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Finishing the Year Strong with Partner Connect

REMINDERS

  • Register here and join us for the vmLIVE on December 17 (@ 8AM PST) to learn more about Third-Party Crediting, new Master Service Competencies (MSCs), the upcoming Partner Connect Program annual audit, and what you can look forward to in Q1 FY22 (beginning January 30)!
  • The Partner Connect Renewal process is live – reference the Program Guide and Top Trending Questions for detailed renewal process and upcoming Partner Connect Program annual audit information.

WHAT’S NEW?

  • Check out the updated (Q421) Partner Connect Program Guide for information on Third-Party Crediting, VMware Cloud Foundation MSCs, the Partner Connect Program annual audit process, updated territory restrictions, and the Amplify 2020 incentive program.
  • Effective November 25, 2020, VMware started applying credit toward Partner Connect tier credits for VMware Platform sales with the following entities: Cisco, Dell Technologies, Fujitsu, Hitachi, HPE, and Lenovo – more to come!

MSCs LAUNCHING THIS QUARTER

  • VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF) MSC will launch on December 9 – this achievement demonstrates a deep expertise in server, storage, and network virtualization services capabilities, as well as cloud management and automation, and an ability to architect, design, build, and operate an integrated solution.
  • Host Satellite MSC will launch on January 8 – stay tuned for more details.

Don’t Miss Modern Network & EMPOWER Recharge Events November 16-18

Modern Network Event (45-mins on November 16 & 17)
VMware executives and thought leaders will be showcasing our complete VMware Cloud Network portfolio in a 45-minute session on November 16 or 17. There will be five (5) instances of this online event taking place across the globe – AMER, EMEA, Asia Pacific, China, and Japan.  Register for the event that works best so you don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to modernize your customers’ network for a future ready business.


EMPOWER Recharge Online in Your GEO (November 17-19)
Register today
and join us live at your geography’s event (November 17 APJ, November 18 AMER, or November 19 EMEA) for an opportunity to learn more about the solutions designed to help navigate these challenging times.

  • Several General Sessions to ensure you are staying current on various strategies.
  • NEW breakouts and Livefire architect-level training sessions focused on Future Ready Workforce, Cloud, and App Solutions to keep you engaged.
  • Hands-on Labs and challenges to keep you competitive.

VMware Cloud Provider Enablement 2020

Access our free, self-paced learning on VMware Customer Connect Learning for Cloud Providers to get the complete update on all the core Cloud Provider Platform components for 2020.

Upcoming vmLIVEs – Register Now for Your Daily Dose

Bookmark the schedule for the vmLIVEs of interest today.  This program consists of daily, live webcasts spanning a wide range of topics designed to drive our go-to-market priorities forward. Following are the top 5 vmLIVEs you may not want to miss next week – register today!

Attend EMPOWER Recharge Online in Your Geography

Register today and join us live at your geography’s event on November 17, 18, or 19 where you will have the opportunity to learn more about the solutions designed to help navigate these challenging times.

  • General Session—VMware executives will share an overview of our strategies, priorities, and partner ecosystem programs and opportunities.
  • Technical General Session—our Office of the CTO will showcase compelling new demos to help empower your customers to adapt to changes in organizational, market, or customer requirements – all at the speed of software.
  • Sales & Marketing General Session—learn about the Future Ready Framework and how it is facilitating business level discussions to determine how technology helps shape a customer’s future.

Plus, there will be new use case learning breakouts, Hands-on Labs, and Livefire architect-level training sessions focused on Future Ready Workforce, Cloud, and App Solutions.

Are you getting your daily dose of vmLIVEs?

The program consists of daily, live webcasts spanning a wide range of topics designed to drive our go-to-market priorities forward.  Bookmark our sessions schedule and register today!

Introducing EMPOWER Recharge Online – Registration Open!

To provide you with in-depth training more than once a year, we’re introducing VMware EMPOWER Recharge Online 2020. Access is exclusive to VMware Partners, participation is free, no travel is required. Register today for your geography’s event:

WHAT’S NEW?

  • Over 20 brand new technical, sales, and marketing breakouts focused on business continuity, business resiliency, and building a digital-first model for IT and businesses.
  • New Livefire Solutions – expert-led trainings taught by VMware Solutions Architects with real-world experience.

EMPOWER Recharge Online will also include live Q&A chats with VMware subject matter experts, guided Hands-on Labs to test drive the latest VMware solutions and technologies, and marketing breakouts to share strategy, best-in-class content, campaigns, and tips.

Don’t miss this unique learning opportunity. Register today and stay tuned – more detail to be shared later this month!

Enhanced Partner Enablement Offerings and Benefits Now Available

VMware is expanding the availability of online delivery, doubling down on our investment into partner enablement, and developing new innovative ways to enable your teams so they can adapt to the changing business environment to support your customers’ digital transformation. Take advantage of the following opportunities to build your skills and capabilities.

  • EMPOWER 2020, our flagship partner enablement event, is now virtual and will be free to all partners. Learn more and register here.
  • The advanced technical Livefire classes are now offered virtually through June globally. Contact your VMware PBM or PSE for more details on how to attend one of the upcoming courses.
  • The new Livefire 2020 two-hour virtual sessions will highlight many of the new and cutting-edge areas Livefire Solutions are focused on this year. Sessions are designed to give you a sample of our full Livefire classes and provide valuable enablement you can use to solve your customers’ business challenges today.
  • VMware now offers remote proctored exams allowing testing candidates to take their exams from ANY secure location.
  • Increase your effectiveness to position and sell services offerings through new online Outcome Focused Approach training and the Solution Builder toolset.  Please contact your VMware PBM or PSE for more details.

We are increasing our partner training investment to help you evolve your capabilities, attain Master Services Competencies, and deepen skills to support your customers around Business Continuity and beyond. If you have questions about the above offerings, please reach out to your VMware PBM or PSE for more details.

 

VMware Learning Zone Debuts New Online Events

Register for upcoming webinars on VMware Learning Zone today. These sessions are FREE and typically include an instructor hour, where you can ask your questions in a live, instant-feedback format.

  • November 13 – Tanzu: Any App, Any Cloud, Any Cluster
  • November 14 – Troubleshooting vSphere HA and DRS clusters
  • November 21 – What’s New with VMware Cloud Services?
  • December 12 – vSAN View and Dashboard Development in vROPS