The recognition of this award highlights how VMware Cloud on AWS has garnered real-world satisfaction among customers and partners with its agility, innovation, and flexibility. With 3+ years since the launch of this service, we have been releasing lots of new features and capabilities every quarter based on customer’s requirements. Read this post for a quick recap of some key capabilities we have added to the service in 2020 and the learning resources available to you today to help your customers with their hybrid cloud journey with VMware Cloud on AWS.
From hiring new channel executives to building a new Partner Lifecycle Services organization, CRN shares their perspective on how VMware is doubling down on a partner-first culture – take a look.
THIS JUST IN… Partner Connect Program Earns 5 out of 5 Stars from CRN! The program was recently featured in CRN’s Partner Program Guide announcement where they commended the advancements in our program that recognizes the importance of technical service capabilities, citing one partner who reinforced the importance of Master Services Competencies (MSCs) to help differentiate his business.
UPDATED! Partner Connect Program Guide – quarterly update includes content clarifications and updated product hierarchy.
NEW Resources & Partner Showcases!
- Product Hierarchy Mapping file – includes the ability to quickly locate a SKU and shows how a product SKU is mapped to the Strategic IT Priority, Program Pathways, and earned tier credits.
- Principal Partner Benefits Page – outlines benefits for attaining mastery and demonstrating top-tier sales performance.
- Top Trending Questions resource located on the home page.
- Virtual ‘coffee chat’ series on Power of Partnership blog – first up, Yves Sandfort, President & Founder of comdivision in Germany, reveals how remote working is impacting business and how comdivision is helping businesses adapt.
QUESTIONS? Reach out to your Partner Business Manager or contact the Partner Connect team.
Check out CRN’s recent interview on the Partner Connect program with our Global Channel Chief, Jenni Flinders. The slideshow, in a Q&A format, covers everything from launch date, momentum for MSCs, and how our next-gen partners can extend their business models and revamp VMware’s entire channel.
“If any partner comes to me saying, ‘Hey, I want more rebates,’ that’s the wrong conversation to have. It’s more around, ‘How do we extend your business models? And how do we help you build more practice areas?” said Jenni Flinders, vice president and global channel chief for VMware, in an interview with CRN.
Glassdoor announced its Top CEOs in 2019 list, with VMware’s Pat Gelsinger ranking #1 of 100 in the U.S. large employers, with a CEO approval rating of 99%. Check out the exclusive editorial Q&A feature. Additionally, VMware placed #12 among large employers on the Computerworld Best Places to Work in IT 2019 list.
CRN has named 14 VMware employees to their 2019 Women of the Channel list, in addition to placing Jenni Flinders on the 2019 Women of the Channel Power 100 list.
VMware Channel Chief Jenni Flinders has made it to the “Field of Four” in CRN’s Channel Madness Tournament of Chiefs. We need your vote to push Jenni through to the Championship Round.
Here’s how you can help:
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Voting closes at 9am PT Monday, April 1st.
Thank you for supporting VMware and Jenni!
VMware is thrilled to announce that CRN, has named Jenni Flinders, VP Worldwide Channels, to its exclusive list of the 50 Most Influential Channel Chiefs for 2019. The top executives on this annual list are part of an elite group of leaders who drive the channel agenda and evangelize the importance of channel partnerships. This distinguished group is recognized for outstanding commitment to driving growth and revenue in their organization through partners, as well as extraordinary leadership in the channel as a whole. Read more.
For the 33rd year, CRN offered solution providers in North America the opportunity to grade the performance of their IT vendor partners as part of the CRN Annual Report Card.
Solution Providers scored vendors in 24 technology categories based on their performance across four criteria: product innovation, support, partnership, and managed and cloud services.
Vendors also received an overall average score in each technology category.
VMware is pleased to announce our win in the Desktop and Server Virtualization category, led by Channel Chief, Frank Rauch, Vice President, Americas Partner Organization.
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.