With just a few days left until VMworld 2017 Barcelona, I would like to help you navigate through the impressive lineup of cloud management-focused sessions that are available to you.
Designed to give you a comprehensive overview of the VMware’s Cloud Management Platform (CMP) and other cloud management products and solutions, these sessions provide the vision and the strategic direction, as well as hands-on knowledge and best practices, to help you be successful on your cloud journey.
To make it easier, I have segmented all sessions into these groups:
Cloud Management Spotlight Sessions
See our Cloud Management leadership chart the course for the future, update you on the recent developments, and share the coolest demos and new technologies brewing in our labs. Hear from our top customers and key engineers. And have fun in the process.
| 9/13 ||MGT3138SE: What’s on the Horizon: Cool Emerging Technologies in Cloud Management. Hear from our CTO and our Top Engineers on What’s Coming in the Future! |
| 9/12 ||MGT3136SE: How DevOps Is Transforming IT: People, Process, Technology. Learn from our biggest customers! |
SDDC, General CMP and Multi-Cloud Management
How do you optimize your on-prem SDDC, while taking advantage of the Multicloud world out there? These sessions will bring the wisdom of 20 years of managing virtualization, along with the new trends of combining your private cloud with the multiple public clouds, and doing it all at the highest levels of security, governance, and control.
| 9/13 || MGT3169GE: Using vRealize to Manage AWS as Part of Hybrid Cloud |
| 9/12 || MGT3163GE: Wavefront Customer Uses and Demo |
| 9/14 || MMC2820BE: Deploying Applications into AWS EC2 with VMware Cloud Services |
| 9/13 || |
MMC2888GE: How We’ve Accelerated Innovation While Keeping Our Cross-Cloud Spending in Check
| 9/13 || MMC3074BE: 3 ways to use VMware’s new Cross-Cloud SaaS Services to efficiently manage workloads across AWS and vSphere: VMware and Customer technical session |
Intelligent Operations of SDDC and the Hybrid Cloud (incl. Monitoring and Troubleshooting, Capacity Management, Workload Placement, Business and Costs Management)
These sessions cover the operational aspects of SDDC and cloud management: capacity planning and resource distribution, performance management, troubleshooting, for your virtual compute, storage, and networks, on-prem or in the cloud. Attend to learn more about vRealize Operations, vRealize Log Insight, vRealize Network Insight and vRealize Business for Cloud, as well as the new cloud services for operations.
| 9/14 || MGT1217BE: Intelligent Operations Management from Infra to Applications and Across the Software-Defined Data Center |
|9/14 || MGT1218PE: Unplugged: Real World IT Gurus Share Their Perspective on Operations Management for the Multicloud Era |
| 9/12 || MGT1999BE: It’s the Apps: Fully Loaded Application Monitoring with vRealize Operations |
| 9/13 || MGT2338BE: The Happy Nomadic VM: A vRealize Story |
| 9/12 || MGT2588GE: Intelligent Operations Jam Session: SDDC Performance and Availability, Unified Management |
| 9/13 || MGT2855BE: Operationalize Your World: Moving Your Operations Closer to Your Architectures |
| 9/14 || MGT1568BE: vRealize Business for Cloud: Enabling IT Talk ‘Business’ with Line of ‘Business’! |
|9/13 || MGT1816BE: Case study: How Mundipharma is Using vRealize Business for Cloud to Transform Its Cloud Initiative Into Cloud Business Management Practice |
|9/12 || |
MGT2426BE: Hot Off the Press: News UK Simplifies it’s Software-defined Data Center Management and Reduces Average Downtime by 95%
|9/14 || MMC3066BE: How Do You Use Network Insights’ SaaS to Secure Multi-tier Hybrid Apps Running on vSphere, VMware Cloud on AWS, and AWS Native? |
Provisioning Automation (of VMs, Containers and NSX)
Here, you will learn about new features of vRealize Automation, in particular the improved support for workload placement decisions (together with vRealize Operations), fine-grained controls for vSAN and NSX Day 2 operations, shared access to deployments for collaboration within a tenant, direct access to health/ upgrade readiness, and how to mix VMs and containers in a single blue print. Also, see how unified blueprints bring together your virtualized compute and networking resources (with NSX) in one uniformed infrastructure-as-code approach. Hear from major customers who have successfully implemented IT self-service portals for automated provisioning of infrastructure and applications to end users.
| 9/14 || MGT1758BE: Effectively Operating an Automated Cloud |
| 9/12 ||MGT1799BE: Full-Stack Automation: Streamlining, Delivering, and Managing App-Centric IT |
| 9/13 || MGT1847BE: What’s New with vRealize Automation 7.3 |
| 9/14 || MGT2875BE: Manage, Govern, and Extend VMware Cloud on AWS with vRealize Automation |
| 9/13 ||MGT2589BE: Aon Rapid Deploy: Creating a Global Enterprise Hybrid Cloud with Private Cloud, Managed Private Cloud, and Public Cloud |
14:00 – 15:00
| 9/12 ||MGT2898PE: Pushing the Limits: Critical Customers Partnering with VMware EngineeringDevOps: Developer’s Cloud, Infrastructure as Service, OpenStack, CI/CD and Pipeline AutomationLearn about how VMware Cloud Management solutions can help your IT support your development organization. |
vRealize Automation customers are now entitled to use vRealize Code Stream at no charge for use with the vRCS Management Pack for IT DevOps (“Houdini”). Checkout the latest new features of vRealize Code Stream. See how you can integrate into your CI/CD pipeline with the new REST and Poll plugins, and utilize Git and Gerrit triggers. And the last but not the least, if you are an Open Stack fan, learn more about VMware Integrated Open Stack (VIO) that is a fully DefCore-compliant implementation of this popular open source API standard.
| 9/14 || MGT2231BE: How VMware implemented the Self-Healing Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipeline using vRealize Suite |
| 9/12 || MGT1785BE: Enterprise-Grade Kubernetes on OpenStack |
| 9/13 ||MGT2609BE: VMware Integrated OpenStack: What’s New |
|9/14 || MGT2751PE: vRealize Automation Experts Panel: How to Win over App Developers and End Shadow IT |
| 9/12 || MGT3168GE: From Developer Laptop to Production: Managing Containers with vRealize Suite |
More Goodies to Come – Stay TunedOur agenda at VMworld 2017 not limited to break out sessions. There will be group discussions, “meet the expert” sessions, hands-on-labs, and other activities that we have planned for you. Visit VMware booth to see real demos, chat with our subject matter experts, or join spontaneous discussions with other customers or partners. There is plenty to do!
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