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VMworld 2018 Europe: VMware Delivers Key Milestones Toward Digital Foundation Vision

The Partner Forum General Session welcomed over 2,500 partners to VMworld Europe and provided key insights on building and growing a comprehensive VMware practice. From data center to cloud, to professional services and consumption, partners heard about:

  • Core growth drivers with Partners and epic execution in H1’FY19
  • Evolving partner transformation priorities and partner program to deliver a best-in-class experience
  • Major announcements including NEW benefits for Master Services Partners; free access to VMware Learning Zone Premium subscription, additional Partner Edge Marketing program support; new Partner Competency for VMware PKS
  • VMware Partner Services practices and the continued opportunity to embrace cloud through VMware Cloud on AWS, IBM Cloud, and VMware Cloud Provider Partners

Building on the momentum from VMworld US, VMware continued to demonstrate its leadership and innovation at VMworld Europe in Barcelona by unveiling exciting new technologies and solutions that deliver on the company’s digital foundation vision. There are tremendous opportunities for you to take advantage of VMware’s momentum such as doubling-down on selling the full VMware solution and making big bets around Services and Cloud and increasing your profitability. Read this blog post for more highlights.

YOUR NEXT STEP is to visit the Partner Launch Resource Center – it’s your one-stop-shop for all VMworld Europe product announcements. While there:

  1. Register for the vmLIVEs (December 3-7) where subject matter experts will share how you can take advantage of these fantastic opportunities for your business.
  2. Listen to the Quarterly Launch Briefing Replays.
  3. Learn more about the available promotions, VMware Master Services Competencies, VMware Skyline, and VMware Sales Plays.

VMware Cloud on AWS Now Available in Asia-Pacific (Tokyo) Region

Since we launched VMware Cloud on AWS last year at VMworld, we have received many requests from our customers and partners regarding expansion of the service to the Asia-Pacific region. We delivered on this promise in August with the launch of the service in the Asia-Pacific (Sydney) Region, and we are pleased to announce that we’ve expanded our footprint to include the Asia Pacific (Tokyo) Region. Read more.

Register for the VMware Cloud Webinar Series Beginning Nov-15

Register now for the entire VMware Cloud Webinar Series.

The series kicks off on Nov-15 with Making Hybrid Cloud Real….Hybrid cloud environments are increasingly gaining in popularity because it allows enterprises to leverage the best of both worlds when it comes to their application and infrastructure needs.  This webinar will examine hybrid clouds and how VMware Cloud on AWS helps enterprises accelerate their journey to the hybrid cloud.  Join IDC, VMware, and AWS as we jointly discuss the hybrid cloud – customer’s needs, its use cases, challenges, and solutions.  VMware Cloud on AWS delivers a highly scalable, secure and resilient service that allows organizations to seamlessly migrate and extend their on-premises VMware vSphere-based environments to the AWS Cloud running on next-generation Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) bare metal infrastructure.  Additionally you will learn the architecture of the service, integration with AWS services, unique benefits and business value, its partner ecosystem, consumption options, pricing and total cost of ownership versus other alternatives. Finally, you will see a demo and learn how to get started using the service.  Time will be reserved at the end for questions and answers.

Interested in hearing about VMware Cloud on AWS success stories or its competitive advantage?

Register for the November 5 vmLIVE to hear about some of the great customer and partner success stories in all different use cases – ranging from cloud migration, DC extension, to disaster recovery.

We also encourage you to register now for the December 6 vmLIVE we will be taking our discussion to the next level, discussing the AWS VPC and Endpoint configurations, Elastic DRS, Multi-AZ Stretched deployments, and more. Join us to learn how the VMware Cloud on AWS offering meets the needs of your business and gives you a competitive advantage over traditional on-premises and public cloud environments.

October 5 vmLIVE – Learn to Solve Disaster Recovery Challenges with VMware Cloud on AWS and Druva Phoenix

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.

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 Cloud on AWS Expands to Asia-Pacific, Delivers New Enterprise Capabilities

Today at VMworld 2018, VMware announced that VMware Cloud on AWS is now available in Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) Asia Pacific (Sydney) region. VMware also announced new capabilities that help organizations around the globe to rapidly migrate applications and data centers to a secure cloud service that meets enterprise application needs. Read the press release and learn more:

Partner Forum @ VMworld 2018 US Begins Sunday, August 26

SUNDAY, August 26

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM — Partner Sales Training Sessions [Mandalay Bay Ballrooms B-D, L2]
These sales sessions cover key topics to help you sell, grow, and win more business through VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware NSX, and VMware vSAN/HCI solutions.  Note, these sessions will also be offered on Thursday morning.

4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Partner General Session [Mandalay Bay Ballroom E, L2]
Pat Gelsinger, CEO, Brandon Sweeney, SVP Worldwide Commercial & Channel Sales, Jenni Flinders, Worldwide Channel Chief, and a Special Guest Speaker will share their insights into VMware’s strategy and vision and highlight the cloud and services opportunity with VMware.

5:05 – 5:45 PM – Americas Regional Partner Session [Mandalay Bay Ballroom E, L2]
Join Frank Rauch, VP of Americas Partner Organization at VMware, as he discusses why we need to think differently to maintain a mindset of accelerated growth. Partners across all regions are welcome.

THURSDAY, August 30

10:30 AM – 12:30 PM — Partner Sales Training Sessions [Breakers Rooms, L2]
These sales sessions cover key topics to help you sell, grow, and win more business through VMware Cloud on AWS, VMware NSX, and VMware vSAN/HCI solutions.

Be sure to add the Partner General Session and any other partner sessions to your conference agenda today!

The VMware Partner Lounge [Located in VMvillage, Bayside C, L1] opens Sunday at Noon.  It’s the ideal place for you to host a customer meeting, or simply network, relax, refuel, or recharge your devices throughout the week. And, new this year are the partner-only theater sessions, spanning various programmatic topics including a session on Master Services Competencies, a PKS Partner Primer, special Partner Spotlight sessions, multiple VMware Cloud on AWS sessions and more. You do not need to pre-register for any of these sessions. Pro tip: Stop by the lounge on Sunday to see the schedule, or browse sessions online, and add your favorites manually to your calendar so you don’t miss this bonus partner-only content running Monday – Wednesday. Seating will be limited.

Download the VMworld 2018 Mobile App from Google Play (Android) or the App Store (IOS) to find all the latest information, update your schedule in real-time, and network with other attendees.

 

Learn More about VMware Cloud on AWS at VMworld 2018 US

Partners are flocking to join the VMware Cloud on AWS partner programs. In just 6 months, we have over 150 channel partners and over 100 validated software solutions available on VMware Cloud on AWS.

If you are going to VMworld 2018 US and are looking to build your hybrid cloud business, consider adding one or more of the following partner sales breakout sessions to your conference agenda or stop by the Partner Lounge catch a shorter theater session (no need to preregister).

Sunday, August 26

Monday, August 27

Tuesday, August 28

Wednesday, August 29

Thursday, August 30

 

Veeam Availability Suite to be Showcased at VMworld 2018

Veeam, a VMware Global Strategic Technology Partner and VMworld Platinum Sponsor, will be showcasing Veeam Availability Suite and how it complements VMware technologies such as vSAN and VMware Cloud on AWS. The Veeam sessions and activities at throughout VMworld  are as follows:

Monday, August 27

Tuesday, August 28

Wednesday, August 29