The scheme builds on VMware's existing partner program to support partners, including solution providers, corporate resellers, system builders, service providers, systems integrators and outsourcers, training centres, technology partners and OEMs.
It will also provide a simplified information portal to make partnering with VMware easier
"Our partners are key to providing customers the significant business benefits of VMware virtualisation, and we are proud that our robust partner community has invested so much in our trusted, industry-leading solutions," said Carl Eschenbach, executive vice president of worldwide field operations, VMware.
"We are now matching their trust with an investment of our own.
"The VMware Partner Network is designed to deliver competency-based training and tools to help our partners grow their virtualisation practices and continue to be trusted advisers to customers of all sizes."
Program benefits include:
The program was unveiled at the VMware Partner Exchange 2009.
Issue: 344 | November 2015