10 Storage, DR, Ransomware and Data Management VMware Explore Sessions You Don't Want to Miss
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10 Storage, Disaster Recovery/Ransomware and Data Management VMware Explore Sessions You Don’t Want to Miss

VMware Explore Europe is fast approaching, and if you aren’t already signing up for sessions and building out your schedule, you should be! Popular sessions fill up fast, and by signing up for sessions or, if they are at capacity, adding your name to the waiting list, you can help determine which sessions are repeated or moved to larger rooms. So, get in there and start scheduling!

To help you fill out your schedule, here are our recommendations for storage, DR and data management sessions. We know there are a lot of sessions to choose from, so use this list as a guide to sign up for the best.  


vSphere+ and vSAN+: The Enterprise Workload Platform to Power Your Next Evolution Wednesday, 9 Nov – 13:30-14:30 CET – CMK2208EUR On-premises workloads are just as crucial as workloads in the cloud. Come and learn directly from a customer how vSphere+ and vSAN+ enable those workloads to get the same benefits of the cloud on-premises. And learn about all the new capabilities in vSphere 8 and vSAN 8 and how customers can put those innovations to use.

There is a lot of talk out there about multi-cloud. Come to this session to see demos of how VMware can help you make it a reality. This will include never before seen demos of the new VMware Ransomware Recovery solution. 5 Ways VMware Cloud Can Take You from Cloud Chaos to Cloud Smart Tuesday, 8 Nov – 15:30-16:30 CET – MCLK2482EUR

Technical Overview of vSAN 8 and vSAN Express Storage Architecture: vSAN has a new, next-generation architecture. Join Duncan Epping and Pete Koehler and get all the technical details on vSAN Express Storage Architecture, including improved space efficiency, faster performance, higher availability, and better snapshots! Tuesday, 8 Nov – 11:00-12:00 CET / Wednesday, 9 Nov – 10:30-11:30 CET CEIB2172EUR

VMware Cloud Flex storage is the newest storage solution from VMware. If you want to get an overview of the solution, understand its uses and benefits better and get a sense of where it’s going, this is the session for you. 10 Exciting Things to Know About VMware Cloud Flex Storage Wednesday, 9 Nov – 12:00-12:30 CET CEIB1327EUR:

VMware vSAN Design and Operations Guidance for a Successful HCI Deployment Monday, 7 Nov – 15:00-16:00 CET CEIT3109EUR: Looking for practical guidance you can use right away to optimize your environment and operate it more efficiently? Want to see demos and learn details about how best to size your environment? Yes? Then attend this session!

Disaster Recovery and Ransomware

Capgemini has been testing, planning, and preparing for the possibility of a disaster for many years using VMware solutions. Learn from their experience using the latest VMware cloud DR offerings in this session: Deploy a Simplified and Resilient Disaster Recovery: Capgemini Success Story Tuesday, 8 Nov 15:30-16:30 CET CEIB2402EUR

Delivering Ransomware Protection with VMware NSX, VMware Carbon Black, and VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery Thursday, 10 Nov – 12:00-13:00 CET SECB1237EUR Ransomware is everywhere these days. If you aren’t thinking about it, you should be. You need to be prepared and know how to respond, and this session will help you understand the types of things you need in your ransomware tools and how to use them to protect your organization and recover from an attack if it occurs.

It is one thing to hear about a product and another to see it in action. This demo session will show you how VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery’s Ransomware capabilities allow you to detect and recover from Ransomware more easily. Flexible Cyber DRP in the cloud with VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery Wednesday, 9 Nov 15:00-15:30 CET CEIB2721EUR

Data Solutions

If you have attended technical architectural sessions about vSAN in the past, you are likely familiar with the speakers for this session, Christos Karamanolis, and Christian Dickmann. This session will help you understand how VMware solves the challenges of creating elastic, cost-effective, secure, and compliant data infrastructures. They will have demos and practical tips to help your organization become data-driven. Data Infrastructure for Modern Applications Wednesday, 9 Nov 09:00-10:00 CET VIB1487EUR

Automating a statistical analytics pipeline with Greenplum and containers Thursday, 10 Nov 09:00-10:00 CET DOSB3081EUR: Statistics Netherlands is one of the most advanced national statistics offices in the world. Check out this session to find out how they use VMware Greenplum and what they did to build a fully automated statistical processing pipeline.

Last but not least

I know I said 10, and here we are, and I realize I have one more that I can’t leave out. This session was highly rated in the US, and it is unscripted, so you never know what is going to happen: 60 Minutes of Virtually Speaking LIVE: Accelerating Cloud Transformation Tuesday, 8 Nov 14:00-15:00 CET MCLB2804: Join Frank Denneman, Duncan Epping, William Lam, and the Virtually Speaking Crew, Pete Flecha and John Nicholson for this live recording of the podcast! They will discuss all things cloud transformation and take questions from the audience. If you haven’t listened to the podcast before, see why it has more than a million downloads and over 200 episodes.


Meet the Expert sessions were highly rated and attended at VMware Explore US. These small sessions tend to be more of a discussion than a presentation. There will be a variety of MTE sessions at VMware Explore Europe covering storage, disaster recovery, data solutions, and Ransomware. These will go live in the catalog on 25 Oct, so be ready, as the spots will go quickly.

We look forward to seeing you at VMware Explore 2022 Europe!