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Partner Reflections from VMworld 2017 Europe…

After another successful VMworld Europe, VMware’s Jean Philippe Barleaza, EMEA VP Channel, Alliances and General Business and Kirsten Cox, VP Marketing, EMEA reflect on some of the announcements and what they mean for our partner community…take a few moments to watch this video.

Visit the Launch Resource Center for All VMworld 2017 Announcements

At VMworld 2017 Europe, over 10,000 attendees joined VMware leadership in two general sessions, four showcase keynotes, and 12 spotlight sessions for the unveil of new product announcements:

  • VMware announced initial availability of a new VMware Cloud Service, VMware HCX technologies;
  • Debuted VMware Cloud Provider Platform;
  • Introduced a new VMware Cloud verified trust mark;
  • Announced an expansion of its Mobile Security Alliance;
  • Introduced VMware vCloud NFV-OpenStack;
  • Unveiled VMware vRealize Suite 2017.

We offer number of resources to help you capitalize on these announcements. Visit the Partner Launch Resource Center to learn more about partner opportunities and ‘must-do’ enablement training.

2017 Fortune’s Future 50: VMware Ranks #6

VMware has been recognized by Fortune and The Boston Consulting Group, ranking #6 in the Leaders category among the top 50 public companies best positioned for growth (companies with a market value above $20 billion). We achieved this prestigious rank in Fortune’s Future 50, a designation for our market potential as disruptive leaders.

Important Quarter-End Reminder for Q318

As a reminder, the cut-off time for the end of our third 4-4-5 fiscal quarter (Q3′ FY18) is November 3, 2017, at 6 PM Cork, Ireland local time (for international orders) and 6 PM Pacific time (for orders in the Americas).  Read more.

The World of Hyper-Converged Just Got Easier – Find out how on Oct. 24

Register now and invite your customers. Lenovo and VMware will show how the brand-new Lenovo ThinkAgile VX Series powered by VMware vSAN 6.6 delivers an HCI solution that makes it easier to purchase, deploy, manage, and innovate. You and your customers will learn how vSAN ReadyNodes and ThinkAgile VX will help re-engineer Enterprise IT.

View Partner Exchange @ VMworld 2017 General Session Video Replay and More

Over 4,000 partners attended Partner Exchange in the US and Europe.  Don’t be left in the dark.  Access this page for an event overview, to watch General Session video replay, and to download various presentations from the General Sessions, Business Growth Keynotes, and Breakout Sessions.

EMEA Partners – Quarterly Partner Marketing Workshop is 12 October

Register now and join us on 12 October for an open-forum, online session where we’ll discuss relevant topics that make driving pipe easier. This interactive workshop also provides you the opportunity to collaborate, discuss best practices, and preview marketing resources on VMware’s Partner Demand Center.

AMER Partners – RSVP for vForum Online Fall on Oct. 18

Register here today and join more than 5,000 of your colleagues at our largest online IT event. You will have the opportunity to chat LIVE with experts, check out new solutions in Hands-on Labs, and learn from technical breakouts. A must-attend if you missed VMworld 2017 or need more knowledge and practical advice for your technology transformation.

Showcase Your VMware Technology Skills with New Digital Badges

Gain the recognition you deserve and set yourself apart with validated, verified proof of your VMware technology credentials. VMware recently introduced two new digital badge types, Specialist and Co-Skilled, for partners (or customers) to showcase their skills in specific VMware technologies including vSAN, vRealize Operations, and VxRail – with more to come. These badges are easy to share on any digital platform.

Drive Incremental Pipeline with Enhanced Cross-sell/Up-sell Qualified Leads

Leverage our recently improved VMware Lead Sharing Program – Renewals Cross-Sell/Up-sell for greater efficiencies and improved pipeline generation through enhanced filters, search, and data quality.