As you know, VMworld Europe 2015 is returning to Barcelona, Spain on October 12-15. The Storage and Availability solutions team is looking forward to seeing many of you in a few weeks. We wanted to take this opportunity to welcome you to Barcelona once again and thank you customers and partners for being an integral part of the VMware ecosystem. We couldn’t do this without your support! VMworld Europe 2015 will be fun, exciting and I cannot wait for you to see what we have in store for you. You will hear a lot about VMware’s future vision of One Cloud, Any Application, Any Device and we are excited to see how this architecture empowers your organization to develop, deploy and consume all applications quickly and securely. One Cloud, Any Application, Any Device ensures that we are Ready For Any. Question is, are you ready for this brave new model of IT?

Upcoming Sessions in Barcelona
During VMworld Europe, we will be continuing the excitement of VSAN 6.1, SRM 6.1 and VAIO which all GA’d on 09/10. In addition, we’ll introduce you to our newest product EVO SDDC which we expect to become available in H1 2016. To learn more about these product announcements, make sure to check out the following sessions:


New and Note Worthy
STO5954-S Rethinking Enterprise Storage: The Rise Of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
STO5333 Building a Stretched Cluster with Virtual SAN
STO4650-QT Five Common Customer Use Cases for Virtual SAN
STO6558-QT 10 Reasons Why VMware Virtual SAN Is the Best Hyperconverged Solution
HBC6544-QT  Accelerate Implementation of your Hybrid Cloud with Hyper-Converged Software-Defined Data Center
SDDC5895 EVO SDDC – An In-Depth View


What’s New in VSAN
STO5877  What’s New in Virtual SAN
STO5906 Virtual SAN Technical Deep Dive and What’s New
PAR5000 PowerPlay: What’s new with VMware Virtual SAN and how to be successful selling it


What’s New in EVO:RAIL
SDDC6252  EVO:RAIL Business Advantage: How VMware’s EVO:RAIL Hyper-converged Appliance enables Just-in-time infrastructure for SDDC
SDDC4797  EVO:RAIL 2.0 Deep Dive


Get Started with VSAN
STO4572 Conducting a Successful Virtual SAN Proof of Concept
STO5926 Virtual SAN Customer Panel


VSAN Technical Deep Dive
STO5336 VMware Virtual SAN – Architecture Deep Dive
STO4820 Virtual SAN Hardware Guidance & Sizing
STO6228 Monitoring and Troubleshooting Virtual SAN, Current and Future
STO4474 Networking: Virtual SAN’s Backbone
STO4688 Will You Still Love Me When I’m 64?
STO5157 Running Business Critical Applications with VMware All Flash Virtual SAN


Site Recovery Manager
STO6065 VMware’s Next Generation Hybrid Cloud Disaster Recovery
STO5605 What’s New in Site Recovery Manager


Virtual Volumes
STO4649 Virtual Volumes Technical Deep Dive
STO5571 What’s New in Virtual Volumes
STO5967 Best Practices: Getting the Most From Your New Virtual Volume Array
STO5522 Virtual Volumes Technical Panel


Meet the Experts
STO5328-GD vSphere Storage Overview – Today and Tomorrow with Shashank Rajvanshi
STO6549-GD Meet the Virtual SAN Product Team with Vahid Fereydouny and Rakesh Radhakrishnan
STO6553-GD Meet the Virtual Volumes Product Team with Ken Werneburg and Ben Meadowcroft


EVO:RAIL Challenge
The EVO:RAIL Challenge was a huge success at VMworld US – which is why we are excited to announce it will be back for VMworld Barcelona! Learn more here!


You’ll also want to check out Sessions and Labs, Training and Certification, Partner Exchange, and Networking and Social Events. Make sure to also visit the exhibitors’ floor which is always vibrant and is a great place to meet people and learn about new and upcoming innovations.

As you start packing your bags and getting ready for VMworld, we wish you safe travels and looking forward to seeing many of you soon!


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