CRN’s 2018 Partner Program Guide offers the information solution providers need to evaluate IT vendors they work with or are considering working with. The guide is based on detailed applications submitted by over 270 vendors, outlining all aspects of their partner programs. As part of the Partner Program Guide, CRN designates some programs as 5-Star Partner Programs and we are happy to announce that VMware’s programs received the 5-Star vendor ranking in 5 key technology spaces: Networking and Unified Communications, Cloud, Security, Software, and Storage.
We have launched a brand-new Cloud Consumption Incentives Program to motivate you to drive utilization of VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware Cross-Cloud services. To be eligible for this incentive, take the necessary steps to achieve the VMware Cloud on AWS Solution Competency among other requirements. Replay this vmLIVE to learn more about how you can benefit from the VMware and AWS partnership.
We are also happy to announce the VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Campaign. The first wave of AWS demand generation materials are now available in English. Download these assets from the Partner Demand Center to start building your VMware Cloud on AWS practice today.
Today VMware announced the appointment of Jenni Flinders as vice president, Worldwide Channels. In this role, Flinders will serve as VMware’s worldwide channel chief and be responsible for developing and executing overall VMware channel strategy and programs for VMware’s global ecosystem of solution providers, distributors, OEMs, and telecommunications partners. Flinders will report to Brandon Sweeney, senior vice president, Worldwide Commercial and Channel Sales, VMware. Read more.
EMPOWER 2018 Global Conference is the new, ultimate partner training event that replaces Partner Exchange and it’s is almost here. Access the Content Catalog to view the very best of our internal technical training that will be available to you throughout the conference. Note that if you register by March 30, 2018, you will be automatically entered into a raffle to win one of three VMworld 2018 Full Conference Passes. Reach out to our EMPOWER Team with any questions. We look forward to seeing you in April at VMware’s top technical partner event of the year!
Visit the Briefing Portal to view the exciting new releases surrounding VMware Cloud on AWS, vSAN, vSphere, vRealize and much more. The 5-10 minute executive briefing videos cover what is being announced, what’s in it for you, and important calls to action.
Today we hosted our first-ever Cloud Briefing headlined by VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, who introduced the third major milestone release of VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) service offering to the European market. VMware and AWS executives from around the globe joined Pat and unveiled a full slate of new and enhanced services that advance our VMware Cloud portfolio. Watch the replay here.
We announced the expansion of the VMware Partner Network (VPN) program to enable Solution Providers, Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and System Integrators/System Outsourcers (SISOs) to grow their hybrid cloud business. And we also launched a new VMware Cloud on AWS Solution Competency which provides the training, enablement, and rewards partners need to be successful selling and managing VMware Cloud on AWS.
Register for the March 16 vmLIVE to learn about how you can benefit from the VMware and AWS partnership.
If you are a technical individual, then this is a must-attend VMware event.
EMPOWER 2018 Global Conference is a NEW stand-alone partner event that replaces Partner Exchange, previously held at VMworld. EMPOWER is a multi-day event that will be held in Atlanta, GA April 16-19 providing technical individuals in-depth and handpicked technical content and training on how to design and deploy VMware solutions. We encourage you to check out the Content Catalog to see for yourself all of the valuable content – such as VMware Cloud on AWS, Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI), and NSX – that you can expect to learn at EMPOWER. Note that there will be on-site VCP and VCAP exams available for you to take as well. Register today.
VMware has been named #7 on Fast Company’s 10 Most Innovative Companies in Enterprise for giving large companies the best of both worlds by adding it’s private cloud to Amazon Web Services (AWS) through VMware Cloud. Read more.
You should have received an email invitation from our Sr. Vice President of Worldwide Commercial Sales and Channel Operations, Brandon Sweeney, between Feb. 14-22. Please carve out time to participate by next week. It’s the perfect opportunity to share how we can enhance our business with you. Click here to learn more.