FROM THE EDITORS VIRTUAL DESK
Hi everyone, after all of the excitement of VMworld 2019 in the US we are now on the countdown for VMworld 2019 Europe in Barcelona. Many of the same great sessions will be presented as well as even more announcements that we will keep track of. A few items this week to take note of.

Did you see the Oracle announcement? Here it is!

Today, Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) and VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), announced an expanded partnership to help customers leverage the companies’ enterprise software and cloud solutions to make the move to the cloud. Under this new partnership, customers will be able to support their hybrid cloud strategies by running VMware Cloud Foundation on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. With this new solution, customers will be able to easily migrate VMware vSphere workloads to Oracle’s Generation 2 Cloud Infrastructure and take advantage of consistent infrastructure and operations. As a part of this partnership, Oracle will also provide technical support for Oracle software running in VMware environments both in customer on-premise data centers and Oracle-certified cloud environments.

 

Here is the press release: https://www.vmware.com/company/news/releases/vmw-newsfeed.Oracle-and-VMware-Partner-to-Support-Customers-Hybrid-Cloud-Strategies.1916340.html?src=so_5a314d05e49f5&cid=70134000001SkJn

We have new KB articles at the end of the newsletter as always and education and training and TAM Webinar information right below so please take a look and apply as appropriate.

Have a great week ahead, and as always please feel free to get in contact anytime.

Virtually Yours
VMware TAM Team

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TAM @ VMWARE WEBINAR
October 2019 – Log Insight
Date: Thursday, October 10th
Time: 11:00am EST/ 10:00am CST/ 8:00am PST
Duration: 1.5 Hour

Synopsis:
How to Get More from vRealize Log Insight – Leveraging the power of Content Packs and the vRealize Suite.

Guest speakers:
Kim Delgado is a Customer Success Architect in VMware’s Global Services Advanced Customer Engagements organization, focusing on automation, orchestration, and integrations as well as an Ambassador to the Office of the CTO.

Registration Link:
https://vmware.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_qbG_L3ZpTO6ng_qoDgzTtw

EDUCATION @ VMWARE
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  1. Kubernetes Foundations: This two-day course is the first step in learning about Containers and Kubernetes. Through a series of lectures and lab exercises, the fundamental concepts of Kubernetes will be presented and put to practice by containerizing and deploying a two-tier application into Kubernetes.
  2. Kubernetes Cluster Operations: This one-day course continues the journey of learning Kubernetes. Through a series of lecture and lab exercises, the operational and internal workings of Kubernetes are explored. System administrators and Cluster Operators will learn the skills of operating an existing built cluster.
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