Today VMware announced the appointment of Jenni Flinders as vice president, Worldwide Channels. In this role, Flinders will serve as VMware’s worldwide channel chief and be responsible for developing and executing overall VMware channel strategy and programs for VMware’s global ecosystem of solution providers, distributors, OEMs, and telecommunications partners. Flinders will report to Brandon Sweeney, senior vice president, Worldwide Commercial and Channel Sales, VMware. Read more.
VMware debuted in the Leaders quadrant in the just-published Gartner Magic Quadrant for Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI). VMware is excited to be one of the software-only vendors in the Magic Quadrant and believes that VMware vSAN continues to disrupt the market. Learn more.
Register below for VMware’s annual EUC Insights Tradeshow in your geography:
EUC Insights is a virtual tradeshow (with interactive booths, technical demos, and HOLs) that is dedicated to the end-user computing community. You’ll get a first look at the technology behind the latest announcements with sessions on application and access management, application and desktop virtualization, endpoint security, industry solutions, and modernizing Windows 10 and unified endpoint management.
Nomination deadline has been extended to January 31, 2017. Each year VMware recognizes excellence in our partner ecosystem through our Global Partner Innovation Awards, so don’t miss this opportunity to highlight your organization’s performance. Submit your nomination here.
Find out how AirWatch delivers simplified access to enterprise apps, secures corporate data, and enables mobile productivity. Upon achieving the Solution Competency, you will get access to VMware Testdrive demo portal, so that you can show customers how AirWatch solutions deal with the enterprise mobility challenge in real world environments.
The new company creates strong capabilities in the fastest growing areas of the industry including hybrid cloud, software-defined data center, converged infrastructure, platform-as-a-service, data analytics, mobility, and cybersecurity. We will continue to operate as an independent, publicly traded company. VMware will continue to invest in and grow its thriving, open ecosystem of global partners. Access the public broadcast available today from 11 a.m. US Central Time today to learn more. Meanwhile, read this blog posting.
Read this blog to hear Jim Comfort view on a major disruption to the Hybrid Cloud business.
VMware on IBM Cloud/SoftLayer is key to this story with many customers choosing a consistent platform for their Software-Defined Data Center story.
For more information on VMware on IBM Cloud, please speak to your local VMware and IBM Account teams.
Register now for this 1-hour live and online training session on 3 Sept. at 9am CET to learn how to take advantage of our demand generation campaigns available in the Partner Demand Center to promote VMware Operations Management solutions and the vSphere Optimization Assessment (VOA). We will cover customer targeting, campaigns available, how to execute a campaign, and how to respond to leads captured.
Act on these promos now… the 25% off promotion for upgrading from vSphere to the equivalent or higher edition of vSphere with Operations Management ends 24 June, 2015. You can also earn up to 20% in additional partner incentives through 30 June, 2015 for selling vSphere. And, if your customers are not convinced, offer them the vSphere Optimization Assessment or Hands-on-Labs.