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VMware vSAN and Rubrik for NoSQL Databases

Download this whitepaper to find out how you can profit from selling the validated solution – by VMware vSAN and technology partner, Rubrik – that delivers benefits of hyperconverged infrastructure with data protection and management, to NoSQL databases.

VMware vSAN and Veeam for SAP HANA

Read the Virtual Blocks blog to learn more and start benefiting from selling this joint solution. VMware vSAN and Veeam, both recently certified to run SAP HANA, have partnered to deliver management and operational simplicity, performance with scalability and durability, and deployment flexibility for the most demanding mission-critical workloads.

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.

VMworld 2018 Europe’s Assessment Lounge at VMvillage

Assessment tools are designed to accelerate your digital transformation by providing tools to evaluate your environment and assess readiness for true SDDC or cross-multi cloud. The Assessments Lounge at VMworld Europe will be showcasing our SDDC and EUC assessment tools for Hybrid Cloud, vSphere Optimization, vSAN, and VMware Network.

This is your opportunity to meet with the experts, who can show you how to easily access these tools, co-brandable assets, call scripts, and reports.

Walk away with the tools to build your assessment-led selling strategies through demand generation and sales acceleration that include:

  • Finding new customers to offer these value-added assessments
  • Expanding the footprint with your existing customers at renewal
  • Helping your customers to understand current issues/risks, as well as potential cost savings
  • Showing where your value can be added to your customers’ current environment
  • Creating precision around recommended courses of action
  • Earning the trusted advisor status

Plan to stop by the Assessment Lounge even if you are with your customers as it may help to accelerate your deal cycle.

 

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.

REMINDER – End of General Support for vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 is September 19

Leverage this cheat sheet when contacting your customers about their upgrade plans and reference this cheat sheet to position HCI. And, encourage your technical staff to register for this webinar on September 26 for insight on how to best support your customers as they upgrade.

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.