VMware announced its intention to deprecate a number of features with the next number release (not update release) of vSphere including, vCenter Server for Windows, vSphere Web Client, and vmkLinux APIs and associated driver ecosystem. Learn more:
Help your customers modernize their infrastructure in preparation for the journey to public cloud with our ‘Get Ready for Extending to the Public Cloud’ marketing campaign available on the VMware Partner Demand Center. To prepare to transition to the cloud, help your customers upgrade their SDDC Platform to vSphere 6.5.
At VMworld 2017 US and Europe, VMware made significant announcements addressing your customers’ toughest priorities in the areas of integrating public clouds, transforming security, modernizing data centers, and empowering digital workspaces. Through the general sessions, business growth keynotes, and spotlight sessions, VMware set the stage for the partner opportunity with VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware Cloud Services, VMware Workspace ONE, and with many other products.
Visit the Launch Resource Center for a detailed list of product announcements, their impact, and key enablement resources.
This week, CRN announced its 2017 Annual Report Card Winners, giving top marks to key vendors and VMware has been named the overall winner in the Desktop & Server Virtualization category. Solution Providers scored vendors in 22 technology categories based on their performance across three subcategories: product innovation, support and partnership. VMware swept the votes in all of the subcategories, maintaining its position for the third year in a row. Read more.
Last week, at VMworld 2017 US, VMware and Pivotal announced their new product, Pivotal Container Service (PKS). The constant compatibility of PKS with Google Container Engine (GKE) brings users the latest container-native innovations in a secure, consistent environment while enabling developers to ship the right software faster and more frequently by eliminating the drag of traditional operational concerns.
If you are attending Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017 Europe on September 11, then secure your seat at the ‘Developer Technologies with VMware and Pivotal’ [PAR4411] session to learn more.
Want to grow your VMware AirWatch license and services sales and keep up with the digital workspace trend? Curious about what’s new and what’s next? This year at Partner Exchange the EUC content is more robust than ever. You’ll also have the opportunity to hear the latest industry trends along with go-to-market best practices to take your business to the next level.
View this blog for a complete listing of the EUC sessions – including the new Business Growth Keynote on Embracing the Digital Transformation. Greg Verdino, our guest speaker, is a highly regarded authority on the digital future who helps leaders build thriving 21st century organizations. Add this keynote and other key EUC sessions to your conference schedule today, so that you don’t miss them.
We’re excited to announce the following NEW Business Growth Keynote series at Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017 US on Sunday, August 27. But first, take a moment to check out this video.
1:30 – 2:30 PM –- Cloud Computing [PAR4418KU]
Featuring Special Guest Speaker: Bernard Golden – a long-time tech innovator and visionary. Wired.com named him one of the ten most influential people in cloud computing, and his blog has been listed in over a dozen “best of” lists. He is the author/co-author of five books, including Amazon Web Services for Dummies, the best selling cloud computing book ever.
2:45 – 3:45 PM — Embracing Digital Transformation [PAR4417KU]
Featuring Special Guest Speaker: Greg Verdino – a highly regarded authority on the digital future who helps leaders build thriving 21st century organizations. He is known for his uncanny ability to forecast trends, spot the difference between fads and the future, and apply his understanding of the rapidly changing global landscape to solve pressing client challenges.
4:00 – 5:00 PM — The Future of Cyber Security [PAR4419KU]
Featuring Special Guest Speaker: Keren Elazari – an internationally recognized researcher, author and speaker on all matters cyber security and hacker culture. Since 2000, Keren has worked with leading security firms, public organizations, Big 4 and Fortune 500 companies.
Partner Exchange is our main partner event and the program is held on the first day of VMworld in both the US (August 27 – Las Vegas) and Europe (September 11 – Barcelona). Don’t miss the opportunity to hear what’s new at VMware before your customers, extend your learning, and develop new relationships. Highlights of Partner Exchange include:
- Pre-conference bootcamps* (August 26 in the US or September 10 in Europe) to complete your most-critical VMware certifications.
- Partner General session where VMware executives deliver our vision and strategy.
- Business Growth keynotes where guest speakers will provide their ‘inside out’ take on cloud computing, digital transformation, and security.
- Partner-specific breakout sessions split across technical and sales focus areas.
- Partner Exchange Lounge where you can network and book meetings with customers or simply relax, recharge, and refuel.
Any Partner Exchange pass will grant you access to all Partner Exchange program activities on Saturday and Sunday and the VMworld Plus Partner Exchange pass grants you access everything at VMworld. Register today.
* Pre-conference bootcamps are held the day prior to the event, so be sure to plan travels accordingly.
Register now so you don’t miss Thursday’s call. You’ll gain valuable insight on the latest programs and solutions and our SMEs will share business updates and note-worthy highlights.
Kickoff the top cloud infrastructure and digital workspace event, VMworld 2017, with Partner Exchange. Partner Exchange is VMware’s main partner event – commencing in 2 locations (Las Vegas or Barcelona) or to offer all of our partners around the world, the content and tools necessary to succeed in selling VMware solutions.
Both events offer:
- Pre-conference technical and sales partner bootcamps
- Partner general session
- Keynotes, solution selling tracks, and route-to-market discussions
- Over 40 partner-specific breakout sessions split across technical and sales focus areas
- Partner Exchange Lounge
The Content Catalog is now live. Carve out some time now to view all the sessions available, so that you will be ready to plan an agenda that will set you up for success when Schedule Builder goes live later this month.
Please note that when registering, the VMworld Plus Partner Exchange pass will give you access to both VMworld and Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017.