Apr 26, 2004 : VMware Launches Consulting Program


📅 - Virtualization software developer VMware (vmware.com) announced the launch of the VMware Authorized Consulting (VAC) partner program on Monday. The company said the program, which allows resellers and systems integrators to sell VMware-certified consulting services in addition to VMware products, was set up to address customer demand for consulting services.

"The widespread adoption of our products around the world has created strong customer demand for consulting services that meet our stringent standards," says Jason Martin, director of professional services at VMware. "Organizations with professional service businesses can meet that demand, deliver services using best practices and materials created by VMware and increase billable time and margins."
VMware said partners participating in the program are required to train and certify their consultants in order the to ensure the highest levels of service and customer satisfaction.
Resellers, such as ExpertServer Group, Gibraltar Solutions, NewAge Technologies, UCA Systems and Venture Systems Source have already joined the program. Systems integrators, such as Brigh, NSI Software, RapidApp, RTS and ThinApse have joined as well.

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