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VMware PKS Solution Competency Now Available

This new solution competency is designed to help VMware partners extend their infrastructure modernization practices with new Kubernetes-based solutions and revenue streams.  It provides VMware PKS training along with sales, services, and marketing benefits so that partners can deliver higher value-added services to help enterprises run modern applications with flexibility and agility. Partners who obtain the VMware PKS Solution Competency will be able to quote and transact VMware PKS starting in early March.  Learn more.

VMware Cloud on AWS – The Momentum Continues

At VMworld Europe, we announced the continued expansion of VMware Cloud on AWS in Europe, Asia Pacific and the US, along with enhancements that make it an even more compelling solution for disaster recovery, virtual desktops and applications, and large-scale cloud migrations.  Learn more.

We are thrilled to shared that we now have over 200 partners who have achieved the VMware Cloud on AWS Solution Competency – just six months since the partner program was announced in March 2018. VMware is now offering three promotions to help you grow your VMware Cloud on AWS practice.

Partner Learning Opportunities about VMware Cloud on AWS

VMware offers partners many ways to learn about VMware Cloud on AWS. We have programs to help you learn the VMware Cloud story, how to sell VMware Cloud on AWS, what AWS training courses you should take, and how VMware helps you build a successful hybrid cloud business – take a look.

New and Revamped Mobility Management Solution Competency

Now featuring Workspace ONE and Unified Endpoint Management, the Mobility Management Solution Competency will arm you with the knowledge to sell, architect, and deploy the Digital Workspace Solution by VMware.

New SD-WAN Solution Competency + NSX SD-WAN by VeloCloud SKUs Available

Visit Partner University to start working toward earning your Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Solution Competency.

The newly released NSX SD-WAN by Velo Cloud Partner Promotion SKUs provide qualified partners with access to select NSX SD-WAN SaaS and on-premises software licenses for in-house demo centers, labs, and educational purposes.

Provisional Status for NV and HCI Solution Competencies Expire on May 11

Complete the refreshed VSP and VTSP courses for Network Virtualization (NV) and Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) Solution Competencies to maintain your Solution Rewards benefits and the new HCI accelerator. Losing these Solution Competencies may also impact your program level and other related benefits. Partner University courses are free and available in multiple languages.

Building on the Momentum from last month’s Cloud Briefing Event…

We have launched a brand-new Cloud Consumption Incentives Program to motivate you to drive utilization of VMware Cloud on AWS and VMware Cross-Cloud services. To be eligible for this incentive, take the necessary steps to achieve the VMware Cloud on AWS Solution Competency among other requirements. Replay this vmLIVE to learn more about how you can benefit from the VMware and AWS partnership.

We are also happy to announce the VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Campaign. The first wave of AWS demand generation materials are now available in English. Download these assets from the Partner Demand Center to start building your VMware Cloud on AWS practice today.

Provisional Status for Server Virtualization Solution Competency Started on March 1

We are no longer accepting some older course versions (VSP & VTSP-SV 2015, Post Sales Accreditation vSphere 5.0 or 5.5, and VCP-DCV 5.0 or 5.5) for the Server Virtualization Solution Competency and those of you who have not updated your training have been put in Provisional status through 31 August, 2018. Access these FAQs and visit Partner University today to learn more.

Watch the VMware Cloud Briefing Replay

Today we hosted our first-ever Cloud Briefing headlined by VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger, who introduced the third major milestone release of VMware Cloud on Amazon Web Services (AWS) service offering to the European market. VMware and AWS executives from around the globe joined Pat and unveiled a full slate of new and enhanced services that advance our VMware Cloud portfolio. Watch the replay here.

We announced the expansion of the VMware Partner Network (VPN) program to enable Solution Providers, Managed Service Providers (MSPs), and System Integrators/System Outsourcers (SISOs) to grow their hybrid cloud business. And we also launched a new VMware Cloud on AWS Solution Competency which provides the training, enablement, and rewards partners need to be successful selling and managing VMware Cloud on AWS.

Register for the March 16 vmLIVE to learn about how you can benefit from the VMware and AWS partnership.

Check the Year of Course Completion for Your SV Solution Competency

Starting in March 2018, VSP, VTSP, & Technical Post Sales – Server Virtualization (SV) 2015 courses for vSphere 5.5 will no longer meet the Solution Competency’s requirements. Access Solution Competency Dashboard to check the year of your course completion and if necessary, start your additional training now.