Get ready to make your mark at VMworld 2019. It’s where you can advance your knowledge, explore emerging trends, and have some serious fun alongside your partners. Be sure to plan ahead so that you don’t miss the Partner General Session on day one or the opportunity to take advantage of early-bird pricing.
Last week VMware CEO, Pat Gelsinger, joined Dell Technologies CEO, Michael Dell, at Dell Technologies World Global Partner Summit to share the following announcements related to VMware and Dell’s joint business.
- VMware Cloud on Dell EMC: A Comprehensive Vision for Cloud Across the Dell Technologies Family
- Dell Technologies Unified Workspace: Integrating Solutions Across Dell Devices & Services, VMware Workspace ONE, and Secureworks
- Expanded Partnership with Dell Technologies and Microsoft to Help Customers Accelerate Their Digital Transformation
- Dell EMC SD-WAN Edge powered by VMware: An Integrated Platform that Bundles VMware SD-WAN by VeloCloud with Dell EMC Hardware
- Dell Technologies Partner Program (underscoring Dell’s vision of a Dell Technologies Advantage Framework and VMware’s commitment to reimagining partnership with our own Partner Connect program, launching next year)
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Last week, VMware announced and honored our 2018 Partner Innovation Award winners at Partner Leadership Summit 2019. Partner Innovation Awards recognize our best-in-class partner ecosystem. These partners are our top performers and they play a critical role in how we consider our 2019 strategy. Congratulations to all 2018 Partner Innovation Award winners!
VMware is thrilled to announce that CRN, has named Jenni Flinders, VP Worldwide Channels, to its exclusive list of the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs for 2019. The top executives on this annual list are part of an elite group of leaders who drive the channel agenda and evangelize the importance of channel partnerships. This distinguished group is recognized for outstanding commitment to driving growth and revenue in their organization through partners, as well as extraordinary leadership in the channel as a whole. Read more.
On February 4, 2019, the mandatory recertification requirement was removed from all current certifications. We want you to upgrade and recertify when it’s important or viable for you. To learn more about these changes and what they mean to you, please read this post.
There are no changes to partner programs at this time.
Today VMware announced its intent to acquire AetherPal, a provider of remote support solutions that enable IT to remotely view, control, troubleshoot, and fix devices and applications in the field to improve productivity and efficiency, while reducing downtime. Upon closing, AetherPal’s modern approach to enabling remote support will add to the intelligence-driven VMware Workspace ONE platform and its deep cross-platform Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) capabilities, reinforcing VMware’s commitment to simplifying customers’ digital workspace journey. Read More.
Read up on VMware Cloud Foundation for Amazon EC2 (VCF for EC2), the bundle of services that extend the consistent data center management to the public cloud
VMware will be moving Apteligent by VMware capabilities to VMware Workspace ONE Intelligence over the course of next year. VMware will discontinue the availability of Apteligent for net new purchase as of February 4, 2019; however, Apteligent will be available for renewals, as well as purchasing additional apps as needed. The End of General Support date for Apteligent is November 30, 2019. Contact our Support Team with any questions.
This year’s event takes place April 15-18 in Atlanta, GA, and it will feature separate technical and sales events at one venue, to provide all attendees with access to our latest role-specific training, certifications, strategies, tools, and more. If you are in a sales or technical role, don’t miss this opportunity to get VMware’s elite internal – register today.
For Q4 FY19, the order cut-off time is February 1, 2019, at 6 PM Pacific time for orders in the Americas and 6 PM Cork, Ireland local time for orders outside the Americas.
Advantage+ registration requests and related cases that are submitted by January 25, 2019, at 5 PM Pacific time, will be prioritized for completion by February 1, 2019. Cases will be processed based on a combination of factors.