CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In today’s business world, companies expect their IT professionals to stay current on new and emerging technologies. With budget limitations and increased need for knowledge about new technology, ongoing product experience is imperative for individual professional growth and development. Now more than ever, IT professionals need a simpler and faster way to learn about new products.
To enable IT professionals to explore VMware technology, VMware User Group (VMUG) and VMware announced today that they are partnering with Kivuto Solutions to provide current and new VMUG Advantage Subscribers with a new EVALExperience offering for selected products.
“We are excited to work with the VMUG community to provide greater opportunities for IT professionals to explore VMware products and enhance their individual technical skills with hands-on experience,” said Raghu Raghuram, executive vice president and general manager of VMware’s Software-Defined Data Center Division. “The new VMUG EVALExperience will provide VMware professionals and tech enthusiasts an opportunity to learn about our new cloud computing technologies in a non-production environment.”
“By adding EVALExperience to VMUG Advantage, VMware is continuing the incredible support of the VMUG user community,” said Brian Kirsch, VMUG director. “The EVALExperience will enable more home labs and sandbox environments where IT enthusiasts and professionals can learn and work with products that can help them further their companies and careers.”
EVALExperience is an extended product evaluation offering for select products and is exclusively available to VMUG members with a new or current VMUG Advantage Subscription. This member benefit is available at $200 annually as part of the VMUG Advantage Subscription fee.
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