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.
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.
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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 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.
We are pleased to announce that VMware placed #75 on Forbes’ 2018 World’s Best Employers list. The list includes 2,000 companies overall and is based on 430,000 global recommendations, where employees were asked to rate their own employer and the likelihood they would recommend the company to a friend or family member. The list is also based on Forbes’ 2018 Global 2000 rankings.
Partners that purchase the VMworld 2018 Europe full conference pass, will have access to tailored business- and sales-focused content and sessions through Partner Forum at no additional charge.
Partner Forum begins Monday, 5 November, kicking off with dedicated partner sales breakout sessions from 13:30 – 15:30. The partner general session – a must-attend for partners – will follow at 16:00, where you will have the opportunity to hear from several VMware Leaders including Pat Gelsinger, CEO, Jenni Flinders, WW Channel Chief, and Jean-Philippe Barleaza Vice President. Immediately following will the Partner Networking Reception.
View all Partner Forum sessions – the partner general session, the full list of partner sales breakout sessions (offered on Monday or Thursday), and the various theater sessions (offered exclusively at the VMware Partner Lounge on Tuesday and Wednesday) – in VMworld’s Content Catalog and be sure to add them and others to your conference agenda today.
CloudHealth Technologies has joined forces with VMware to solve the pressing business challenges enterprises face as they scale their cloud environments. Together, the two companies will give customers and partners access to a suite of services that delivers a consistent and actionable view into cost and resource management, security, and performance across multiple clouds.
Learn more about this announcement below.
In August, VMware announced a definitive agreement to acquire the technology and team of Dell EMC Service Assurance Suite – software spanning network health, performance monitoring, and root cause analysis for communications service providers (CSPs) and their customers – from Dell EMC. More detail in this post.
On September 4, 2018, VMware closed the acquisition of Dell EMC Service Assurance Suite (SAS) technology. The Dell EMC SAS team has joined VMware’s Telco Network Functions Virtualization Business Unit. VMware is targeting SKU availability in the Q4 timeframe, and in the meantime Dell EMC will continue to support VMware with sales transactions.
Leverage this cheat sheet when contacting your customers about their upgrade plans and reference this cheat sheet to position HCI. And, encourage your technical staff to register for this webinar on September 26 for insight on how to best support your customers as they upgrade.