In only a few short weeks from now, 20k+ virtualization and cloud users will embark on their annual pilgrimage to what has become known as a reunion of friends and fellow virtualization geeks, an event also called VMworld.
VMworld US 2018 begins on Aug. 26th, 2018 and continues through August 30th. The event will feature hundreds of unique breakout sessions from VMware and its community of partners, customers and industry experts; and the expo hall will be packed by more than 150 vendor sponsors and exhibitors.
As the show is nearly upon us, VMblog would like to send out its "survival guide" for those first time attendees or those individuals who might just want a refresher on some of what's to come. Here are a few tips and tricks to help make your VMworld 2018 event a little bit more successful or enjoyable.
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With so many vendors exhibiting at VMworld, how do you know which booths to visit and who to get on your busy schedule? One of the companies on VMblog's MUST SEE list this year is a new comer to the show, a company called NanoVMs. They have something extremely interesting and worthwhile to check out, a type of container called unikernels. This is a specialized, very lightweight form of virtualization with some key benefits and features that you are going to want to learn more about... trust me!
Read this exclusive pre-show interview with NanoVMs to learn what they have planned for the upcoming VMworld 2018 event.
IGEL delivers powerful unified endpoint management software that is revolutionary in its simplicity and purpose-built for the enterprise. The company’s world-leading software products include the IGEL OS™, Universal Desktop Converter™ (UDC), IGEL Cloud Gateway™ (ICG), IGEL UD Pocket™ (UDP) and Universal Management Suite™ (UMS). These solutions enable a more secure, manageable and cost-effective endpoint management platform across nearly any x86 device. Additionally, IGEL’s German engineered and manufactured thin, zero and all-in-one client solutions deliver the industry’s best warranty (5 years), support (3 years after end of life) and management functionality. IGEL enables enterprises to precisely control all devices running IGEL OS as well as Windows OS from a single dashboard interface. IGEL has offices worldwide and is represented by partners in over 50 countries. For more information on IGEL, visit www.igel.com.
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DockerCon 2018 is quickly approaching, June 12-15, and takes place at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. One of the vendors exhibiting this year is NeuVector, and you are definitely going to want to visit them at their booth to learn more! NeuVector is the leader in Kubernetes security and delivers the first and only multi-vector container firewall. Get them on your must see list at the show.
Read this exclusive pre-show interview with NeuVector to learn what they have planned for the upcoming DockerCon 2018 event.
Docker recently announced the agenda for DockerCon 2018, scheduled for June 12-15, 2018 at Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco, Calif. DockerCon is expected to draw more than 6,000 IT leaders, developers, architects and sysadmins from all over the world and will feature more than 120 sessions from Docker, its enterprise customers as well as users and partners across the ecosystem. Attendees will have the option to attend sessions tailored to where they are in their containerization journey, whether it is an introductory tutorial on Docker or a Black Belt session for advanced Docker users.
VMBlog speaks with Ratmir Timashev, Co-Founder and EVP Corporate Strategy at Veeam during VeeamOn 2018 in Chicago.
VMBlog speaks with Carey Stanton, VP of Global Business Development and Alliances at Veeam during VeeamOn 2018 in Chicago.
VMBlog speaks with Danny Allan, VP of Product Strategy at Veeam during VeeamOn 2018 in Chicago
VMBlog visits the StorMagic booth during Citrix Synergy 2018 and gets a demo of their virtual SAN software. StorMagic's virtual SAN software helps partners and users build simple, cost-effective and flexible hyperconverged appliances that are ready to run Citrix.
VMBlog visits the StarWind booth during VeeamOn 2018 in Chicago. StarWind Virtual Tape Library is a backup storage solution that talks cloud, object, and it's 100% FREE of charge.