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VMware HCX Migrates to VMworld Europe 2019

Find out what’s happening with VMware HCX at VMworld 2019 in Barcelona. There will be HCX hands-on labs, presentations, one-on-one meetings, technical account manager roundtable sessions, and much more to choose from. Check out our at-a-glance guide and plan out your week.


For everyone with a workload that may need to be migrated, it’s time to learn how to make it happen. 

Join us at VMworld Europe, starting November 4, to meet with VMware HCX experts to plan, whiteboard, strategize, learn, and architect your cloud migration needs – and get an introduction to the recently launched HCX Enterprise. Here’s an at-a-glance guide to help you find the sessions, labs and presentations (and some surprises) that are right for you.


For attendees who are kicking things off Monday at TAM Day, we are hosting 3 roundtable sessions (Table 54). Join Amy Lewis and Gabe Rosas, HCX Technical Product Manager, for these specialized deep dives. 


Operationalizing Multi/Hybrid-Cloud Strategies through Workload Migration with HCX

Specialist Roundtable I       11:15 AM to 12:00 PM
Specialist Roundtable II   1:15 PM to  2:00 PM
Specialist Roundtable III  2:15 PM to  3:00 PM


Sessions and Hands-on Labs: 

There are 23 sessions and ways in which you can learn more about some aspect of HCX, so how will you make your mark?


The Must-Attend Session:

HCX – Automating Workload Migration for Data Centers and Clouds [CNET2141BE]

Allwyn Sequeira, SVP & GM, Telco BU Products & HCSBU, VMware

Mark McGilly, Principal Software Engineer, Liberty IT


Take a deep dive into how VMware HCX simplifies workload migration and application mobility challenges within data centers and across clouds. HCX is a VMware service delivered to enable rapid vMotion, bulk migration of vSphere and non-vSphere workloads, high-throughput network extension, disaster recovery and additional hybrid scenarios with minimal retrofit/re-architecture. This session will cover the use of HCX to simplify the adoption of VMware Cloud on AWS, accelerating NSX-V to NSX-T transition to create hybrid disaster recovery models, lessons learned from a current customer, and much more.

Wed, 6 November | 12:30 – 13:30 | Hall 8.0, Room 27


Learn by Doing:

VMware HCX – Getting Started with Cross-Cloud Mobility [SPL-2081-01-HBD_E]

Self-Paced HOL, also available in expert-led form

VMware HCX provides a seamless method for extending on-premises vSphere environments into a public cloud. HCX includes vMotion, bulk migration, high throughput network extension, WAN optimization, traffic engineering, load balancing, automated VPN with strong encryption (Suite B) and secured data center interconnectivity with built-in hybrid abstraction and hybrid interconnects. Lab provides hybrid cloud infrastructure with an on-premises vSphere environment and cloud vSphere environment. It guides you to establish the state of hybridity and configure live migration and bulk migration of VMs.


Session for Best 80s References? Not Camp Nou or Camp Nowhere: 

Workload Migration Techniques for On-Premises and Cloud Infrastructures [HBI1967BE]

William Lam, Staff Solution Architect, VMware

Emad Younis, Product Line Manager, VMware

In this session, we will take a look at different techniques on migrating workloads between on-premises data centers, on-premises to cloud, and cloud to cloud. Migration options can range from exporting a handful of workloads to migrating several terabytes of data to complete a data center evacuation in just a couple of weeks. We will also take a look at the pros and cons associated with each migration option.

Tue, 5 November | 14:00 – 15:00 | Hall 8.0, Room 10


Visit the Solutions Exchange (Find Dessert and Learn More About “VMware’s Secret Sauce”):

Migrate Workloads with HCX and VMware Cloud Foundation [VBD8112E]

Visit the VMware stand in the solutions exchange to learn more. We’re in the section with the VCF team, ready to serve up a demo and answer your questions. 


Want a Deeper Dive on HCX and VCF? (With an SME?) All the acronyms explained:

Hybrid cloud workload mobility with expert Heath Johnson [MTE6024E]

Heath Johnson, Sr. Technical Marketing Manager, VMware

Today’s modern application workloads need the agility to live in any VMware-based cloud. During this roundtable, we will discuss how VMware Cloud Foundation and HCX can enable you to migrate your business applications between clouds without downtime.

Tue, 5 November | 15:15 – 16:00 | Hall 8.0, Meet the Experts, Table 2

Wed, 6 November | 13:15 – 14:00 | Hall 8.0, Meet the Experts, Table 2

Thu, 7 November | 12:15 – 13:00 | Hall 8.0, Meet the Experts, Table 3


But wait, there’s more! Keep learning about HCX throughout the week at Cloud City, Whisper Suites, or we can whiteboard on napkins over café con leche somewhere in or near the Fira Gran Via. 


Whether you need 100, 200, or 300 level content, check out the full list in the VMworld Content Catalog and schedule your sessions today. 


Learn more about what HCX can do for you, join the conversation @VMwareHCX, and we look forward to seeing you at VMworld. I will be covering the event live @CommsNinja, so Tweet my way for guidance on which HCX session is right for you or to connect you to an expert resource.