IBM InterConnect, IBM’s premier conference featuring more than 2,000 sessions, labs and certifications will be held in Las Vegas from March 19-23. VMware will showcase its decade-long strategic partnership and joint solutions with IBM in the following five sessions.


Customer Experiences

These customer-led breakout sessions highlight the benefits and successes experienced with VMware on IBM Cloud.


Breaking Virtualization Beyond Datacenter Boundaries at CIBC

This session will provide insights into the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC)’s strategy for multi-vendor hybrid cloud, including how the bank has taken advantage of the IBM and VMware partnership to break free from datacenter boundaries and accelerate their strategy for a multi-hybrid cloud.


Dream Payments Deploys International Payment Networks with IBM Cloud for VMware Solutions: Deep-Dive

Dream Payments is a rapidly scaling FinTech company powering payments across mobile devices and the Internet of Things (IoT). In this session, Christian Ali (CMO, Dream Payments) and Chad Whittaker (CIO, Dream Payments) will discuss how IBM technology is managing their growing international payment volume and how VMware on IBM Cloud allowed them to migrate to cloud with ease and speed.


Design and Deployment of VMware on IBM Cloud: Multiplus Case Study

Multiplus, a Brazlian loyalty rewards program leader, realized the game-changing benefits of a true hybrid cloud architecture and deployment with VMware on IBM Cloud. In this session, attendees will learn about Multiplus and their journey from design to deployment of a large hybrid cloud environment, including the benefits they realized.



VMware Led Sessions

Attend these sessions to hear from VMware experts and get answers to your toughest deployment questions.


IBM and VMware: Connecting It All

Simon Kofkin-Hansen (CTO, Hybrid Cloud, IBM) and Anil Kapur (Director of Product Management, VMware Cloud Foundation, VMware) will walk through the solutions available with VMware on IBM Cloud how your business can benefit from them. Now you can migrate or extend your existing VMware workloads to the cloud in hours versus weeks. Simon and Anil will cover technology such as VMware Cloud Foundation, vCenter Server and NSX.


Networking Magic: Intercontinental vMotion on IBM Bluemix Infrastructure in Minutes

Jon Schulz (Networking Sales Engineer, VMware), will demonstrate a long-distance vMotion operation across continents via the IBM Bluemix private network. Jon will review the topology of a truly distributed configuration on IBM Bluemix including VMware vSphere, VMware NSX, and VMware Virtual SAN.



Want to learn more about the synergies across IBM Cloud and VMware Cloud Foundation? Attend a 15-minute theatre session at VMware’s booth (237) on the show floor.


Introduction to VMware Cloud Foundation

Learn more about VMware’s unified SDDC platform that brings together vSphere, vSAN and NSX into a natively integrated stack to deliver enterprise-ready cloud infrastructure.

  • Tuesday, March 21 at 11:30AM
  • Wednesday, March 22 at 9:30AM


VMware Cloud Foundation on IBM Cloud

Explore how to extend your private cloud to the public cloud via VMware Cloud Foundation on IBM Cloud and rapidly deploy an automated environment on demand.

  • Tuesday, March 21 at 2:00PM
  • Wednesday, March 22 at 2:00PM



See you in Las Vegas!