Supporting Quotes for the VMware Solution Exchange
Rob Bissett, vice president, Product Management, 6Fusion
"As a VMware partner, generating awareness of our solutions is a key component to our success. The VMware Solution Exchange presents us with a centralized portal to market, provide information, and allow users to download our joint solutions – all from one location. This is a very simple, but highly valuable tool for our organization."
Joyce Mullen, vice president, Global Alliances, Dell
"Researching joint solutions in the industry can be cumbersome and time-consuming as information is often scattered across multiple sites. By sharing resources and engaging directly with customers on the VMware Solution Exchange, we look forward to helping organizations speed evaluation and deployment of their joint Dell and VMware solutions."
Peter McKay, chief executive officer, Desktone
"With cloud adoption on the rise among enterprises, service providers are looking to leverage innovative, efficient and cost-effective virtualization solutions to meet end user demand for flexible and affordable IT management. VMware Solution Exchange makes it convenient for service providers to explore and evaluate leading cloud and virtualization solutions such as the Desktone / VMware desktops as a service (DaaS) offering. We’re proud to partner with VMware to deliver joint solutions that are revolutionizing the enterprise desktop."
Vineet Jain, chief executive officer, Egnyte
"As both a partner and technology solution, VMware is one of our key providers in implementing the Egnyte HybridCloud File Sharing solution in the enterprise. With the creation of the VMware Solution Exchange, new and existing customers alike have easy access to Egnyte's solutions, with the added benefit of access to other, complementary services that will allow them to address the unique problems of their given industry and company."
Chad Sakac, vice president, VMware Technology Alliance, EMC
"EMC is pleased to join the VMware Solution Exchange, which will help us connect directly with customers seeking to transform their operations and deliver IT as a service. By having all of our offerings in a centralized location, we look forward to the VMware Solution Exchange providing EMC and VMware with an easy way to help customers accelerate every step of their journey to cloud computing."
Shaun Walsh, vice president, Marketing, Emulex
"As a longstanding VMware partner, we have worked closely to ensure our broad range of I/O connectivity solutions and management software are tightly integrated into the VMware solution set, so we see strong value in the new VMware Solution Exchange in enabling customers and partners the ability to collaborate and develop new, innovative, interoperable solutions together. For Emulex, the VMware Solution Exchange allows our joint customers to develop their ideal converged, virtualized solution leveraging our 10Gb Ethernet and Fibre Channel adapters as well as our OneCommand™ Manager solution along with complementary partner technology for a high-performance VMware-based solution."
Phil de la Motte, Business Development Director, Infrastructure Alliances, F5
"The VMware Solution Exchange is an effective tool to help customers search out and find integrated partner solutions that meet their unique and specific challenges. This single system benefits both vendors and customers. F5 is able to enter all information about our solutions that are tightly integrated with VMware products. In turn, prospective customers can use the system’s powerful search capabilities to quickly find solutions that are most relevant to their needs. The VMware Solution Exchange also enables them to reach out to and engage with VMware experts, partners and developers."
Rich Boberg, general manager, Virtualization Solutions, Fusion-io
"As the leader in virtualization, VMware’s new VMware Solution Exchange can help IT leaders discover powerful solutions that deliver on VMware’s high standards for compatibility and reliability. The VMware Solution Exchange will help both Fusion-io customers and channel partners leverage the power of the entire virtualization ecosystem through solutions like Fusion’s ioDrive and ioTurbine software, which provide powerful low latency performance to help virtualize even data intensive applications and meet the needs of demanding virtualized environments."
Kevin Dickson, vice president, Product Management, Infoblox
"Today's dynamic virtual environments require a whole new approach to network infrastructure related services, such as automated assignment and management of IP addresses for virtual machines. For exactly this purpose, Infoblox offers its vCO IPAM Plug-in for VMware. With this plug-in, we’re especially pleased to be among the first participants in the VMware Solution Exchange so enterprise IT teams have at their fingertips one of the key tools they need to accelerate their virtualization and cloud deployments."
Paul Rolfe, vice president, Strategic Alliances, McAfee
"McAfee applauds VMware in the launch of the VMware Solution Exchange. We look forward to working with VMware to showcase our comprehensive virtualization security solutions to VMware’s customer and partner community in this new online, self-service virtualization marketplace."
Stephen Beamish, vice president, Corporate Marketing & Business Development, Mitel
"As the world leader in virtualization, we're very pleased to count VMware as a strategic partner. Virtualization is a critical market for Mitel, as it is transforming the unified communications industry as businesses recognize the benefits of treating voice as an application. VMware's Solution Exchange is the ideal venue for customers and channel partners to learn about how unified communications can be delivered as a virtual appliance, as well as the enormous role unified communications will play in the growth of desktop virtualization."
Chris Cummings, vice president, Products and Solutions Marketing, NetApp
"Both large and midsized organizations are looking for innovative ways to keep pace with growing business demands and do more with fewer resources. Cloud and virtualization – whether it be desktop, business or core applications – offer the flexibility and efficiency they need to expand and adapt as needed. The VMware Virtualization Solution Exchange is a great self-service marketplace that enables customers to find the right integrated NetApp and VMware solutions to fit their evolving requirements and propel their business forward."
Gilad Zlotkin, vice president, Virtualization and Management Products R&D, Radware
"The VMware Solution Exchange provides Radware with an industry-leading virtualization exchange for reaching out to the VMware community to share information and best practices about our joint solutions. Radware vDirect™ for VMware vCenter Orchestrator provides greater IT efficiency and saves costs by automating the delivery of application delivery and load balancing services to virtualized applications as part of the vCO workflows. What’s more, Radware vDirect™ for VMware vCloud Director enhances VMware vCD's tiered services model by incorporating virtual application delivery controllers and enabling tiered services with guaranteed SLAs per tenant and application. The VMware Solution Exchange provides a premier forum for engaging with VMware partners, developers, customers and prospects to identify the best application delivery controller and virtualization technology solutions that meet their needs."
Venugopal Pai, vice president, Global Alliances, Riverbed Technology
"Businesses all over the world are turning to Riverbed’s IT performance solutions and VMware’s virtualization solutions to accelerate IT and improve productivity while cutting costs. The VMware Solution Exchange provides a marketplace for customers to learn about our joint solutions and how we are working together to enable enterprises to successfully and intelligently implement strategic initiatives such as virtualization, consolidation, cloud computing and disaster recovery, without fear of compromising performance."
Kevin Gavin, chief marketing officer, ShoreTel
“ShoreTel support for VMware extends beyond the core IP PBX UC, and now includes the Contact Center as well so customers can leverage their VMware environment even more broadly. The inherent brilliant simplicity within the ShoreTel solution is further enhanced by the additional reliability and scalability benefits of a VMware platform.”
Partha Panda, vice president, Business Development, Trend Micro
"The VMware Solution Exchange provides Trend with a very innovative virtualization exchange for reaching out to the VMware community to share information and best practices about our comprehensive suite of next-generation virtualization security solutions. These solutions leverage VMware infrastructure to deliver better-than-physical security, giving VMware customers the confidence to accelerate and complete their virtualization journey, maximize consolidation rates and cost savings and ensure compliance."
Todd Pavone, executive vice president, Products and Solutions, VCE
"VMware is a key component of Vblock Infrastructure Platforms and the VMware Solution Exchange is an ideal way to promote the many converged infrastructure solutions we've jointly developed. This will make it easier for our customers and partners to deploy cloud and virtualization solutions that simplify their IT environments, reduce costs and improve time to market."
Maryam Alexandrian, senior vice president, Worldwide Sales and Channels, Wyse
"With the launch of the VMware Solution Exchange, Wyse is pleased to have a new online virtualization marketplace for our joint customers and partners to simply and easily evaluate and select business solutions that best fit their needs. We see this resource as an excellent tool to engage & help our joint customers and we look forward to growing our business with VMware."