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Your VMworld 2021 Session Guide for Multi-Cloud Management

VMworld 2021 is just a few weeks away! We’ve curated a shortlist of sessions dedicated to managing and optimizing your multi-cloud environments across cloud financial management, operations, and security and compliance

VMworld 2021 is just a few weeks away! Have you signed up yet? Make sure you register today to experience the premier multi-cloud event of the year, with the opportunity to join thousands of your peers, innovators, builders, and thought-leaders from around the globe.

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This year’s event features mainstage sessions and fireside chats with VMware leaders and guests, such as award-winning actors, Will Smith and Michael J. Fox, VP of Fitness Programming at Peloton, Robin Arzón, and more! In total, there are more than 800 sessions available for you to curate your own personalized agenda across a range of learning tracks, formats, and skill levels, including hands-on labs, technical tutorials, and 1:1 expert consultations. 

With all the sessions to choose from, we understand that it can be difficult to know which ones are best for you. That’s why we’ve curated a shortlist of sessions dedicated to managing and optimizing your multi-cloud environments across cloud financial management, operations, and security and compliance.  

Make sure you bookmark these sessions in the content catalog so you won’t miss a thing:

Taking Your Multi-Cloud Financial Management to the Next Level [MCL1241] 

Poor visibility into cloud costs and climbing cloud bills are key challenges for organizations scaling their multi-cloud usage. Cloud financial management—also known as FinOps or cloud cost management—helps organizations optimize and align their cloud investments with strategic business initiatives.  

In this Meet the Experts session, you’ll see how you can take your cloud financial management maturity to the next level by driving financial accountability, optimizing cloud spend, and automating cost control measures using CloudHealth.  

Add it to your schedule!

Security Posture Management: From Cloud to Kubernetes [SEC2708] 

Securing the configuration of your cloud native infrastructure and services has been the leading cloud security challenge for customers of all sizes. Organizations struggle to keep up with the speed, scale, and complexity of understanding their cloud vulnerabilities, and putting effective guardrails and practices in place.  

This breakout session will feature CloudHealth Secure State and our new exciting capabilities that give teams security and compliance context from Kubernetes to cloud. 

Add it to your schedule!

An End-to-End Demo of Taming Public Cloud with CloudHealth and vRealize [MCL1439] 

Would you like to see how CloudHealth and vRealize work together from end to end for your public clouds?  

Join this Tech+ Tutorial, featuring a day in the life of MOAD, a robotics firm using CloudHealth and vRealize Cloud Managemen. You’ll learn how to modernize IT with consistent operations between teams and provide self-service backed by governance and policy controls with application visibility for traditional and Kubernetes workloads.  

Add it to your schedule! 

Optimize Cloud Reservations with CloudHealth [2852] 

Public cloud reservations are one of the best ways to optimize cloud usage and costs. But with so many choices, it’s difficult to know what options are best for your business. 

In this demo, learn the key differences between AWS Savings Plans and Reserved Instances, and how you can manage and optimize these with the CloudHealth platform to save costs in your cloud environment. 

Add it to your schedule! 

How to Make DevSecOps Real with vRealize Automation and CloudHealth Secure State [SEC1504] 

DevSecOps isn’t just a buzzword! Learn how to make DevSecOps a reality within your organization with Cloud Assembly, Code Stream, and Secure State.  

This breakout session will go into detail, showing you how to setup a demo application in Cloud Assembly, execute the pipeline via Code Stream, and check for any security policy violations within Secure State. Practical, real-life examples will be discussed along with the pros and cons of different approaches, primarily within a demo environment.  

Add it to your schedule!  

Simplify Public Cloud Management with CloudHealth by VMware [3219] 

Did you know that 80% of global organizations already have a distributed model for cloud workloads across public, private, and edge environments? While this leads to new opportunities to meet business, customer, and market demands, this distributed system also creates additional challenges managing and optimizing across diverse environments.  

In this demo, learn how to manage and optimize a public cloud environment with CloudHealth. This session will feature live demonstrations, and you’ll have the opportunity to ask our experts questions and learn about how to save costs across AWS, Azure, GCP, and Oracle Cloud.  

Add it to your schedule! 

Public Cloud Security That Works: Operationalizing Posture Management [SEC1397]

You know that you can significantly reduce the probability of data breaches by simply configuring your cloud correctly. But how do you really operationalize and automate a process that developers can leverage to fix and prevent misconfigured cloud services? Attend this breakout session to learn how to: 

  • Attain better visibility into misconfiguration risks and developer mistakes 
  • Translate security and compliance requirements into company-specific policies 
  • Prioritize security findings based on risk and business needs 
  • Engage developers to analyze, fix and prevent misconfigurations 
  • Build a feedback loop to optimize cloud security posture management 

Add it to your schedule! 

Using Contextual Search and the MITRE ATT&CK Framework to Improve Public Cloud Security [SEC1518] 

Join this Tech+ Tutorial to learn how to use CloudHealth Secure State to search for misconfigurations, visualize resource relationships in context, and how to automatically remediate findings. We will also show how these errors can be exploited in the wild through common adversary techniques and tactics found in the MITRE ATT&CK Cloud Matrix. 

Add it to your schedule and in the meantime, learn about how CloudHealth Secure State supports the MITRE ATT&CK Enterprise Cloud Framework in our recent article.

Looking for more? 

Explore the complete content catalog and bookmark your favorite sessions to ensure you don’t miss out on all the insights, best practices, and practical takeaways that will help you plan, manage, and optimize your cloud environments.  

Can’t wait until VMworld? We can barely wait either, so we get it. Feel free to reach out to us and our team of experts would be happy to connect and answer any questions you might have.