VMware CloudTM on AWS Partner Initiative

Enable your customers to maximize innovation and agility with hybrid cloud

The VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Initiative offers new capabilities to accelerate and simplify enterprise cloud migration and hybrid cloud deployments. This program enables AWS Consulting Partners to be successful in selling hybrid cloud solutions based on VMware Cloud on AWS.

VMware Cloud on AWS is the preferred service for all vSphere-based workloads and provides organizations with interoperable infrastructure and services between VMware-based datacenters and the AWS cloud, which minimizes the complexity and associated risks of managing diverse environments. VMware Cloud on AWS offers native access to AWS services and innovation that extends the value of enterprise applications over their lifecycle.

What is the VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Initiative?

Designed to augment the Partner Program offerings from VMware, this initiative provides additional enablement and incentives to aid Partners in developing a breadth of expertise in selling and supporting VMware Cloud on AWS solutions.

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VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Initiative Benefits

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Sales count towards APN Revenue Requirement

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Access to Partner Innovation Sandbox

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AWS-led Lead generation campaign participation

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Partner-led customer workshops


Reach out to your AWS Partner Development Manager to Learn More

Getting Started

  • Step 1: Attain AWS Advanced Tier Consulting Partner status
  • Step 2: Complete the VMware Cloud on AWS Learning Path
    • VMware Cloud on AWS Business Module - 2 individuals
    • VMware Cloud on AWS Technical Module - 2 individuals
  • Step 3: Engage with Customers
  • Step 1: Register as an AWS Partner and VMware Partner
  • Step 2: Complete the Requirements
  • Step 3: Engage with Customers
  • Step 1: Register as an AWS Partner and VMware Partner
  • New Partners - Register

    • AWS Consulting Partner Registration: Register your firm at no cost via the AWS Consulting Partner Registration
    • Log in to AWS Partner Central: Once registered, your firm will receive an email with your AWS Partner Central login credentials and temporary password. Using those credentials, log in to AWS Partner Central.
    • Add AWS Partner Central Users: To add AWS Partner Central users from your firm, send link to activate their logins
    • Update Partner Scorecard: Track your firm’s AWS success (customer wins, training, etc.) via your Partner Scorecard in AWS Partner Central.
    • Upgrade to Advanced Tier: You must meet the requirements for Advanced Tier listed on this page.

    Existing Partners - Login

    Upgrade your APN Membership: Once your firm meets APN's Advanced tier requirements, apply to upgrade to receive additional APN benefits. AWS Partners interested in upgrading their APN member can submit their application by following the steps below:

    • Step #1: Log in to AWS Partner Central
    • Step #2: Click on "View Partner Scorecard" from left navigation
    • Step #3: Submit APN compliance details
    • Step #4: Click "Apply to Upgrade"

    Need Support Accessing AWS Partner Central? If your firm is already a member of the AWS Partner Network (APN), use the links below to access AWS Partner Central.

    Have Additional Questions? Search the APN Knowledge Base.

    Register as a VMware Partner

    Join the VMware Partner Network (VPN) in order to meet the requirements required for the VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Initiative.

  • Step 2: Complete the Requirements
  • Complete the AWS Learning Path

    Complete the AWS Learning Path above to access benefits for the VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Program.

    Complete the AWS Learning Path below to access benefits for the VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Program. 

    Complete VMware Cloud Requirements

    The VMware Solution Competencies make it easier to distinguish yourself and deliver comprehensive virtualization and cloud computing solutions to your customers. Learn more and apply here.

    Register as a VMware Partner

    Join the VMware Partner Network (VPN) in order to meet the requirements required for the VMware Cloud on AWS Partner Initiative.

  • Step 3: Engage with Customers
  • Engage with Customers

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