Underscoring the conference theme, "Right Here, Right Now," VMworld 2012 in San Francisco will feature more than 230 unique breakout sessions from VMware and its community of partners and customers that are driving innovation in the virtualization and cloud computing industry. More than 250 sponsors and exhibitors are supporting the conference including Global Diamond Sponsors Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP and NetApp.
VMware executives will lead two general session presentations during the event:
On Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. PDT the event will kick off with a keynote presentation featuring VMware CEO Paul Maritz, incoming VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger and VMware CTO Steve Herrod detailing how VMware is helping customers and partners thrive in the cloud era with key announcements, discussions and demonstrations of the solutions at the heart of the software-defined datacenter. The Aug. 27 keynote webcast will be available live and on-demand at VMware Now, the new online destination for breaking news, product announcements, videos and demos: http://vmware.com/go/now.
On Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. PDT VMware CTO Steve Herrod and several VMware partners will take the stage to demonstrate the state-of-the-art technology that is transforming IT and enabling the mobile workforce. The presentations will be available via webcast athttp://www.vmworld.com/community/conference/us/learn/generalsessions.
Also on Aug. 27 at 10:30 a.m. PDT, VMware will host its Financial Analyst Day, an informative and in-depth program for the investment community with presentations about company strategy and product direction. This event will be available via webcast at: ir.vmware.com.
VMworld Europe 2012 will take place in Barcelona, Spain Oct. 9-11, 2012. For more information and registration, please visit: