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Plan ahead for system downtime – the Partner Central portal will be unavailable beginning 5PM PST on February 26, in order to prepare for the launch of the new Partner Connect Portal at 12AM PST on March 1 (use existing credentials to login)
VMware Partner Connect is launching February 29. To ensure you are ready to transact on Day 1, your Primary Contact must sign the VMware Partner Connect agreement prior to launch. Leading up to launch, we encourage you to review the current version of the VMware Partner Connect Program Guide (final to be published by February 14) and register for the January 22 vmLIVE to learn about our new Partner Connect portal.
Register now to join the vmLIVE on September 16 at 9:30 AM Pacific. Partners with Master Services Competencies are the ‘go-to’ partners for VMware implementations. This session will focus on the benefits in attaining another MSC, as well as associated requirements for the different areas.
VMware is launching our next-generation partner program in early 2020. The new VMware Partner Connect gives you a single, consistent program experience, offering you the power of flexibility and choice as you align your business models to meet your customers’ most pressing needs. With the advent of this new program, certain competency requirements will be aligned to paths across resell, cloud, and services. For you to maximize your success when the program launches, attaining a Master Services Competency (MSC) is key as it will move you up the new program tiering structure toward Principal Partner level—the highest recognition within Partner Connect.
Achieving an MSC can benefit your business both today and upon launch of the new program. Make sure you’re on the path to success with these key resources:
Tune in to this 2112 podcast, where Worldwide Channel Chief Jenni Flinders outlines VMware’s channel transformation.
Register for this vmLIVE on October 5th to learn how Druva leverages the power of the public cloud to deliver comprehensive, cost-effective recovery that allows our customers to bounce back in minutes. We’ll also discuss traditional DR challenges, advantages and benefits of DR in cloud, and how to resell. Plus, all registrants will receive a complementary white paper.
Throughout VMworld 2018 US, VMware continued to demonstrate its leadership and innovation by unveiling significant new technologies, products, and solutions aligned to our joint customer priorities: Integrate Public Clouds, Modernize Data Centers, Transform Networking & Security, and Empower the Digital Workspace.
Your Next Steps:
Visit the Partner Launch Resource Center for a detailed list of all VMworld 2018 US launch announcements, their impact, and the key enablement resources to help you grow your business. And, DON’T miss out – click here to view and register for all launch vmLIVEs scheduled from September 10-14, covering key topics including VMware Cloud on AWS, Workspace ONE, VMware vSphere, VMware vRealize Automation and many more.… Note that we plan to post the vmLIVE launch replays on the Partner Launch Resource Center and vmLIVE archive page on Partner University.
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.
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.