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VMworld 2018: Virtustream Cheat Sheet


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We’re closing out the summer with a bang this year at VMworld 2018 in Las Vegas! If you are one of the 20,000+ technology leaders heading to the big event, keep this post bookmarked so you can find us throughout the week.

Our team of cloud experts will be talking shop on the expo floor, leading breakout sessions on the latest cloud developments, and hosting the conference’s top after-hours networking events. We can’t wait to see you there! 

Ongoing happenings at the Virtustream booth (1234) throughout the show:  

Schedule a meeting with us

As always, we’ll be at the Virtustream booth talking with folks throughout the expo, but if you’d like to dive deeper with our team of experts, request a 1:1 meeting here

Illustrative whiteboarding sessions

  • Come one, come all: Join us at the Virtustream booth during the show to experience our famous whiteboarding sessions. Stop by during expo hours to hear Virtustream’s top experts discuss the latest trends in cloud while a professional illustrator whiteboards the discussion in real time.
  • Sunday, August 26 - Wednesday, August 29

#VirtustreamInAction is back again with Cradles to Crayons 

At this year’s VMworld, we’re partnering with Cradles to Crayons once again! Here’s how you can give back at the show:

  • Stop by the Virtustream booth and attend one of our whiteboard sessions – pay close attention; there will be trivia questions at the end.
  • For every trivia question you answer correctly, you will receive a ball representing a $10 donation.
  • Drop your ball off at the collection station in Virtustream booth and watch the donations grow – we’re aiming to raise another $10,000 this year!
  • Share photos of the collection station and tag @Virtustream, @cradlescrayons and #VirtustreamInAction. If you show us your post or we spot you sharing the photo on social, you’ll earn an extra ticket for our grand prize giveaway.

Grand Prize: HD Wacom Cintiq Digital Folio

  • Stop by the Virtustream booth to find out how you can participate in our grand prize giveaway and make it back by 4:15pm PT on Wednesday, August 29th for the drawing.  You must be present to win!

Let’s get social

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

Mark your calendars now! The daily breakdown of Virtustream events: 

Monday, August 27:

  • AI in the PaaS Lane: Toshiba and Virtustream Combine AI and Cloud
    John Arrasjid, Office of the CTO and Office of Innovation, Virtustream
    11:30am - 12:30pm PT
    Session ID: IOT3165BU
  • Security & Multi-Tenancy – Tips and Best Practices for VMware-based Clouds
    Gregsie Leighton, Senior Director, Product Security Engineering, Virtustream
    1-2pm PT
    Session ID: SAI3761BUS
  • Developing a Cloud for IoT
    John Arrasjid, Office of the CTO and Office of Innovation, Virtustream 
    Chris Gully, Senior SDDC Architect - Cloud Foundation, VMware
    4:30-5pm PT
    Session ID: VMTN5602U

Wednesday, August 29:

  • Virtustream Enterprise Cloud with VMware Cloud Foundation
    Drew Gonzci, CTO Cloud Platforms, Virtustream
    8-9am PT
    Session ID: PRV3709BUS
  • Powershell, it’s not just for Windows anymore
    Chris Nakagaki, Sr. Technologist, Virtustream
    10:45 - 11am PT
    Session ID: VMTN5597U

We’re looking forward to another amazing VMworld – we’ll see you there!

- Team Virtustream