Author Archives: The VMware Partner Network Team

VMware Cloud on AWS Now Available in Asia-Pacific (Tokyo) Region

Since we launched VMware Cloud on AWS last year at VMworld, we have received many requests from our customers and partners regarding expansion of the service to the Asia-Pacific region. We delivered on this promise in August with the launch of the service in the Asia-Pacific (Sydney) Region, and we are pleased to announce that we’ve expanded our footprint to include the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region. Read more.

Register for the VMware Cloud Webinar Series Beginning Nov-15

Register now for the entire VMware Cloud Webinar Series.

The series kicks off on Nov-15 with Making Hybrid Cloud Real….Hybrid cloud environments are increasingly gaining in popularity because it allows enterprises to leverage the best of both worlds when it comes to their application and infrastructure needs.  This webinar will examine hybrid clouds and how VMware Cloud on AWS helps enterprises accelerate their journey to the hybrid cloud.  Join IDC, VMware, and AWS as we jointly discuss the hybrid cloud – customer’s needs, its use cases, challenges, and solutions.  VMware Cloud on AWS delivers a highly scalable, secure and resilient service that allows organizations to seamlessly migrate and extend their on-premises VMware vSphere-based environments to the AWS Cloud running on next-generation Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) bare metal infrastructure.  Additionally you will learn the architecture of the service, integration with AWS services, unique benefits and business value, its partner ecosystem, consumption options, pricing and total cost of ownership versus other alternatives. Finally, you will see a demo and learn how to get started using the service.  Time will be reserved at the end for questions and answers.

VMware to Acquire Heptio to Accelerate Enterprise Adoption of Kubernetes On-Premises and across Multi-Cloud Environments

At VMworld 2018 Barcelona, VMware announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Heptio, a leader in the open ecosystem. Heptio’s products and expertise help organizations deploy and operationalize Kubernetes. VMware and Heptio will drive cloud native technologies forward to create more value for customers and the open source community.

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VMware vSphere Platinum Now Available

As both security threats and regulatory pressure to control risks increase, organizations are moving from point security tools to embedded infrastructure solutions. To help businesses address these threats, in August 2018, VMware introduced vSphere Platinum Edition to deliver comprehensive, intrinsic security to protect applications, infrastructure, data and access across customers’ digital foundations. This new edition is now available and will combine vSphere’s native security capabilities with VMware AppDefense – resulting in the delivery of advanced application security features fully integrated into the hypervisor. Read more.

Interested in hearing about VMware Cloud on AWS success stories or its competitive advantage?

Register for the November 5 vmLIVE to hear about some of the great customer and partner success stories in all different use cases – ranging from cloud migration, DC extension, to disaster recovery.

We also encourage you to register now for the December 6 vmLIVE we will be taking our discussion to the next level, discussing the AWS VPC and Endpoint configurations, Elastic DRS, Multi-AZ Stretched deployments, and more. Join us to learn how the VMware Cloud on AWS offering meets the needs of your business and gives you a competitive advantage over traditional on-premises and public cloud environments.

Last Chance to Register for VMworld 2018 Europe — 5-8 November in Barcelona

Take a moment and press play to hear why it’s important that YOU attend.

Keep in mind that as a partner, if you purchase the VMworld 2018 full conference pass, you will have access to VMware Partner Forum sessions and the Partner Lounge at no additional charge.

Partner Forum begins Monday, 5 November.  There will be partner sales breakout sessions commencing at 13:30 (and again on Thursday).  Then at 16:00 partners will have the opportunity to hear from several VMware executives at the partner general session with the Partner Networking Reception immediately following.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, carve out time to stop by the Partner Lounge to catch various partner theater sessions.

Be sure to add these sessions and more to your conference agenda.  This is your last chance to register and experience all the excitement in person.

VMware Recognized as a Leader in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for WAN Edge Infrastructure

VMware announced that it has been recognized as a Leader in the inaugural 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.

New and Revamped Mobility Management Solution Competency

Now featuring Workspace ONE and Unified Endpoint Management, the Mobility Management Solution Competency will arm you with the knowledge to sell, architect, and deploy the Digital Workspace Solution by VMware.

TestDrive for vSAN is now Available

Test Drive for vSAN is a great way to show customers, in a demonstration environment, how vSAN can help them meet their storage needs in a convenient, cost-effective, and flexible manner. Learn more.

NFRs Support Your Sales Opportunities – Obtain Yours Today

NFR (Not For Resale) Licenses are sales tools that provide you with the opportunity to learn and become an expert in VMware technology all for FREE. Leverage them to ensure demonstration accuracy, evaluate new products/features, drive sales opportunities, test features before deploying, and to build a successful VMware virtualization practice.