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VMworld 2018 Europe’s Assessment Lounge at VMvillage

Assessment tools are designed to accelerate your digital transformation by providing tools to evaluate your environment and assess readiness for true SDDC or cross-multi cloud. The Assessments Lounge at VMworld Europe will be showcasing our SDDC and EUC assessment tools for Hybrid Cloud, vSphere Optimization, vSAN, and VMware Network.

This is your opportunity to meet with the experts, who can show you how to easily access these tools, co-brandable assets, call scripts, and reports.

Walk away with the tools to build your assessment-led selling strategies through demand generation and sales acceleration that include:

  • Finding new customers to offer these value-added assessments
  • Expanding the footprint with your existing customers at renewal
  • Helping your customers to understand current issues/risks, as well as potential cost savings
  • Showing where your value can be added to your customers’ current environment
  • Creating precision around recommended courses of action
  • Earning the trusted advisor status

Plan to stop by the Assessment Lounge even if you are with your customers as it may help to accelerate your deal cycle.

 

AWS and VMware Announce Amazon Relational Database Service on VMware

Today at VMworld 2018, Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS)  and VMware, announced Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) on VMware. Amazon RDS on VMware is a service that will make it easy for customers to set up, operate, and scale databases in VMware-based software-defined data centers and hybrid environments and to migrate them to AWS or VMware Cloud on AWS. Amazon RDS on VMware automates database management regardless of where the database is deployed, freeing up customers to focus on developing and tuning their applications. Read the press release to learn more.

 

VMware Extends Commitment to U.S. Public Sector with VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US)

Announcing VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US), a forthcoming hybrid cloud service that will enable United States public sector agencies to leverage a common cloud infrastructure on premises and in the public cloud to further increase agility and security. VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US), which is on the path to secure FedRAMP authority to operate, was designed to improve IT efficiency and help lower costs as agencies transition to the cloud by enabling them to deploy and run applications on familiar VMware software-defined data centers (SDDC) on AWS GovCloud (US).

Delivered, sold and supported by VMware and its channel partners as an on-demand cloud service, and running on Amazon EC2 dedicated, elastic, bare-metal infrastructure, VMware Cloud on AWS GovCloud (US) will be powered by VMware Cloud Foundation, the unified SDDC platform that integrates vSphere, VMware vSAN, and VMware NSX virtualization technologies.

Read the full press release to learn more.

Double the Punch with Lenovo’s VX Series with vSAN

Read up on how to help businesses modernize their IT environments and start the journey to a SDDC. The VX series pairs ThinkSystem, the industry’s most reliable server platform, vSAN to deliver a pre-installed, pre-configured, and pre-tested hyper-converged appliance that speeds time-to-value.

Announcing vRealize Network Insight 3.6

New enhancements provide your partners the opportunity to sell the value of underlay/overlay visibility across SDDC networking and security. What’s new in vRealize Network Insight (vRNI) 3.6 ?

  • Netflow from physical switches and routers enables visibility and security planning for physical end points and physical-only applications
  • Flow analytics such as top talkers and net new activities in the last 24 hours help troubleshoot faster
  • New AWS Security Group widget helps quickly troubleshoot connectivity within AWS VPCs
  • New public API makes the platform open to integration

Learn more.

Two New Sales Briefcase Apps: SDDC Platform, BCA and Databases

Access the Partner Sales Readiness Briefcase page for details on downloading the new SDDC Platform (VMware Cloud Foundation) or Business-Critical Applications (BCA) and Databases Sales Briefcases from App Store or Google Play. The desktop version is also available.

VMware Announces Agreement to Acquire VeloCloud

VMware announced definitive agreement to acquire VeloCloud, provider of industry-leading cloud-delivered software-defined wide-area network (SD-WAN) technology.

Accenture is an Early Access Partner for VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS brings VMware’s software-defined data center (SDDC) to the AWS Cloud, allowing customers to get the ability to seamlessly integrate their on-premises data center environments with AWS using their existing tools and skillsets within a common operating environment based on familiar VMware software. Accenture is an early access partner for the joint VMware Cloud on AWS offering.

Watch this video to hear from Jack Sepple, Senior Managing Director, Cloud & Operations, Accenture and Larry Socher, Global Managing Director, Infrastructure Services and Strategy, Accenture and learn how VMware Cloud on AWS plays a critical role in enabling customers’ hybrid cloud adoption.

Announcing Initial Availability of VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware Cloud on AWS is a seamlessly integrated hybrid cloud service that gives customers the VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) experience running on the AWS Cloud. Delivered, sold, and supported by VMware, this service enables IT teams to manage their cloud-based resources with familiar VMware tools – without the challenges of learning new skills or utilizing new tools. VMware Cloud on AWS gives you the ability to deliver a consistent customer experience across private, public, and hybrid clouds. It provides an entry point into the public cloud – enabling a true hybrid cloud – which creates opportunities for you to expand and grow your consulting, advisory, or managed services businesses. Learn more.

Use Our Updated Solution Enablement Toolkits (SETs)

Our SETs package VMware services, sales, and marketing IP that enable you to capitalize on SDDC, EUC, and Hybrid Cloud services opportunities. To learn more, access the SETs Program Overview Deck and review these FAQ resources: Accessing SETs | Foundation of SETs | Editing SETs. New/Emerging SETs are in development (contact your VMware Partner Manager if you have an active opportunity and need access).