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A week in virtualization

Yesterday, we extended enterprise Social and Cloud-based applications to iPad and Android platforms by making available two new mobile apps from SlideRocket and Socialcast. These apps will deliver communication and collaboration tools for the connected enterprise users and allow them to share presentations and collaborate on the go, using their mobile devices. You can find the new apps in the Android Marketplace and the Apple AppStore.

On Facebook, VMware vCloud team has shared a link to a nice blog post by Winston Bumpus on new activity around cloud computing standards. Find it and more cool links at facebook.com/vmwarevcloud

Also, VMware Fusion team has posted a link to an eWeek review of Fusion 4 on facebook.com/vmwarefusion

We have two cool webinars coming up, Architecting a modern approach to data management and Faster Oracle backup and recovery in a virtualized world with VMware and EMC. Head on over to webcasts.vmware.com to register.

Also the VMware Forum is concluded for the United States area, but you can register for on-demand delivery. The Forum will be making stops in Montreal, Sydney, and Beijing next month. Find out more and register by going to vmware.com and clicking on the big grey box that says VMware Forum 2011.

The following VMUGs are going to be meeting over the next week: Tasmanian, Melbourne, East Germany, Calgary, Madrid, Boise, Italy, Central Ohio, New York Metro area, Okanagan, and Detroit. There is also a full-day User Conference in Atlanta on the 24th,  in Chicago on the 31st, in Cincinnati and Southwest Ontario on the 2nd of October, and UK on the 3rd. For more dates and locations, head on over to myvmug.org

The Raleigh vBeers group is meeting up tomorrow night, and you can find out more about vBeers at vbeers.org.

And finally there will be a community party on the 18th of October, the evening before VMware Forum Sydney.  The event was inspired by the VMUnderground party. The attendee registration page is at vmdownunderground.eventbrite.com.

At VMworld Copenhagen, we will once again have a Community TV streaming channel and allow community members to use it to broadcast their own content. If you want to reserve a spot to have a discussion, do a product demo, or just tell the world about your VMUG, you can do so at vmware.com/go/vmworld-community-tv

By the way, the content we recorded on the Vegas show floor is still available, so go check it out at livestream.com/vmwarecommunitytv – that’s also where the new content will populate to.