HOL-2160-01-ISM – VMware Cloud Director on Dell Technologies Cloud Platform (DTCP) is now published. This lab exposes the newly certified and supported architecture of running VCD on the Dell Technologies Cloud Platform. This is a fantastic method to provide private cloud and public cloud experiences to your customers with the flexibility of Dell Financial Services models of consumption with the VMware Cloud Provider consumption model for software. Search the catalog for ‘DTCP’ or ‘HOL-2160’ to get your ‘hands on’ this lab today.
If you were unable to attend the first-ever global cloud management partner summit, you can access all the session recordings on-demand.
Session highlights include:
- A keynote featuring Sandy Hogan, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Commercial and Partner Sales at VMware, on Creating Customers for Life.
- Breakout sessions from 20+ industry-leading speakers from AWS, Google Cloud, the FinOps Foundation, Softcat, Groupware Technology, Oworx powered by SCC and more with actionable takeaways to help you understand your customers’ evolving cloud needs.
- Themes of benchmarking your Cloud Management maturity and how to take the next steps, as well as how to build a mature cloud financial management practice.
- Best practices for success with the public cloud provider MSP audits.
Cloud Providers now is the opportune time to provide Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) to your customers. This Disaster Recovery (DR) and Migration as a Service solution has many new capabilities, allowing you to deliver tiered DRaaS services for on-premises to cloud Disaster Recovery (DR) and Migration, in addition to Cloud to Cloud DR. Customers will get visibility of protection status and DR protection and failover actions. Learn more.
Introducing VMware Cloud Director Service Initial Availability
Available to Cloud Providers who are signed up to the MSP program. Cloud Director Service provides multi-tenanted IAAS services on VMware Cloud on AWS and is delivered as a SaaS service in order to sell smaller chunks of VMware Cloud on AWS IAAS in resource pools to tenants. The value is that this service provides an on-ramp for bigger deals (addressing differing customer tiers with smaller offerings), a unified operating model, and geographic extensibility though a single self-service dashboard. Learn more.
The new Cloud Provider Commerce Portal brings together contract management, monthly reporting, license ordering, vCloud Usage Insight, and operations support into one solution. Watch this video to familiarize yourself with the new Commerce Portal and stay tuned – more information, videos, and documentation to come.
The first Partner Connect Program Guide is now available on Partner Central. The final Program Guide will be published in February, prior to launch. If you are a Solution Provider, Cloud Provider, or Service Provider you will have new requirements and benefits when the new Partner Connect program goes live. Familiarize yourself with the Program Guide, as well as these other key resources:
Additionally, this week your company’s VMware primary contact received an email communication with the ‘Click to Accept’ VMware Partner Connect Agreement, offering the ability to accept the Partner Connect Terms and Conditions. Doing so allows your company to transact across all business models on Day 1 of Partner Connect launch, February 29, 2020. Finally, use the Partner Connect Transition Dashboard to see your tier prediction based on your company’s current competency achievements. Your company’s designated VMware primary contact is able to grant you access.
Managed Service Provider partners can now use CloudHealth on Cloud Provider Hub to provide multicloud end-to-end lifecycle management insights to customers or within their own environments. CloudHealth is the market-leading public cloud management platform offered as a SaaS. Whether you are new to the VMware Cloud Provider Program (VCPP) or a long-time partner, VMware can help you drive customer value in a multi-cloud world. Read the latest on the Cloud Provider blog to learn more.