VMware has a robust community of more than 2,000 technology partners who have built more than 3,500 applications and 6,000 infrastructure products that are compatible with VMware's portfolio of products.
The VMware Solution Exchange offers partners and developers who complement, integrate or interoperate with VMware's portfolio of products a one-stop location to market and sell their solutions to potential customers.
The proliferation of social media tools has evolved the way many people use the Internet to search, share and discover information, with user-generated feedback and community engagement playing an important role.
The VMware Solution Exchange looks to provide this familiar experience, by empowering customers to utilize search tools, explore rich multimedia content, and directly engage with partners and developers to help ease the process of finding the right solution for their businesses.
Additional VMware Solution Exchange features include:
The home page of the VMware Solution Exchange showcases featured and popular listings from VMware partners and developers.
Solutions from partners and developers are categorized by technology type and industry type, along with the VMware product with which they are compatible or integrated with.
Parag Patel, vice president, Global Strategic Alliances, VMware, stated: "With the VMware Solution Exchange, we are offering our robust partner network a new and centralized marketplace to promote their solutions and directly connect with customers to help expedite the sales process. For customers, our goal is to empower them to quickly and easily find the resources they need to make purchasing decisions to accelerate their journey to the Cloud, while also helping our technology partners deliver and manage joint solutions in a single, self-service location."