VMware Fast Tracks Transformation of Partner Ecosystem across Southeast Asia and Korea for Region’s Increasingly Digital Future

 

  • More than 1,200 participants across VMware’s regional partner ecosystem attended EMPOWER Online and Partner Executive Briefings, fostering greater collaboration and capacity building 

  • 33 VMware partners recognized across 13 different award categories for their contribution towards enhancing Asia’s innovation ecosystem 

 

SINGAPORE, June 29, 2020  VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, affirmed its pledge to strengthen the partner ecosystem across the Southeast Asia and Korea (SEAK) region following the successful launch of EMPOWER Online APJ, along a series of Partner Executive Briefings, which saw the participation of more than 1,200 attendees in VMware’s partner ecosystem in Asia Pacific and Japan. During the events, VMware and its partners came together for a deep dive into how the community can further spur digital transformation and agility for businesses to adapt to the region’s increasingly mobile-first business environment. 

 

EMPOWER Online APJ is a key part of VMware’s multi-pronged approach to harness the partner ecosystem to amplify its ability to help businesses enhance enterprise mobility and accelerate innovation, as they adapt to the rapidly evolving economic landscape. In addition, VMware also showcased its commitment to over 300 partner business owners in the SEAK region with a series of Partner Executive Briefings. These briefings detailed VMware’s priorities and strategy for partners under the current economic climate and how the company will strengthen support for partners, including enabling resources, building practices, developing pipelines, and rewarding success.  

 

“We want to thank our partners for their trust and partnerships with VMware. Working closely and implementing business transformation plans with our partners have contributed much success to the innovation ecosystem in the region,” said Fan Qu, director, Partner Business, Southeast Asia and Korea, VMware. “We are excited about the initiatives we have announced to deliver greater value, choice and innovation to our partners, so they can continue to serve as trusted advisors to help businesses in the region adapt and thrive in this new mobile-first business environment.” 

 

Strengthening the regional partner ecosystem

  • Bolstering partner capabilities: 6 months complimentary premium access to VMware Learning Zone, a 24/7 online training platform with more than 55 on-demand and 12 examination preparation courses, valid until October, 2020
  • Enhancing mobility and enterprise resilience: 75% discount off select Workspace ONE (SaaS) products for partners with Digital Workspace Master Services Competencies
  • Increasing financial support for partners: Co-Fund a VCAP resource for Funded Head investment into VMware Principal Partners with 50% off for Partner Connect Program Fee for all VMware partners until the end of January 2021
  • Developing Advanced Solution Practices: Ignite Program to help partners develop advanced solution practices with resource enablement, customer engagement and incentives, along with Amplify Program to incentivize partners for successful implementation of VMware solutions.

Recognizing the value of partners

An awards ceremony was also held during four different Virtual Partner Executive Briefings from 5 June - 10 June to recognize the contributions its partners have made to the advancement of the region's tech ecosystem. A total of 33 winners were awarded across 13 different categories:

 

Partner Value of the Year

 

Singapore: NTT Singapore Solutions Pte. Ltd.

Southeast Asia: CTC Global Sdn Bhd

Nascent: New Horizon 

Vietnam: Amigo 

 

Partner Expertise - Cloud Platform Transformation Award

 

Singapore: AsiaPac Distribution Pte Ltd 

Southeast Asia: Integrated Global Solutions Sdn Bhd 

Nascent/Vietnam: Premier Systems 

 

Partner Expertise - Digital Transformation Award

 

Singapore: NCS Pte Ltd 

Southeast Asia: Yip In Tsoi & Co., Ltd. 

Nascent/Vietnam: Omega Exim 

 

Partner Expertise - Hyperconverged Infrastructure

 

Singapore: Dell Technologies 

Southeast Asia: Dell Technologies 

Nascent/Vietnam: Dell Technologies

 

Partner Expertise - Digital Workspace Partner of the Year

 

Singapore: Net One Asia Pte Ltd 

Southeast Asia: Fusion Advantec Co., Ltd. 

Nascent/Vietnam: IBL Unisys

 

Partner Expertise - Virtual Cloud Network Partner of the Year

 

Singapore: Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd 

Southeast Asia: PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika 

Nascent/Vietnam: Ice Electronics 

 

Partner Expertise - Multi Cloud Partner of the Year

 

Singapore: Pro-Datech Systems Pte Ltd

 

OEM Partner of the Year

 

Singapore: HPE Singapore

Southeast Asia: Hewlett Packard Enterprise 

Nascent: Dell Technologies 

Vietnam: Hewlett Packard Enterprise 

 

Distribution Partner of the Year

 

Southeast Asia: SIS Distribution (Thailand) Public Co., Ltd 

Nascent: ELITE Vietnam

 

Value Business Distributor of the Year

 

Southeast Asia: VST ECS Phils., Inc

 

Rising Star Partner of the Year

 

Singapore: Logicalis Singapore Pte Ltd 

Southeast Asia: PT. Info Solusindo Data Utama

Nascent: Softline

Vietnam: One Corp

 

VMware Champion of the Year

 

Nascent/Vietnam: Abdullah Al Maksud Begh (Omega Exim)

 

VMware Technical Champion of the Year

 

Nascent/Vietnam: Geeth Shammika (KBSL Sri Lanka)

 

Additional Resources

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Media Contacts

Anubha Pandey 

SEAK Communications, VMware 

Phone: +65 9630 5579

Email: anubhap@vmware.com 

 

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