VMworld 2017 is almost here, which means it’s time for the top minds in the digital workspace and cloud infrastructure industries to ascend on Las Vegas. VMware will host its 14th annual VMworld from August 27- August 31 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. This event is designed for the visionaries who drive digital transformation in the workplace. This conference will empower you to become a leader and trailblazer in your organization as you learn, connect, and innovate in the world of IT and business.
Top Reasons to Attend
There are dozens of worthwhile reasons to attend VMworld 2017, including gaining insights from top industry professionals about what matters most today in IT, as well as what to expect for the future. VMworld offers excellent networking opportunities to make new connections with your industry peers. You also get direct training and hands-on lab experience as you discover new product breakthroughs. The conference offers plenty of fun and excitement, as well, including the “solutions exchange” where you can participate in demonstrations, contests, and giveaways or you can head to VMvillage for interactive games and entertainment. Be sure to make room for the VMworld customer appreciation party.
Spotlight and Breakout Sessions
VMworld will feature more than 500 sessions covering just about every topic in the technology field. With so many different sessions, you can tailor your visit to fit your exact goals and needs. General sessions feature top VMware leaders discussing their perspectives regarding many of the industry’s top issues. The event also features special spotlight sessions and hundreds of breakout sessions highlighting dozens of topics and top insights from VMware executives. You and your team members can even meet with VMware experts and get your individual questions answered at the expert roundtables and group discussions. These are small, moderated roundtable events bringing like-minded colleagues together to explore similar challenges and best practices.
Dive-In to Bootcamps
If you’re ready to dive in and become a VMware expert, VMworld 2017 also offers value-added customer boot camps focusing on application virtualization, including:
- Microsoft SQL Server on vSphere. This will provide attendees the chance to learn and master the necessary skills to run SQL Server implementations on VMware vSphere.
- Oracle on vSphere. Among other things, this boot camp gives attendees the opportunity to learn the essential skills they need to run Oracle implementations on VMware vSphere.
- VMware vSphere Advanced Performance Design, Configuration and Troubleshooting. Featuring VMware Certified Design Expert Mark Achtemichuk and a team of VMware Performance Engineers, you’ll learn from most advanced technical performance oriented training available about vSphere performance design, tuning, and troubleshooting.
Four showcase keynotes are new and scheduled to last 60-90 minutes each. Prominent experts will lead these meetings and will discuss VMware innovations and solutions that cover four business-critical topics: modernizing the data center, integrating public clouds, empowering the digital workspace, and transforming security.
Convince Your Boss
You can’t afford to miss this ultra-important event. However, if you still need help convincing your boss, VMworld has even created a helpful “justification letter” anyone can use. Click here for an explanation and to download the letter.
This event offers dozens of essential opportunities for networking, product evaluation, hands-on instruction, and brainstorming. This letter will not only help your boss understand how VMworld will benefit you, but also how it will help your company and bring a ROI.
Book Your Trip to VMworld 2017
If you’re a technology professional in the cloud infrastructure or digital workspace industries VMworld is where you need to be August 27 – August 31. This is the preeminent event for education and thought leadership. Receive expert insights, discover new skills, and gain the tools you need to achieve business success. Register today and immerse yourself in the latest business mobility and cloud infrastructure technology.
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