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VMware is the Most Deployed Hyperconverged Infrastructure

451 Research has proven VMware to be the market leader in hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI), stating that 2.5x more organizations select vSAN for their digital transformation than the second largest vendor. Read more.

Introducing Three new SETs to Deliver vSAN 6.6, 6.7 Services

Go here, to access these new Solution Enablement Toolkits (SETs):

  • vSAN Health Check: Assess storage virtualization health
  • vSAN Design and Deploy: Design and deploy a software-defined storage foundation
  • vSAN Adoption: Provide operational adoption of storage virtualization

TestDrive for vSAN is now Available

Test Drive for vSAN is a great way to show customers, in a demonstration environment, how vSAN can help them meet their storage needs in a convenient, cost-effective, and flexible manner. Learn more.

VMware vSAN 6.7U1 is Here

VMware vSAN 6.7U1 provides a new HCI experience to help customers accelerate their business through seamless evolution, leading flexibility, and cloud ubiquity. As identified by Gartner, it’s the only HCI solution in the market to address all hybrid cloud use cases, while boosting your profitability.

Consider the HCI Cross-Sell Opportunity in Your Next Order

Leverage this cheat sheet to help your customers reap tremendous cost savings and efficiencies by upgrading their infrastructure with VMware HCI powered by vSphere and vSAN.

US Partners – Attend a vSAN Practice Builder 2.0 Workshop Next Week

Learn about the vSAN vision, sales tools, numerous case studies, and network with like-minded professionals.  Next week’s workshops are in Charlotte, Miami, and Tampa – register today.

HEADS UP– EoGS for vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 is September 19, 2018

The End of General Support (EOGS) for vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 is September 19, 2018. To maintain your full level of Support and Subscription Services after this date, your customers will need to upgrade to vSphere 6.5 or 6.7. Upgrading to vSphere delivers the latest vSAN release and capabilities (consider leveraging the ‘Hit Refresh’ campaign – article in Marketing section below – to target your vSphere customers). Please note that vCloud Suite 5 and vSphere with Operations Management customers running vSphere 5.5 are also recommended to upgrade to vSphere 6.5 or 6.7. To help you with your customer outreach, download this cheat sheet.

Q1FY19 Quarterly Launch Briefing Videos

Visit the Briefing Portal to view the exciting new releases surrounding VMware Cloud on AWS, vSAN, vSphere, vRealize and much more. The 5-10 minute executive briefing videos cover what is being announced, what’s in it for you, and important calls to action.

What’s New in Partner Demand Center?

  • Custom is KingWatch this video to learn how to access content across VMware products and Strategic IT Priorities, customize emails and templates with your logo, value prop, and contact information, and how to share it via social channels or your digital programs.
  • Grow Your Business – Looking for marketing resources to assist in the vSphere/vSphere with Operations Management Upgrade to 6.5? We’ve got your back with Partner Edge – our all-inclusive package of content, programs, and integrated campaigns with analytics and lead management. Whether you execute on our platform or yours, you will own 100% of all leads generated.
  • Accelerate vSAN Sales – New Campaign that provides the latest vSAN online banners, campaign playbook, telemarketing script, social media copy blocks, and email nurture copy to generate and close your deals faster.

Start preparing for the New Year and login to Partner Demand Center today!

Access New vSAN Partner Marketing Kits

Designed to help you drive awareness and generate leads for vSAN, these online marketing kits (found in the ‘Market’ section) include campaign assets, templates, collateral plus recommendations on campaign execution. Plus view this Marketing Powerpack; it provides great guidance on the tools available.