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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.

Upgrade to vSphere 6.5 Partner Deployment Incentive – Extended to 4 May

Take advantage of this important incentive now. End of general support of vSphere 5.5 will occur in September 2018 and vSphere 6.5 is needed to sell SDDC and Cloud solutions. Learn more.

End of General Support (EoGS) for vSphere 5.5 and vSAN 5.5 is September 19

To maintain full level of Support and Subscription Services after this date, your customers will need to upgrade to vSphere 6.5. Upgrading to vSphere delivers the latest vSAN release and capabilities. VMware vCloud Suite 5 and vSphere with Operations Management customers running vSphere 5.5 are also recommended to upgrade to vSphere 6.5. Learn more.

Check the Year of Course Completion for Your SV Solution Competency

Starting in March 2018, VSP, VTSP, & Technical Post Sales – Server Virtualization (SV) 2015 courses for vSphere 5.5 will no longer meet the Solution Competency’s requirements. Access Solution Competency Dashboard to check the year of your course completion and if necessary, start your additional training now.