This is your opportunity to preview the VMworld 2018 announcements and access executive briefings on new products and solutions to support customer IT priorities including Modernize Data Center, Integrate Public Cloud, Transform Networking and Security and Empower Digital Workspace. It’s important that you understand the significant partner opportunities and benefits of these announcements and the important calls to action to help you accelerate your business success. Bookmark this URL and access the Launch Briefing Portal on August 21.
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. Read the press release and this blog post to learn more.
Partners that purchase the VMworld 2018 full conference pass, will have access to tailored business- and sales-focused content and sessions through the Partner Forum @ VMworld at no additional charge.
The Partner Forum begins Sunday, August 26.
At the Partner General Session, Jenni Flinders, WW Channel Chief will share insights into VMware’s strategy and vision and highlight the cloud and services opportunity with VMware.
In addition there will be partner sales breakout sessions (offered on Sunday from 2-4:00 PM and Thursday morning) along with 20+ theater sessions offered exclusively at the VMware Partner Forum Lounge (Monday through Wednesday).
And lastly, while the VMware Partner Forum Lounge is the place to catch a theater session, it’s also still the place for you to host a customer meeting, grab a beverage/snack, or simply relax and recharge.
CRN a brand of The Channel Company, has named three VMware executives to its Top 100 Executives List of 2018. This annual list recognizes leaders from the technology industry who have played an integral role in shaping today’s IT channel, whether by driving huge cultural shifts, creating rich new opportunities, or forging innovative routes to success.
Read up on how Cloud Providers offering Cloud Verified services, such as CenturyLink, are utilizing their expertise in IT infrastructure and networking to fuel communications growth in the cloud.
Take a look at this IDC report, which indicates that the market for converged systems is growing, with VMware leading the pack.
VMware Cloud on AWS is the only hybrid cloud solution that allows VMware vSphere customers to modernize, protect, and scale mission-critical applications leveraging AWS, the world’s leading public cloud. With the inclusion of VMware Hybrid Cloud Extension in the base offering, we’ve made it extremely easy to migrate applications at scale to VMware Cloud on AWS. Once you are there, VMware’s enterprise-class SDDC capabilities coupled with the elasticity, breadth, and depth of AWS infrastructure and services makes VMware Cloud on AWS the ideal platform for your enterprise applications. Read more on what’s in store.
The partner program begins Sunday, August 26 at 2 PM. Hear our executives share the fundamental insights on VMware’s business, partner opportunities and incentives, our expanding ecosystem, and more. Start exploring the Content Catalog now and be sure to add all partner sessions to your conference agenda
It’s important to note that access to the partner program will be included with purchase of the VMworld 2018 full conference pass.
Announcing VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US), a forthcoming hybrid cloud service that will enable United States public sector agencies to leverage a common cloud infrastructure on premises and in the public cloud to further increase agility and security. VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US), which is on the path to secure FedRAMP authority to operate, was designed to improve IT efficiency and help lower costs as agencies transition to the cloud by enabling them to deploy and run applications on familiar VMware software-defined data centers (SDDC) on AWS GovCloud (US).
Delivered, sold and supported by VMware and its channel partners as an on-demand cloud service, and running on Amazon EC2 dedicated, elastic, bare-metal infrastructure, VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US) will be powered by VMware Cloud Foundation, the unified SDDC platform that integrates vSphere, VMware vSAN, and VMware NSX virtualization technologies.
Read the full press release to learn more.
VMware was named one of Computerworld’s 100 Best Places to work in IT 2018! VMware ranked #3 among large organizations in the U.S – click here for more information on the recognition.