Author Archives: The VMware Partner Network Team

vCloud Director 9.7 is now Generally Available

VMware vCloud Director (vCD) is a leading cloud service-delivery platform used by some of the world’s most popular cloud providers to operate and manage successful cloud-service businesses. With the latest update, vCloud Director empowers cloud providers to centralize highly distributed cloud management, scale services to thousands of sites, and deliver differentiated cloud offerings with greater customizability, more powerful automation, and a wider ecosystem. Learn more.

Demonstrating SD-WAN Business Value; Rethinking WAN for a Modern Age Whitepaper

Download this whitepaper to learn how VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud can help your customers choose the best path to adoption and find out why VMware is a leader in network edge.

VMware Cloud on AWS Master Services Competency Now Available

Prepare to grow your business and take advantage of a $3.1B total addressable market through achievement of advanced services capabilities. Achieving this Master Services Competency (MSC) unlocks the same benefits offered for other MSCs, plus access to cloud consumption rebates. Visit Partner University to get started. Questions? Contact msc@vmware.com.

Last Chance to Register for EMPOWER 2019 Europe

VMware EMPOWER 2019 Europe is next week, 20-23 May, in Lisbon, Portugal.  You still have time to register and build an agenda packed with sessions to advance your knowledge of VMware solutions and more…

  • Take a Free Certification Exam
  • Attend Keynotes with VMware technical and sales leadership
  • Connect with technical experts in the Demo Zone
  • Meet VMware User Group (VMUG) members
  • Network with your peers and vExperts on-site

Questions? Reach out to the EMPOWER Team.

Registration Now Open for VMworld 2019 US and Europe

Get ready to make your mark at VMworld 2019. It’s where you can advance your knowledge, explore emerging trends, and have some serious fun alongside your partners. Be sure to plan ahead so that you don’t miss the Partner General Session on day one or the opportunity to take advantage of early-bird pricing.

Key Announcements from Dell Technologies World

Last week VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger, joined Dell Technologies CEO, Michael Dell, at Dell Technologies World Global Partner Summit to share the following announcements related to VMware and Dell’s joint business.

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Congratulations to VMware’s 2018 Partner Innovation Award Winners

Last week, VMware announced and honored our 2018 Partner Innovation Award winners at Partner Leadership Summit 2019. Partner Innovation Awards recognize our best-in-class partner ecosystem. These partners are our top performers and they play a critical role in how we consider our 2019 strategy. Congratulations to all 2018 Partner Innovation Award winners!

CRN Channel Madness: Jenni Flinders Needs Your Vote!

VMware Channel Chief Jenni Flinders has made it to the “Field of Four” in CRN’s Channel Madness Tournament of Chiefs. We need your vote to push Jenni through to the Championship Round.

Here’s how you can help:

  1. Go to Jenni’s page and vote for Jenni!
  2. Hit Submit
  3. Hit back button
  4. Repeat

It’s that simple! You can vote more than once – there is no limit!
Voting closes at 9am PT Monday, April 1st.

Thank you for supporting VMware and Jenni!

CRN Channel Chiefs 2019: Jenni Flinders, VP Worldwide Channels, Recognized

VMware is thrilled to announce that CRN, has named Jenni Flinders, VP Worldwide Channels, to its exclusive list of the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs for 2019. The top executives on this annual list are part of an elite group of leaders who drive the channel agenda and evangelize the importance of channel partnerships. This distinguished group is recognized for outstanding commitment to driving growth and revenue in their organization through partners, as well as extraordinary leadership in the channel as a whole. Read more.

VMware PKS Solution Competency Now Available

This new solution competency is designed to help VMware partners extend their infrastructure modernization practices with new Kubernetes-based solutions and revenue streams.  It provides VMware PKS training along with sales, services, and marketing benefits so that partners can deliver higher value-added services to help enterprises run modern applications with flexibility and agility. Partners who obtain the VMware PKS Solution Competency will be able to quote and transact VMware PKS starting in early March.  Learn more.