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Calling all IT professionals interested in exploring the benefits of virtualization, mobility, or cloud, VMware vForum Live Chicago is coming soon! Join our experts in-person for an interactive, all-day event that will take you through technical deep dives of VMware solutions. Sign up today to attend vForum Live in Chicago on May 25th and discover the myriad of ways you can simplify your IT and receive actionable advice on how to deliver an effective cloud strategy from our keynote speakers, specific breakout sessions, hands-on lab environments, and more. Plus, you’ll have the chance to win some pretty sweet prizes, too!

In the morning, enjoy breakfast with your peers and make sure to snag your VMware lanyard and logo bag at the registration table. Then take a seat in the main plenary and take in our world-class keynote speakers as they divulge tips, tricks and insights into their various fields. Here’s the list of IT’s biggest names and VMware technical leaders who will be presenting:

  • Chris Wolf, VMware’s CTO of the Americas – “How to Build a Successful Digital Business in the New Economy”
  • Kevin Mitnik, internationally-known Global White Hat Hacker – “Art of Deception: How Hackers and Con Artists Manipulate You and What You Can Do About It”
  • Shawn Rosemarin, VMware America’s Chief of Staff, Systems Engineering – “IT Outcomes: This Job Isn’t Getting Any Easier”
  • Robin Gunn, VMware VP Global Education Services – “Skills: Education & Professional Services”
  • Brad Thompkins, VMUG President – “Community: VMUG”

Throughout the day, take some time to mosey through the Partner Pavilion, and take part in our hands-on labs where you’ll gain valuable experience working directly with different VMware solutions under expert guidance. After lunch, explore a variety of expert-led breakout sessions focused on end user computing (EUC), the hybrid cloud, compute/management & Virtual SAN, and NSX.

If you’re particularly interested in the hybrid cloud, and what VMware vCloud® Air™, a secure public cloud platform offering compute, storage, networking, disaster recovery, and more, can do for you, then check out the following offerings:

Breakout Sessions:

  • Data Center Modernization and Extension with vCloud Air
  • Why Companies Are Embracing Cloud-Based Disaster Recovery
  • Trend Micro Platinum Partner Presentation
  • EMC Platinum Partner Presentation

Wrap up the day with a well-deserved cocktail and network with your peers during the prize drawing where you might even win tickets to a Chicago Cubs game! Don’t miss out on this in-person VMware event. Sign up now to attend vForum Live in Chicago on May 25thit’s free!