VMworld offers several powerful networking opportunities with industry-leading Knowledge Experts, peers and technology partners throughout the week. Here are just some of the special events you can take advantage of while in Copenhagen.
Welcome Reception Tuesday, 18 October, 17.30 - 19.30 Solutions Exchange Start your time at the conference with good food and good conversation. Catch up with colleagues, talk to technology partners, bump into Knowledge Experts and just enjoy some down time with professionals in your field.
Hall Crawl Wednesday, 19 October, 16.00 - 18.00 Solutions Exchange Enjoy a refreshing beverage while you see the latest products and services from over 125 exhibitors in the Solutions Exchange.
VMworld 2011 Party Wednesday, 19 October, 20.00 - 24.00 Tap 1, Ny Carlsberg Vej 91, 1799 Copenhagen You’ll be ready to party after two packed days of education and networking. This is a great time to get to know other IT professionals in a relaxed, informal setting with delicious food, activities and entertainment. Take a break and enjoy the fun!
The VMworld Knowledge Experts program are VMware employees who specialize on one specific topic (Technical or Non-Technical) and are available to attendees in One-on-One meetings, Group Discussions or during Breakout Sessions.
Group Discussions allow VMworld attendees to meet with Knowledge Experts in an informative and interactive session to gain insight from like-minded colleagues in similar industries. Topics include: Cloud Security, Storage, Memory Management, Data Protection, Applications Management and Network.
Schedule 15 minute One-on-One Meetings with an expert of your choice in an open dialogue based on your specific questions.
Knowledge Experts include:
Charu Chaubal: Compliance Kit Colbert: Memory Chris Colotti: vCloud Lee Dilworth: Site Recovery Manager Ford Donald: vCloud and vSEL George Gerchow: Compliance/vCenter Configuration Manager Cormac Hogan: Storage Andrew Johnson: Horizon Ravi Kumar: Security Matthew Lodge: Cloud Computing Kannon Mani: Virtualizing Oracle on VMware Dave McCrory: Cloud Foundry David Overbeek: vCenter Operations and vCenter Configuration Manager Massimo Re Ferre: vSphere and vCloud Director John Robb: Zimbra Tom Stephens: vSphere HA and FT Thomas Walker: VMware View and ThinApp
Don't miss this opportunity by registering for VMworld today.
VMworld General Sessions will help you get a view of where VMware is going for the coming year and what the latest product launches mean to your organization.
First off hear from VMware CTO and SVP of R&D Steve Herrod on Tuesday, October 18 and get a look into the technologies underpinning the cloud. You will also receive an insider's tour of the industry's first comprehensive cloud infrastructure suite, including vSphere 5's most advanced features and capabilities.
Raghu Raghuram, VMware's Senior Vice-President and General Manager of Cloud Platforms, will speak on Wednesday, October 19 about The Software-Driven Datacenter focusing on industry trends that will move forward a more dynamic, flexible and automated datacenter environment based on the increasing role of virtualization across the datacenter.
On Thursday, October 20, VMware CEO, Paul Maritz will provide an inside look at the forces shaping Cloud Computing and the next generation of IT. See the latest in the world's most advanced cloud infrastructure technologies and get real-world perspective from the CIOs of some of the globe's largest and most respected brands.
Finally, do not miss special VMware Super Sessions on Tuesday, October 18 where you will learn about the latest products and solutions. These sessions will also provide you a roadmap of other key sessions and activities taking place the rest of the week to maximize your time.
• The Biggest VMware Management Launch Ever! – Find out What’s New & What’s Next in Virtualization and Cloud Management • Transitioning to ESXi • Securing your Cloud • The End-User Computing Revolution Starts Now with VMware View
If you have not yet registered for VMworld Europe, don't hesitate as we are two weeks out from the event. Register Today.
Once registered, do not forget to build your schedule with Schedule Builder. You MUST pre-register for the sessions you want to attend this year to reserve a seat.
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