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Monthly Archives: January 2019

VMware is the Most Deployed Hyperconverged Infrastructure

451 Research has proven VMware to be the market leader in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), stating that 2.5x more organizations select vSAN for their digital transformation than the second largest vendor. Read more.

New Exciting Sales and Marketing Tools for VMware Cloud on AWS

To help you fast-start your hybrid cloud practice with VMware Cloud on AWS we’ve re-vamped the VMware Cloud on AWS page in partner central to make it easier for you to find information and added 25 new marketing assets to help you run demand gen campaigns. Additionally, there is an updated VMware Cloud on AWS partner FAQ and a new VMware Cloud on AWS partner playbook.

Recently Announced Cloud Foundation for EC2 Service Bundles

Read up on VMware Cloud Foundation for Amazon EC2 (VCF for EC2), the bundle of services that extend the consistent data center management to the public cloud

Upcoming SD-WAN by VeloCloud vmLIVEs

Register now and join us on January 30th for our upcoming vmLIVE on VeloCloud: NSX SD-WAN 101. If you have a SD-WAN by VeloCloud deal in the pipeline please email the SD-WAN Hotline for assistance.

Apteligent Moving to Workspace ONE Intelligence

VMware will be moving Apteligent by VMware capabilities to VMware Workspace ONE Intelligence over the course of next year. VMware will discontinue the availability of Apteligent for net new purchase as of February 4, 2019; however, Apteligent will be available for renewals, as well as purchasing additional apps as needed. The End of General Support date for Apteligent is November 30, 2019. Contact our Support Team with any questions. 

New VSP-SV & VTSP-SV Now on Partner University

Learn how VMware vSphere Platinum enables better outcomes from your infrastructure and secures your customer’s applications, infrastructure, data, and access. Arm yourself with the latest Server Virtualization skills by taking the new VSP-SV and VTSP-SV courses now.

Registration Open for VMware EMPOWER 2019 US Conference in April

This year’s event takes place April 15-18 in Atlanta, GA, and it will feature separate technical and sales events at one venue, to provide all attendees with access to our latest role-specific training, certifications, strategies, tools, and more. If you are in a sales or technical role, don’t miss this opportunity to get VMware’s elite internal – register today.

Introducing Three new SETs to Deliver vSAN 6.6, 6.7 Services

Go here, to access these new Solution Enablement Toolkits (SETs):

  • vSAN Health Check: Assess storage virtualization health
  • vSAN Design and Deploy: Design and deploy a software-defined storage foundation
  • vSAN Adoption: Provide operational adoption of storage virtualization

Important Q4 FY19 Quarter-End Reminders

For Q4 FY19, the order cut-off time is February 1, 2019, at 6 PM Pacific time for orders in the Americas and 6 PM Cork, Ireland local time for orders outside the Americas.

Advantage+ registration requests and related cases that are submitted by January 25, 2019, at 5 PM Pacific time, will be prioritized for completion by February 1, 2019. Cases will be processed based on a combination of factors.

VMware vCloud SP Standard Bundle (5pt) EoA Extension

VMware announced the End of Availability (EoA) for VMware vCloud SP Standard Bundle (5pt) to any new users effective April 15, 2018. Existing cloud providers using the VMware vCloud SP Standard Bundle can continue to use and report consumption of the 5pt Bundle through March 2020. After March 2020, the product will be removed from the program and no further use will be allowed. View the Cloud Provider Program guide to learn more.