VMware Partnership Perspectives

Breaking down the VMware Services Multiplier-Guest: Steve White, Program VP of Channels & Alliances, IDC

September 10, 2021

Steve White, Program Vice President of Channels and Alliances at IDC, leads a group of analysts who recently completed a major research study in partnership with VMware. The study looked at how the pandemic magnified customer challenges and shaped current market trends. In this episode, Steve and Kathleen discuss how the growing desire for business solutions to be flexible and consumption-based is driving the acceleration to SASE. Steve offers a perspective on the impact of partner engagement on the services multiplier, how the complexity of hybrid and multi-cloud services has increased partner opportunities, and how automation and A.I. will be a major focus over the next 10 years. Enjoy this fascinating and insightful discussion.


About the Guest: Steve White is Program Vice President, Channels and Alliances at IDC. You can find him on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/whiteysteve or on Twitter: @whiterope

To learn more about Steve’ recently published analyst brief: Why and How Customer Trends are driving partner ecosystem transformation: please visit: https://www.vmware.com/partners/partner-executive-edge/idc.html

About the Host: Kathleen Tandy is Vice President of Global Partner and Alliance Marketing at VMware. You can find Kathleen on LinkedIn at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ktandy85/, or on Twitter at @kaktandy.
To learn more about VMware's partner programs, please visit: https://www.vmware.com/partners/partner-executive-edge.html.

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