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VMworld 2017: Virtustream Cheat Sheet


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Are you heading to Las Vegas to attend VMworld 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Convention Center? Want to keep up with the Virtustream team while you’re there? We thought you might – so we’ve compiled a handy VMworld cheat sheet that has you covered.

Ongoing happenings at the Virtustream booth (624) throughout the show:  

Schedule a meeting with us

  • We’ll be at the booth and talking with folks on the floor throughout the entire show, but if you’d like to have a more in-depth discussion with our team of experts, request a meeting here

Illustrative whiteboarding sessions

  • Stop by our booth to experience one of our interactive whiteboarding sessions. The Virtustream team and our partners will explain infrastructure pain points while a professional illustrator whiteboards the discussion. Be sure to grab a custom screenprinted t-shirt after the session!
    • Stop by during expo hours from Sunday, August 27 - Wednesday, August 30

We’ve partnered with Cradles to Crayons at VMworld! Here’s how you can help:

  • Cradles to Crayons is helping fight childhood poverty by providing children with essential items they need to thrive at home, at school and at play.
  • When you attend a Virtustream speaking session or visit us at the booth, ask our team for a crayon. Keep collecting crayons and drop them in the designated Virtustream crayon deposit station. Watch it fill up throughout the day! A full crayon deposit station is symbolic of the monetary donation we’ll make to Cradles to Crayons after the event.
  • Share photos of you and your team participating on Twitter, tagging @Virtustream and using the hashtag #CradlestoCrayons and #VirtustreamInAction. 

Engage with us on social

  • Snap a picture at our booth, share a favorite moment from a speaking session, or just say hello on Twitter: @Virtustream or @VirtustreamJobs

Mark your calendars! The daily breakdown of Virtustream events: Sunday, August 27:

Sunday, August 27:

  • 9th Annual v0dgeball Tournament featuring Team xStream
    • 3:00pm PT at University of Nevada, 4504 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas
    • We’re a proud sponsor of VMworld’s 9th Annual v0dgeball Tournament where all funds raised from the event will go directly to the Wounded Warrior Project to support veterans and service members who have received a physical or mental injury from their time in the military. We hope to see you there!
    • Make a donation or register here and use the hashtag #v0dgeball on Twitter.  

Monday, August 28:

Tuesday, August 29:

  • IT Architect Series: Meet the New Authors  John Arrasjid, Virtustream, Engineer Technologist Mark Gabryjelski, Worldcom Exchange Inc, Virtualization Practice Manager 5:00 - 5:30pm PT Location: #VMTN6676U
  • Book Signing: Art of Infrastructure Design, A Practical Guide to IT Architects
    • This book is the first in the IT Architect series authored by John Arrasjid, Mark Gabryjelski and Chris McCain. You can purchase a copy at the VMworld bookstore and all three authors will be signing books during Vmworld:
      • Turbonomic Booth on Tuesday, August 29, from 1:30 - 2:00pm PT
      • VMworld Bookstore on Tuesday, August 29, from 3:30 - 4:15pm PT  

Wednesday, August 30:

  • We’re giving away a Wacom Cintiq 13HD Graphic Tablet at the end of VMworld. Stop by booth throughout the show to say hello and learn how to participate. The grand prize winner will be announced on Wednesday, August 30, at 3:45pm PT at the booth

We can’t wait to kick off another great year at VMworld – see you there!

- Team Virtustream