This is the second patch for Release 3.4.0 and includes many important fixes. This release is recommended for all customers who require the features and functionality made available in this release, as well as those customers impacted by the issues that have been resolved since Release 3.4.1. Release 3.4.2 VMware SD-WAN Edge images are available on the enterprise-hosted VMware SD-WAN Orchestrators. Because 3.4.2 is a patch release, VMware SD-WAN Edges may be upgraded to 3.4.2 immediately, provided that the VMware SD-WAN Orchestrator and VMware SD-WAN Gateways are already running Release 3.4.0 or 3.4.1.
Discover how vRealize Automation Cloud and its Self-Service Catalog helps you streamline consumption with its common, policy-driven catalog; and learn how to deploy a virtual machine using the tool. Learn more.
Learn from our leading experts and hear how other customers are transforming their business with VMware solutions at VMworld 2020, September 29 – October 1. Our new – and free – online format means you will be able to create a customized VMworld journey, all at your own pace. It’s time to start exploring the content catalog now for your topics of interest and partner specific sessions.
Visit the Partner Demand Center to explore the new Digital Marketing Guides (under the Resources menu) to learn more about how to use digital marketing tactics and check out the new digital assets for:
VMware Cloud on AWS
- Access the Scale on Demand campaign content kits for VMware Cloud on AWS to support Disaster Recovery, VDI and Data Center Extension use cases.
- VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud delivers a secure platform for government agencies to access benefits of public and private clouds to further increase agility and security. To download assets, search for ‘AWS GovCloud’ under the Collateral tab.
- Leverage the new Business Continuity Microsite – it can be syndicated on your website to capture leads from downloads and registrations for free trials of Horizon 7 or Workspace ONE- activate the web plugin today.
- Replay the Hybrid VDI vmLIVE to learn the positioning and to view a showcase of digital marketing tactics – including a demo of the Partner Demand Center.
Cloud Native Master Services Competency
Accelerate your Kubernetes deep technical skills through achievement of our new Cloud Native Master Services Competency (MSC).Get started now so that you are prepared to take advantage of the vSphere 7 with Kubernetes upgrade opportunity. Review this overview presentation and FAQ document and…learn more!
Carbon Black Technical Courses & Endpoint Protection Solution Competency
VMware now offers 5 new Carbon Black technical courses with live online classes. While each course is 1-day in length, we recommend taking 3 – 5 courses together in the same week (look for our course-bundle Bootcamp coming soon).
The Endpoint Protection Solution Competency, including the Solution Competency guide, is now available on Partner University. This Solution Competency is comprised of the Endpoint Protection VSP, VTSP, and Post-Sales training. Individuals can earn the badge by completing the course and passing the assessment, and partners who achieve the Solution Competency will be eligible for Solution Rewards on Carbon Black Cloud products. Learn more!
Last month, Fujitsu launched PRIMEFLEX for VMware vSAN Appliance that delivers a ready-to-run integrated system to provide customers with the easiest way to deploy and run VMware HCI. The appliance leverages high performance Fujitsu and VMware technologies, and provides a single point of contact for support to simplify the complete life-cycle of a VMware-based hyperconverged IT infrastructure from deployment, to operation, to scalability and maintenance. Learn more.
We continuously improve the VMware Partner Development Funds (DF) program to enhance your overall experience. All partners participating in our DF program are encouraged to attend one of the following ‘Refresher’ webinars where we will cover the Q3 FY21 activity detail updates, Partner Rewards Portal, best practices for executing virtual events, and how to register business courtesies. Each session will include time for Q&A.
Join us on July 29 at 9:00 AM PDT for our first Multi-Cloud Briefing focused on enabling organizations to accelerate cloud strategies in the face of rapidly evolving business requirements. We’ll share how you can help your customers to leverage their existing teams and tools to rapidly migrate applications, scale resources up or down based on demand, enable remote work initiatives, and drive app modernization strategies. Plus, you’ll hear insights from VMwares executive cloud leadership team and to get a recap of major VMware Cloud milestones, hyperscaler partnerships, and portfolio expansion.
Watch and share this video with your customers today.
On July 15, 2020 we closed the acquisition of Datrium, a leader in cloud-native disaster recovery, to expand the current VMware Site Recovery disaster recovery as a service (DRaaS) offering with Datrium’s world-class cost-optimized DRaaS solution. This is a significant move forward to help customers build hybrid clouds by combining the consistent infrastructure and operations of VMware Cloud with Datrium DRaaS to reduce the cost and complexity of business continuity.
The Datrium DRaaS solution delivers an end-to-end cloud driven user experience in VMware Cloud on AWS today. The innovative, cost-optimized approach leverages native cloud services, and provides forever incremental point-in-time copies that are encrypted, deduped, and stored efficiently in AWS S3. Read the full post to learn more.
NSX-T 3.0 represents a major opportunity for you to migrate your customers from the current NSX for vSphere to NSX-T and it also represents a major leap forward in capabilities and use cases that partners can address as customers transform their infrastructure to deliver a more cloud-like experience. Additionally, NSX-V will go end of general support on January 22, 2022, which means customers currently on that software will no longer be supported by VMware. Assessment, design, and migration services represent a unique services opportunity in conjunction with ongoing Cloud Foundation and NSX discussions – access these tools and resources today.