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VMworld 2019 Update

The VMworld 2019 full conference pass will gives our partners complimentary access to the Partner Forum @ VMworld 2019 in both the US and Europe.

For those planning to attend VMworld US, take note of the Partner Forum agenda. Both the Partner General Session and the follow-on Partner Networking Reception are on Sunday, August 25. Plan to arrive in time to catch the Partner General Session at 4:00 PM, where our leadership will share new strategies and business opportunities, as well as insights into announcements that will be communicated throughout the week.

The scheduling tool for VMworld US is also live. View all partner sessions and add them to your agenda to secure your place before sessions fill up.

For those planning to attend VMworld Europe, the content catalog just went live and early-bird rates will be available through July 26.

VCPP Partners – Announcing the Availability to Deliver Services on CloudHealth by VMware Platform

Managed Service Provider partners can now use CloudHealth on Cloud Provider Hub to provide multicloud end-to-end lifecycle management insights to customers or within their own environments. CloudHealth is the market-leading public cloud management platform offered as a SaaS. Whether you are new to the VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP) or a long-time partner, VMware can help you drive customer value in a multi-cloud world. Read the latest on the Cloud Provider blog to learn more.

VMware is Awarded HPE Technology Partner of the Year

At HPE Discover last week, VMware was named HPE Technology Partner of the Year for Software-Defined Solutions, demonstrating our commitment to raise the standard for business excellence.

4 Ways to Save on Training and Certification at VMworld 2019 US

If you are joining us at VMworld 2019 US, don’t miss this opportunity to save on these valuable offers to help you develop your skills. As you register for VMworld, simply add any of these VMware Training and Certification offers to your cart.

  • 25% off select On Demand courses
  • 50% off a VMware Learning Zone (our 24/7 training hub) Premium Subscription
  • 50% off VMware Certified Professional (VCP) and VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) certification exams, as well as practice tests taken at VMworld
  • 20% off Live Online courses (to be available a few weeks before VMworld)

Get Ready for VMware Partner Connect

VMware is launching our next-generation partner program in early 2020. The new VMware Partner Connect gives you a single, consistent program experience, offering you the power of flexibility and choice as you align your business models to meet your customers’ most pressing needs. With the advent of this new program, certain competency requirements will be aligned to paths across resell, cloud, and services. For you to maximize your success when the program launches, attaining a Master Services Competency (MSC) is key as it will move you up the new program tiering structure toward Principal Partner level—the highest recognition within Partner Connect.

Achieving an MSC can benefit your business both today and upon launch of the new program. Make sure you’re on the path to success with these key resources:

  1. Tune in to this 2112 podcast, where Worldwide Channel Chief Jenni Flinders outlines VMware’s channel transformation.
  2. Access this competency readiness sheet and read this post to get the full scoop on what you need to do to prepare.
  3. Review your Solution Competency and Master Services Competency Dashboards to understand your current status.
  4. Register now for the July 11 vmLIVE: The Simplest Path to MSC.

VMware Advances Hybrid Cloud Operations and Automation with Refreshed vRealize Cloud Management Platform

Learn more about VMware vRealize Operations 7.5 that delivers new and enhanced, self-driving operations capabilities for software-defined data center and hybrid cloud environments.

Join the Caveonix RiskForesight Fast Start Program

Caveonix, a VCPP ISV partner of VMware, provides a solution enabling Cloud Providers to tap into the cloud-based security services market. RiskForesight lets you create cyber risk and compliance management-as-a-service offerings for your customers and is now offering a 60-day zero-risk evaluation promotion for free under the fast start program. We see this as an excellent opportunity for our cloud providers to monetize RiskForesight to drive increased revenue and profitability. For more details, please contact Jim Farman.

VMware vSAN and Rubrik for NoSQL Databases

Download this whitepaper to find out how you can profit from selling the validated solution – by VMware vSAN and technology partner, Rubrik – that delivers benefits of hyperconverged infrastructure with data protection and management, to NoSQL databases.

VMware vSAN and Veeam for SAP HANA

Read the Virtual Blocks blog to learn more and start benefiting from selling this joint solution. VMware vSAN and Veeam, both recently certified to run SAP HANA, have partnered to deliver management and operational simplicity, performance with scalability and durability, and deployment flexibility for the most demanding mission-critical workloads.

Joining Your Customers at VMworld 2019?

The VMworld 2019 full conference pass will give you and your partners complimentary access to the Partner Forum @ VMworld 2019 in both the US and Europe.

For those planning to attend VMworld US, take note of the Partner Forum agenda. Both the Partner General Session and the follow-on Partner Networking Reception are on Sunday, August 25. Plan to arrive in time to catch the Partner General Session at 4PM, where our leadership will share new strategies and business opportunities, as well as insights into announcements that will be communicated throughout the week.

The content catalog for VMworld US is also live. View all partner sessions using the ‘partner’ filters, which includes those being offered in the Partner Lounge Theater. Once registered, you can ‘favorite’ sessions of interest to quickly add them to your agenda when our scheduling tool goes live later this month.

For those planning to attend VMworld Europe, early-bird rates will be available through July 26.