A week in virtualization

VMworld Europe will be opening its doors in Copenhagen next week, and it is set to attract more than six and a half thousand attendees this year. More than 200 unique breakout sessions, 25 lab topics and almost 8,000 lab seats allowing for up to 240 simultaneous sessions. To register to attend VMworld 2011, please visit vmworld.com

At VMworld Copenhagen, we will once again have a Community TV streaming channel and allow community members to use it to broadcast their own content. If you want to reserve a spot to have a discussion, do a product demo, or just tell the world about your VMUG, you can do so at vmware.com/go/vmworld-community-tv

The vSphere team is conducting a survey, which asks questions about users’ environments, what tier-1 workloads they are virtualizing and how they’re looking at emerging applications. Share your feedback and contribute to the decision-making process to influence the direction of vSphere and future products. Go to tiny.cc/vmweu

On Facebook, VMware vCloud team has shared a great blog post by VMware's own Mike diPetrillo, on how to setup AMQP and enable notifications with vCloud Director. Find it and more cool links at facebook.com/vmwarevcloud

Also, VMware Fusion team has announced that VMware Fusion 4 was rated 5 out of 5 stars and awarded Macworld UK Editor’s Choice. Go to facebook.com/vmwarefusion to check it out.

VMware View shared videos of talks on VMware End User Computing platform and vision on their Facebook page. Head on over to facebook.com/vmwareview to watch.

We have ten cool new webinars coming up, from the introduction to virtualization to a technical deep dive into VMware View, and overviews of using our solutions with Oracle, Brocade, and EMC. Go to webcasts.vmware.com to register.

Also the VMware Forum is concluded for the United States area, but you can register for on-demand delivery. The Forum will be making stops in Sydney and Beijing, as well as in Montreal this month. Find the dates for your region and register by going to vmware.com and clicking on the big grey box that says VMware Forum 2011.

The following VMUGs are going to be meeting over the next week: Sydney, Vancouver, Indianapolis, and New England. There’s also the VMUG Summit in Atlanta on the 24th, and a VMUG user conference on the 31st in Chicago. Cincinnati and Ontario are having their user conferences on the 2nd of November, while UK will have its full-day event on the 3rd. For more dates and locations, head on over to myvmug.org

And finally there will be a community party on the 18th of October, the evening before VMware Forum Sydney.  The event was inspired by the VMUnderground party. The attendee registration page is at vmdownunderground.eventbrite.com 


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