register for the Remaining VMware Cloud Webinar Series on Nov-29 & Dec-6

The series kicked off on Nov-15, but there is still time to catch part 2 and 3 – register now!

On Nov-29, we’ll share an overview of Service Broker – a layer of VMware Cloud Automation Services – including its features, use cases, and benefits.

On Dec-6, don’t miss the follow-on to our first webinar in the series (Making Hybrid Cloud Real) where we will give you a deep dive into VMware Cloud on AWS.