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Top 10 Can’t Miss EUC Sessions at VMworld 2016


It’s that time of year again! You guessed it: VMworld 2016.

VMworld 2016 in Las Vegas will be four full days of innovation to accelerate your journey to a software-defined business—from mobile devices to the data center and the cloud. With the theme of “be_ TOMORROW,” attendees can discover the technology, trends and people who are shaping the future of digital business. The event is four jam-packed days of general session keynotes, hundreds of panels, breakout sessions and labs.

Our VMware End-User Computing (EUC) team has been working hard to prepare exciting new content and demos for VMworld 2016:

  • Latest trends and tech in EUC
  • Common challenges due to an ever-evolving technology landscape
  • Solutions that help solve those challenges

With nearly 100 EUC sessions planned, how do you choose? Here is my take on the top 10 can’t miss EUC sessions at VMworld 2016.

1. EUC Super Session: Delivering the Digital Workspace: The Transformation of EUC

Tuesday, Aug. 30: 1-2 p.m.

You won’t want to miss this spotlight session! EUC leaders Shawn Bass and Sumit Dhawan will dive into the huge trends and influences for businesses everywhere. From mobile workstyles to cloud computing, the EUC market is evolving and the digital workspace is the new reality. Click here to read more and add to your VMworld agenda.

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2. What’s New with VMware Workspace ONE: Identity Meets Mobility

Monday, Aug. 29: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

In this fantastic session with VMware’s Ashish Jain, you’ll see our digital workspace solution in action. See how Workspace ONE quickly enables groundbreaking contextual, secure experiences with integrated authentication, single sign-on, device enrollment and access policies. Click here to read more and add to your VMworld agenda.

3. Your Digital Workspace: How to Plan, How to Start

Tuesday, Aug. 30: 1-2 p.m.

So you want to build a digital workspace, but where do you begin? VMware EUC chief market technologist Brian Gammage help you begin building a strategic plan designed to meet your company’s unique goals. Click here to read more and add to your VMworld agenda.

4. Deep Dive: Deploying Office 365 Applications on Mobile Devices with VMware AirWatch

Thursday, Sept. 1: 12-1 p.m.

I know this is a huge challenge for most of you today, and that’s why I’m so excited about this session. Microsoft and VMware mobility expert Jason Roszak helps you connect the dots between the device and the cloud with Office 365. He’ll dive into the considerations and methods to secure apps and data, boost adoption, ensure compliance and simplify access for all devices. Click here to read more and add to your VMworld agenda.

5. Real-Time Endpoint Visibility & Control with VMware TrustPoint

Monday, Aug. 29: 2:30-3:30 p.m.

Security is a vast ocean of malicious potential for modern EUC. VMware’s Shankar Iyer will walk you through the most common security risks facing the digital workspace, and how TrustPoint raises the bar on security hygiene. The end goal? Reduce threats, detect and remediate in seconds. Click here to read more and add to your VMworld agenda.

6. Taking VDI & Published Applications to the Next Level with App Volumes

Wednesday, Aug. 31: 3:30-4:30 p.m.

See what’s new in App Volumes 3.0 to provide fast app delivery, user management and reduced IT costs. Click here to read more and add to your VMworld agenda.

7. VMware NSX & Horizon Reference Design—Secure EUC

Tuesday, Aug. 30: 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Designed for the experienced EUC architect, Graeme Gordon and Wade Holmes dive deeply into NSX and Horizon design and architecture. You’ll see firsthand what’s needed for successful micro-segmentation and network virtualization design within a Horizon infrastructure. Click here to read more and add to your VMworld agenda.

8. The Latest in High-Performance Desktop & Applications with VMware Horizon 7, Blast Extreme Protocol & NVIDIA Grid vGPU

Get an insider’s look into the latest advances in 3D desktops and applications with Horizon 7, Blast Extreme protocol and NVIDIA GRID. Click here to read more and add to your VMworld agenda.

9. VMware’s Solution Strategy on Mobility’s Evolution to Internet of Things

Thursday, Sept. 1: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Get excited about this one! VMware’s leading minds in business mobility and innovation join together for a powerful conversation about IoT into 2016 and beyond. Click here to read more and add to your VMworld agenda.

10. Unify Endpoint Management across Mobile & Desktop

Tuesday, Aug. 30: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 1: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

VMware director of EUC strategy, Mark Margevicius, reveals the next big thing in computing: unified endpoint management. Learn the latest best practices, trends and technology that finally make it possible to manage all your endpoints from a single pane of glass. Click here to read more and add to your VMworld agenda.

VMware experts, customers and partners will provide additional hands-on insight. But don’t procrastinate, because sessions fill up fast!

Customize VMworld for You

Create your personal agenda with the VMworld schedule builder. Built right into the VMworld 2016 Content Catalog, you can choose your own VMworld schedule, pre-register for sessions and mark sessions as favorites for further review.

VMworld is not only a place for learning; it’s also a great place to reconnect with friends and former colleagues. So, I hope you consider my top 10 EUC sessions above and register to attend, if you haven’t registered yet.

What sessions and keynotes are you looking forward to most? Hope to see you in Vegas!

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