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Thank you to everyone who played our “Who will be playing at the VMworld party this year?” game. There has been some great guesses and some interesting ones (Whitney Houston hologram anyone?). But without further adue we are pleased to announce that the artist playing at VMworld 2012 US is:  JON BON JOVI AND THE KINGS OF SUBURBIA

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Musically, Jon Bon Jovi has set the bar for nearly three decades as one of the world's most successful musicians. Globally, Jon's Grammy winning band Bon Jovi has sold over 130 million albums, consistently delivered #1 albums and Top Ten hits and performed more than 2,600 concerts in over 50 countries for upwards of 34 million fans.

We look forward to seeing you at VMworld 2012 US. The VMworld Party is only open to Full Conference and Guest pass attendees, so if you aren't registered yet....WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

We will be reaching out to the winner (he knows who he is) to provide more information, so if you don't see a Twitter DM in the next few minutes than you were unforunately not the first person to guess the right answer.

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Are you registered for VMworld 2012? Were you planning to register? Don't delay as rates will be increasing for VMworld Europe on July 20 and the US on July 27.

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Plus, why not invite some of your colleagues to join you in either Barcelona or San Franciso this year. As a full conference registrant at VMworld 2012, you can earn great rewards for referrals – from a VMware Store gift card, to a Kindle or iPod Touch (your choice), to the latest Apple iPad!

When your referrals register and pay for a VMworld full conference pass, you'll qualify for one of these rewards:

  • - At least 1 paid referral: One $25 VMware Store gift card (All referrers will earn this and be distributed onsite.)
  • - 5-9 paid referrals: One Kindle or iPod Touch (your choice)
  • - 10+ paid referrals: One Apple iPad

Also, new this year the top referrer from VMworld US and VMworld Europe will earn a free VMworld 2013 Full Conference pass (good for either event in 2013).

It's easy – tell your colleagues to use the link in the referral email (generated by our Refer-a-Colleague tool found during registration or within your account post-registration), register for either a VMworld US or Europe Full Conference pass and have a settled payment status.

Entries must be received by October 11, 2012, so get your referrals in today! Get more information on the US or Europe program

Only one reward (except for VMware Store gift card) and one entry per person. Referral rewards will be distributed post VMworld Europe and you will be notified by October 31 to confirm shipping information.

To qualify for a reward, you must be fully paid. If you cancel your paid registration, you will not qualify for a reward. Offer not valid for VMworld 2012 group discounts, government or VMware employees, and is not retroactive.

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Thank you to everyone who is playing our “Who will be playing at the VMworld party this year?” game. There has been some great guesses and some interesting ones (Whitney Houston hologram anyone?).
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Your final hint is: The artist has won an American Music Award, CMT Music Award, Golden Globe, and had a number one song on the country music charts.

In case you forgot the other hints, they were:
- The artist has a discography spanning over two decades.
- The artist has been on People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" list at least once in the history of that list.

- The artist has won at least one Grammy Award.

Share your thoughts on who might be playing and the "first" correct guess will get the opportunity to attend the sound check live, taking place on Wednesday, August 29.

How do you submit your guess? 
By tweeting your guess and including #VMworldBand by tomorrow at 12pm PST.

Remember about the catch...

Each person is only allowed 1 “official” guess per hint (provided on June 12, 14, 19 and 21) AND must add the word “official” to the guessing tweet.

To redeem the prize, you must BE:
- A registered VMworld 2012 US attendee
- A "Follower" of our http://twitter.com/vmworld account

Remember VMware employees -- you are not eligible to win

We'll announce the winner and REVEAL the band by 3:00pm PST on June 22.

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Thank you to everyone who is playing our “Who will be playing at the VMworld party this year?” game.
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Your third hint is: The artist has a discography spanning over two decades.

In case you forgot the first two hints, they were:
- The artist has been on People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" list at least once in the history of that list.
- The artist has won at least one Grammy Award.

Share your thoughts on who might be playing and the "first" correct guess will get the opportunity to attend the sound check live, taking place on Wednesday, August 29.

How do you submit your guess? 
By tweeting your guess and including #VMworldBand

Remember about the catch...

Each person is only allowed 1 “official” guess per hint (provided on June 12, 14, 19 and 21) AND must add the word “official” to the guessing tweet.

To redeem the prize, you must BE:
- A registered VMworld 2012 US attendee
- A "Follower" of our http://twitter.com/vmworld account

Remember VMware employees -- you are not eligible to win

We'll announce the winner and REVEAL the band on June 22.

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Thank you to everyone who is playing our “Who will be playing at the VMworld party this year?” game.

Your second hint is: The artist has been on People magazine's "50 Most Beautiful People in the World" list at least once in the history of that list.

In case you forgot the first hint it was: The artist has won at least one Grammy Award.

Share your thoughts on who might be playing and the "first" correct guess will get the opportunity to attend the sound check live, taking place on Wednesday, August 29.

How do you submit your guess? 
By tweeting your guess and including #VMworldBand

Guess the band.png

However, there is a catch...

Each person is only allowed 1 “official” guess per hint (provided on June 12, 14, 19 and 21) AND must add the word “official” to the guessing tweet.

To redeem the prize, you must BE:
- A registered VMworld 2012 US attendee
- A "Follower" of our http://twitter.com/vmworld account

Remember VMware employees -- you are not eligible to win

We'll announce the winner and REVEAL the band on June 22.

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We are thrilled to announce the 2012 “Best of VMworld” awards.

Hosted by TechTarget and SearchServerVirtualization.com, the Best of VMworld 2012 Awards will take place during VMworld 2012 in San Francisco. A team of expert, independent judges will evaluate the nominations. The deadline for submission is Friday, July 27. If you submit multiple products, complete one form for each product; provide only one entry per product.

 

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Categories include:

• Business continuity and data protection
• Security/compliance and virtualization
• Virtualization management
• Hardware for virtualization
• Desktop virtualization
• Private cloud computing technologies
• Public and hybrid cloud computing technologies
• New technology
• Best of Show

Not all nominees will be contacted directly by judges or interviewed in person during the show. The Best of Show category will be determined by a judging panel; nomination forms should not be submitted for this category.

Read the full Best of VMworld 2012 Awards criteria and category descriptions.

Submit today.

If you are interested in sponsoring VMworld 2012, please contact:

Companies A - L:
Larry Ecklund at +1-617-848-8758 or lecklund@nthdegree.com

Companies M - Z:
Bethany Porrazzo at +1-617-848-8765 or bporrazzo@nthdegree.com

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So, you are registered and attending VMworld 2012 US in San Francisco...or for some reason you are still waiting to register.

The big question on people's mind is “Who will be playing at the VMworld party this year?”


Last year, we brought you The Killers...this year???

Now is your chance to share your thoughts on who might be playing, with an incentive.  The "first" correct guess will get the opportunity to attend the sound check live, taking place on Wednesday, August 29.

How do you submit your guess? 
By tweeting your guess and including #VMworldBand

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However, there is a catch...

Each person is only allowed 1 “official” guess per hint (provided on June 12, 14, 19 and 21) AND must add the word “official” to the guessing tweet.

To redeem the prize, you must BE:
- A registered VMworld 2012 US attendee
- A "Follower" of our http://twitter.com/vmworld account

The first hint is “The artist has won at least one Grammy award.” You didn’t think we were going to make this easy, did you?

Oh, and sorry VMware employees -- you are not eligible to win

We'll announce the winner and REVEAL the band on June 22.

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IT is undergoing a top to bottom transformation…Are you ready?

You must take advantage of the best educational opportunity to expand your knowledge, maximize your investments and gain greater competitive edge with cloud and virtualization solutions at VMworld 2012—register now.

VMworld enables you to:

• Hear from the world’s foremost thinkers on cloud and virtualization, including Paul Maritz.
• Choose from over 200 expert led breakout sessions and hands-on labs highlighting key trends and strategies to help empower your organization.
• Collaborate with knowledge experts and share experiences in focused group discussions.
• Get the inside track on VMware’s latest product launches and updates.
• Network and share best practices with the VMware community.
• Engage with more than 125 technology partners showcasing leading innovations.

Register by July 20 for the best rates and learn how to transform the way you work.

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