VMware by Broadcom

Accelerate Business Transformation to Cloud with Streamlined Product Offers and Simplified Go-To-Market

VMware by Broadcom has simplified their offerings through a new partner program called Broadcom Advantage Partner Program. The product portfolio now offers a foundational offer plus add ons.

By standardising on the same infrastructure architecture across on prem clouds, partner clouds and hyperscalers VMware offers unmatched workload mobility.

Solution Offerings

VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF)

Enterprise-class hybrid cloud solution now with added license flexibility and portability empowers organizations to run critical and modern applications securely, resiliently, and cost-efficiently.

Advanced Hybrid Cloud Services (Add Ons)

Deploy a variety of use-case based add-ons such as DR, Ransomware Recovery, Storage, Private AI etc.

Crayon Super CSP Program

Get introduced to eligible partners offering white labelled offerings for your hybrid cloud needs. If you are a VMware partner that has not been invited as a CSP this may be a good option to explore.

Why Crayon for VMware by Broadcom?

The Azure cloud platform has more than 200 products and services to build, run, and manage simple to complex applications across multiple clouds, on-premises, and at the edge, with the tools and frameworks of their choice.

Choose the mix of cloud and on-premises technologies that fit your solution and service line up.

VMware Cloud Foundation (VCF)

VMware Cloud Foundation provides a flexible hybrid cloud platform that caters to both traditional enterprise workloads and modern applications. It is built upon a robust and comprehensive software-defined stack, incorporating components such as VMware vSphere, VMware vSAN, VMware NSX, VMware vSphere with VMware Tanzu and VMware Aria Suite. This integrated solution offers a complete suite of software-defined services for compute, storage, network, container, and cloud management.

Frequently Asked Questions

What do the new tiers of Broadcom partners look like for VMware partners?

There will be two partner tiers available under the new Broadcom Advantage Partner Program; Pinnacle Partner and Premier Partner.

a. Pinnacle Partner
As a selected Pinnacle Partner, the following partnership expectations apply:

  • Broadcom Partner Manager will be assigned to help drive adoption in your environment.
  • To drive VCF Only SKU
  • 7000 core commit per year
  • By Invitation by Broadcom
  • Joint Business Plan required
  • Co-sell quota

b. Premier Partner

  • CCM (Cloud Commerce Manager) Assigned to help drive adoption in your environment
  • To drive VCF Only SKU
  • 3500 core commit per year
  • By Invitation by Broadcom
  • Joint Business Plan required
How are the new offerings licensed?

Licensing is as follows:

  1. Subscriptions only
  2. Disconnected with optional connectivity in the future
  3. Licensing per physical core with a minimum license requirement of 16 core per CPU
  4. Prepaid commitment-based subscriptions
  5. 1-, 3- and 5-year terms
  6. Select Support with SRE Essentials for VCF; Production Support for vSphere
What products are included in VMware Cloud Foundation?

Component products and quantities per core of VCF:

  1. vSphere Enterprise Plus: 1 core with 16-core per CPU minimum
  2. vCenter Standard: 1 instance
  3. Tanzu Kubernetes Grid: 1 core
  4. vSAN Enterprise: 1 TiB of vSAN per core
  5. Aria Suite Enterprise: 1 core
  6. NSX Networking for VCF: 1 core
  7. HCX Enterprise: 1 core
  8. Aria Operations Network Enterprise: 1 core
  9. Data Services Manager: 1 core
  10. SDDC Manager: 1 core
  11. Select Support with SRE Essentials
I didn’t make it in as a Broadcom Advantage Partner.  What are my options from here?

If you haven’t received an invitation to join as a Broadcom Advantage Partner, you’ll have two options: either report your VMware VCF Usage through a super CSP (White label hosting of VMware capability), or transition away from the VMware platform by the end of April 2024.

For those needing to transition, there are several alternatives available, and the Crayon Technology Advisory Group (TAG) can provide guidance:

  • Microsoft Azure Virtual Machine –
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Consider partnering with Broadcom as a VMware reseller
  • Work with us to roll up under the Crayon Super CSP

Join the Crayon Super CSP Program Today!

Access the Region-wise Crayon Super CSP Partner List below