Workgroup, has announced that its VMware division is playing host to VMware’s VIP Partner Program.
“The enhancements offered through joining the program help make it easier for partners to quickly establish or expand their virtualisation practices and offer their customers increased value through VMware’s virtualisation solutions,” says Garron Dace, virtualisation technical product manager within Workgroup’s VMware division.
The benefits available to new and current members of the VMware VIP Partner Program include:
Enhanced benefits with advantage and incentive program:
All VIP partners can now participate in the advantage and incentive program at different levels. This aspect of the program delivers margin enhancements to VIP partners and is designed to reward their investments when proactively selling VMware products and solutions.
Expanded education, training and certification:
VMware has introduced a virtualisation training roadmap, called PartnerPath, which includes a free-of-charge online course called VMware Technical Sales Professional (VTSP) training.
New Marketing tools and programs:
New tools include an online e-marketing tool, template-based demand generation campaigns, content syndication, RSS feeds and enhancements to Partner Central, the VMware partner portal.
“With Premier, Enterprise and Professional Partner levels, the program enables partners to help their customers gain significant business benefits from VMware virtualisation,” says Dace. “This includes reduced capital and operating expenses, assured business continuity, strengthened security and a ‘greener’ carbon footprint through reduced power and cooling requirements.”