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VMware Wants to Share for May

By Lori Donaldson posted 05-15-2018 12:04 PM


VMware Wants To Share ...VMware updates to the VMUG Community

Each month, VMware Business Units provide information important to the VMUG community. Visit this section each month to keep on top of VMware news, updates and opportunities.

Life Lessons in Leadership
Pat Gelsinger published a LinkedIn piece on leadership lessons and the foundation of a strong company culture. In the article, Pat discusses his thoughts on what it takes to be a good leader – with emphasis on listening and learning from your coworkers.

Health Care Innovation: Harnessing New Technologies To Benefit Patients
Sanjay Poonen authors a Forbes piece related to innovation within the healthcare industry. In the article, the VMware COO discusses how healthcare providers leverage technology to put them in a position to deliver quality treatment while ensuring patient privacy.

Extending our Digital Workspace Intelligence Capabilities through Strategic M&A
Shekar Ayyar discusses VMware’s approach to equipping enterprise customers with the ability to manage and secure their end user environments with. VMware’s Workspace One platform.

Beyond the Hype Cycle: What Can We Really Expect with 5G?
5G promises to bring massive changes to businesses and customers. The collaborative nature of 5G may also prompt more partnering across the ecosystem and alter the competitive landscape of the industry. Shekar Ayyar explains what to expect in the future in the user experience realm for virtual reality apps and multiplayer games. Read More

New Updates to VMware Cloud on AWS
VMware recently released a number of updates to the VMware Cloud on AWS service. Following this update, the TAP team hosted a Developer Deep Dive on the new features of the service. If you missed this session, the recording is now available on VMware Partner TV.

If you are a TAP partner building a cloud-based solution, we invite you to join the large ecosystem of partners who are validating their solution on VMware Cloud on AWS. The VMware Cloud on AWS validation program is open to all current TAP members in good standing.

To request an application please email with the name and email address of application submitter, and VMware will send one out within two business days. This is a great opportunity to take Technology Alliance Partner solutions and extend them into VMware Cloud on AWS.

Introducing vSphere 6.7- The Efficient and Secure Platform for Your Hybrid Cloud
VMware announced the latest version of their vSphere platform, vSphere 6.7, on April 17,2018. vSphere 6.7 provides a powerful, flexible, and secure foundation for business agility that accelerates your digital transformation to hybrid cloud and success in the digital economy. vSphere 6.7 supports both existing and next-gen workloads.

Coming to a city near you! VMware vSphere Upgrade Technical Workshops
VMware vSphere is the foundation of VMware’s Software Defined Datacenter and Cloud solutions. With the end of general Support of vSphere 5.5 in September 2018, customers need to upgrade to vSphere 6.5 or above in order to drive their technology and cloud vision forward. VMUG has collaborated with VMware to provide members with a technical workshop on upgrading their environments to the latest version of vSphere.