VMware Cloud Foundation

Join the VMware Cloud Foundation Team at VMware Explore 2022

The inaugural VMware Explore US event is coming fast, so plan to join the VCF team back at the Moscone Center in San Francisco August 29 – September 1, 2022 (great to be IRL again!). The VMware Explore content catalog is live, so this post serves to provide some guidance on the key sessions to attend while at VMware Explore US 2022. 

After the Monday Hands-on-Labs sessions and Tuesday’s VMware Explore General Session [GEN2906US], the Solution Keynotes and Breakouts double-click on VMware’s strategic transformation delivering innovations across multi-cloud environments. Here’s a closer look at some of the key sessions:   


MCLK2482US – Realize Your Strategic Vision by Reducing Complexity
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 12 PM

Multi-Cloud: Mark Lohmeyer then kicks off one of the premiere solution keynotes [MCLK2482US] by collaborating with Sanjay Uppal and Purnima Padmanabhan to detail how VMware Cloud Infrastructure seamlessly integrates with Cloud Management to reduce complexity across Multi-Cloud environments. This session includes customer testimonials that demonstrate how VMware Cloud Infrastructure and Management delivers innovation across private, public, partner and edge clouds.   

CMK2208US – vSphere+ and vSAN+: The Next Evolution of VMware Enterprise Workload Platform
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 2:30 PM

vSphere+ vSAN+:  Krish Prasad joins John Gilmartin and Purnima on the recent announcements resulting from Project Arctic, to illustrate how vSphere+ and vSAN+ deliver the benefits of Cloud to on-premises infrastructure in session [CMK2208US]. This session will also introduce new product innovations in vSphere+ and vSAN+ that help customers improve workload performance, enhance operational efficiency, and increase time to value for DevOps. These new subscription offerings enable VMware to deliver new value to customers faster via the VMware Cloud Console, such as advanced use cases like disaster recovery as a service, ransomware protection, vRealize integration, and many others as they become available. 


CEIB1690US – What’s New with VMware Cloud Foundation
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 at 4:30 PM

What’s New with VMware Cloud Foundation: I’m honored that Charlie Huang from NVIDIA will be able to join me in one of my favorite IRL sessions to lead, What’s New with VMware Cloud Foundation [CEIB1690US]. In this session, you’ll learn more about how VMware is extending the VCF platform into new, high performance AI workloads with the recent integration with NVIDIA AI Enterprise Suite, delivering AI ready, developer infrastructure at scale. You’ll also get an exclusive look at how Project Arctic is influencing VCF in a positive way. 😀

CEIB3019US – vSphere+ and vSAN+: The Next Evolution of VMware Enterprise Workload Platform
Wednesday, September 1, 2022 at 12 PM

Full Stack Security: The topic of Security is always top of mind and in this technical session [CEIB3019US], Sabina will walk attendees through how to address the challenges and ensure full-stack security across a growing number of workloads. In this interactive session, Sabina outlines how VCF offers an intrinsic security model that delivers standardized, dynamic protection against many threats and vulnerabilities.

MCLB1612US – Manage Protect and Maintain Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure with Confidence.
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 3:30 PM

Hybrid Cloud with HPE and VMware: Joining me on stage will be Vinay Jonnakuti from HPE to detail how to manage, protect and maintain Hybrid Cloud Infrastructure with HPE GreenLake and VMware Cloud Foundation.


Customer Sessions

  • Using Hybrid Cloud to Drive Digital Transformation – Xcel Energy [CMQ2962]

Deep Dive Sessions

  • Using VMware Validated Solutions to Extend VMware Cloud Foundation Capabilities [CEIB1774USD]
  • Deploy and Operate a Self Managed VMware Cloud with VMware Cloud Foundation [CEIB1767USD]
  • A Consistent Multi-Cloud Approach to Delivering Enterprise Grade Kubernetes [CEIB2228USD]
  • VMware Cloud Foundation – Troubleshooting Tips and Tricks (WAITLIST) [CXS1817US]


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