VMworld 2021 in Real Time: Who to Follow on Twitter

This year’s VMworld promises lots of ways to connect and learn digitally. Follow @VMwareCloud first, if you aren’t already—we’ll be providing updates and live-tweeting some sessions. Looking for more ways to connect and socialize? Check out these options: 

  • New this year: VMware Talk, a social spot with 10 public spaces where you can chat and connect. 
  • For more opportunities to chat this week, connect with the #vmware-community in Slack during VMworld 2021. Find your VMware community among vExperts, bloggers, Champions, developers, VMUG and in the VMware Technology Network. 
  • VMworld wouldn’t be VMworld without some fun—check out our list and find your events. 

To see the latest announcements, get quick updates, and find reactions and analysis, follow this group of tweeting techies during VMworld 2021, October 5-7

VMworld Favorites 

@vBrownBag Founded at VMworld, known everywhere: your spot for learning new tips, tools, and features in digestible formats. 

@VMwareHOL Also founded at VMworld, you can count on Hands-On Labs to educate—and entertain if you like—virtually. 

@vExpert These seasoned VMware pros are also speakers and session hosts—see what they’re up to during the show. 

@VMTNcommunity This global network of techies hosts a whole set of VMworld sessions. 

@MyVMUG is your spot for social events, plenty of sessions, and more.   

The Big Picture 

@VMWocto and @vmwcioexchange Looking for big-picture trends and sessions through VMworld and beyond? Start with VMware’s Office of the CTO and our CIO Exchange. 

@JasonConyard, VMware’s CIO, will offer up keynote recaps and join a DEI panel during VMworld.  

@JoeBaguley, VP, CTO, and VMworld session speaker, on DevOps, cloud trends and more. 

@PatrickMoorhead, industry analyst, will offer keynote and customer chat commentary. 

@GlenGilmore Check out Glen’s takes on transformation and modernization. 

@patrickslattery, a security analyst and consultant, covers modern technology trends. 

@antgrasso is a technologist with tips on crafting enterprise strategy. 

@LindaGrass0 is the source for new and emerging tech, plus sustainability. 

@digitalcloudgal Jo Peterson brings deep cloud knowledge with a security bent. 

@sallyeaves covers tech for good, emerging trends and more. 

@YuHelenYu for your look ahead at the digital future of AI, ML, and more. 

@dhinchcliffe of Constellation Research tweets cloud, future of work, and future of IT. 

@CTOAdviser Industry expert Keith Townsend brings thoughts and analysis across cloud. 

@MaribelLopez offers insights on IT, future of work, devices and more. 

VMware Experts & Execs 

@RaghuRaghuram, joining his first VMworld as VMware CEO, will take the keynote stage Tuesday. 

@kitcolbert, newly installed as company CTO, will share cloud news in his Tuesday keynote. 

@vmwarecode, the official handle for Code Connect, taking place concurrently with VMworld this year on October 5 and 6. 

@jgilmart—SVP John Gilmartin co-hosts a session on refreshing infrastructure with HCI. 

@VMwareEducation What will you learn at this year’s VMworld—and in the year ahead? 

@BettyJunod Check out her feed for updates throughout the show, plus a convo with S&P Global on their multi-cloud success. 

@mandystor Thoughts on operating in a cloud world, migration and management.   

@Emad_Younis can be counted on for deep cloud knowledge. 

@vSeanLambert knows his cloud stuff, particularly around VMware Cloud on AWS. 

@NetworkBrouhaha offers up serious knowledge on the network tech front, hosting several sessions. 

@DuncanYB Knows the foundations of VMware inside and out, presenting this year on vSAN for existing and newer apps. 

@plankers Industry veteran and seasoned VMworld presenter Bob Plankers serves security tips. 

@mikefoley tweets deep dives and tips for vSphere with Tanzu and more. 

@alanrenouf for VR and other cutting-edge work, plus hosts several sessions. 

@thepeb Peter Bjork presents this year on implementing zero trust and continuous authentication. 

@MarjASTEM tweets tech, work culture and more. 

@lamw Seasoned VMworld presenter William Lam shares tech insights and will present on automation and more. 

@LinusBourque End-user compute expert presents this year on Horizon Cloud Service on Azure.  

@guyrleech is your source for insights and expert tips, with plenty of Powershell in the mix. 

@ezzeldinhussein tweets on edge deployments, the latest in VMware solutions, and more. 

@rolmk Rolando Kohl, Argentina VMUG lead, tweets the latest in virtualization. 

@BethCSouza, VMUG leader and vExpert, keeps up on VMware Skyline, cloud management, and more.

@leecaswell, VMware exec, will also present on VMware and AMD at VMworld. 

@brianmadden—follow for VDIscover updates and check out his session on what’s ahead for VDI admins. 

@TobiasLilley updates on cloud, automation, and explains AIOps. 

@baecke presents this year on the cloud operating model and tweets cloud management and more 

@servicexen checkout CloudStream videos and interviews from teams who have modernized, migrated, and learn about success 

We’ll see you online! Register for VMworld 2021 here if you haven’t already.