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Jenni Flinders Confirms VMware Partner Connect Launch for Feb. 29, 2020

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.

VMware Gets Named to 2019 Hot SDDC Vendors List & Pat Gelsinger Ranks #1 on Glassdoor’s Top CEOs List

CRN editors named VMware to the 2019 Software-Defined Data Center 50: Hot SDDC Vendors To Watch list.

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 2019 VMware Women of the Channel

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.

CRN Channel Madness: Jenni Flinders Needs Your Vote!

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:

  1. Go to Jenni’s page and vote for Jenni!
  2. Hit Submit
  3. Hit back button
  4. Repeat

It’s that simple! You can vote more than once – there is no limit!
Voting closes at 9am PT Monday, April 1st.

Thank you for supporting VMware and Jenni!

CRN Channel Chiefs 2019: Jenni Flinders, VP Worldwide Channels, Recognized

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.

2018 Annual Report Card Winners: Solution Providers Give Top Marks To Key Vendors

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 Names VMware Executives on Top 100 Executives List

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.

VMware Receives 5-Star Ranking in CRN’s 2018 Partner Program Guide

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.

VMware Named Overall Winner in Desktop & Server Virtualization Category

This week, CRN announced its 2017 Annual Report Card Winners, giving top marks to key vendors and VMware has been named the overall winner in the Desktop & Server Virtualization category. Solution Providers scored vendors in 22 technology categories based on their performance across three subcategories: product innovation, support and partnership. VMware swept the votes in all of the subcategories, maintaining its position for the third year in a row. Read more.