Author Archives: The VMware Partner Network Team

New Mobile Secure Workplace Campaign

This new, co-brandable campaign is designed to help drive demand for the VMware Horizon Mobile Secure Workplace – an innovative way for IT to support workplace mobility and bring your own device (BYOD), while providing you with an edge.

Easy Access to Partner Training

You can now access Partner University information such as role-based learning paths and solution competencies, along with training tools and resources directly from (without a login).

Grid Campaign to Maximize HP Smart Bundle Deals

We’ve partnered with HP to provide you with a compelling joint solution for your customers at an attractive, discounted price. Watch the video to learn everything you need to know about using the ‘adopt and go’ Grid Campaign to generate more leads and close your vSphere with Operations Management sales faster.

New Partner Mobile Knowledge Portal

This new tablet-based application – available for iOS and Android – will allow you online/offline access to VMware solutions training and tools so you can learn wherever, whenever, and however you want.

New Certification: VMware Certified Associate

The VMware Certified Associate (VCA) is a new certification designed to validate your understanding of virtualization fundamentals. Although not required for VMware partners, you can introduce the VCA certification to your customers to help them broaden their virtualization knowledge and become more conversant in the technology. You may also find the VCA certification a helpful tool to expose less VMware-focused or non-technical members of your team to virtualization and vet new hires for their virtualization or technical knowledge.

New and Improved VMware Sales Bytes

The VMware Sales Bytes website has been refreshed to help streamline your virtualization sales. It now reflects the new products, as well as the enhancements we’ve made to vSphere with Operations Management, vCloud Suite, Site Recovery Manager, and vSphere Data Protection.

New Partner Renewals Initiative Rewards High-Performing Partners

VMware is announcing a new Partner Renewals Initiative customized to reward high performing partners. With this initiative, partners will be categorized based on a quarterly renewal rate. The initiative started in July, with VMware identifying reselling partners’ performance tiers, based on Q2 2013 performance. A three-month grace period will follow before rewards are offered, starting in calendar Q4, 2013.

New Socialcast by VMware Sales Promotion

Leverage the new Socialcast by VMware sales promotion to expand your commercial or enterprise Horizon customers’ social networking platform – connecting people, conversations, and projects in one place – by purchasing select promotional add-on SKUs.

HP and VMware Help Healthcare Providers Keep up with Growing IT Demands

HP and VMware recently released HP Mobile Care Reference Architecture with VMware AlwaysOn. This solution blueprint for a follow-me virtualized desktop infrastructure helps healthcare providers improve patient care while simplifying the deployment of a reliable, mobile IT infrastructure featuring tap-and-go single sign on. Download the solution brochure and learn more here.

Save-the-Date: Q4 Partner Launch Briefing – Oct. 10th

Mark your calendar for the Q4 Partner Launch Briefing on October 10th. Don’t miss the opportunity to get a preview of our new solutions and upcoming product announcements. More details to come.