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The VMware vCloud Hybrid Service team is looking forward to this year’s EMC World! We’ll be front-and-center at EMC World, hosting breakout sessions, booth demos and keynote addresses throughout the conference. We’re also participating in a live three-day demonstration on the show floor where attendees will be able to watch a hybrid cloud – featuring vCloud Hybrid Service –  being built from scratch!

If you’re attending EMC World, here’s a rundown of what you won’t want to miss:

Build a Hybrid Cloud Live!

Visit the EMC Build-A-Hybrid Cloud Live booth (Booth #850) on the show floor to see how fast EMC can create a hybrid cloud from scratch, based on VMware’s vCloud Hybrid Service. vCloud Hybrid Service offers on-demand provisioning and support for existing workloads, as well as new application development, enabling customer clouds to flex beyond their data center without changing the way they run IT.

EMC will have a special booth traffic driver with light-up pins for booth attendees. During the conference, EMC’s own “Cloud Patrol” will search the show floor for attendees wearing one of these “Build a Hybrid Cloud Live” light-up pins. If the Cloud Patrol catches you wearing one, you’ll have the opportunity to win a prize at the EMC booth!

Build-a-Hybrid-Cloud Live is just one of the many opportunities to learn how EMC Storage and VMware vCloud Hybrid Service are defining the Software Defined Enterprise together.

VMware Booth

The VMware booth (Booth #226) will host a variety of informational activities, workshops and sessions. We’ll be demonstrating our Platform-as-a-Service solution for cloud portability and showing how vCloud Hybrid Service can be used for Disaster Recovery using Recovery-as-a-Service. We’ll also have an “Ask the Experts” Bar, where you can get your questions answered straight from VMware experts, including Chris Colotti and David Hill.

As part of the Federation with EMC, VMware will have a featured presence in the Federation Showcase (Booth#336), where we’ll be discussing the future of the joint Software Defined Enterprise. That future will involve Platform-as-a-Service solutions and network virtualization for Software-Defined Data Centers. Built together, these interlacing technologies will provide enterprises with flexible IT and compatible applications across any cloud. Swing by the booth to see demos on Platform-as-a-Service, Network Virtualization for the SDDC, and Horizon 6.

Key Sessions

Building your session schedule? Don’t miss the VMware team at the following events:

General Session Keynote

10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Hall A, Tuesday, May 6

Join Pat Gelsinger and Paul Maritz for Tuesday’s general session keynote. Pat and Paul will discuss the ongoing tectonic shifts underway in the cloud computing industry and how the future will be defined by software-defined storage.

vCloud Hybrid Service Breakout Session: Recovery-as-a-Service (RaaS) With VMware vCloud Hybrid Service

Tuesday from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. and Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

VMware vCloud Hybrid Service has evolved to support recovery as a service (RaaS). In this breakout session you will hear about the various use cases for cloud-based recovery achievable with vCloud Hybrid Service to protect your IaaS environment.

EMC & VMware CIO Summit with Bill Fathers

EMC World CIO Summit Attendees will get to hear from VMware’s Senior Vice President, Bill Fathers, who will be making an appearance at the CIO Summit to discuss the growing importance and changing nature of the cloud in today’s industry.

VMware’s VP of Cloud Services, Mathew Lodge, will also sit down for a one on one interview at the EMC Booth Theater. Stop by the theater to see the schedule.

We’re looking forward to participating and sharing ideas at EMC World 2014! Keep an eye on the VMware vCloud Blog in the coming days for more updates and news throughout the week.

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