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Computer Design & Integration LLC (CDI LLC) is a VMware Premier Solution Provider. CDI has a very broad range of service and solution offerings to architect, deploy and manages multi-platform hybrid IT solutions, including traditional IT, public, private and hybrid clouds.

 

CDI’s latest achievement is the integration of VMware NSX with its proprietary Hybrid Cloud Automation Framework (HCAF).

Using this industry-leading tool from VMware, HCAF helps customers accelerate their journey to hybrid cloud business value.

 

The HCAF framework is comprised of advisory, technology, and optimization services, solutions, and processes that seamlessly manages workload life-cycles through orchestration and automation - regardless of the cloud endpoint. The result: improved data center efficiency, satisfied business needs and greater ROI.

 

Through the use of HCAF integrated with NSX, CDI's VCIX and VCDX certified experts have completed deployments across multiple verticals. VMware NSX integration include:

 

  • VMware NSX Multisite VXLAN Active-Active/Passive Cross-VC
  • VMware NSX Microsegmentation for Production Applications and Virtual Desktops
  • VMware NSX and 3rd Party Palo Alto Service Integration
  • VMware NSX over Cisco ACI as a physical underlay fabric

 

Additional CDI / VMware partnership highlights:

 

  • VMware Cloud Provider Program (formerly VCAN)
  • Enterprise Partner in VMware Partner Professional Services Program
  • Americas VMware Partner Innovation Award - Software Defined Data Center
  • Leadership on VMware Partner Executive Board and Partner Technical Advisory Board
  • Full knowledge and execution for VMware SDDC assessment programs
  • Certified VMware vExperts and global evangelists
  • Formally enrolled in VMware’s Credit Transfer program

 

The management team at CDI believes at knowledge sharing and help technical community by publishing white-papers, writing blogs and producing video on demand (VoD).

 

For more information, please visit: http://www.cdillc.com

World Wide Technology (WWT) is a leading and competent NSX delivery partner specializing in architecture, design, support, and training of VMware NSX.

 

Based out of St. Louis, MO USA, WWT has trained NSX consultants and architects including 7 VCIX, 2 VCDX-NVs, and 24 VCPs whom have completed more than 2 dozen production deployments covering a wide range of NSX use cases. World Wide Technology is a part of NSBU Last Mile mentoring program and works closely with NSBU Solutions Architects to ensure successful customer deployments.

 

The WWT NSX team was assembled from senior resources having background in various technologies including security, datacenter, collaboration and network services. This unique blend allowed these engineers to deliver an entire stack, solution or an individual component as required.

 

Some key highlights of World Wide Technology include:

 

  • A leading provider of advanced virtualization and cloud computing solutions
  • A very strong VMware partner who have helped organizations optimize their IT environments from the desktop to the Data Center and into the Cloud
  • Ranked #1 National Premier Partner Solution provider in 2015 and 2016
  • VMware Premier Partner for over a decade
  • Part of the NSX Elite Program since 2014
  • Part of VMware Professional Services Partner Program (PSPP)
  • Recent wins and strong presence in healthcare and consumer products space focused on NSX Micro-Segmentation design and deployment
  • Deployed professional resources to provide end-to-end deployment tasks.
    • Services ranged from scripting/automating the creation of NSX security groups and ruleset objects to troubleshooting ESXi configuration for VVD (VMware Validated Design)
    • Providing hands-on mentorship

 

WWT offers Professional Services for the entire SDDC portfolio from DC Virtualization to Automation, including capabilities to extend to products such as vRealize Automation.

 

You may contact WWT at https://www2.wwt.com/contact-us/

Axians is a NSX delivery partner providing services to all type of customers, whether businesses, governmental organizations and service providers. They offer a unique array of solutions for designing, implementing and operating their IT infrastructure. These solutions include customized software, hardware and services for various markets.

 

A snippet of solutions they provide can be seen in the diagram below

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Their solutions offerings are hybrid, capable of being deployed either on the client’s own site or delivered through a “Solution as a Service” model.

 

Axians Cloud Builder Ouest is a trusted NSX delivery partner specialized in architecture, design, support, and training of VMware NSX products and solutions.

Based out of Nantes - FRANCE, Axians Cloud Builder Ouest has employed highly skilled and VMware NSX certified consultants and architects.

 

Beside conduction many NSX PoCs, Axians has also completed NSX production deployments, covering wide range of networking and security use cases.

Axians sees good demand of NSX in their market and are actively working with clients who are interested in deploying NSX in production.

 

Axians Cloud Builder Ouest is part of NSX Last Mile mentoring program and work closely with NSBU Solutions Architects to ensure successful customer deployments.

 

Following are some of the key highlights and use-cases that Axians Cloud Builder Ouest has done for the NSX production deployments

 

  • VMware NSX Logical Switching and Routing, Micro-segmentation & Trend Deep Security Integration (For a Healthcare Provider/Hospital Center)
  • VMware NSX & VMware vCloud Director (For a Healthcare Provider/Hospital Center)
  • SDDC implementation with VMware NSX, vRealize Log Insight, vSAN and vROPS (For a Private Sector Company)
  • VMware NSX Micro-segmentation (For a Private Sector Company)

 

If you want more information you may directly contact Damien Riviere (damien.riviere@axians.com) or Mikael Le Bris (Mikael.lebris@axians.com).

They are super customer friendly, flexible and always willing to provide more information about the services they offer or to talk about the production deployments they have done so far.

 

For more information, visit:

French: https://www.axians.fr/fr/

English: https://www.axians.fr/en

CCI (Comprehensive Computing Innovations) is part of ICC Group. CCI is VMware enterprise Professional Services Partners (PSP) and authorized to deploy VMware Solutions.

 

CCI is a competent NSX delivery partner specializing in architecture, design, support, and training of VMware NSX, EUC, VRNI, SRM, VSAN and VMware SDDC Stack. Based out of Beirut, Lebanon to cover the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region, CCI has 15 trained NSX consultants and architects including 4 VCIX and 15 VCP.

 

CCI is part of NSX Last Mile mentoring program and work closely with NSBU Solutions Architects to ensure successful customer deployments.CCI PSO team is also part of MENA NSX Delta Force team and actively participate in events, workshops, training and seminars.

 

Some key highlights of CCI includes:

 

  • AL-MAWARID Bank project:
    • Standardization and modernization based on VMware Software-Defined Data Center (SDDC) stack for agile, secure and compliant private cloud.
    • AL-MAWARID Bank Case Study can be found at the following URL
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TYsFDPgflwA
  • Banque Du Liban implementation of NSX as part of Private Cloud Project
  • Designed and implemented NSX in the KSA, Turkey, Qatar and Lebanon
  • "PPSP” of the year in MENA region - VMworld 2017, Barcelona.


For more information, visit them at
http://www.cci-me.com.lb
andhttps://www.linkedin.com/company/cci-comprehensive-computing-innovation-/

https://www.linkedin.com/company/cci-comprehensive-computing-innovation-/

SPJ Solutions, a leading VMware NSX partner, specializes in planning, design, implementation, knowledge transfer, and training on NSX, VRNI, VRA, SRM and other SDDC products. SPJ Solutions is based out of El Doardo Hills, California and has 10 trained NSX engineers, who came from various backgrounds, including networking, security, cloud, and virtualization.

 

SPJ Solutions has several engineers with VCDX, VCIX, and CCIE credentials who have wealth of experience in NSX, physical network, and physical security appliances. SPJ Solutions also specializes in the automation of Software Defined Networking and Software Defined Security using vRealize Automation. SPJ Solutions has implemented NSX and other SDDC products at over 50 production environments across the United States covering Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Banking, Utilities, Public Sector (SLED), HiTech, Telecommunications, .COM, and Life Science industries.

 

SPJ Solutions is a part of NSX Last Mile mentoring program and work closely with NSBU Solutions Architects to ensure successful customer deployments.

 

Some key highlights of SPJ Solutions includes:

 

 

For more information, visit:

http://spjsolutions.com

The Last Mile "Meet the Solutions Architect” Session

Initial engagement to the program is via the NSX “Last Mile "Meet the Solution Architects"  workshop.

This is a two days workshop where the VMware team will:

 

  • Validate partner delivery readiness
  • Review NSX business goals and pipeline
  • Establish cadence on deployment progress
  • Identify accounts ready for SA mentoring

 

Keep in mind that this "Meet the Solutions Architects" session is optional but recommended for Last Mile mentoring.

 

Participating in the Program

The Last Mile program makes the partner delivery resources comfortable deploying NSX.

In order to participate in this program, partners have to follow and commit to certain requirements.

Some of the important ones are listed as follows

 

  • Completed NSX ICM and NSX Design & Deploy
  • Partner executive sponsorship and commitment
  • Deployed at least one networking and one security use cases
  • Minimum of 2 NSX trained consultants and plan to grow the bench to at least 5
  • Ability to sell and deliver end to end NSX engagements
  • Own NSX services portfolio

NSX Last Mile Overview

VMware Partners are key to drive exponential growth of NSX and SDDC. Customer Success Last Mile Program focuses on partner enablement by providing live mentoring from experienced NSX Solutions Architects on real customer deployments.

 

Last Mile Program Details

The program focuses on developing partner competency on NSX deployments and day 2 operations. Moreover, this program also emphasis on rewarding and recognizing partners who are driving results in terms of revenue and number of production deployments. The program also focuses on driving NSX mindset within the partner community who are seeing NSX as their career transformation track rather than just a technology solution.

 

Program is directly endorsed by VMware leadership and being recognized as one of the most creative and impactful initiatives among vendors in the entire industry. Currently the last mile team is working with about 100 global partners and have directly influenced about 60 partners with their initial NSX deployments. Team has been focusing not only on bigger more established markets such as US, EMEA but also in maturing regions such as LATAM, MENA, SEAK and GCH. This momentum will result in exponential growth and scale which is a win/win for both VMware and Partner community.

 

Blog Objective

 

This series of blogs will highlight key partner achievements around NSX deployments specially focusing on

 

  • Regional coverage
  • Use-case competency
  • Vertical specialization
  • 3rd party integration
  • Individual consultant accomplishments
  • Technology coverage area