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As promised, more Partner Solution Playbooks NOW AVAILABLE

These 2 new key solution playbooks – designed for your sales and marketing teams – have just been released!

Each playbook highlights what to learn about the solution and products, how to uncover opportunities, and close deals. The VMware Cloud on AWS, Tanzu, and Digital Workspace Solution Playbooks are coming soon. These resources will be accessible from the Solutions tab within Partner Connect along with the following:

Unlock a New Tanzu Revenue Stream

NEW PROMOTIONS
Tanzu editions package app modernization capabilities into clearly defined bundles. Replay the ‘Discover Tanzu Editions – plus a 50% off Promo’ vmLIVE to find out how your customers can get more from containers and Kubernetes – and how you can increase profits, leveraging the up to 50% off vSphere with Tanzu promotion.

NEW CAMPAIGN
The new VMware vSphere with Tanzu campaign is for upgrading existing vSphere customers to vSphere with Tanzu, which opens the door for other upsell and cross-sell opportunities. vSphere 7 is key to infrastructure modernization and agile operations.

and, MORE ENABLEMENT
The Partner Solution Playbook for vSphere with Tanzu has just been released.

The VMware Tanzu page on Partner Connect has been redesigned to include sales and training assets to help your company accelerate your App Modernization process.

Note, the new Modern Applications Platform (MAP) Solutions Competency replaced the VMware PKS Solution Competency on August 21. If you have achieved the PKS Solution Competency or completed the requirements by September 21, you will be granted Provisional Status toward the MAP Solution Competency and will have until February 21, 2021 to meet new requirements. As a reminder, the MAP will help you:

Build Your Tanzu Business on Firm Foundations while Strengthening Your Customer Relationships

Get started on growing your Modern Applications business and new revenue stream, by reading this overview presentation and viewing these FAQs.

In just 30 days, you can take all of the required courses to achieve the new Modern Applications Platform (MAP) Solutions Competency that will help you:

  • Unlock new Tanzu expertise that will empower your staff to sell and deliver VMware Tanzu Kubernetes Grid and VMware Tanzu Mission Control
  • Boost profitability with 6% rebates on selected products
  • Prepare you for the more advanced Cloud Native Master Services Competency

Also, Tanzu Build Service – a Kubernetes-native way to automatically build and continuously maintain containerized applications at enterprise scale – is now GA. It gives developers a simple workflow for constructing and updating OCI-compliant containers for any Kubernetes platform, while delivering the security benefits of automated dependency patching and management to operators. Check out the Launch Briefing video for an overview.

Tanzu NFR Licenses are now also available for hands-on training, lab use, and customer demos.

Have questions? Bring them to the Tanzu Connect Partner Webinar Series, held weekly on Wednesdays, to learn more about Tanzu solutions and why customer demand for Kubernetes and containers is soaring.

Reference this new Tech Executives Guide to Modern Apps eBook, which outlines how CIOs are thinking about modern apps planning and challenges they face. By better understanding what CIOs face and how they are planning, you can be better aligned to help your customers optimize their strategy and increase their bottom line.

Cloud Native Master Services Competency Now Available

Accelerate your Kubernetes technical skills through achievement of our new Cloud Native Master Services Competency (MSC). This competency is intended to recognize partners who specialize in Kubernetes operations, site reliability engineering, and DevOps. It will help interested partners take advantage of the industry shift to Kubernetes and modern applications and start building new revenue streams as container usage soars. Learn more.

Interested? Get started now, so you are prepared to take advantage of the vSphere 7 with Tanzu upgrade opportunity. Plus, review this overview presentation and FAQ document and keep in mind that you will need to complete three Cloud Native Master Specialist Badges and submit one customer reference validating your expertise to achieve this MSC.

VMware Cloud on AWS Continues to Gain Momentum

VMware Cloud on AWS continues to gain traction among our partners and customers and with new features and business continuity partner incentives, there’s no better time for you to guide your customers toward VMware’s hybrid cloud solution. Following are some of the new capabilities, incentives, and resources to help you grow your hybrid cloud business.

Apps Modernization in a Multi-Cloud World

Last month VMware marked a new chapter announcing a comprehensive portfolio of products and services to help customers modernize their applications and infrastructure. The highlights included the newly expanded VMware Tanzu portfolio for modern applications and VMware Cloud Foundation 4 with Tanzu. This automated, turnkey hybrid cloud platform – that now supports both traditional VM-based and container-based applications – features the new VMware Cloud Foundation Services using Tanzu Kubernetes Grid, and the new VMware vSphere 7 to drive developer productivity.

Take a moment to watch some of the following partner-specific videos from the launch event (or access all 15 of them on PartnerTV) and don’t forget to share!

VMware is uniquely positioned with the most comprehensive software stack for modern applications—spanning application to infrastructure— to work for you. Be sure to attend EMPOWER Online 2020 Americas/APJ/Europe to get more educated on these solutions.

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