VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP)
The VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP) is
a cornerstone of VMware's vCloud initiative. VSPP was designed to
help ensure a successful partnership with VMware, through offering
benefits such as support and tools through which partners can
develop, promote, and sell their VMware-based products, services
VSPP Partners ("Service Providers") will find a detailed review
of the VMware Service Provider Program, including program benefits,
requirements, and important notes on how to take advantage of all
this program has to offer. VMware wants to make certain Service
Providers receive the greatest possible benefit from the VMware
Service Provider Program.
The VMware Service Provider Program is created for IT partners
providing Hosted IT services to End User Companies. Any partner
which provides subscription or web services to third parties may be
considered a Service Provider in this program.
This program currently includes multiple partners who market
themselves as Application Service Providers, Internet Service
Providers, Co-location, Hosters, Cloud Providers, DaaS Providers,
Disaster Recovery, and Managed Service Providers.
Eligibility for Service Provider Program
Companies must have a purchasing relationship with
a VMware Service Provider Program Aggregator to procure
VMware products to use for Hosted IT Services Companies
providing Hosted IT Services to End User Companies.
VMware Service Provider Program Membership
Any company that wants to be a VSPP Partner must execute a VSPP
Agreement(s). Multi-region Service Providers must sign an agreement
for each Region that they will participate in the VMware Service
VSPP Partners must meet the program
requirements in each Region where they will participate in the
VMware Service ProviderProgram. Regions are defined as US, Canada,
Latin America, EMEA and Asia Pacific.